Washington State Support Groups

WASHINGTON SUPPORT GROUPS

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic many groups are now meeting virtually instead of in-person.
If you are interested in a support group listed here, please contact the facilitator to find out more information.

Click on your region to find a support group in your area.

Groups are listed by city.

Please contact the facilitator prior to attending your first meeting.

King County

Groups are listed by city.

Please contact the facilitator prior to attending your first meeting.

Virtual Only

APDA VIRTUAL Carepartner Group
on zoom
2nd Monday of the month @ 12pm
Leanne King-Devitt, MA, LMHC
(206) 794-1094
leanne@seattleelderconnections.com

Varies Location

Young Onset Activity Group – meeting socially distanced & sometimes virtually
A social activities based group for those who are active, under age of ~60 and are living with PD.
Email the organizer to learn about the group and activities planned.
Activity examples include snowshoeing, hiking, dinners, and more.

Find upcoming activities on Facebook — search SEAYOPD
Contact: Brian Harris:  SEAYOPD@GMAIL.com

Bellevue

APDA General – Meeting Virtually
North Bellevue Community Center
4063 148th Ave NE
1st Wednesday of the month at 7:00 pm
Jane Sepede, MA, MPM
jfsepede@gmail.com

Bothell

General – Meeting Virtually
North Shore Senior Center, room 203
10201 E Riverside Dr.
3rd Tuesday of the month at 10:00 am
Janet Zielasko
(425) 286-1035
janetz@mynorthshore.org

Covington

General – on hiatus (3/9/21) check with leader for meeting status
St. John the Baptist Catholic Church
25810 156th Avenue SE
3rd Tuesday of the month at 10:30 am
Stephanie  Lawson
(206) 579-5206
steph.pdgroup@gmail.com

Federal Way

General – Resumes in-person meetings on 8/17/21.
Brookdale Foundation House
32290 1st Avenue South
3rd Tuesday of the month at 1:30 pm
Mike Carr
253-735-5867
mcarrhdsoftail@yahoo.com

Issaquah

APDA General – Meeting Virtually
Our Savior Lutheran Church
745 Front St. S
2nd Monday of the month at 1:30 pm
Joan Kelly
206-612-8571
joankellymsw@gmail.com

Kirkland

CarePartner – Meeting Virtually
Evergreen Health
12039 NE 128th St – 5th Floor Conference Room
2nd & 4th Tuesday of the month at 3:00 pm
Andrew Price
206-946-6517
andrew@nwpf.org

Men’s Group – Meeting Virtually
Evergreen Medical Center: De Young Pavillion, Rainier Room
12040 NE 128th St
2nd Tuesday of the month at 3:00 pm
Dr. Brad Tyson
425-899-3140
bradggtyson@gmail.com

Women Living with Parkinson – Meeting Virtually & in Person at limited capacity – contact facilitator.
Evergreen Health
12039 NE 128th St – 5th Floor Conference Room
2nd Tuesday of the month at 3:00 pm
T. Crandall
425-899-5383
tccrandall@evergreenhealthcare.org

Mercer Island

General – check with leader for meeting status
Mercer Island Community Center
8236 SE 24th St
1st Tuesday of the month at 2:00 pm
Debbie Hanson, PT
(206) 275-7609
debrorahansonpt@gmail.com

Adult Children of People Living with Parkinson’s – Meeting Virtually
Aegis Mercer Island – Activity Room
1st Tuesdays 6pm – 7:30pm
Andrew Price
206-946-6517
andrew@nwpf.org

Redmond

General – Meeting Virtually
Emerald Heights
10901 176th Cir. NE
3rd Wednesday of the month at 1:00 pm
John Waltner
(425) 556-8140
johnw@emeraldheights.com

Seattle

APDA Flying Solo with PD – Meeting Virtually
A new group for singles living with PD
Please Call to Attend
2nd Saturday of the month @ 10am
Leanne King-Devitt, MA, LMHC
(206) 794-1094
leanne@seattleelderconnections.com

APDA Atypical – Meeting Virtually
Seattle – call for details
4th Monday of the month at 11am
Suzanna Eller, MA, LMHC
(206) 320-2084
SuzannaAPDA@gmail.com

