Local Support Groups, Disability/Diag

Description: 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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NV

Carson City, NV

1535 Medical Parkway
Carson City, NV 89703
Phone: 775-445-7500
Organization Name: Carson Tahoe Regional Medical Center
Address: 1535 Medical Parkway
Carson City, NV 89703
Phone: 775-445-7500
Email: info@carsontahoe.org
Wheelchair Accessible: 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.
Original Source: Nevada 2-1-1
Last Updated: 8/14/2019
3680 Highway 395 South
Carson City, NV 89705
Phone: 775-830-4261
Organization Name: Head Injury Association of Northern Nevada
Address: 3680 Highway 395 South
Carson City, NV 89705
Phone: 775-830-4261
Email: info@hiann.org
Wheelchair Accessible: Yes
Services Provided: Offers a support group meeting once a month for individuals that have had traumatic brain injuries including their families, caregivers and professionals. Meeting are held at Shepherd of the Sierra Lutheran Church.
Original Source: Nevada 2-1-1
Last Updated: 3/19/2019

Elko, NV

618 Idaho Street
Elko, NV 89801
Phone: 775-934-6870
Organization Name: Northern Nevada Autism Network
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.
Original 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
Address: 1329 Waterloo Lane
Gardnerville, NV 89410
Phone: 775-783-1510
Services Provided: Post Traumatic Stress Disorder support group.
Original Source: Nevada 2-1-1
Last Updated: 6/6/2019

Las Vegas, NV

3191 East Warm Springs Road
Unit B404
Las Vegas, NV 89120
Phone: 702-777-0500
Organization Name: ALS Association Nevada Chapter
Address: 3191 East Warm Springs Road
Unit B404
Las Vegas, NV 89120
Phone: 702-777-0500
Fax: 702-777-0503
Email: info@alsanv.org
Eligibility: Residents of Nevada or clients receiving treatment in the state of Nevada diagnosed with ALS.
Wheelchair Accessible: Yes
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.
Original 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
Address: 5165 West Sunset Road
Las Vegas, NV 89118
Phone: 702-631-9009
Fax: 702-646-3452
Email: contact@blindconnect.org
Eligibility: Individuals affected by vision loss.
Wheelchair Accessible: Yes
Services Provided: Offers a peer support group for legally blind individuals.
Original 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.
Original 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.
Original Source: Nevada 2-1-1
Last Updated: 8/14/2019
630 South Rancho Drive
Las Vegas, NV 89106
Phone: 702-564-2453
Address: 630 South Rancho Drive
Las Vegas, NV 89106
Phone: 702-564-2453
Fax: 702-527-5353
Email: programs@grantagiftautismfoundation.org
Eligibility: Children and youth who are siblings of those diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder
Services Provided: A social program designed for children and youth who are siblings of those diagnosed with autism spectrum disorders. Utilizing strategies to promote positivity and building friendships throughout each session, this program strives to make siblings feel unique in their own way while developing a more thorough understanding of autism.
Original Source: Nevada 2-1-1
Last Updated: 3/19/2019
Organization Name: Southern Nevada Health District
Address: 280 South Decatur Boulevard
Las Vegas, NV 89107
Phone: 702-759-0800
Email: nursing@snhdmail.org
Eligibility: Diagnosed with HIV.
Wheelchair Accessible: Yes
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.
Original Source: Nevada 2-1-1
Last Updated: 9/13/2018
Organization Name: JDRF Southern Nevada
Address: 5542 South Fort Apache Road
Las Vegas, NV 89148
Phone: 702-732-4795
Fax: 702-732-1635
Email: nevada@jdrf.org
Wheelchair Accessible: Yes
Services Provided: Provides networking and educational services including advocacy, research worldwide, fundraising activities, printed materials, brochures, and community outreach for type 1 diabetes.
Original 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
Original 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
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.
Original Source: Nevada 2-1-1
Last Updated: 1/19/2018
Organization Name: Nevada Council of the Blind
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.
Original Source: Nevada 2-1-1
Last Updated: 3/18/2019
3186 South Maryland Parkway
Las Vegas, NV 89109
Phone: 702-784-7983
Organization Name: Sunrise Hospital and Medical Center
Address: 3186 South Maryland Parkway
Las Vegas, NV 89109
Phone: 702-784-7983
Services Provided: Support group for persons who have suffered a stroke.
Original 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
Address: 3186 South Maryland Parkway
Las Vegas, NV 89109
Phone: 702-731-8115
Services Provided: Support group for persons with seizure disorders.
Original 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
Address: 3552 West Cheyenne Avenue
Suite 130
North Las Vegas, NV 89032
Phone: 702-431-6333
Email: nvinfo@lungs.org
Wheelchair Accessible: Yes
Services Provided: Educational support group for adults, their families, and caregivers who have COPD or other lung health conditions.
Original Source: Nevada 2-1-1
Last Updated: 6/6/2019

