Support Groups

APDA Connecticut Chapter Support Groups

Avon

When: Meets the 4th Wednesday each month at 3:00 PM
Where: The Residence at Brookside, 117 Simsbury Road, Avon
Contact: Krisztina Jarai,  860-470-8268

Bridgeport

When: Meets the last Tuesday of the month at 12:00 PM
Where: Ahlbin Rehabilitation Center, 226 Mill Hill Ave., Bridgeport
Contact: Paul Scelza, 203-384-3340

When: Meets the last Thursday each month at 1:00PM.
Where: The Watermark 3030 Park Ave. Bridgeport
Contact: Susan Kennedy, 203-373-6111

Brooklyn

When: Meets the first Monday of the month at 2:00 PM
Where: Creamery Brook Village, 36 Vina Lane, Brooklyn
Contact: Victor Gregoire, 860-774-6143

Darien

When: Meets the 2nd Friday of the month at 11:oo AM
Where: Atria Darien, 50 Ledge Road, Darien
Contact: Ilene Sumberg, MSW, LCSW – 203-662-1090

East Windsor

When: Meets 3rd Wednesday of the month at 1:30 pm
Where: Fresh River Healthcare, 96 Prospect Hill Rd., East Windsor
Contact: Heather Bale, Community Liaison, 860-670-3430

Ellington

When: Meets the 3rd Friday each month at 10:30 AM.
Where: Ellington Library: 93 Main St. Ellington
Contact: Sarah Johnson, 860-870-6388

Enfield

New meetings starting September 10, 2019.

When: Meets the 2nd Tuesday each month at 10:00 AM.
Where: Enfield Senior Center, 299 Elm St., Enfield
Contact: Heather Bale, 860-623-9846 hbale@freshriverhealthcare.com 
Care Partner Support Group
When: Meets the 2nd Tuesday each month at 11:00 AM. (Care Partner Support)
Where: Enfield Senior Center, 299 Elm St., Enfield
Contact: Heather Bale,  860-623-9846 

Fairfield

When: The last Monday each month at 6:00 PM.
Where: Sturges Ridge of Fairfield, 448 Mill Plain Road, Fairfield
Contact: Bernadette Plescia, 203-774-9740

Fairfield County

When: Meets the 3rd Tuesday each month at 7:00 PM.-Shakers Anonymous Group
What/Where: “Young Onset & Young at Heart” – New Canaan YMCA: 564 South Ave
Contact:   www.shakersanonymous.org/  Lynn, Hagerbrant@gmail.com – 203-253-0002

Farmington

When: Meets the 2nd Friday of the month at 10:30 AM
Where: Anthology of Farmington, 1 Bridgewater Road, Farmington
Contact: Holly Seymour, 860-507-7715

Glastonbury

When: Meets the 2nd Tuesday of the Month at 11:00 AM.
Where: The Hearth at Glastonbury, 281 Western Blvd., Glastonbury
Contact: Sue York, 860-430-9938

Guilford

When: First Tuesday each month at 12:00 PM.
Where: VNA Community Healthcare: 753 Boston Post Rd, Guilford
Contact: Kathleen Eagle, (203) 458-4284
Care Partner Support
When: Second Thursday of the month at 10:30 am
Where: VNA Community Healthcare: 753 Boston Post Rd., Guilford
Contact: Jenna Weinberg, jweinberg@vna_commh.org

Hebron

When: Meets the 2nd Monday of each month at 4:30 PM
Where: Colebrook Village at Hebron, 55 John E. Horton Blvd., Hebron
Contact: Pamela Atwood, 860-798-0369

Young Onset Group-NEW MEETING LOCATION!
When: Meets the first Tuesday of each month at 6:30 PM
Where: Hartford Healthcare Offices, 35 Talcottville Rd., Suite 3, Vernon
Contact: Pamela Atwood, 860-798-0369

Milford

When: Meets the 3rd Wednesday each month at 1:00PM.
Where: St Mary’s Church Hall: 70 Gulf St Milford
Contact: Terry Swan, RN,  203-874-5070

Mystic

When: Meets the 3rd Wednesday each month from 1:15-3:15pm.
Where: Mystic Healthcare: 475 High Street, Mystic, CT 06355
Coming September 18th new location: Masonic at Mystic, 45 Clara Drive, Mystic
Contact: Cathy Gualtieri, 860-287-0202

New Britain

When: Meets the 3rd Tuesday of the month at 3:00 PM. (No December meeting)
Where: Hospital for Special Care, 2150 Corbin Ave., New Britain
Contact: Lindsay Pratt-Bluemle, 860-612-6316

