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Support groups provide a place for individuals affected by a similar condition or circumstance to provide and receive support and share their experiences.

Not all support groups are facilitated by an American Liver Foundation volunteer. Some support groups are facilitated by 3rd party organizations and individuals in this region.


Serving Amador, Tuolumne and Calaveras Counties:
ANGELS CAMP Sierra Hope Hepatitis Support Group

Angels Camp - Directions
1168 Booster Way
Angels Camp, CA 95222

Meets: 2nd and 4th Thursday 6:30-7:30

Last updated 10/2011

Contact Sami Rhodes for more information.

Phone: 209-736-6792

 

BAKERSFIELD: Hope for HCV

Bakersfield - Directions
5800 District Blvd, Suite 200
Bakersfield, CA 93313

Meets: Thursdays 12-1:00pm

Lunch is included.

Last updated: 10/2011

Contact Debbie McGrath for more information.

Phone: 661-615-6000

 

CARSON CITY: Liver Transplant Support Group

Carson-Tahoe Hospital Health Education Center
Carson City, NV

Meets: Third Thursday of every month, 6-8PM

Updated 10/2011

Contact Paul Saucedo for more information.

Phone: 775-883-3626
Web: www.thetransplantnetwork.com

 

Butte Co/Chico & Oroville:
CHICO: Support Group & Educational Class

Chico Family Health Center - Directions
680 Cohasset Rd
Chico, CA 95928

Meets: 3rd Wednesday of the month, 5p.m. - 7 p.m.

Last updated: 5/2012

Contact Bonnie Bruce for more information.

Phone: (530)-342-4395 ((530)-879-4719)

 

Alameda County:
FREMONT: Tri City Health Center Hepatitis C Support Group

Tri City Health Center - Directions
29814 State Street
Fremont, CA 94538

Meets: Meets every other Friday at noon lunch provided

Lunch is provided and offer support and education.

Last updated 5/2012

Contact Tisa Hall for more information.

Phone: 510-456-3522

 

GARBERVILLE: Living With Hepatitis C

California - Directions
464 Maple @Locust
Garberville, CA

Meets: Call for meeting times

Contact Beth Wells for more information.

Phone: (707) 923-2783 ext. 331
Email: bwells@co.humboldt.ca.us

 

HANFORD: Gift of Life Organ Transplant Support Group

Please contact Larry Peichoto for more information on individual support.

Contact Larry Peichoto for more information.

Phone: 559-584-7471

 

HANFORD: Hepatitis C Support Group Open to All, Spouses, Partners, Family Members

Hanford/ Kings County - Directions
Central Valley General Hospital
1025 N. Doughty St
Hanford/ Kings County, CA 93230

Meets: Last Sat Of Every Month, 11am-1pm 6/28, 7/26, 8/30, 9/27, 10/25, 11/29, 12/27

Contact Robert Katz or Liz Alvarez for more information.

Phone: 559-562-3139 (559-625-1811)
Email: Liny.12@verizon.com

 

HANFORD: Hepatitis Support Group

Hanford, California - Directions
The Chapel behind the Old Central Valley Hospital
163 W. Toomey
Lemoore, CA 93245

Meets: MEETING 10:00 am TO 12:pm. Last Saturday of each month.

YOU ARE INVITED TO THE HANFORD HEPATITIS SUPPORT GROUP. MEETING 10:00 am TO 12:pm, THE LAST SATURDAY OF EACH MONTH IN THE CHAPEL BEHIND THE OLD CENTRAL VALLEY HOSPITAL. CONTACT: ROBERT ORTEGA AT 559-367-6079 FOR MORE INFORMATION

Contact Robert William Ortega for more information.

Phone: 559-367-6079
Email: Mrrwo@yahoo.com

 

HAYWARD: Kaiser Hepatitis C Support Group

Hayward Kaiser, Conference Room C-1 - Directions
27400 Hesperian Blvd.
Hayward, CA

Meets: Third Wednesday of every month, 7-8:30 PM

Last updated: November, 2011

Contact Karen Forte, RN for more information.

