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Support Group Directory

We understand how important it is to have support and encouragement from other patients living with multiple myeloma. Select a state below to find multiple myeloma support groups near you.

Alabama

Collinsville First Church of God
9101 Church Road, Collinsville
Meets the 1st Thursday of every month; Time 6:15pm
Contact: Barbara Willard – barbwilla6@aol.com
St. James United Methodist Church
9045 Vaughn Road, Montgomery, Coffee Café
Meets the 2nd Saturday of every month; Time 10:00am – Noon
Contact: David and Lori Martin at 334.462.4183 or david.martin@ch2m.com

Alaska

None at this Time

Arizona

AZ Cancer Center @ UMC North
3838 North Amble Avenue, Tucson
Meets the 3rd Saturday of every month; Time 1:00pm – 3:00pm
Contact: Kathleen Pickrel at 520-694-4786 or kpickrel@umcaz.edu
www.tucson.myeloma.org
Banner MD Anderson Cancer Center
East Valley Multiple Myeloma Education and Support Group
2946 E. Banner Gateway Drive
Gilbert, AZ, 85234
Meets the third Monday of every month; Time: 1:00pm-3:00pm
Contact: Samuel Chates at 480-256-5167 or samuel.chates@bannerhealth.com
www.BannerMDAnderson.com
The Cancer Support Community
360 East Palm Lane, Phoenix
Meets the 1st Thursday of every month; Time 10:00am – 12:00pm
Contact: Brenda Gregory at 623.362.0853 or bgregory43@yahoo.com
www.twccaz.org

Arkansas

UAMS Family Home, 4300 Markham, Little Rock
Every Wednesday; Time 5:00pm – 6:30pm
A support group for adult patients, family and friends coping with myeloma and other blood cancers.
Contact: Jennifer Gurley at JMGurley@uams.edu

California

Enloe Cancer Center
Fountain Medical Plaza
265 Cohasset Road, Ste 140, Chico
Meets the 2nd Tuesday of every month from 1:30pm – 2:30pm; Enloe Cancer Center Library
Contact Paul Dragavan at 530.893.2559 or pauldragavan@gmail.com
Joslyn Center
339 Sheldon Street, El Segundo, 90245
Meets the 3rd Saturday of every month
Contact: Barbara Campbell at 818.566.1573 or barbmeg@earthlink.net
Lions Club Building
86 LaPlaza (behind Cotati Fire dept.), Cotati, 94928
Meets the 2nd Saturday of every month; Time 10:30am
Contact: Caethe Goetz at 707.280.8724 or myelomastompers@gmail.com
Lucy Curci Cancer Center
39000 Bob Hope Drive, Rancho Mirage
Meets the 3rd Thursday of every month
Contact(s): Alison Mayer Sachs, Facilitator, at 760-834-3798 or asachs@emc.org
Riverside Community Hospital
Health Education Center
4445 Magnolia Avenue
(in front of main hospital – corner 14th Street & Magnolia Ave.)
Contact: Tom Courbat at 951.677.6451 or tom68-69korea@thecourbats.com
UC Irvine Medical Center
Psych Bldg. 3
101 The City Drive South, Orange
Meets the 1st Thursday of every month; Time 6:30pm – 8:00pm
Contact(s): Seymour or Rita Reinstein at 714.231.1793 or reinstein35@gmail.com
UTC Area
La Jolla, 92037
Meets the 2nd Monday of every month 6:30pm – 8:30pm
Please contact for details and exact location
Contact: Elliot Recht at 858.273.5008 or elliotrecht@san.rr.com
www.multiplemyelomasandiego.org
Yak’s Coffee Shop Conference Room
3274 Bechelli Lane, Redding, 96001
Meets the 1st Saturday of every month; Time: 10:00am
Contact: Kati Rosten at 530-365-0651 or shastamyelomasupport@gmail.com

San Francisco Bay Area

This group rotates monthly meetings among locations Stanford Hospital, Summit Hospital Oakland, Kaiser South San Francisco and Walnut Creek Cancer Community Center;
Day- 3rd Saturday of every month; Time 10:00am – 1:00pm . For meeting details, visit www.sfbayareamyelomasupport.org
Contacts: Jack Aiello (jackaiello@comcast.net) and Neill Collier (neil1335@gmail.com)
Cancer Community Center
530 Hampshire Road, Westlake Village 91361
Meets the 2nd Saturday of every month excluding June and December; Time 11:00am – 1:00pm
Contact: westlakemyeloma@yahoo.com http://www.westlake.myeloma.org
Cuesta Tile
715 Tank Farm Road, Suite 120, San Luis Obispo
Meets the 1st Wednesday of every month; Time 1:00pm – 3:00pm
Contact(s): Debby Schobel at 805.238.0611 or schobel@earthlink.net
George Gibson Senior Center
250 North 3rd Street, Upland
Meets the 4th Saturday of every month: Time 9:00am
Contact(s): Mary Ming-Mosley at 909.622.6616 or mingmosley@yahoo.com; Patricia Hardy at 909.463.3127 at hardy.p@verizon.net
Marian Cancer Center
210 South Palisade Drive, Santa Maria, 93454
Meets the 3rd Thursday of every month; Time 1:00pm – 3:00pm
Contact: Debby Schobel at 805-739-3780 or schobeld3@comcast.net

