Local Support Groups, Disability/Diag

Mutual support groups whose members are people who have specific disabilities, illnesses or other health conditions, their families and friends. The groups meet in-person, by telephone or via the Internet; and provide an opportunity for participants to share information, resources, practical tips for daily living and encouragement about issues related to the disability or health problem. (AIRS PN-8100.3000)

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Carson City, NV

1535 Medical Parkway
Carson City, NV 89703
Phone: 775-445-7500
Organization Name: Carson Tahoe Regional Medical Center
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Address:
1535 Medical Parkway
Carson City, NV 89703
Phone: 775-445-7500
Email: info@carsontahoe.org
Wheelchair Access: Yes
Services Provided: Resource center provides information on support groups, massage therapy, exercise/yoga classes, cosmesis room, our lending library, financial assistance, Merriner Cottages, clinical trials, emotional support or nutritional counseling.
Source: Nevada 2-1-1
Last Updated: 5/4/2020

Elko, NV

618 Idaho Street
Elko, NV 89801
Phone: 775-934-6870
Organization Name: Northern Nevada Autism Network
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Address:
618 Idaho Street
Elko, NV 89801
Phone: 775-934-6870
Services Provided: Support meetings for parents and grandparents of children with autism. Assistance with finding autism related resources including respite, treatment, and doctors for diagnostic evaluation.
Source: Nevada 2-1-1
Last Updated: 9/6/2018

Gardnerville, NV

1329 Waterloo Lane
Gardnerville, NV 89410
Phone: 775-783-1510
Organization Name: Suicide Prevention Network
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Address:
1329 Waterloo Lane
Gardnerville, NV 89410
Phone: 775-783-1510
Services Provided: Post Traumatic Stress Disorder support group.
Source: Nevada 2-1-1
Last Updated: 6/6/2019

Henderson, NV

2930 Sienna Heights Drive
Henderson, NV 89052
Organization Name: Brain Injury Solutions
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Address:
2930 Sienna Heights Drive
Henderson, NV 89052
Email: info@braininjurysolutions.org
Eligibility: Spouse, parents, family, friends, and caregivers of a brain injury survivor
Services Provided: Giving a place for those affected by brain injury to come together and support each other.  At each meeting we have either guest speakers who come and speak about issues specific to people affected by these challenges or Star Journey survivor stories.  There will be question and answer sessions where guests can lean on each other for support.
Source: Nevada 2-1-1
Last Updated: 11/18/2019

