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NLN Support Group Network

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If you are an NLN member with a free ongoing support group, or are in the process of starting one, let us know. Just fill in a Support Group Listing Application and submit it to the NLN. New submissions will appear in the next issue of LymphLink, the NLN newsletter, following receipt of the completed form.

Please note: treatment facilities/businesses that offer (or sponsor) support groups must be active NLN Affiliate Members to qualify for inclusion in this listing.

Online Support Groups

The NLN is proud to announce the launch of our new online support community through inspire.com. It is a great place to connect with other patients, caregivers and even medical professionals in the lymphedema community. Inspire.com is free for everyone and we hope that you will take part and help us grow!
http://lymphnet.inspire.com/

Lymphedema Lifeline Foundation Online Support Group
http://www.lymphedemalifeline.org

US Support Groups

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ALASKA

Lymphedema Education Class

(907) 212-6872

3rd Wednesday of each month

Anchorage, AK

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ARIZONA

Living With Lymphedema

(480) 323-1100 Option 5

4th Monday, Monthly

Scottsdale, AZ

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Inflammation Drainage Support Group

(630) 448-4823

Tuesday

Tempe, AZ

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ARKANSAS

River Valley Lymphedema Support Group

(479) 242-9277

2nd Monday, Each month

Ft. Smith, AR

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CALIFORNIA

Lymphedema Support Group

(661) 288-5925

Last Monday each month from 4:00pm to 5:00pm (except June, July and December)

Mission Hills, CA

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Lymph Luminaries

(805) 652-5459

3rd Tuesday, 12-1pm

Ventura, CA

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Marin Lymphedema Information & Support Group

(415) 924-1699

 (call)monthly

Greenbrae, CA

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Lymphedema Support Group

(415) 600-3383

once a month, 3rd Wed 6-7pm (call ahead to RSVP)

CPMC Pacific Campus SF- 2351 Clay St. Rm 137 San Francisco, CA

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Santa Cruz Lymphedema Education and Support Group

(831) 457-7082

2nd Wednesday each month

Santa Cruz, CA

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Lymphedema Support Group

(714) 420-0233

4th Thursday e/o month 7-9pm

200 S Main St - Orange, CA

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Lymphedema Maintenance and Support Group

(559) 261-9775

2nd Friday, e/o month 2-4pm

Fresno. CA

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Lymphedema Support Group

(949) 716-1800

1st Monday each month, 7-8pm

Laguna Hills, CA

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Greater LA-Area LE Resources (PHONE SUPPORT)

selcerroscilla [at] comcast [dot] net

Los Angeles, CA

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Redding Lymphedema Support Group

(530) 241-1900

2nd Saturday even months

Redding, CA

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Lymphedema Support Group

(925) 933-0107

mstauffer [at] cancersupport [dot] net

First Saturdays, Even Months

Walnut Creek, CA

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COLORADO

Lymphedema Lifeline Foundation (Virtual)

(970) 755-0284

Virtual

Mesa, CO

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Longmont Lymphedema Support Group

(303) 651-5188

Quarterly 6-8pm

Longmont, CO

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FLORIDA

Aventura Lymphedema Chat

(305) 937-5802

2nd Tuesday

Aventura, FL

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Healing The Generations

(727) 535-7646

Last Friday

Clearwater, FL - on site at Healing the Generations

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The Lymphedema Project

(407) 709-1008

Third Wednesday

Orlando, FL (various locations)

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Lymphedema Support Group and One Senior Place

(321) 751-6771

Third Tuesday

Viera, FL

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GEORGIA

Southern Georgia Lymphedema Support Group

(229) 482-3427

Second Tuesday

Lakeland, GA

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Lighthouse Lymphedema Network

(770) 442-1317

Quarterly Open Forum Meetings

Various locations in Greater Atlanta, GA

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HAWAII

Kapi'olani Womens Center Lymphedema Support Group

(808) 527-2588

Kapi’olani Women’s Center
5th Floor Conference Room

Honolulu, HI

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ILLINOIS

Barrington Northwest Area Lymphedema Support Group

(847) 620-4571

(Quarterly- call for specific dates)

Barrington, IL

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Lymphedema Support Group of Chicago

(312) 640-2473

Last Tuesday

Chicago, IL

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Inflammation Drainage Support Group

(630) 448-4823

Second Sunday

Downer's Grove, IL

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Living Well With Lymphedema Support Group