Colorado

Qualife Wellness Community
Denver, 80012
Call for meeting details
Contact: Diane Seccombe at 303.722.2289 or shred2@mindspring.com
Rocky Mountain Cancer Centers
1800 Williams Street, Ste 300, Denver, 80012
Meets once each quarter; Please call for details.
Contact: Kelly Cox at IMF at 800-452-2873 or kcox@myeloma.org

Connecticut

Harold Leever Regional Cancer Center
1075 Chase Pkwy., Waterbury
Meets the 2nd Tuesday of every month; Time 6:00pm – 8:00pm
Contact(s): Michael & Robin Touhy at 203.206.3536 or tuohy@snet.net
St. Luke’s Episcopal Church
Taylor Library, 1848 Post Road, Darien
Meets the 1st Tuesday of every month; Time 6:00pm – 8:00pm
Contact: Gerrianne Delaney at 203.461.8518 or gddelaney@optonline.net
Yale Children’s Hospital
20 York Street, Room 291, New Haven
Meets the last Tuesday of every month; Time 6:00pm – 7:30pm

Delaware

Eden Hill Medical Center
3rd Floor Conference Room
200 Banning street (off Route 8), Dover, 19904
Meets the 3rd Saturday of every month; Time: 1:30pm – 3:30 pm
Contact: Josephone Diagonale at 302-233-8229 or mmsupportde@comcast.net
Helen F. Graham Cancer Center
4701 Ogletown-Stanton, Newark
Meets the 1st Wednesday of every month; Time 6:00pm – 7:00pm
Contact: Danielle Brown, MSW at 302.623.4703 or dabrown@christiancare.org

District of Columbia

None at This Time

Florida

Asbury Methodist Chruch Choir Room
220 W. Horatio Ave., Maitland
2nd Monday of every month; Time 6:00pm – 8:00pm
Contact(s): Ken Fabian/ Richard Wells at 407.928.2808 or kenfabian0111072yahoo.com / richard.wells@celebration.fl.us
Bethesda Memorial Hospital
2815 S. Seacrest Blvd., Boynton Beach
Meets the 2nd Wednesday of each month; Time 2:00pm – 3:30pm
Contact: Lynn Edinoff, LCSW, Oncology at 561.737.7733 ext. 4948 or lynn.edinoff@bethesdahealthcare.com
Cancer Center at Holy Cross Hospital
Michael and Dianne Biens Comprehensive Cancer Center
4725 N. Federal Hwy., Ft. Lauderdale
Meets the 4th Thursday of every month; Time 5:30pm – 7:30pm
Contact(s): Ronnie Maynard at 954.971.5549 or browardflorida4LLMM@yahoo.com; Christina Austin-Valere at chris-valere@holy-cross.com
Charlotte County Library on Rt. 776
Rt. 776, Englewood
Meets the 2nd Saturday of each month; Time 11:00 am
Contact(s): Joanne Stramara Ascencio at 941.697.2493 or joannestram@comcast.net
Cleveland Clinic Multiple Myeloma Support Group
Weston
Call for dates and times
Contact: Cara Kondaki, LCSW at 954.659.5604
Courtyard Marriott Hotel at the Mayo Clinic
4600 San Pablo Road (off J.T. Butler Blvd., S.R. 202), Jacksonville, 32099
Meets the 2nd Wednesday of each month; Contact for Times
Contact: Hunter & Dianna Chiles at 904.491.0007 or luvsuns@comcast.net
www.northflorida.myeloma.org
D’Acosta House
703 NE First Street, Gainesville
Meets the 2nd Monday of every month; Time 6:30pm
Contact: Gale Smith, LCSW at 352.265.0062 or smothgm@shands.ufl.edu
Florida Cancer Specialists
4420 Sun N. Lake Blvd, Sebring
Meets the 4th Monday of every month; Time 6:30pm
Contact: Sandra Fantauzzi at 863.385.1244 or
Gulf Coast Medical Center, Diagnostic Center
2024 State Avenue, Panama City
Meets the 1st Saturday of every month from 10:00am until noon
Contact: Mike and Sarah Davis at engdavis@gmail.com or call 850-774-4748
Healthpark Medical Center
9981 South Healthpark Drive (Room HP2A), Ft. Myers, 33308
Meets the 2nd Saturday of every month; Time 1:00 pm
Contact: Joanie Borbely at 860.655.7107 or jborbely@myeloma.org
James A. Rutherford Community Center
Patch Reef Park
2000 Yamato Road, Boca Raton
Meets the 1st Monday of every month; Time 6:30-8:30pm
Contact: Dawn Toimil at 561.901.5938 or dawn8992@yahoo.com or Gail Young at 561.637.4682 or alghyoung@comcast.net
Lutgert Cancer Center
681 4th Avenue North, Naples
Meets the 4th Thursday of every month; Time 12:00pm – 1:30pm
Contact: Dr. Nancy Fessenden at 239.992.5781 or fessendenn@fl-sun.leukemia-lymphoma.org
Mease Countryside Hospital
3231 McMullen Booth Rd, Safety Harbor, FL 34695
Group meets the first Saturday of each month: 10:30 a.m. in meeting room 3.
Contact: Jim Barth at Tampabaymyeloma@gmail.com to confirm meeting time and location.
North Naples Hospital
1190 Health Park Blvd (Room 116), Naples
Meets the 2nd Saturday of every month; Time 9:00am
Contact: Joanie Borbely at jborbely@myeloma.org or call 860.655.7107
One Senior Place
8085 Spyglass Hill Road, Melbourne, FL 32940
The Melbourne Florida Multiple Myeloma Support Group meets on the 3rd Monday of each month at 10:30AM – 12:30PM.
For more information, please contact Judy & Bill Towse at 321-255-1181 or Judy by e-mail at judithstowse@gmail.com or Bill by e-mail at wtowsejr@cfl.rr.com.
Senior Center at Oak Hill Hospital
11375 Cortex Blvd (Hwy 50), Brooksville
Meets the 3rd Wednesday of every month; Time 6:00pm – 7:30pm
Contact: Pat Killingsworth at 715.271.5037 or pat.helpwithcancer.org
Space Coast Cancer Center
840 North Washington Ave, Titusville
Meets the 2nd Thursday of every month; Time 5:30pm –7:00pm
Contact: Rosemary Herring at 321.271.4906 or spacecoastmm@cfl.rr.com
The Cancer Support Community
8609 S. Dixie Hwy, Miami
4th Wednesday of every month (3rd Wed in Nov. and Dec.); Time 6:00pm – 8:00pm
Contact(s): Peggy Rios, Program Director / Mae S. Greenberg, LMHC at 305.668.5900 / 305.252.0940 or prios@twcmiami.com / maegreenberg@att.net
www.twcmiami.com
The Wellness Community
3900 Clark Road, Bldg P-3, Sarasota
Meets the 4th Tuesday of every month; Time 2:30pm
Contact(s): Laurel Healy / Julie O’Brien at 941.921.5539
or laurel@wellness-swfl.org / julieobee@verizon.net
www.wellness-swfl.org
West Florida Regional Library
200 West Gregory Street, Pensacola
Meets the 3rd Saturday of every month; Time 10:00am
Contact: Debi Pleitner at 850.982.3087 or ECMMSG@gmail.com