Las Vegas, NV

3191 East Warm Springs Road
Unit B404
Las Vegas, NV 89120
Phone: 702-777-0500
Organization Name: ALS Association Nevada Chapter
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Address:
3191 East Warm Springs Road
Unit B404
Las Vegas, NV 89120
Phone: 702-777-0500
Fax: 702-777-0503
Email: info@alsanv.org
Wheelchair Access: Yes
Eligibility: Residents of Nevada or clients receiving treatment in the state of Nevada diagnosed with ALS.
Services Provided: Hosts monthly clinic and support groups for people with ALS. Offers advocacy for insurance issues and conducts home visits for newly diagnosed patients.
Source: Nevada 2-1-1
Last Updated: 6/26/2018
5165 West Sunset Road
Las Vegas, NV 89118
Phone: 702-631-9009
Organization Name: Blindconnect
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Address:
5165 West Sunset Road
Las Vegas, NV 89118
Phone: 702-631-9009
Fax: 702-646-3452
Email: contact@blindconnect.org
Wheelchair Access: Yes
Eligibility: Individuals affected by vision loss.
Services Provided: Offers a peer support group for legally blind individuals.
Source: Nevada 2-1-1
Last Updated: 8/14/2019
8990 Spanish Ridge Avenue
Suite 100
Las Vegas, NV 89148
Phone: 702-737-1919
Address:
8990 Spanish Ridge Avenue
Suite 100
Las Vegas, NV 89148
Phone: 702-737-1919
Fax: 702-792-2780
Services Provided: Educational, Emotional, and Financial Support to families who have a child diagnosed with cancer.
Source: Nevada Suggest Providers Queue
Last Updated: 2/21/2019
7055 Windy Street
Las Vegas, NV 89119
Phone: 702-368-3328
Address:
7055 Windy Street
Las Vegas, NV 89119
Phone: 702-368-3328
Fax: 702-263-0710
Email: info@featsonv.org
Services Provided: Support meetings to network with other families affected by autism and receive information on local programs.
Source: Nevada 2-1-1
Last Updated: 8/14/2019
401 South Maryland Parkway
Las Vegas, NV 89101
Phone: 702-733-9800
Address:
401 South Maryland Parkway
Las Vegas, NV 89101
Phone: 702-733-9800
Email: rherrera@thecenterlv.org
Wheelchair Access: Yes
Eligibility: Spanish speaking individuals who are HIV positive.
Services Provided: Offers Spanish speaking treatment and medication adherence group at the center. Will learn important topics that will help you reach health goals during a six once a month session. Meets on the last Wednesday of each month.
Source: Nevada 2-1-1
Last Updated: 5/4/2020
401 South Maryland Parkway
Las Vegas, NV 89101
Phone: 702-733-9800
Address:
401 South Maryland Parkway
Las Vegas, NV 89101
Phone: 702-733-9800
Email: TDickey@TheCenterLV.org
Wheelchair Access: Yes
Eligibility: HIV positive persons.
Services Provided: Living Well is a life support group for persons living with HIV/AIDS. All HIV-positive individuals are welcome to attend regardless of age, gender, or history of your HIV diagnosis. If newly diagnosed or a longer-term survivor there is emotional support so as to not feel as though the individual is alone.
Source: Nevada 2-1-1
Last Updated: 5/4/2020
Organization Name: JDRF Southern Nevada
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Address:
5542 South Fort Apache Road
Las Vegas, NV 89148
Phone: 702-732-4795
Fax: 702-732-1635
Email: nevada@jdrf.org
Wheelchair Access: Yes
Services Provided: Provides networking and educational services including advocacy, research worldwide, fundraising activities, printed materials, brochures, and community outreach for type 1 diabetes.
Source: Nevada 2-1-1
Last Updated: 6/6/2019
5542 South Fort Apache Road
Suite 100
Las Vegas, NV 89148
Phone: 702-732-4795
Address:
5542 South Fort Apache Road
Suite 100
Las Vegas, NV 89148
Phone: 702-732-4795
Fax: 702-732-1635
Services Provided: Diabetes Research
Source: Nevada 2-1-1
Last Updated: 6/5/2019
250 North Eastern Avenue
Las Vegas, NV 89101
Phone: 702-383-0600
Organization Name: Nevada Council of the Blind
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Address:
250 North Eastern Avenue
Las Vegas, NV 89101
Phone: 702-383-0600
Email: rickthepolak@embarqmail.com
Eligibility: Visually impaired or friend/family of.
Services Provided: Provides support, resources, open discussion, education about blindness, and scholarship opportunities for vision impaired. Meets at Las Vegas Senior Center on the 3rd Wednesday of each month.
Source: Nevada 2-1-1
Last Updated: 1/19/2018
250 North Eastern Avenue
Las Vegas, NV 89101
Phone: 702-383-0600
Organization Name: Nevada Council of the Blind
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Address:
250 North Eastern Avenue
Las Vegas, NV 89101
Phone: 702-383-0600
Email: rickthepolak@embarqmail.com
Eligibility: Visually impaired or friend/family of.
Services Provided: Provides support, resources, open discussion, education about blindness, and scholarship opportunities for vision impaired. Meets at Las Vegas Senior Center on the 3rd Wednesday of each month.
Source: Nevada 2-1-1
Last Updated: 3/18/2019
2785 South Rainbow Boulevard
Suite 130
Las Vegas, NV 89146
Organization Name: Brain Injury Solutions
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Address:
2785 South Rainbow Boulevard
Suite 130
Las Vegas, NV 89146
Email: info@braininjurysolutions.org
Eligibility: Spouse, parents, family, friends, and caregivers of a brain injury survivor
Services Provided: Giving a place for those affected by brain injury to come together and support each other.  At each meeting we have either guest speakers who come and speak about issues specific to people affected by these challenges or Star Journey survivor stories.  There will be question and answer sessions where guests can lean on each other for support.
Source: Nevada 2-1-1
Last Updated: 11/18/2019
Organization Name: Southern Nevada Health District
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Address:
280 South Decatur Boulevard
Las Vegas, NV 89107
Phone: 702-759-0800
Email: nursing@snhdmail.org
Wheelchair Access: Yes
Eligibility: Diagnosed with HIV.
Services Provided: Offers confidential program that helps people HIV develop a plan to notify sex or needle partners about possible exposure; education on disease transmission and prevention; assist with eligibility for Ryan White program and linkage to HIV provider; offers nurse case management and HIV provider visits for up to six months.
Source: Nevada 2-1-1
Last Updated: 5/5/2020
3186 South Maryland Parkway
Las Vegas, NV 89109
Phone: 702-784-7983
Organization Name: Sunrise Hospital and Medical Center
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Address:
3186 South Maryland Parkway
Las Vegas, NV 89109
Phone: 702-784-7983
Services Provided: Support group for persons who have suffered a stroke.
Source: Nevada 2-1-1
Last Updated: 9/13/2018
3186 South Maryland Parkway
Las Vegas, NV 89109
Phone: 702-731-8115
Organization Name: Sunrise Hospital and Medical Center
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Address:
3186 South Maryland Parkway
Las Vegas, NV 89109
Phone: 702-731-8115
Services Provided: Support group for persons with seizure disorders.
Source: Nevada 2-1-1
Last Updated: 9/13/2018