(630) 262-1111

Monday, Quarterly (call for meeting times)

Northwestern Cancer Center, 4405 Weaver Parkway, Warrenville, IL

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Lymphedema Support Group

(618) 281-6681

First Wednesday of every month at 10:30am

Columbia, IL

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Inflammation Drainage Support Group

(630) 448-4823

Fourth Friday

Wheaton, IL

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Palos Lymphedema Support Group

(708) 923-5050

Quarterly (call for dates)

Palos Heights, IL

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IOWA

Lymphedema Support Group

(515) 490-7324

Even Months 1st monday 6:00-7:30pm

Mercy Katzmannn Breast Center - Conf Rm Clive, IA

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KANSAS

Olathe Medical Center Lymphedema Support Group

(913) 791-4325

2nd Tuesday of Jan, Apr, Jul, Oct

Olathe, KS

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KENTUCKY

Norton Cancer Institute Lymphedema Program

(502) 629-4062

4th Wed Each Month, 6:30-7:30pm

Norton Medical Plaza    111 St Matthews Campus Classroom 1A

Louisville, KY

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LOUISIANA

Baton Rouge General Medical Center- Lymphedema Support Group

(225) 763-4051

E/O first Tuesday

Baton Rouge General Medical Center- Mid City campus in Wellness
room- 4th floor,  3401 North Blvd., entrance 4

Baton Rouge, LA

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MASSACHUSETTS

Sturdy Memorial Hospital Lymphedema Support Group

(508) 236-7380

Third Wednesday, Every Other Month 11am

Attleboro, MA

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MARYLAND

Doctors Community Hospital Lymphedema Support Group

(301) 552-8144

quarterly, 3rd or 4th Wednesday

Lanham, MD

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MAINE

Lymphedema Support and Education Group

(207) 400-8520

first Wednesday of January, March, May, September, November (*unless that is a major holiday, then it will be the second Wednesday) at Noon

Cancer Community Center - Mercy Hospital

Portland, ME

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MISSOURI

St. Louis Lymphedema Support Group

(314) 238-3000

Wednesday

St. Louis, MO

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MISSISSIPPI

LEAP: Lymphedema Education and Prevention

(601) 974-6243

Quarterly on second Tuesday

Jackson, MS

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NEW HAMPSHIRE

Lymphedema Support Group

(603) 641-6700

Call for Meeting Times

Manchester, NH

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NEW JERSEY

 Meridian Lymphedema Support Group

(732) 530-2245

Quarterly - call for schedule

Riverview Medical Center - Red Bank, NJ

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The Pea Pod: In It Together

(732) 222-8556

1st Tues every month

West Long Branch, NJ

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Living with Lymphedema at the Short

(609) 653-3512

2nd Thursday,s, even months

Somers Point, NJ

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NEVADA

Lymphedema Mavens

(702) 494-7355

4th Wednesdays, 5:30-7:30pm

MARBEYA BUSINESS PARK - 6655 W Sahara Ave, Bldg 200B LasVegas, NV - conference room

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NEW YORK

Lymphedema Awareness Network of Rochester

milttoast [at] gmail [dot] com

2nd Wednesday each month, 5:30pm

Rochester, NY

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Western New York Women's Lymphedema Support Group

(Women / Caregivers of Women -only)

716-908-4149

jmcouryfrake [at] yahoo [dot] com

First Wednesdays, 5:45-7 PM

Rochester, NY

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SHARE Lymphedema Support Group

(844) 275-74273 (ASK-SHARE)

Every Other month

New York, NY

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OHIO

Lymphedema Support Group

lymphedema [dot] sg [at] gmail [dot] com

2nd Monday Each Month

Dayton, OH

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UH Geauga Medical Center Lymphedema Support Group

(440) 285-6889

3rd Wednesday each month

Concord (Painesville), OH

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NorthEast Ohio Lymphedema Support

(330) 441-6465

Meetings TBD & via Webinar

Fairview, OH

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OREGON

Legacy Cancer Services Lymphedema Support

(503) 413-7284

2nd Tuesday 4-530pm

Portland, OR

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PENNSYLVANIA

Doylestown Hospital Lymphedema Support Group

(215) 345-2894

Every 3rd wed - may/aug/nov/feb- cancer support community of greatrer philadelphia - doylestown

Doylestown, PA

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Centers for Rehab Services Lymphedema Education Seminar

(724) 742-9770

Spring and Fall - contact for dates

Pittsburgh, PA

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RHODE ISLAND

Program in Womens Oncology Lymphedema Support Group

(401) 274-1122  47280

First Thursday of every Month

Providence, RI

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SOUTH CAROLINA

Upstate Monarchs

(864) 214-6006

Wednesdays or Thursdays

Greenville, SC

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[Local South Carolina LE resources].

