Central New York Support Groups

Alzheimer’s Alliance, Central New York Chapter
The Alzheimer’s Association is a voluntary organization that promotes Alzheimer care, support and research.
Phone: 315-472-4201

American Cancer Society, Central New York Region
The American Cancer Society is dedicated to eliminating cancer as a major health problem by preventing cancer, saving lives, and diminishing suffering from cancer, through research, education, advocacy, and service.
Phone: 315-437-7025

Arthritis Foundation, Upstate New York Chapter, Syracuse office
The Arthritis Foundation is non-profit organization that works to fund research, provide public education, influence public policy and education, and support programs that improve quality of life for arthritis sufferers.
Phone: 315-637-3568

Crouse Hospital Ostomy Support Group
The Ostomy Support Group provides practical and emotional support to ostomy patients and their family. The group meets on the second Tuesday of the month at Crouse Hospital, at 6:30 p.m., in the Marley Education Center. Anyone living with an ostomy and their loved ones and friends are welcome.
Phone: 315-470-7300

Crouse Hospital Perinatal Family Support Program
The groups are led by Nurse Practitioner Christine Kowaleski, associate professor in the Pomeroy College of Nursing at Crouse Hospital who’s certified in family, neonatal and psychiatric care. She also serves as the Regional Coordinator for Postpartum Support International.
Phone: 315-470-7940

Crouse Hospital’s Pink Therapy Breast Cancer Survivors Support Group 
Pink Therapy at Crouse is the area’s only support group for breast cancer survivors that meets monthly. The group gets together on the fourth Tuesday of each month at 5:30 p.m. in our Marley Education Center.
Phone: 315-470-8053

Crouse Hospital RTS Perinatal Loss Parent Support Group
The RTS support group supports and assists bereaved parents cope with the loss of an infant.
Phone: 315-470-7372

Crouse Hospital Weight Loss Surgery: Free Information Seminars and Post-Surgery Support
To register for our free information sessions, held twice monthly, register online now or call 315-472-2464.
Our ongoing nutrition counseling session and our post-surgery support group meets on the second Wednesday of each month.
Phone: 315-472-2464

Epilepsy Foundation of Rochester–Syracuse–Binghamton
The Epilepsy Foundation of Rochester–Syracuse–Binghamton will prevent, control and cure epilepsy through services, education, advocacy and research.
Phone: 585-442-4430 or 800-724-7930

Hope for Heather
Hope for Heather fundraises to support ovarian cancer research, to promote education and awareness, and to help to provide comfort to women and their families devastated by cancer.
Contact: support@hopeforheather.org

Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, Central New York Chapter
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, a voluntary health organization, is dedicated to funding blood cancer research, education and patient services.
Phone: 315-471-1050

Ophelia’s Place
A non-profit organization that provides services for those who have been impacted by eating disorders disordered eating and body dissatisfaction.
Phone: 315-451-5544

Susan G. Komen for the Cure, Central New York affiliate
Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation, the world’s largest grassroots network of breast cancer survivors and activists, works to save lives, empower people, ensure quality care for all and energize science to find the cures.
Phone: 315-472-6162

Traumatic Brain Injury Coalition of Central New York
The Traumatic Brain Injury Coalition is an organization comprised of survivors of traumatic brain injury family members, human service workers and professionals who strive to promote and strengthen the network of community services for people with traumatic brain injuries and their families.
Phone: 315-425-5364

Triumph Over Stroke CNY Support Group
Triumph Over Stroke CNY is a survivor-led group that was established in early 2016. They offer support, educational resources, hope and understanding to fellow stroke survivors, family members, loved ones, and caregivers.
Phone: 315-470-7479

Caregiving Support

Caregiver Support List

 

Wellness Support Groups

Alcoholics Anonymous

Al-Anon

Crouse Chemical Dependency Treatment Services

Narcotics Anonymous

Overeaters Anonymous

Gamblers Anonymous