North Las Vegas, NV

3552 West Cheyenne Avenue
Suite 130
North Las Vegas, NV 89032
Phone: 702-431-6333
Organization Name: American Lung Association in Nevada
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Address:
3552 West Cheyenne Avenue
Suite 130
North Las Vegas, NV 89032
Phone: 702-431-6333
Email: nvinfo@lungs.org
Wheelchair Access: Yes
Services Provided: Educational support group for adults, their families, and caregivers who have COPD or other lung health conditions.
Source: Nevada 2-1-1
Last Updated: 1/23/2020

Pahrump, NV

1370 West Basin Avenue
Pahrump, NV 89041
Phone: 702-383-0600
Organization Name: Nevada Council of the Blind
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Address:
1370 West Basin Avenue
Pahrump, NV 89041
Phone: 702-383-0600
Email: rickthepolak@embarqmail.com
Eligibility: Visually impaired or friend/family of.
Services Provided: Provides support, resources, open discussion, education about blindness, and scholarship opportunities for vision impaired. Meets at Pahrump Senior Center on the 4th Wednesday of each month.
Source: Nevada 2-1-1
Last Updated: 1/19/2018
Organization Name: Nevada Council of the Blind
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Address:
1370 West Basin Avenue
Pahrump, NV 89041
Phone: 702-383-0600
Email: rickthepolak@embarqmail.com
Eligibility: Visually impaired or friend/family of.
Services Provided: Provides support, resources, open discussion, education about blindness, and scholarship opportunities for vision impaired. Meets at Pahrump Senior Center on the last Wednesday of each month.
Source: Nevada 2-1-1
Last Updated: 6/6/2019
1020 East Wilson Road
Unit 13 and 14
Pahrump, NV 89048
Phone: 702-516-0847
Organization Name: Pahrump Disability Outreach Program
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Address:
1020 East Wilson Road
Unit 13 and 14
Pahrump, NV 89048
Phone: 702-516-0847
Email: staff@pdop.info
Eligibility: Children with disabilities.
Services Provided: Provides support for children with disabilities and their families. Support group/quarterly meetings.
Source: Nevada 2-1-1
Last Updated: 9/6/2018

