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Michele De Motto
Executive Director

American Liver Foundation
2515 Camino del Rio South
Suite 122
San Diego, CA 92108
619-291-5483 Tel
619-295-7181 Fax

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New York, NY 10006
212-668-1000 Tel
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Resources in Our Area

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.

HepCats (Hepatitis C & B Support Group in Honolulu)

Life Foundation - Directions
677 Ala Moana Blvd., Suite 229
Honolulu, HI 96813

Meets: Third Thursday every month, 6:30 p.m.

Located in the Gold Bond Building, diagonally across from Comp USA. Parking along Keawe and Coral Streets.

Contact Ken Akinaka (The Hepatitis Prevention, Education, Treatment, and Support Network of Hawaii) for more information.

Phone: (808) 221-6204


Hilo, Hawaii:
Hilo Family Health Center

Hilo Family Health Center - Directions
1178 Kinoole Street, Building B
Hilo, HI 96720

Hepatitis B & C education, support groups and treatment. Marshallese & Chuukese interpreters available. Call for more information, including dates and times for support groups.

Contact Charlotte Grimm (Director of Clinical Operations) for more information.

Phone: 808-934-3217


La Jolla Hep C Support Group

Green Hospital, Scripps Clinic - Directions
10666 N. Torrey Pines Road
2nd Floor Amphitheatre
La Jolla, CA 92037

Meets: 1st Wedesday of every month

Contact Richard Helman (Scripps) for more information.

Phone: 858-554-8156


Temecula, Riverside, Murrieta:
Riverside Transplant Support Group

University Medical Center - Directions
25865 Barton Road, #101
Loma Linda, CA 92354

Meets: Tuesdays 10-11:30 am

Spanish classes also avaiable 2nd and 4th Friday of every month 12:30-2pm

Contact Allison Maxwell for more information.

Phone: 909-558-4000 Ext 37001


San Diego - Liver Transplant

UCSD Medical Center - Directions
200 W. Arbor Drive
On 8th Floor, Room 8-308
San Diego, CA

Meets: Meets third Thursday of every month, 1:30 PM - 2:30 PM

Meeting takes place on the 8th Floor in Room 308

Contact Michelle Morrison, Liver Transplant Social Worker (UCSD) for more information.

Phone: 619-543-6011


No. County:
Vista Scripps Coastal Medical Center

Vista - Directions
130 Cedar Road, 3rd Floor, Conference Room
Vista, CA 92083

Meets: 6:30-8:00 pm

Hepatitis C group is facilitated by a Registered Nurse. Learn about the current treatment available for hep C, potential side effects and information on current research. Expert guest speakers are scheduled throughout the year.

2012 dates: Thursdays
Jan. 26, Feb., 23, Mar. 22, April 26, May 24, June 28, July 26, Aug. 23, Sept. 27, Oct. 25, Nov. 8, Dec. 13.

Please call to register: 1-800-Scripps or 760-806-5863


Page updated: October 4th, 2011