Hawaii

None at this time

Idaho

None at this time

Georgia

Briarcliff United Methodist Church
4105 Briarcliff Road NE, Atlanta
Meets the 1st Saturday of every month; Time 10:30am – 12:30pm
Contact: Nancy Bruno or Joe Brown at 404.633.4797 or 770-484-9212 or aammsg-2@comcast.net or joebrown9212@bellsouth.net
www.mmsg.org/atlanta
Macy’s Greenbriar Mall
2841 Greenbriar Pkwy. SW (2nd Floor), Atlanta
Meets the 4th Saturday of every month; Time 10:00am – 12:00pm
Contact(s): Doris Morgan at 404.346.1372 / 404.357.1186 or dorismorgan@aol.com; Bridgette Tarplin at btarplin2000@yahoo.com
Southwest GA Cancer Coalition
2332 Lake Park Drive, Albany
Meets the 2nd Tuesday of every month; Time: 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Contact: Barbara Blake at 229-308-7337 or bblake5186@yahoo.com

Illinois

Cancer Support Center
2028 Elm Road, Homewood
Meets the 2nd Wednesday of every month; Time 7:00pm – 8:30pm
Contact: Lisa Schneider, MS, LPC at 708.798.9171 or lschneider@cancersupportcenter.org
www.cancersupportcenter.org
Cancer Wellness Center
215 Revere Drive, Northbrook
Meets the 1st Wednesday of every month; Time 7:00pm – 8:30pm
Contact: Deb Wojcik, MSW, LCSW at 847.562.4981 or dwojcik@cancerwellnesscenter.org
Gilda’s Club
537 N. Wells Street, Chicago
Meets the last Wednesday of every month; Time 6:30pm
Contact: Karen Grimley at karengrimley@gildasclubchicago.org or Gail Mitchell at gailmitchell@gildasclubchicago.org; Call 312.464.9900
Living Well Resource Center
1803 West State Street (Rte 38), Geneva
Meets the 3rd Monday of every month
Contact: info@livingwellcrc.org
http://www.livingwellcrc.org/support/support_programs/
St. Joseph Medical Park
1475 Kisker Road (off Hwy 94)
Education Room, St. Charles
Meets the 1st Wednesday of every month; Time 10:00am
Contact: Kathy Cartwright at 636.447.9006 or hoss4twa@sbcglobal.net
Wellness House
131 N. County Line Road, Hinsdale
Meets the 2nd Thursday of every month; Time 7:00pm – 8:30pm
Contact: Linda Kengott, MA, LPC at 630.323.5150 or lkengott@wellnesshouse.org
The Wellness Place
1619 Colonial Pkwy, Palatine
Meets the 2nd Wednesday of every month; Time 11:30am – 1:00pm
Contact: Kathy Hill at 847.241.5971 or kathy.hill@wellnessplace.org
www.wellnessplace.org