Reno, NV

100 Washington Street
Reno, NV 89503
Phone: 775-786-5886
Address:
100 Washington Street
Reno, NV 89503
Phone: 775-786-5886
Fax: 775-786-5893
Email: adminasst@acceptonline.org
Wheelchair Access: Yes
Eligibility: Must be HIV positive or a person with living with AIDS or a friend/loved one of an HIV for the HIV Support Services.
Services Provided: Offers a support group for men and women living with HIV/AIDS. Program provides services that educate clients with HIV/AIDS about HIV transmission and how to reduce the risk of HIV transmission. This includes the provision of information; including dissemination about medical and psychosocial support services and counseling to help clients improve their health status.
Source: Nevada 2-1-1
Last Updated: 11/18/2019
Organization Name: American Cancer Society
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Address:
630 Sierra Rose Drive
Suite 1A
Reno, NV 89511
Toll Free Phone: 800-228-2345
Services Provided: Nationwide community-based voluntary organization dedicated to eliminating cancer as a major health risk through research, education, advocacy.
Source: Nevada Suggest Providers Queue
Last Updated: 6/5/2019
10615 Double R Boulevard
Suite 100
Reno, NV 89521
Phone: 775-829-5864
Organization Name: American Lung Association of Nevada
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Address:
10615 Double R Boulevard
Suite 100
Reno, NV 89521
Phone: 775-829-5864
Toll Free Phone: 800-586-4872
Services Provided: Fights lung disease in all its forms, with special emphasis on asthma, tobacco control and environmental health.
Source: Nevada Suggest Providers Queue
Last Updated: 6/5/2019
1575 Delucchi Lane
Reno, NV 89502
Phone: 775-827-2298
Organization Name: Circle of Life Hospice
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Address:
1575 Delucchi Lane
Reno, NV 89502
Phone: 775-827-2298
Fax: 775-824-3860
Email: gjohnson@colhospice.com
Wheelchair Access: Yes
Services Provided: Offers bereavement support groups and classes for those who are grieving.
Source: Nevada 2-1-1
Last Updated: 11/18/2019
Organization Name: Nevada PEP
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Address:
4600 Kietzke Lane
Reno, NV 89502
Phone: 775-448-9950
Email: pepinfo@nvpep.org
Wheelchair Access: Yes
Eligibility: Families with children with mental health needs.
Services Provided: As the designated Statewide Family Network, Nevada PEP helps families with children with mental health needs. PEP representatives assist families in advocating for their children to access services, information, support, and resources.
Source: Nevada 2-1-1
Last Updated: 8/30/2018
Organization Name: Head Injury Association of Northern Nevada
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Address:
Reno, NV
Phone: 775-830-4261
Email: info@hiann.org
Eligibility: Anyone with a traumatic or acquired brain injury , caregivers, family, friend, and professionals serving TBI clients
Services Provided: Head Injury Association of Northern Nevada offers over 50 programs and events during the year, typically 4-6 per month, for our members. These services include cognitive training classes, physical fitness programs with personal trainers, art classes, yoga classes, trips to the Shakespeare Festival at Lake Tahoe, attending sporting events, and a variety of other educational and social activities. The cost of membership is $25 per year and all events are offered to members and their caregivers/family at no additional cost. Head Injury Association of Northern Nevada offers support services to traumatic brain injury survivors and their family at these events in various ways including discussions during selected meetings and introductions to Board Members with specific experiences in different areas of interest.&nbsp;<br />&nbsp;
Source: Nevada 2-1-1
Last Updated: 8/14/2019
PO Box 13383
Reno, NV 89507
Phone: 775-453-9262
Organization Name: JUSTin HOPE Foundation
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Address:
PO Box 13383
Reno, NV 89507
Phone: 775-453-9262
Email: justinhopefoundation@gmail.com
Eligibility: First responders.
Services Provided: Trains first responders on identifying the signs of autism and other related conditions. How to effectively interact with those individuals.
Source: Nevada 2-1-1
Last Updated: 1/19/2018
PO Box 13383
Reno, NV 89507
Phone: 775-453-9262
Organization Name: JUSTin HOPE Foundation
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Address:
PO Box 13383
Reno, NV 89507
Phone: 775-453-9262
Email: justinhopefoundation@gmail.com
Eligibility: All families affected by autism.
Services Provided: Coordinates meetings of families who have similar needs as well as provide resources. Offers parent to parent support and education.
Source: Nevada 2-1-1
Last Updated: 1/19/2018
Organization Name: Nevada Diabetes Association (NDA)
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Address:
18 Stewart Street
Reno, NV 89501
Phone: 775-856-3839
Toll Free Phone: 800-379-3839
Fax: 775-348-7591
Services Provided: NDA offers services including camp, programs, diabetes awareness programs, information, English and Spanish material resources and referrals.
Source: Nevada Suggest Providers Queue
Last Updated: 6/5/2019
3550 Barron Way
Suite 9A
Reno, NV 89511
Phone: 775-825-0888
Address:
3550 Barron Way
Suite 9A
Reno, NV 89511
Phone: 775-825-0888
Fax: 775-825-4726
Email: info@nvchildrenscancer.org
Eligibility: Current resident of Northern Nevada or have been an NNCCF child between the ages of 15 and 25. Cancer survivor or currently in treatment for cancer.
Services Provided: Provides scholarships and encouragement to young patients and survivors as they receive cancer treatment, survive cancer, pursue higher education, and seek to return to a sense of normalcy in their lives.
Source: Nevada 2-1-1
Last Updated: 5/5/2020
4600 Kietzke Lane
Reno, NV 89502
Phone: 775-448-9950
Organization Name: Nevada PEP
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Address:
4600 Kietzke Lane
Reno, NV 89502
Phone: 775-448-9950
Wheelchair Access: Yes
Eligibility: Families with children with disabilities and mental health needs.
Services Provided: Offers support groups for families with children with disabilities and mental health needs in English and Spanish. The monthly meetings are an opportunity for families to share their experiences and ideas with other families. Each meeting covers a different topic and PEP representatives are there to answer questions and provide information.
Source: Nevada 2-1-1
Last Updated: 8/30/2018