Phone: 510-784-6695
Email: Karen.Forte@kp.org

 

San Francisco:
Hepatitis C Support Group for Veterans Only

Ft. Miley - Directions
4150 Clement St. (cross street 42nd)
Bldg. 200, ground floor, room GA-169 (module 3)
San Francisco, CA

Meets: Every third Thursday, 11am-12noon.

Contact Roy Jerome, Phd (San Francisco VA Medical Center) for more information.

Phone: 415-221-4810 x3517

 

LAS VEGAS: Hepatitis C Support Group

Community Counseling Center - Directions
714 E. Sahara Ave.
Las Vegas, NV 89104

Meets: Meets every Wednesday , 5:00 PM

Open to all and free of charge.

Contact Sherry Burch for more information.

Phone: 702-369-8700
Email: sburch@cccofsnv.org

 

LAS VEGAS: Hepatitis C Support Group Sponsored by Mister Greengenes Nutrition Center & Juice Bar

- Directions
3315 E. Russell Rd., #A3 (Russell Rd. at Pecos)
Las Vegas, NV 89120

Meets: Third Wednesday of every month, 7-9 PM

Coordinator is willing to meet with whomever calls in either a group or private setting. Call to arrange a time that works for you.

Last updated: 7/16/2012

Contact Charles Green for more information.

Phone: 702-450-2100 (800-588-8139)
Email: charles.green@cox.com

 

MANTECA: Hepatitis C Support Group

Manteca Valley Community Counseling & Doctors Hospital - Directions
1205 E. North St.
Conference Room
Manteca, CA

Meets: First Wednesday of every month, 7-9 PM

Contact Gene & Rose Medford for more information.

Phone: 209-823-2172
Email: gmed875266@aol.com

 

MARYSVILLE: Hepatitis C Support Group

- Directions
F.O.R. Families
5370 Packard Avenue #100
Marysville, CA

Meets: Meets every Thursday, 12 PM

Contact Melinda Borja for more information.

Phone: 530-671-7441
Email: melinda@norcalhepc.org

 

MODESTO: Greater Modesto Liver Disease Support Group

City Mall Building - Directions
948 11th Street
Room 20-23
Modesto, CA

Meets: Meets every Thursday, 7 PM

Contact Liz Poulsen for more information.

Phone: 209-579-1151
Email: nirvanahep-c@sbcglobal.net

 

NEVADA COUNTY: Hepatitis C Support Group

Sierra Nevada Memorial Hospital
Nevada City, CA

Contact Kathy Thomas for more information.

Phone: 530-265-2317

 

Note: Support groups listed are posted as a public service and are not managed by the ALF. Please check with the contact listed regarding meetings.

 

OAKLAND HEP C Support Group

Kaiser Permanente (don't need to be a Kaiser member) - Directions
3701 Broadway (at Macarthur) , Floor G1
Oakland, CA

Meets: 1st & 3rd Monday, 7-8:00pm

No meeting when Kaiser is closed.

Last updaged: 06/2012

Contact Peggy Moore for more information.

Phone: 510-526-0922
Email: roundpeg@sonic.net

 

Alameda County +:
OAKLAND: Hepatitis C Support Group - O.A.S.I.S.

O.A.S.I.S. Clinic - Directions
520 27th Street Oakland
Oakland, CA 94612

Meets: Meets Every Tuesday at Noon

Arrive before noon. Lunch provided

Last updated: 06/2012

Phone: 510-496-0189
Web: www.oasisclinic.org
Email: oasisinfo@oasisclinic.org

 

OAKLAND: HEPPAC, HCV Support Group

- Directions
5323 Foothill Boulevard
Oakland, CA 94601

Meets: Meets every other Friday, Noon-2 PM

Contact Donna Hatch for more information.

Phone: 510-434-0307 x308

 

ON-LINE: Liverfamilies.net (Parents of Children)

On-line support group for parents

Web: www.liverfamilies.net

 

OROVILLE: Hepatitis C Community Class

California - Directions
2800 Lincoln Blvd
Oroville, CA 95966

Meets: 2nd Tuesday of every month, 12 noon - 1:00 p.m.

Contact Jeanette Warner for more information.

Phone: (530) 566-7513

 

PLACERVILLE: Hepatitis C Support Group

- Directions
6570 Pleasant Valley Road
Placerville, CA

Meets: Second Friday of every month, Noon-2 PM

Contact Katie for more information.