(843) 651-5398

Murrells Inlet, SC

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Palmetto Health Lymphedema Support Group

(803) 296-3564

2nd Thursday 11-12pm (not July) Ground Elvel Mtg Rm 2

Columbia, SC

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TENNESSEE

Lymphedema Awareness Network of East Tennessee

(865) 607-3476

Tuesdays

Knoxville, TN (Library)

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Lymphedema Support Community

(615) 579-6629

2nd Wednesday, 6pm

Nashville, TN

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TEXAS

Austin Lymphedema Peer Support Group

(512) 578-5127

Third Thursday

Austin, TX (call for location)

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Kim's Lymphedema Support Group

903-910-7866

First Sunday, each month 7pm at Dairy Queen in Mabank

Mabank, TX

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H.O.P.E. (Helping Out People with Edema)

(281) 242-5807

Not recurring - Events scheduled at random

Sugar Land, TX

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The Lymphedema Support Group of Greater East Texas

(903) 844-6191 (Marian)

1st Wednesday of every month from 9:00 - 11:00 am

Tyler Rose Garden,  Azalea Room 420 Rose Park Dr.

Tyler, TX

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WASHINGTON

Swell Group

(425) 688-5905

Wednessday

Bellvue, WA

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Northwest Lymphedema Center

(206) 575-7775

Saturday- Quarterly

Kent, WA

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Lymphedema Support Group

(253) 545-2675

Second Wednesday each month, at Dr. Richard C Ostenson Cancer Center - Conference Room

Puyallup, WA

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Lymphedema Support Group

(206) 229-8537

Second Saturday each month, at Cancer Lifeline Dorothy O’Brien Center, MP Room 6522 Fremont Avenue North

Seattle, WA

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WEST VIRGINIA

Lymphedema Support Group o Fmon General Hospital

(304) 285-1460

Wednesday in March, May, July, Ovtober

Morgantown, WV

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WISCONSIN

Lymphomaniacs

(608) 364-2337

Wednesdays every other month

Beloit, WI

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International Support Groups

AUSTRALIA

Hobart - Tasmanian Lymphoedema Support Group
Write to: 58 Doyle Ave, Lenah Valley Tas 7008 AUSTRALIA
Phone: 002 283708
Monthly

CANADA

ONTARIO - Lymphovenous Association of Ontario
Contact: Anna Kennedy 
4161 Dundas Street West, Toronto, ONT CANADA M8X 1Y2
Tel: 416-410-2250 or Toll Free: 877-723-0033
Email: lymphontario [at] yahoo [dot] com

ONTARIO - Lymphovenous Canada
Contact: Cathy McPherson
8 Silver Ave, Toronto, ONT CANADA M6R 1X8
Tel: 416-533-2428
Email: info [at] lymphovenous-canada [dot] ca

QUEBEC - The Lymphedema Association of Quebec
Montreal, Quebec, CANADA
Tel: 514-979-2463

ISRAEL

Israel Lymphedema Association
c/o Mrs. Silvia Avital
Burla Street 30, Tel Aviv, ISRAEL 69364
Tel: 011-972-03-699-2410
Email: silvia_a [at] walla [dot] com

Tel-Aviv Lymphedema Support Group
Contact: Ruthi Peleg
6 Weizmann St., Tel Aviv ISRAEL 642339
Tel: 011-972-3-670-4206

NEW ZEALAND

Auckland Cancer Society Lymphedema Support Group
Contact: Jenny Bartley
c/o Panmure Physiotherapy
204 Queens Rd., Panmure Auckland 1006 NEW ZEALAND
Tel: 09-527-7899
Email: bartley [at] ihug [dot] co [dot] nz
Quarterly

PANAMA

Panama City
Contact: Myrna McLaughlin Anderson
Casa D 25, Suite 1, San Francisco
Panama, Republic of Panama
Tel: 011-507-226-7062

jmcouryfrake [at] yahoo [dot] com
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