APDA General Greenwood Group – Meeting Virtually
contact for details
2nd Wednesday of every month at 7:00 pm
Jane Sepede MA, MPM
jfsepede@gmail.com

APDA General – First Hill – Meeting Virtually (2nd Monday at 1:30pm)
Horizon House
900 University St
4th Monday @ 1:30 pm
Joan Kelly
206-612-8571
joankellymsw@gmail.com

APDA General – West Seattle – Meeting Virtually (2nd Monday at 1:30pm)
Quail Park – West Seattle
4515 41st Ave SW
3rd Floor
1st Monday of the month 2:30 pm
Joan Kelly
206-612-8571
joankellymsw@gmail.com

General – Ballard – Newly forming group – please contact for details

Jennifer Crowley
206-297-0403
jenniferc@soundgenerations.org

General – Greenlake – Meeting Virtually
The Hearthstone
6720 E Green Lake Way N
2nd Tuesday of the month 2:00 pm
June Cheff
(206) 517-2266
jcheff@hearthstone.org

General – South Park – on hiatus check with leader for meeting status (7/1/21). 
3rd Thursday of the month at 10:00 am
Dagmar Cronn
(206) 327-1828
dagmar@spseniors.org

Veterans – Meeting Virtually
Puget Sound Veterans Administration
1660 S Columbian Way, Building 1, Room 320
2nd Friday of the month 11 am – 12:30 pm
Tracy: 206.277.3234 tracy.broomhead@va.gov
Anisa: 206-277-3777
Mary: 206-277-6977

Parkinson’s Spouses Group – Meeting Virtually
Greenwood Senior Center
525 N 85th St
3rd Tuesday @ 1pm
Carin Mack, MSW
(206) 230-0166
socialwkr@comcast.net

You can find non-PD-Specific support groups in King County.
https://www.thecenterforchronicillness.org/programs-and-services

Shoreline/Lake Forest Park

General – Meeting Virtually
Shoreline Senior Center
18560 1st Ave NE
2nd Tuesday of the month at 10:00 am
Theresa LaCroix, Assistant Director – 206.365.1536, ext. 17
theresal@soundgenerations.org

Vashon

General – on hiatus (3/9/21) check with leader for meeting status
Vashon Lutheran Church: Fellowship Hall
18623 Vashon Hwy SW
1st Friday of the month at 1:00 pm
Faith Sohl: (425) 765-5839
fvsbiz@gmail.com


North Sound

Support groups are listed by city

Please contact facilitator prior to attending first group.

Anacortes

General – Meeting Virtually
Island Hospital
1211 24th St.
3rd Thursday of the month at 1:30 pm
Lynn Karns
602-502-9677
lckarns@gmail,com

Bellingham

Bellingham PD Support Group – Meeting Virtually

2nd and 4th Tuesdays at 1:30 – 3 pm
Barbara Mathers-Schmidt
360.319.8184
bmschmidt81@gmail.com

People with Parkinson’s; occasional events that include Carepartners

General – check with leader for meeting status
Cornwall Church
4518 Northwest Drive (Enter at back of bldg)
2nd Monday of the month at 2:00 pm
Deb Ivancovich
(360) 961-5168
deb.ivancovich@gmail.com

Burlington/Mt. Vernon

General – check with leader for meeting status
Creekside Continuing Care Community
400 Gilkey Rd.
1st Tuesday of each month; 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Leanne Hickman
360-755-5550
leanneh@cascadeliving.com

Everett

General – Meeting Virtually
Providence Medical Center: Medical Office Building,
Cascade Room 14th & Rockefeller
4th Saturday of the month at 2:00 pm
Suzette & James Voyta
(425) 377-1230

PD Men’s Group – check with leader for meeting status
Location Varies
1st Monday of every Month
Richard Fynn
206-498-0162
rf7923@gmail.com

Ferndale

Men’s Group 
Haggen Food Court
1815 Mani Street
1st & 3rd Friday of the Month at 9:30am