Phone: 530-621-2824
Email: hepchelp@cal.net

 

PLUMAS: Support Group & Educational Class

Plumas Co/Quincy, California - Directions
Plumas District Hospital Conference Room
1065 Bucks Lake Rd
Plumas Co/Quincy, CA 95971

Meets: 3rd Monday Of Each Month/Class At 2:00, Group At 3:00

Contact Melinda for more information.

Phone: (530)713-0090

 

PORTERVILLE: Hepatitis C Support Group

Porterville California - Directions
Sierra View District Hospital
465 W. Putnum Ave
Porterville, CA

Meets: Every 3rd Saturday 10am - 12pm

Contact Robert Katz or Liz Alvarez for more information.

Phone: 559-562-3139 (559-625-1811)
Email: Liny.12@verizon.net

 

Northern California:
REDDING: Local Area Support for Hepatitis

Redding, CA - Directions
448 Red Cliff Drive, Ste 231
Redding, CA 96003

Meets: 3rd Tuesday of every month, 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

This group is open to anyone willing to make the commute to Redding!

Last updated 06/2012

Contact Toni for more information.

Phone: 530-945-7853
Web: www.lashgroup.org
Email: info@lashgroup.org

 

REDWOOD CITY: Hepatitis C Support Group

Sequoia Hospital Health and Wellness Services - Directions
Call for Location
Redwood City, CA

Meets: Meets third Thursday of every month, 7-8:30 PM

Contact Ginny Morrow, ANP for more information.

Phone: 650-367-5998

 

RENO: Liver Transplant Support Group

United Blood Services - Directions
1125 Terminal Way
Reno, NV

Meets: Meets first Wednesday of every month, 6:30-8 PM

Phone: 775-324-4501
Web: www.thetransplantnetwork.com

 

RENO: NASH Support Group

Contact Kari Conway for more information.

Phone: 775-857-0273
Email: ninersgurl@hotmail.com

 

SACRAMENTO: Liver Transplant Support Group

Sutter Roseville Medical Center - Directions
1 Medical Plaza Dr.
Conference Center A, 2nd Floor
Sacramento, CA

Meets: Meets second Sunday of every month, 2 - 4:30 PM

Last updated 9/2013

Contact Ann Linnekens for more information.

Phone: 916-791-1697
Web: www.saclivertxgroup.com
Email: livertxsupport@yahoo.com

 

SACRAMENTO: PSC Support California

Sacramento or TBD Bay Area location
Sacramento, CA

Meets: Meets first Saturday of every other month, 2-4 PM

Last updated: 10/2011

Contact Jennifer Soloway for more information.

Phone: 916-447-2221
Email: jennifer@markstivers.com

 

SAN FRANCISCO: Hepnada

San Francisco, California - Directions
San Francisco General Hospital Medical Center - Building 80
995 Potrero Ave. 6th Floor
San Francisco, CA 94110

Meets: Every Tuesday 5:00-6:30pm

Last updated: 11/2011

Contact Val Robb, RN for more information.

Phone: 415.206.4370 (415.974.4370)
Email: hepnada@gmail.com

 

SAN FRANCISCO: Liver Transplant Support Group

California Pacific Medical Center - Directions
2351 Clay St.
3rd Floor, Boardroom
San Francisco, CA

Meets: Meets every Monday and Thursday, 10-11:30 AM

Last updated: 10/2011

Contact Marjorie Davis for more information.

Phone: 415-600-1035
Email: davisma@sutterhealth.org

 

San Francisco:
SAN FRANCISCO: Quan Yin HCV Support Group

Quan Yin Healing Arts - Directions
965 Mission Street, Suite 405
San Francisco, CA 94103

Meets: 2nd and 4th Wednesdays from 6:15 pm - 7:45 p.m

Last updated: 04/2012

Contact Andrew Reynolds for more information.

Phone: 415-861-4964
Web: www.qyhac.org
Email: info@qyhac.org

 

SAN FRANCISCO: UCSF Liver Transplant Program Support Group

UCSF Medical Center - Directions
505 Parnassus, Long Solarium, 9th Floor
San Francisco, CA

Meets: Meets Every Tuesday, 1-2 PM

Last updated: 11/2011

Contact Pauline Rogers for more information.