New Milford

When: 2nd Wednesday of the month at 9:15 AM
Where: New Milford Senior Center, 40Main Street, New Milford
Contact: Jasmin Ducusin, 860-355-6075

Newtown

When: First Wednesday each month at 1:00 PM
Where: Newtown Senior Center, 8 Simpson Street, Fairfield Hills Campus, Newtown
Contact: Sharon Hoyt, SHoytPD@gmail.com

Norwich

Starting September 23rd
When: Fourth Monday of each month at 11:30 AM
Where: Rose City Senior Center, 8 Mahan Drive, Norwich
Contact: Susan Lather, 860-696-5503 or susan.lather@hhchealth.org

Putnam

When: First Thursday of the month at 2:00 PM
Where: Day Kimball Hospital, 320 Pomfret St., Putnam
Contact: Victor Gregoire, 860-774-6143

Ridgefield

When: Meets the 2nd Wednesday each month at 10:30 AM.
Where: Benchmark at Ridgefield Crossings: 640 Danbury Rd Ridgefield
Contact: Nela Latimer, 203-431-2255 nmendes@benchmarkquality.com

Shelton

When: Meets the 3rd Tuesday each month at 11:00AM..
Where: Benchmark at Split Rock: 708A Bridgeport Ave Shelton
Contact: Theresa Waldron-Yancoskie, 203-929-1111

Southbury

When: Meets the 3rd Monday each month at 1:00 PM.
Where: Southbury Town Hall: 501 Main St Southbury
Contact: Ivan Johnson, 203-558-7030

South Windsor

When: Meets the first Wednesday each month at 10:30AM.
Where: The Residence at South Windsor: 200 Deming Street, South Windsor
Contact: Rebecca Boucher, 860-432-2911 ext. 8156

Vernon

When: Last Tuesday of the month at 6:30 pm-Beginning in July
Where: Vernon Senior Center, 135 Bolton Rd., Vernon
Contact: Kim Wanegar-Nation, for information call Sue at 860-870-3680

Young Onset Group
When: First Tuesday of the month at 6:30 pm-Beginning in October
Where: Hartford Healthcare Offices, 35 Talcottville Rd., Suite 3, Vernon
Contact: Pamela Atwood, 860-798-0369

Wallingford

When: Meets the 4th Friday each month at 10:15 AM.
Where: Wallingford Senior Center: 28 Washington St Wallingford
Contact: Anne Bernick, 203-294-2065

Waterbury

When: Meets the 1st Saturday of the month at 10:00 AM
Where: The Village at East Farms – Benchmark: 180 Scott Rd., Waterbury
Contact: Randi Bellemare, 203-864-6601, rbellemare@benchmarkquality.com

West Hartford

When: Meets the 2nd Wednesday each month at 3:00 PM.
Where: Hoffman Summer Wood, 160 Simsbury Rd., West Hartford
Contact: Pamela Atwood, 860-798-0369

Westport

When: Meets the 4th Wednesday each month at 10:00 AM.
Where: Westport Senior Center: 21 Imperial Ave. Westport
Contact: Maureen Matuszewski, 203-240-8123

Willimantic

When: Meets the 2nd Wednesday each month at 1:00PM.
Where: Windham Hospital, 112 Mansfield Ave., Willimantic, CT
Contact: Susan Monroe, 860-456-2862

YNHH DBS Support Group

When: Meets 2nd Tuesday of the month at 5:30
Where: Dana Clinic Building, 789 Howard Ave., New Haven
RSVP: yaleDBSgroup@gmail.com

DBS Support Group
When:
TBA
Where: Chase Family Movement Disorders Center, 35 Talcottville Rd., Vernon, CT
RSVP: Sarah.Johnson@hhchealth.org or 860-549-6258
DBS Patient Seminars
When: 
4/3, 5/15, 6/5,7/9, 9/14, at 12:00 PM
Where: Chase Family Movement Disorders Center, 35 Talcottville Rd., Vernon, CT
RSVP: Sarah.Johnson@hhchealth.org or 860-549-6258
When:
5/18 at 12:00 PM-Farmington Library, 6 Monteith Drive
When: 8/14 at !2:00 PM-Midstate Medical Center, 435 Lewis Ave., Meriden
When: 8,28 at 12:00 PM-326 Washington Street, Norwich
RSVP: Sarah.Johnson@hhchealth.org or 860-549-6258