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Angels Camp, California
Serving Amador, Tuolumne and Calaveras Counties:

Sierra Hope Hepatitis Support Group

Angels CampDirections
1168 Booster Way
Angels Camp, CA 95222

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

Contact Sami Rhodes for more information.

Phone: 209-736-6792


Bakersfield, California

Hope for HCV

BakersfieldDirections
5800 District Blvd, Suite 200
Bakersfield, CA 93313

Meets: Thursdays 12-1:00pm

Lunch is included.

Contact Debbie McGrath for more information.

Phone: 661-615-6000


Chico, California
Butte Co/Chico & Oroville:

Support Group & Educational Class

Chico Family Health CenterDirections
680 Cohasset Rd
Chico, CA 95928

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

Contact Bonnie Bruce for more information.

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


Fremont, California

Tri City Health Center Hepatitis C Support Group

Tri City Health CenterDirections
29814 State Street
Fremont, CA 94538

Meets: Meets every other Friday at noon lunch provided

Lunch is provided and offer support and education.

Contact Tisa Hall for more information.

Phone: 510-456-3522


Garberville, California

Living With Hepatitis C

CaliforniaDirections
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, California

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


Hayward, California

Kaiser Hepatitis C Support Group

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

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

Contact Karen Forte, RN for more information.

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


Manteca, California

Hepatitis C Support Group

Manteca Valley Community Counseling & Doctors HospitalDirections
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, California

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, California

Greater Modesto Liver Disease Support Group

City Mall BuildingDirections
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 City, California

Hepatitis C Support Group

Sierra Nevada Memorial Hospital
Nevada City, CA

Contact Kathy Thomas for more information.

Phone: 530-265-2317


Oakland, California

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.

Contact Peggy Moore for more information.

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


Oakland, California

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 x30


Oakland, California

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 x30


Oakland, California

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 x30


Oakland, California

Hepatitis C Support Group – O.A.S.I.S.

O.A.S.I.S. ClinicDirections
520 27th Street Oakland
Oakland, CA 94612

Meets: Meets Every Tuesday at Noon

Arrive before noon. Lunch provided

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


Oakland, California

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 x30


Oroville, California

Hepatitis C Community Class

CaliforniaDirections
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, California

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


Porterville, California

Hepatitis C Support Group

Porterville CaliforniaDirections
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


Quincy, California

Support Group & Educational Class

Plumas Co/Quincy, CaliforniaDirections
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


Redding, California

Local Area Support for Hepatitis

Redding, CADirections
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!

Contact Toni for more information.

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


Redwood City, California

Hepatitis C Support Group

Sequoia Hospital Health and Wellness ServicesDirections
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: 650-367-599


Sacramento, California

Alpha-1 Foundation Support Group – Sacramento Alpha-1 Support Group

Alpha-1 Foundation has over 80 Support Groups Nationwide for Liver and Lung affected Alphas. Please call for more information, including dates and times for support groups or please check www.alpha1.org

Contact Valerie Benko and Cindy Parsons (Support Group Leaders) for more information, http://www.alpha1.org/Alphas-Friends-Family/Support/Support-Groups

Email: vbalpha1sgl@gmail.com or cindyparsons97@yahoo.com

Phone: (916)-315-0264 (916-420-4660)
Web: www.alpha1.org


Sacramento, California

Liver Transplant Support Group

Sutter Roseville Medical CenterDirections
1 Medical Plaza Dr.
Conference Center A, 2nd Floor
Sacramento, CA 95661

Meets: Meets second Sunday of each month, 2 – 4:30 PM

Contact Ann Linnekens for more information.

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


San Francisco, California

Hepatitis C Support Group for Veterans Only

Ft. MileyDirections
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


San Francisco, California

Hepnada

San Francisco, CaliforniaDirections
San Francisco General Hospital Medical Center – Building 80
995 Potrero Ave. 6th Floor
San Francisco, CA 94110

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

Contact Val Robb, RN for more information.

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


San Francisco, California

Liver Transplant Support Group

California Pacific Medical CenterDirections
2351 Clay St.
3rd Floor, Boardroom
San Francisco, CA

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

For more information, please email davisma@sutterhealth.org or rodrigya@sutterhealth.org

Contact Marjorie Davis or Yader Rodriquez for more information.

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


San Francisco, California

Quan Yin HCV Support Group

Quan Yin Healing ArtsDirections
965 Mission Street, Suite 405
San Francisco, CA 94103

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

Contact Andrew Reynolds for more information.

Phone: 415-861-4964
Web: http://www.kwanyinhealingarts.com
Email: info@qyhac.org


San Francisco, California

UCSF Liver Transplant Program Support Group

UCSF Medical CenterDirections
505 Parnassus, Long Solarium, 9th Floor
San Francisco, CA

Meets: Meets Every Tuesday, 1-2 PM

Contact Pauline Rogers for more information.