Phone: 415-353-1284

 

SAN FRANCISCO: California Pacific Medical Center HCV Support Group

California Pacific Medical Center - Directions
2333 Buchanan St., 2nd Floor, Room 2424
Pathology Conference Room (enter at "Pathology and Clinical Laboratory" door)
San Francisco, CA

Meets: 1st and 3rd Tuesdays each month, 6:45 PM

The group is open to patients with hepatitis C, their family members and friends.

Last updated: 11/2011

Contact Bill at 415-385-7180, Shirley at 415-664-7333 for more information.

Email: sbarger@ccsf.edu

 

San Francisco:
SAN FRANCISCO: Liver Cancer Support Group

Bryan Hemming Cancer Care Center - Directions
2351 Clay St.
Deikel Conference Room #137
San Francisco, CA

Meets: 2nd Tuesdays, 2 - 3:30 pm

Those living with liver cancer, family members, loved ones, and caregivers are invited to participate. The purpose of the group is to provide emotional and social support, education, and shared experience in an open, accepting environment. Sponsored by CPMC's Liver Cancer Program.

Last updated: 8/2013

Contact Ashley Schmidt, MSW, ASW (Jessica Stark, PA) for more information.

Phone: 415-923-3155
Web: http://www.cpmc.org/advanced/liver/patients/topics/liver_cancer.html
Email: cpmchcc@sutterhealth.org

 

San Francisco:
SAN FRANCISCO: VA Medical Center

San Francisco: Ft Miley - Directions
Ft. Miley, 4150 Clement St. (cross street 42nd)
Bldg. 200, ground floor, room GA-169 (module 3)
SAN FRANCISCO, CA 94121

Meets: Every third Thursday, 11am-12noon

Hepatitis Support Group for Veterans Only

Last updated: 06/2012

Contact Roy Jerome, Phd (San Francisco VA Medical Center) for more information.

Phone: 415-221-4810 x3517

 

SAN FRANCISCO: Women's Group/Healthy Relationships

- Directions
730 Polk St., 3rd Floor
San Francisco, CA 94110

Meets: Wednesdays @ 10AM; Fridays @ 10:30AM

Contact Bridget or Sofia 415-674-4700 for more information.

Email: sgonzalez@shanti.org

 

SAN JOSE: Hepatitis C Support Group of Santa Clara County

St. Francis Episcopal Church - Directions
1205 Pine Ave.(Newport and Pine)
Wickham Room
San Jose, CA 95125

Meets: Meets second and fourth Sunday of every month, 3-5 PM

Directions: http://www.stfrancisepiscopalchurch.org/WhereWeAre.html

Last updated: 11/2011

Contact Susi Nielson for more information.

Phone: 408-385-5330
Email: hepcinsanjoseca@yahoo.com

 

SAN RAFAEL:
SAN RAFAEL: Hepatitis C Virus Support Group

Community Action of Marin - Directions
29 Mary Street
Room 405
San Rafael, CA

Meets: Every Wednesday from 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

Attendance is limited to people with liver disease, their family members, and their support persons. Attendance is free and confidential.

Last updated: 12/12/2012

Contact Lisa Rubio for more information.

Phone: 415-259-4000 (415-819-8239)
Email: wmremak@pacbell.net

 

SANTA CRUZ: HELP! Help and Education for Liver Patients

Santa Cruz Bible Church - Directions
440 Frederick Street
Room WC10
Santa Cruz, CA

Meets: Meets third Monday of every month, 6:30-8:30 PM

Materials & refreshments provided.

Last updated: 11/2011

Contact C.N. Gordon for more information.

Phone: 831-462-2979
Web: www.santacruzpl.org/cid/public/full.php?id=341
Email: help4hcv@sbcglobal.net

 

SANTA CRUZ: HELP! Support-Persons Support Group

Jeffery’s Restaurant - Directions
2050 Soquel Avenue
Santa Cruz, CA

Meets: Meets the 2ndMonday of most months (call or email ahead for schedule), 6-8 PM

Contact C.N. Gordon for more information.