Friday Harbor

General – on hiatus (3/9/21) check with leader for meeting status
Mullis Community Senior Center
589 Nash St, Friday Harbor, WA 98250
3rd Monday of the month 4:00-5:30 pm
Facilitated by, Cindy Lonsinger, LPTA, Karan Hannah, SLP and Julia Thompson, PT.
Contact Cindy Lonsinger
360-317-4767
cindy.lonsinger@gmail.com

Lynnwood

General
Verdant Community Health Center
4710 196th St SW
1st Monday of the Month at 10:30am
Carol Aguayo
425-743-6029
agua549@frontier.com

Lopez Island

General on hiatus check with leader for meeting status (7/6/21) 
The Gathering Place
229 Village Rd
Last Monday of the month at 1:00 pm
Jacki Ashe
(360) 468-2435
jackieashe@rockisland.com

Mill Creek

General on hiatus (3/9/21) check with leader for meeting status
Contact is Gael Gebow at YMCA (Sr. Program Director)
ggebow@ymca-snoco.org
425.312.6973

Mt. Vernon/ Burlington
See Burlington listing

General on hiatus (3/9/21) check with leader for meeting status
Logan Creek Retirement Community
2311 East Division, St.
1st Monday of the month 10:00 am
Lynn Costello
(360) 770-4038
lynncostello1@hotmail.com

Stanwood

General – Meeting Virtually – 
Stanwood Senior Center – Boardroom
2nd Monday of the month at 10:00 am

David Corser
corserdavid@hotmail.com
425-229-3630

Whidbey Island (South) – Meeting Virtually

General
Every Tuesday of the month at 10:00 am
Mel Watson
(206) 321-1623
mel@islandseniorservices.org

Whidbey Island (North) – Combined with South meeting virtually

General
Oak Harbor Senior Center
51 SE Jerome Street
1st Friday of the month at 1:00 pm
Eula Palmer
eulapalmer@mac.com


South Sound

Support Groups are listed by city

Please contact the leader prior to your first visit.

Bainbridge Island

Men’s Caregiver –on hiatus (3/9/21) check with leader for meeting status
503 Madrona Way NE
4th Monday of the month at 1:00pm
Steve Parsons
206-245-5880
sjparsons406@aol.com

Bremerton

General – on hiatus (3/9/21) check with leader for meeting status
St. Paul’s Episcopal Church
700 Callahan Dr
1st Tuesday of the month @ 1:00pm
Cele Sterling
360-627-7855
sterlingca@hotmail.com

Gig Harbor

Caregiver – on hiatus (3/9/21) check with leader for meeting status
St. Anthony’s Hospital
11567 Canterwood Blvd. NW
3rd Tuesday of month at 10:00 am
Hunter Severt
heartrocks57@gmail.com

General – Meeting Virtually
St. Anthony’s Hospital
11567 Canterwood Blvd. NW
2nd Wednesday of the month at 4:00 pm
Sally Juvik
saljuvik@gmail.com
(360) 871-2246

General/Exercise – on hiatus (3/9/21) check with leader for meeting status
Harbor Place at Cottesmore, dining room,
1016 29th St NW
4th Thursday of the month at 11:30 am
Melissa Lawrence
melissa_lawrence@lcca.com
(253)851-5433

Hoquiam

General – check with leader for meeting status
Hoquiam Library
420 7th St.
Last Tuesday of the month at 6:00 pm
*Meets for meal at 5:00,
call for details Betsy Seidel
(360) 533-5968
betsycamel@yahoo.com

Lakewood/American Lake

Veterans Group – Meeting Virtually
American Lake VA
9600 Veterans Drive SW, Bldg 3, room 208
2nd Friday of the month @  11am
VA Neurology Nurse Line
206-277-3777

Olympia-area –

For up to date information about the south sound PD community please contact Diane:  southsoundpd@gmail.com

General – 

Meeting Virtually
Every Wednesday at 11:00 am
On Zoom

Diane Hutchins
southsoundpd@gmail.com

Caregiver – check with leader for meeting status
Lacey Senior Center
6757 Pacific Ave SE, Lacey
2nd Thursday of the month at 2:30pm
Cheri Knighton
360-407-3967, ext 106