Winnemucca, NV

3170 Sherwood Drive
Winnemucca, NV 89445
Phone: 775-304-2988
Address:
3170 Sherwood Drive
Winnemucca, NV 89445
Phone: 775-304-2988
Email: gini.cunningham@sbcglobal.net
Services Provided: Provides information, education, and support to assist residents as they age-in-place. Services are provided as needed and at monthly meetings.
Source: Nevada 2-1-1
Last Updated: 3/18/2019

Nationwide

Address:
950 Pennsylvania Ave NW
Washington, DC 20210
Phone: 800-514-0301
TDD: 800-514-0383
Toll Free Phone: 800-514-0301
Fax: 202-307-1198
Services Provided: Provides Information and Referral literature/materials

ADA Implementation Assistance
Accessibility Related Standards/Legislation Compliance
Assistive Technology Equipment
Group Advocacy
Information and Referral
Issue Advocacy
Labor and Employment Law
Legislative Advocacy
Library Services
Protection and Advocacy for Individuals with Disabilities
Source: Nationwide Suggest Providers Queue
Last Updated: 1/9/2020
Address:
PO Box 524
Crown Point, IN 46308
Phone: 219-789-9874
Toll Free Phone: 800-328-8476
Email: info@aspergersyndrome.org
Eligibility: Open to all.
Services Provided: An online resource for families, individuals, and medical professionals who deal with the challenges of Autism and Autism Spectrum Disorders.
Source: Nationwide Suggest Providers Queue
Last Updated: 4/18/2019
Organization Name: 5p- (five p minus) Society
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Address:
6229 Eckleson Street
Lakewood, CA 90713
Phone: 888-970-0777
Toll Free Phone: 888-970-0777
Fax: 562-920-5240
Eligibility: Parents and health care providers of children with Cri Du Chat syndrome.
Services Provided: Provides information, communication, and support groups to families having a child with 5P- Syndrome and to spread awareness and education to the families and their service providers. This syndrome is a chromosomal deletion disorder that results in intellectual and developmental issues in children.
Source: Nationwide Suggest Providers Queue
Last Updated: 1/6/2020
4601 Presidents Drive Ste 300
Lanham, MD 20706
Phone: 301-306-7070
Organization Name: CHADD
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Address:
4601 Presidents Drive Ste 300
Lanham, MD 20706
Phone: 301-306-7070
Fax: 301-306-7090
Email: Affiliate_Services@chadd.org
Eligibility: Open to the public, children and adults with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder, ADHD.
Services Provided: Provides an online clearinghouse for the latest evidence-based information and resources on ADHD. The National Resource Center on ADHD is a program of CHADD, Children and Adults with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder. Find an affiliate using the website locator.
Provider Profiles: Internet based resource
Source: Nationwide Suggest Providers Queue
Last Updated: 11/27/2019
Address:
300 Rosewood Drive Suite 105
Danvers, MA 01923
Phone: 978-463-5843
Fax: 978-463-5809
Eligibility: Those affected by scleroderma and their families.
Services Provided: Raise funds and awareness for support, education and research.
Provides educational and emotional support, stimulates and support research designed to identify the cause and cure for scleroderma, and improve methods of treatment; and enhances the public's awareness of this disease.
Chapters and Support Groups may be located in Resources.
Source: Nationwide Suggest Providers Queue
Last Updated: 1/9/2020
Address:
PO Box 1102
Olney, MD 20830
Toll Free Phone: 877-588-7904
Fax: 630-604-6078
Email: thyca@thyca.org
Eligibility: Thyroid cancer patients, survivors, caregivers and medical professionals.
Services Provided: Provides current information about thyroid cancer and support services available to people at any stage of testing, treatment, or lifelong monitoring for thyroid cancer, as well as their caregivers. Use website to find a support group in your area.
Source: Nationwide Suggest Providers Queue
Last Updated: 12/2/2019