Indiana

Lutheran Hospital (campus)
Lutheran Comprehensive Cancer Center
7910 W. Jefferson Blvd.
Medical Office Bldg. 2, Suite 109, Fort Wayne
Meets the 3rd Monday of every month; Time 6:00pm
Contact: Wendy Rowland at 260.435.7959
South Bend Library
Downtown, 304 S. Main St., South Bend
Meets the 4th Monday of every month; Time 6:00pm
Contact: Sandra Winicur at 574-288-5372
www.michianammsupportgroup.org
St. Vincent Hospital, Board Room
Suite 257, Entrance 3, Elevator C to the 2nd Floor
13500 N. Meridian Street, Carmel
Meets the 3rd Wednesday of every month; Time 7:00pm – 8:30 pm
Contact: Leo J. Dierckman at 317-379-6400 or jdierckman@indy.rr.com

Iowa

John Stoddard Cancer Center at Iowa Methodist Hospital
1221 Pleasant Street
4th Floor Conference Room, Des Moines
Meets the 2nd Thursday of every month; Time 5:15pm 6:30pm
Contact: Kathy Hunnicut, RN, BSN or Wendy Sontag at 515.241.8505 or 515-270-6169 or hunnickm@ihs.org / sontagw@ia.leukemia-lymphoma.org
www.johnstoddardcancer.org

Kansas

Central United Methodist Church
5144 Oak Street, Kansas City
Meets the 4th Monday of every month; Time 7:00pm – 8:30pm
Contact: Cindy Ralston at 913.268.7422 or cralston@everstkc.net
Faith Lutheran Church
Gage Blvd and 17th Street, Topeka
Meets the 3rd Tuesday of every month; Time 7:00pm – 8:30pm
Contact: Donna LaRocque at 903-845-6711 or larocque9@gmail.com

Kentucky

None at this time

Louisiana

Broadmoor Baptist Church
4110 Youree Drive, Shreveport
Meets the 2nd Wednesday of every month; Time 2:00pm – 4:00pm
Contact: Pete & Carolyn Petty or Donna LaRocque at 318-518-2693 or 903-918-9553 or cfpett@gmail.com or larocque9@gmail.com
Cancer Services of Greater Baton Rouge
550 Lobdell Avenue, Baton Rouge
Meets the 2nd Wednesday of every month; Time 12:00pm – 1:00pm*
*Call for exact time and details
Contact: Esther Sachse at 225.927.2273 or esachse@cancerservices.org
www.cancerservices.org
St. Tammany Parish Hospital
1202 S. Tyler Street, Covington
Meets the 2nd Saturday of every month; Time 10:00am – Noon
Contact: Liesel Wabnig at 504-481-0604 or liesel.wabnig@gmail.com

Maine

Cancer Community Center
778 Main Street (Rte 1), South Portland
Meets the 1st Tuesday of every month; Time 5:30pm – 7:00pm
Contact: Tom Liebert at 603.319.1765 or Facility (207) 774-2200 or tbliebert@gmail.com
www.cancercommunitycenter.org

Maryland

Hematology Support Group
Doctors Community Hospital
8118 Good Luck Road
4th Floor, North Building, Lanham
Meets the 4th Monday of each month; Time 6:30pm – 8:30pm
Contact: Kelly Alfaro, LLS at 703.960.1100 or kelly.alfaro@lls.org

Massachusetts

Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
Room 764 of the Smith Building
44 Binney Street, Boston
Meets the 2nd Wednesday of every month; Time 5:30pm – 7:00pm
Contact: Larissa Patacchiola, LICSW at 617.582.7576
www.dfci.org/supportgroups
UMASS Worcester Campus
55 Lake Avenue North, Room H8-534, Worcester
Meets the 1st Wednesday of every month; Time 5:30pm – 7:00pm
Contact: Beth O’Rourke at 508.856.2114
www.umassmed.edu/content.aspx?id=7020
United Methodist Church
430 Walnut Street, Newton
Meets the 3rd Saturday of every month; Time 10:00am – 12:00pm
Contact: Joyce Collier at 617-332-5777 or jcollier@facing-cancer.org
www.facing-cancer.org