Phone: 415-353-1284


San Francisco, California

Autoimmune Liver Disease Support Group

California Pacific Medical Center
2340 Clay St.
3rd Floor, Conference Rm 302
San Francisco, CA 94115

Meets: Meets third Wednesday of every month, 3:30-5:00 PM

For more information please email davisma@sutterhealth.org or rodrigya@sutterhealth.org

Contact Contact Marjorie Davis or Yader Rodriguez for more information.

Phone: 415-600-1035 (415-600-1036)
Email: davisma@sutterhealth.org


San Francisco, California

California Pacific Medical Center HCV Support Group

California Pacific Medical CenterDirections
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.

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

Email: sbarger@ccsf.edu


San Francisco, California

Liver Cancer Support Group

Bryan Hemming Cancer Care CenterDirections
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.

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, California

VA Medical Center

San Francisco: Ft MileyDirections
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

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

Phone: 415-221-4810 x3517


San Francisco, California

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, California

Hepatitis C Support Group of Santa Clara County

St. Francis Episcopal ChurchDirections
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

Contact Susi Nielson for more information.

Email: hepcinsanjoseca@yahoo.com


San Rafael, California

Hepatitis C Virus Support Group

Community Action of MarinDirections
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.

Contact Lisa Rubio for more information.

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


Santa Cruz, California

HELP! 2nd-Monday Education Group

Jeffery’s RestaurantDirections
2050 Soquel Avenue
Santa Cruz, CA

Meets: 2nd Monday of most months (by appointment only), 6 – 7:30 pm

Contact C.N. Gordon for more information.

Phone: 831-427-1007 x126
Web: http://www.help4hcv.org/
Email: help4hcv@yahoo.com


Santa Cruz, California

HELP! 3rd-Monday Education Group

Santa Cruz Bible ChurchDirections
440 Frederick Street
Room WC10
Santa Cruz, CA

Meets: 3rd Monday of every month, 6:30 – 8:30 pm

Contact C.N. Gordon for more information.

Phone: 831-427-1007 x126
Web: http://www.help4hcv.org/
Email: help4hcv@yahoo.com


Santa Rosa, California

Hepatitis C Support Group

Drug Abuse Alternatives CenterDirections
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


Santa Rosa, California

Liver Support Group

St. Joseph’s Memorial Hospital, Conference Room DDirections
1165 Montgomery Dr,
Santa Rosa, CA 95405

Meets: 12pm – 2 pm

When: Beginning Saturday, march 18th, continuing every 3rd Saturday of the month.

Where: St. Joseph’s Memorial Hospital, Conference Room D (across from the Cafeteria)

Contact Larry Oberstein, D.C. for more information.

Phone: (707) 326 – 4562


Seaside, California

Hepatitis C Support Group

VA MontereyDirections
3401 Engineer Lane
Dermatology Conference Room
Seaside, CA

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

Contact Janis Marquez, RN for more information.

Phone: 1-800-455-005


South Lake Tahoe, California

People Helping People-Hepatitis Support Group

South Lake Tahoe, CADirections
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


Stanford, California

Liver Transplant Support Group

Boswell Clinic, Teaching Room A116Directions
300 Pasteur Drive
Stanford, CA 94305

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

Contact Kimberly Averett for more information.

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


Tuolumne, California

Hepatitis C Support Group

Tuolomne General HospitalDirections
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, California

Hepatitis C Support Group

Mendocino County AIDS Volunteer NetworkDirections
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, California

Liver Disease Support Group

Upon Request
Vacaville, CA

Meeting times vary. Call for details.

Contact Larry Ricketts for more information.

Phone: 707-448-4912


Vallejo, California

Liver Transplant/Liver Disease Support Group

Kaiser PermanenteDirections
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.

Contact Glenn Andrus for more information.

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


Visalia, California

Tulare King County Transplant and Hep C Support Group

Kaweah Delta DialysisDirections
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!!

Phone: 559-689-6804


Walnut Creek, California

Liver Support Group

John Muir Medical CenterDirections
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, California

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, California

Hepatitis C Support Group

The Church of Glad TidingsDirections
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


Carson City, Nevada

Liver Transplant Support Group

Carson-Tahoe Hospital Health Education Center
Carson City, NV

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

Contact Paul Saucedo for more information.

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


Las Vegas, Nevada

Alpha-1 Foundation Support Group – Las Vegas/Henderson Alpha-1 Support Group

Alpha-1 Foundation has over 80 Support Groups Nationwide for Liver and Lung affected Alphas. Please call for more information, including dates and times for support groups or please check www.alpha1.org

Contact Gus Straub (Support Group Leader) for more information, http://www.alpha1.org/Alphas-Friends-Family/Support/Support-Groups

Phone: (702) 303-5214
Web: www.alpha1.org
Email: kgsTRAUB1@aol.com


Las Vegas, Nevada

Hepatitis C Support Group

Community Counseling CenterDirections
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, Nevada

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.

Contact Charles Green for more information.

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


Reno, Nevada

Liver Transplant Support Group

United Blood ServicesDirections
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, Nevada

NASH Support Group

Contact Kari Conway for more information.

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


On-line support group for parents

Liverfamilies.net (Parents of Children)

Web: www.liverfamilies.net


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