Pahrump, NV

1370 West Basin Avenue
Pahrump, NV 89041
Phone: 702-383-0600
Organization Name: Nevada Council of the Blind
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.
Original Source: Nevada 2-1-1
Last Updated: 1/19/2018
Organization Name: Nevada Council of the Blind
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.
Original 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
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.
Original Source: Nevada 2-1-1
Last Updated: 9/6/2018

Reno, NV

1575 Delucchi Lane
Reno, NV 89502
Phone: 702-777-0500
Organization Name: ALS Association Nevada Chapter
Address: 1575 Delucchi Lane
Reno, NV 89502
Phone: 702-777-0500
Fax: 702-777-0503
Email: info@alsanv.org
Eligibility: Residents of Nevada or clients receiving treatment in the state of Nevada diagnosed with ALS.
Wheelchair Accessible: Yes
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.
Original Source: Nevada 2-1-1
Last Updated: 6/26/2018
Organization Name: American Cancer Society
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.
Original 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
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.
Original Source: Nevada Suggest Providers Queue
Last Updated: 6/5/2019
1301 Cordone Avenue
Reno, NV 89502
Phone: 775-501-0056
Organization Name: Down Syndrome Network of Northern Nevada
Address: 1301 Cordone Avenue
Reno, NV 89502
Phone: 775-501-0056
Email: DSNNNInfo@gmail.com
Eligibility: Individuals and family associated with Down Syndrome
Wheelchair Accessible: Yes
Services Provided: Offers support groups for families and friends of people with Down Syndrome. Meeting topics cover a wide-range of information of interest to the Down syndrome community and include educational speakers, opportunities for focused conversation and time for connection through shared experience. Childcare available.
Original Source: Nevada 2-1-1
Last Updated: 3/19/2019
Organization Name: Nevada PEP
Address: 4600 Kietzke Lane
Reno, NV 89502
Phone: 775-448-9950
Email: pepinfo@nvpep.org
Eligibility: Families with children with mental health needs.
Wheelchair Accessible: Yes
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.
Original Source: Nevada 2-1-1
Last Updated: 8/30/2018
10101 Double R Boulevard
Reno, NV 89521
Phone: 775-830-4261
Organization Name: Head Injury Association of Northern Nevada
Address: 10101 Double R Boulevard
Reno, NV 89521
Phone: 775-830-4261
Email: info@hiann.org
Wheelchair Accessible: Yes
Services Provided: Offers a support group meeting once a month for individuals that have had traumatic brain injuries including their families, caregivers and professionals. Meeting are held at and Reno Renown Hospital South.
Original Source: Nevada 2-1-1
Last Updated: 3/19/2019
Organization Name: Head Injury Association of Northern Nevada
Address: Reno, NV
Phone: 775-830-4261
Email: info@hiann.org
Eligibility: Brain injury survivors, friends, family, caregivers and professionals treating brain injuries.
Services Provided: Services for brain injury survivors including cognitive classes, support groups, education, social events, volunteering, physical fitness, and raising public safety awareness.
Original Source: Nevada 2-1-1
Last Updated: 5/13/2019
Organization Name: Head Injury Association of Northern Nevada
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;
Original Source: Nevada 2-1-1
Last Updated: 8/14/2019
100 Washington Street, Suite 250
Reno, NV 89503
Phone: 775-786-5886
Organization Name: ACCEPT
Address: 100 Washington Street, Suite 250
Reno, NV 89503
Phone: 775-786-5886
Fax: 775-786-5893
Email: adminasst@acceptonline.org
Eligibility: Must be HIV positive or a person living with AIDS or a friend/loved one of an HIV positive person.
Wheelchair Accessible: Yes
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.
Original Source: Nevada 2-1-1
Last Updated: 2/4/2019
PO Box 13383
Reno, NV 89507
Phone: 775-453-9262
Organization Name: JUSTin HOPE Foundation
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.
Original 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
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.
Original Source: Nevada 2-1-1
Last Updated: 1/19/2018
Organization Name: Nevada Diabetes Association (NDA)
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.
Original 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.
Original Source: Nevada 2-1-1
Last Updated: 8/14/2019
4600 Kietzke Lane
Reno, NV 89502
Phone: 775-448-9950
Organization Name: Nevada PEP
Address: 4600 Kietzke Lane
Reno, NV 89502
Phone: 775-448-9950
Eligibility: Families with children with disabilities and mental health needs.
Wheelchair Accessible: Yes
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.
Original 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.
Original Source: Nevada 2-1-1
Last Updated: 3/18/2019

Nationwide

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.
Original Source: Nationwide Suggest Providers Queue
Last Updated: 4/18/2019
Organization Name: 5p- (five p minus) Society
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.
Original Source: Nationwide Suggest Providers Queue
Last Updated: 6/20/2019
4601 Presidents Drive Ste 300
Lanham, MD 20706
Phone: 301-306-7070
Organization Name: CHADD
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.
Provider Profiles: Internet based resource
Original Source: Nationwide Suggest Providers Queue
Last Updated: 8/8/2019