Michigan

Gilda’s Club
3517 Rochester Road, Royal Oak
Meets the 1st Tuesday of every month; Time 6:30pm – 8:30pm
Contact: Michelle Warren at 248-577-0800 ext. 23 or mwarren@gildasclubdetroit.org
www.gildasclubdetroit.org
Great Lakes Cancer Institute
McLaren, 4100 Beecher Road Suite A (conference room), Flint
Meets the 3rd Thursday of every month; Time 6:30pm – 8:30pm
Contact: Judy or Morley Biesman at 810-732-4738 or judy@biesman.com
St. Joseph’s Hospital
5301 Huron River Drive, 2nd Floor
(enter through 5305 Administration Bldg.)
Ypsilanti
Meets the 1st Tuesday of every month; Time 7:30pm
Contact: Jewells Nagy/Diane at (810) 923-9809/ (248) 417-6313 or annarbormyelomagroup@yahoo.com

Minnesota

Family Means Center
(large conference room) Contact for more information
1875 Northwestern Avenue, Stillwater
Meets the 2nd or 3rd Wednesday of the month; Time: 1:00pm – 3:00pm
Contact: Karl S. Vollstedt/ Barbara Davis at 651.437.9064/ 651.486.9360 or ksv@sprynet.com / bkinoglu@comcast.net
Methodist Hospital Cancer Center
St. Louis Park
Call or email for meeting dates/times
Contact: Pat Harwood at 952.473.1782 or tcmyeloma@gmail.com;
Fred Sulzbach at 612.720.4908 or fsulzbach@comcast.net
MMSS Multiple Myeloma Support Sessions
Gift of Life Transplant House
705 Second Street SW, Rochester
Meeting every 3rd Saturday from 10:00am – Noon
Contact: Frank Vondrashek at 507-269-8889 or office@gift-of-life.org
www.gift-of-life.org

Twin Cities Area

Call for meeting dates/times
Meets every 4 to 6 weeks
Contact: Pat Harwood/ Fred Sulzbach at 952.473.1782/ 952.938.0232 or tcmyeloma@gmail.com / fsulzbach@earthlink.net

Mississippi

Collinsville First Church of God
9101 Church Road, Collinsville
Meets the 1st Thursday of every month; Time 6:15pm
Contact: Barbara Willard at barbwilla6@aol.com
The Corner Bakery Café
108 Market Street, Flowood
Meets the 1st Saturday of the month; Time: 2pm to 4pm
Contact: Camille Wright at 601.573.8292 or wrightcamille@bellsouth.net

Missouri

Central United Methodist Church
5144 Oak Street, Kansas City
Meets the 4th Monday of every month; Time 7:00pm – 8:30pm
Contact: Cynthia Ralston at 913.268.7422 or cralston@everstkc.net
Cox Medical Plaza #2
3850 S. National Ave., Springfield
Meets the 2nd Tuesday of every month; Time 3- 4:15pm
Contact: Barbara Nash, Psy.D. at 417.269.6891
St. Joseph Medical Park
Education Room
1475 Kisker Road (off Hwy 94), St. Charles
Meets the 1st Wednesday of every month; 10:00am
Contact: Kathy Cartwright at 636.447.9006 or hoss4twa@sbcglobal.net

Montana

None at this time

Nebraska

Home Federal Bank Building
Webb Road & Stolley park, Grand Island
Meets the the 1st Tuesday of every month; Time 6:00pm-7:30pm
Contact: Alan Goodsite at 702-233-4412 or Jim or Pat Omel at 308.382.5624/jimomel@charter.net or Mary Lou Russell at 308.381.0289/mlrussell@inebraska.com

Nevada

Caring Place
4425 South Jones Blvd, Suite 1, Las Vegas, NV 89103
Meets the 2nd Saturday of every month; Time: 11:00am – 1:00pm
Contact Bob and Brenda Probstfield at 702.510.7829 or argoodlv@aol.com
Leukemia Lymphoma Society Offices
6280 S. Valley View Blvd #342, Las Vegas, NV 89118
Meets the 2nd Saturday of every month; Time 11:00am-1:00pm
Contact Alan Goodsite at 702-233-4412 or argoodlv@aol.com

New Hampshire

Multiple Myeloma Information Group
Easter Seals
555 Auburn St
Manchester, NH 03103
Meets third Thursday of each month. Time: 6:30-8:00PM
For more information, please contact: Susan Gimilaro: 603-426-2035 or ManchesterNH@IMFsupport.org

New Jersey

Carol G. Simon Cancer Center at Morristown Memorial Hospital
100 Madison Avenue, Morristown
Meets the 4th Monday of every month; Time 1:30pm – 3:00pm
Contact: Ruth Lin, RN at 973.971.7742 or ruth.lin@ahsys.org
Hackensack University Medical Center
Sanzari Bldg., 300 Essex Street, 3rd floor, Hackensack
Meets the 3rd Thursday of every month; Time 10:30am – Noon
Contact: Ann McNeill at 201.996.5983 or amcneill@humed.com
Kennedy Memorial Hospital
2201 Chapel Avenue (corner of Cooper Landing Road), Cherry Hill
Meets the 3rd Saturday of every month; Time 1:30pm – 3:00pm
Contact: Helen Rose at 856.488.6500 or helengrose14@comcast.net
Steeplechase Cancer Center at Somerset Medical
110 Rehill Avenue, Somerville
Meets the 1st Wednesday of every month; Time 7:00pm – 9:00pm
Contact: Paula Van Riper at 908.725.4948 or pvan1122@msn.com