Phone: 831-462-2979
Email: help4hcv@sbcglobal.net

 

SANTA ROSA: Hepatitis C Support Group

Drug Abuse Alternatives Center - Directions
2403 Professional Dr.
Ste 101
Santa Rosa, CA

Meets: Meets 2nd and 4th Tuesday, 4-5:30 PM

Contact Lorie Violette for more information.

Phone: 707-548-0140
Email: lviolette@daacmail.org

 

SEASIDE: Hepatitis C Support Group

VA Monterey - Directions
3401 Engineer Lane
Dermatology Conference Room
Seaside, CA

Meets: Meets first Friday of every month, 9:30-10:30 AM

Last updated: 06/2012

Contact Janis Marquez, RN for more information.

Phone: 1-800-455-0057

 

SOUTH LAKE TAHOE-People Helping People-Hepatitis Support Group

South Lake Tahoe, CA - Directions
Barton Memorial Hospital Board Room
2170 South Avenue
South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150

Meets: 2nd Thursday 6-8 PM

Alternate Contacts: Rick 530-541-6074; Ken 530-577-3111

Contact John for more information.

Phone: 530-577-1412

 

Open to anyone going through the process of liver transplantation:
STANFORD: Liver Transplant Support Group

Boswell Clinic, Teaching Room A116 - Directions
300 Pasteur Drive
Stanford, CA 94305

Meets: Every Monday, 1:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.

Last updated: 06/2012

Contact Kimberly Averett for more information.

Phone: 650-498-5428
Email: kaverett@stanfordmed.org

 

TUOLUMNE: Hepatitis C Support Group

Tuolomne General Hospital - Directions
101 Hospital Road, Sonora
Adult Day Health Care Center
Tuolumne, CA

Meets: Meets third Tuesday of every month, 6-7:30 PM

Contact Tina Dutra for more information.

Phone: 209-533-7229
Web: www.tghospital.com
Email: tdutra@co.tuolumne.ca.us

 

UKIAH: Hepatitis C Support Group

Mendocino County AIDS Volunteer Network - Directions
148 Clara
Ukiah, CA

Meets: Meets 1st and 3rd Tuesdays of every month 5:30-7 pm, 6:30 - 8 PM in winter

Contact Libby for more information.

Phone: 707-462-1932 ext. 205
Email: libbyg@mcavn.org

 

VACAVILLE: Liver Disease Support Group

Upon Request
Vacaville, CA

Meeting times vary. Call for details.

Last updated: 06/2012

Contact Larry Ricketts for more information.

Phone: 707-448-4912

 

VALLEJO: Liver Transplant/Liver Disease Support Group

Kaiser Permanente - Directions
975 Sereno Drive
Conference Rooms 2 and 3
Vallejo, CA

Meets: Meets third Saturday of every month, 11-1 PM

Primarily transplant but will take anyone with liver disease. DO NOT have to be a Kaiser patient.

Last updated: 06/2012

Contact Glenn Andrus for more information.

Phone: 707-747-5725
Email: gragraybeard@sbcglobal.net

 

Fresno:
VISALIA: Tulare King County Transplant and Hep C Support Group

Kaweah Delta Dialysis - Directions
5040 W. Tulare Ave.
Visalia, CA 93274

Meets: Second Wednesday of each month, 7:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.

This group is for anyone about to receive or who has received and organ transplant, not just kidney transplants. It is Hep C friendly!!

Last updated: 3/2012

Phone: 559-689-6804

 

WALNUT CREEK: Liver Support Group

John Muir Medical Center - Directions
1601 Ygnacio Valley Rd.
Sequoia 1 Room
Walnut Creek, CA 94598

Meets: Meets third Thursday of every month, 7-9 PM

Contact Katie McAdams for more information.

Phone: 925-820-4644
Email: LiversupportWC@aol.com

 

WILLITS: Hepatitis C Support Group

Meets: Meets second and fourth Mondays of every month

Contact Elizabeth Ross for more information.

Phone: 707-463-5877
Email: elizabeth_mcavn@sbcglobal.net

 

YUBA CITY: Hepatitis C Support Group

The Church of Glad Tidings - Directions
Highway 99 and Eager Road
CE Building, Room #104
Yuba City, CA

Meets: Meets third Monday of every month, 7 PM

Phone: 530-671-7441

 

Page updated: November 14th, 2013