New Mexico

None at this time

New York

Gilda’s Club Rochester
255 Alexander Street, Rochester
Meets the 4th Tuesday of every month; Time 6:00pm – 7:30pm
Contact: Mary Casselman at mcasselman@canceraction.org
www.gildaclubrochester.org
Gilda’s Club Westchester
80 Maple Avenue, White Plains
Meets the 1st Wednesday of every month; Time 6:30pm – 8:30pm
Contact: Dean Gallea at 914-631-1417 or d.gallea@ieee.org
www.gildasclubwestchester.org>/a>
NY Presbyterian Hospital/Cornell University
1300 York Avenue & 69th Street, Room A126 at NYPH/WC, New York
Monthly meetings – call for dates; Time: 6:00pm – 8:00pm
Contact: Linda Halperin, LCSW at 212.746.3964
http://www.myelomacenter.org
Mount Sinai Medical Center
1425 Madison Avenue, between 98th and 99th Streets,
Room 4-82 (4th floor, Transplant Conference Room), New York
Meets the 3rd Thursday of every month; Time: 7:00pm
Contacts: Dixie Beckham, LCSW at 212-604-6095 or dbeckham@salick.com
Roswell Park Cancer Institute
Main hospital – Radiation Clinic Waiting Room, Ground Fl, Buffalo
Meets the 2nd Thursday of every month; Time 6:00pm – 7:30pm
Contacts: Frank Brown at 718.845.7790/frank.brown@roswellpark.org or Teresa Wiech at 718.845.8022
Southside Hospital
301 East Main Street, Bayshore
Meets the 1st Saturday of every month; call for meeting time
Contact: Bill & Helen Kruger at 631.581.3226 or wkruger210@optonline.net
St. Peter’s RC Church
1327 Port Washington Blvd., Port Washington
Meets the 4th Thursday of every month; Time: 7:00pm – 9:00pm
Contact: Joe Scibetta at 516.869.1170 or scibetta@optonline.net

North Carolina

Carmel Presbyterian Chruch
2048 Carmel Road, Ligon Building, Charlotte
Meets the 1st Saturday of each month (except holidays); Time: 10am
Contact: Sandy and David Hirsch at 704.840.6740 or shirsch48@gmail.com
Duke University of Hospital
Morris Cancer Center
200 Trent Drive, Durham
Meets the 1st and 3rd Monday of every month; Time 11:00am-12:30pm
Contact: Patrick Plumeri (Group Facilitator) at 919.684.4497 patrick.plumeri@duke.edu
Salvation Army
535 Bell Fork Road, Jacksonville
2nd Saturday of each month ; Time: 10am- Noon
Contact: Paul Hetman at 910.346.9060 or phetman@ec.rr.com
The Blood & Cancer Clinic
1565 Purdue Drive, Fayetteville
Meets the 3rd Wednesday of every month; call for time
Contact: Elizabeth Jones at 910-483-8586 ext. 102 or thailey@cancersmoc.com

North Dakota

None at this time

Ohio

Denny’s Restaurant
4020 Belmont Avenue, Youngstown
Call for meeting dates/times
Contact: Donna Detwiler, RN at 330-770-0808 or donndet2000@yahoo.com
Cancer Support Community Central Ohio (formerly the Wellness Community)
10330 Sawmill Parkway Suite 600, Powell
Meets the 3rd Tuesday of every month; Time: 6:30pm – 8:00pm
Contact: Nick Menedis / Nina Lewis Progam Director at 614.868.8506 / 614.791.9510 or IMFnick48@aol.com
Cleveland Clinic Taussig
Cancer Center Room R3-002
9500 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland
Meets March, June, September, December (for exact dates please contact); Time: 1:30-3pm
Contact: Barbara Savage, LISW 216-444-6465/ savage@ccf.org, or Debbie Hastings at 216-445-5008/ hastingsd@ccf.org.
Miami Valley Hospital
One Wyoming Street, Dayton
August, November, February, May (1st Thursday of the month); Time: 6-7pm
Contact: Elena Mikalauskas, MS, RN, OCN / Jackie Personett, MSW at 866-671-2873, ext. 102 or Jacqueline.personett@lls.org
The Wellness Community
Blue Ash
4918 Cooper Road, Cincinnati
Meets the 3rd Thursday of every month; Time 6:30pm – 8:00pm
Contact: Bill Jackson at wejackson@roadrunner.com or cincy.myeloma.org

Oklahoma

Mercy Cancer Resource Center
4205 McAuley Blvd, Ste 100, Oklahoma City
Meets the 2nd Tuesday of every month; 6:00pm – 7:30pm
Contact LLS at 405.752.3388

Oregon

St. Vincent Medical Center
9255 SW Barnes Road, Conference Room 4, Portland
Meets the 2nd Wednesday of every month; Time 10:00am – 11:30am
Contact: Sue Sumpter, RN / Erin Leake, LCSW at 971.230.2185 or sue.sumpter@lls.org / erin.leake@providence.org
Williamette Valley Cancer Center
520 Country Club Road, Eugene
Meets the 3rd Wednesday of every month; Time 12:00pm – 1:00pm
Contact: Sue Sumpter, RN at 503.245.9866 ext. 214 or sue.sumpter@lls.org

Pennsylvania

DuBois Regional Medical Center West
St. Camilus Hall
100 Hospital Avenue, DuBois
Meets the 4th Tuesday of every month; Time 6:00pm – 8:00pm
Contact: Carole Levis at 814.372.2428/c.levis@msn.com
Gilda’s Club Western PA
2816 Smallman Street, Pittsburgh
Meets the 2nd Tuesday of every month; 6:00pm – 8:00pm
Contact: Lou Ann Brooks, Marlene Urso or Yvonne Yaksic at 412.372.6391 / 724.625.9251 or clbrooks7@verizon.net / marleneurso@comcast.net / ayyaksic@aol.com
Multiple Myeloma Support Group of Northeastern Pennsylvania
Center for Cancer Wellness, Candy’s Place
190 Welles St., Forty Fort, PA 18704
Meets 2nd Tuesday of odd numbered months (i.e. January, March, etc)
Contact: Call 570-714-8800 or 570-406-3048
Visit our Facebook Page
Ralston House
3615 Chestnut Street (near UPENN Medical Center), Philadelphia
Meets the 2nd Saturday of every month; Time 1:30pm – 3:30pm
Contact: Marilyn Alexander at 215.694.4146 or Maddie Hunter at 732.549.7981
http://www.philadelphia.myeloma.org/

Rhode Island

Warwick Public Library
600 Sandy Lane, Warwick
1st Saturday of every other month (starting February) from 9:00 – 11:30 AM
For more information, please contact Mike Schmidt at 401-397-2268 or Mirna Sangiovanni at 401-954-6107 or by E-mail at RI@imfsupport.org; or visit the group website www.rimm.myeloma.org.

South Carolina

Jewish Community Center
306 Flora Drive, Columbia
2nd Saturday of each month (no meetings June, July, August); Time: 1pm – 3pm
Contact: Karen Davies at scmmgroup@yahoo.com
Westminster Presbyterian Church
2310 Augusta Road, Greenville, 29601
For days please contact; Time: 10am – Noon
Contact: Margaret Edwards, RN at 864.455.5896 or smedwards1552@charter.net

South Dakota

Memorial Center for Cancer Support
605 Glenwood Drive, Suite 307, Chattanooga, 37404
Meets the 3rd Thursday of every month; 6pm – 7:30pm (No meetings in July or Dec.)
Contact Linda and Jack Huguelet / Rhonda Edwards at 423.886.3554 / 423.495.7778 or Rhonda_Edwards@memorial.org / chattanoogammsg@gmail.com

Tennessee

Cookeville
Please contact for location and times.
Contact: Gary Curto at (931) 783-2003 or garkaysadie@gmail.com
Health Resource Center at the Mall at Johnson City
2011 North Roan Street, Johnson City, 37601
Meets the 1st Saturday of every month; Time 11:00am-1:00pm
Contact: Darlene Jesse at 423.538.6923/pennywort6@earthlink.net
Gilda’s Club Nashville
1707 Division Street, Nashville, 37203
Meets the 3rd Monday (all blood cancers)/ 3rd Wednesday (MM specific) of every month; Time 6pm (Monday)/ 11am (Wednesday)
Contact: Mary Winslow, LCSW at 1.800.332.2980 or mary.winslow@lls.org
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society-Mid-South Chapter
4445 Malone Road, Memphis, 38103
Please contact for more information
Contact: Shuna L. Mason, MSW Patient Services Manager at 901.507.1634

Texas

American Cancer Society
6301 Richmond Avenue, Houston
Meets the 3rd Saturday of every month; Time 10:00am – noon
Contact: Tiffany Richard / Kelly Cox at 713.794.4186/ 1.800.452.2873 or trichard@mdanderson.org / kcox@myeloma.org
Baylor University Medical Center
3500 Gaston Avenue, Conference Room #8, Dallas
Meets the 2nd Saturday of every month; Time 10:00am – 1:00pm
Contacts: Jerry and Marcia Sawyer at 972.504.6307/northtexas@myeloma.org
Cancer Care Services
623 South Henderson, Ft. Worth
Meets the 3rd Tuesday of every month; 5:30pm – 7:00pm
Contact: Jane Beeson at 972.354.8303 or 800.800.6702 /jane.beeson@lls.org
Gardens of Gladewater
108 Lee Street, Gladewater, 75647
Meets the 2nd Saturday of every month; Time 11am – 1pm
Contacts: Joe and Millie Denton or Ed and Carolyn Evans at 903.858.2332/ 903.839.4653
www.easttexas.myeloma.org
Highland Park Baptist Church
5206 Balcones Drive, 2500 Exposition, Austin, 78701
Meets the 2nd Tuesday of every month; Time 7:00pm-8:15pm
Contact: Georgie Pyeattat at 512.289.2732/gpyeatt@austin.rr.com
San Antonio
Contact for Location Information
San Antonio, 78201
Meets the 2nd Wednesday of every month; Time 6:00pm – 7:30pm
Contact: Nicole Bell at 210.377.1775/bellh@lls.org
VA Medical Center – Houston
Cancer Support Group, 2002 Holcombe Blvd., Houston
Call for meeting times –
Contact: Maria Lozano-Vasquez, LMSW at 713-791-1414, ext. 5273

Utah

Huntsman Cancer Institute
2000 Circle of Hole (6th floor auditorium), Salt Lake City, 84112
View group flyer for more information on meeting days; Time 10am – 1pm
www.huntsmancancer.org/groups/myeloma/myelomaSupportAndChat.html

Vermont

First Baptist Church – Nichols Christian Education Building
601 Main Street, Bennington
Meets the 3rd Tuesday of every month; Time 6:00pm – 8:00pm
Contact: Jan Martin Bopp at 802.681.7074 /SWVT@imfsupport.org
Hope Lodge
East Avenue, Burlington
Meets the 3rd Tuesday of every month; Time 5:00pm – 6:30pm
Contact: Kay Cromie or JoAnn Nielson, RN BSN, OCN at 802.655.9136 or 802.847.5649 /joann.nielson@vtmednet.org or kgcromey@aol.com

Virginia

Catholic Charities Building (conference room)
4855 Princess Anne Road, Virginia Beach, VA
Meets the 3rd Saturday of every month; Time: 10am- Noon
Contact: Jerry Walton at 757.495.8432 or jerryewalton@cox.net
Life with Cancer Family Center
8411 Pennell Street (off the Beltway at Rt. 50), Fairfax, 22042
Meets the 3rd Tuesday of every month; Time 11:45am-1:15pm
Contact: Sabine Gnesdiloff at 703.698.2535 or Office 703.698.2526 / sabine.gneddiloff@inova.com
www.lifewithcancer.org
Our Lady of Nazareth Church
2505 Electric Road SW
(1 mile north of Roanoke County Library on Rte. 419), Roanoke, 24011
Meets the 3rd Saturday of every month; Time 10:00am – noon
Contacts: Bill Stokes at 540.343.1920/bstokes47@aol.com or Sharon Madagan at kittycentral@cox.net
Virginia Greater Richmond Multiple Myeloma Support Group
Henrico Doctor’s Hospital (Forest Campus), Forest Conference Room
1620 Skipwith Road, Richmond, 23229
Meets the 3rd Monday of every month; Time 7:00pm – 8:30pm
Contacts: Barbara Marx, Mindy Fast or Ronne Jabobs at 804.355.6217, 804.262.1821 or 804.310.7722 /gobabsgo@aol.com, mcfast123@verizon.net, or ronnej@verizon.net.

West Virginia

None at this time

Wisconsin

Fox Valley Technical College
1825 N Bluemond Drive, Appleton, 54911
Meets the 4th Tuesday of every month; Time 5:30pm-7:30pm
Contacts: Ann Dobbins or Patient Services Manager Barbara Nehls-Lowe, LLS at 262.784.4220 or iasdobbins@sbcglobal.net / barbara.nehls-lowe@lls.org
Leukemia & Lymphoma Society
200 South Executive Drive, Brookfield
Meets the 4th Wednesday of every month; Time 3:30pm-5:00pm
Contacts: Dan Sullivan / Patient Services Manager Barbara Nehls-Lowe, LLS at 262.790.4701/ 262.790.5195/ 262.784.4220 or dansully37@aol.com / barbara.nehls-lowe@lls.org
Luther Midelfort Main Campus
1400 Bellinger Street, 4th Floor, Education Room, Eau Claire, 54703
Meets the 2nd Monday of every month; Time 3:00pm-5:00pm
Contact: Colleen O’Connor at 715.835.2303 / 715.497.4877 or eauclairemyeloma@me.com
St. Joseph’s Hospital
3200 Pleasant Valley Road (Hwy 45 and PV), West Bend, 53090
Meets the 2nd Thursday of every month; Time 7pm – 9pm
Contact: Sue Enright at 262.903.7911 or myelomawisconsin@yahoo.com
westbend.myeloma.org/
UW West Clinic
451 Junction Roadm Madison, 53717
Meets the 3rd Tuesday of every month; Time 3:30pm-5:30pm
Contact: Jayne Schwartz at 608.244.2120 or schwartzdon@sbcglobal.net
www.madison.com/communities/multiplemyeloma/
Wheaton Franciscan Cancer Care
3809 Spring Street (waiting room), Racine, 53402
Meets the 2nd Monday of every month; Time 7:00pm
Contact: Kathy Sponholtz (Coordinator) at 262.687.5065/kathy.sponholtz@wfhc.org

Wyoming

None at this time