Caregiver – check with leader for meeting status
St Mark Lutheran Church
2109 College Street SE, Lacey
4th Friday of the month at 1:00pm
Cheri Knighton
360-407-3967, ext 106

Caregiver – check with leader for meeting status
Olympia Senior Center, room 206
222 Columbia Street NW, Olympia
1st Wednesday of the month at 11:00am
Diane
(360-237-4895)
southsoundpd@gmail.com

Social Activities

Continuing Conversations – check with leader for meeting status
Olympia Senior Center
222 Columbia Street NW
3rd Wednesday at 12:00 pm
Joyce Beckwith
(360) 586-6181
admintemp@southsoundseniors.org

South Sound Social Saturdays – check with leader for meeting status
1st Saturday of the month
Activities vary
Diane Hutchins
southsoundpd@gmail.com

Port Orchard

General – in person meetings for fully vaccinated (6/2021)

3rd Wednesday of the month
First Lutheran Community Church
Sally Juvik
360-871-2246
saljuvik@gmail.com

Poulsbo

General Group – Meeting Virtually
(Young at Heart)

1st Monday of the month at 1:00pm
Phil Segadelli
tsegad2607@aol.com
(206) 842-8633

Women’s Caregiver – check with leader for meeting status
3rd Monday of the month at 1:00pm
Linda Baker
503-334-6505
rev.linda.a.baker@gmail.com

Shelton

General – Meeting Virtually
Alpine Way Assisted Living
900 W Alpine Way
2nd Tuesday of the month at 12:30 pm
Cyndy Armitage
360-426-2600
cyndya@cascadeliving.com

Tacoma

General – Meeting Virtually

Last Wednesday of the month at 6:00 pm
*call to confirm Sharon Cagle
(253)  565-3679
smcagle47@gmail.com

*If you know of a group that is not listed, or would like to learn more about starting a group in your community please contact us.


Southwest Washington

Groups are listed by city

Please contact the facilitator prior to attending.

Chehalis

General – check with leader for meeting status
Bethel Church
132 Kirkland Rd., Napavine, WA
2nd Thursday of the month at 1:00 pm
Ken Beckwith
(306) 520-4889
beckwithangels@aol.com

Longview

General: on hiatus check with leader for meeting status (7/1/21) 
Canterbury Inn: Chateau Dining Room
1324 3rd Ave
3rd Wednesday of the month at 1:45 pm
Sue Watson
360-425-9634
suemoowatson@hotmail.com

Vancouver

Carepartner – Meeting Virtually – Weekly
Touchmark at Fairway Village
2911 Village Loop
2nd Tuesday of the month at 11:30 am
Jan
(360) 433-6400
jcb@touchmark.com

Carepartner – on hiatus (3/9/21) check with leader for meeting status
Boomerang Therapy Works –
210 West 4th Street
1st Thursday of the month at 1:30pm
Cathy
503-863-4340

General – on hiatus (3/9/21) check with leader for meeting status
Touchmark at Fairway Village
2911 Village Loop
1st Wednesday of the month at 1:00 pm
Jan
(360) 433-6400
jcb@touchmark.com

General – on hiatus (3/9/21) check with leader for meeting status
The Quarry Senior Living Marble Room (2nd Floor)
415 SE 177th Ave
2nd Wednesday of the month at 10:00 am
Autin
360-944-6000

General – Meeting Virtually
Legacy Salmon Creek Hospital
2211 NE 139th Street
3rd Friday at 1pm
Cal & Diana
360-892-1985
dstackrob@aol.com

General – on hiatus (3/9/21) check with leader for meeting status
Boomerang Therapy Works
210 West 4th Street
3rd  Thursday of the month at 1:30pm
Cathy
503-863-4340

*If you know of a group not listed or would like to learn how to start a group in your area, please contact us.


Olympic Peninsula

Groups are listed by city

Please contact the facilitator before attending.

Bremerton

General – In person meetings for fully vaccinated (7/6/2021)
St. Paul’s Episcopal Church
700 Callahan Dr
1st Tuesday of the month @ 1:00pm
Cele Sterling
360-731-0538
sterlingca@hotmail.com

Port Angeles

General – meetings on hiatus, but contact Debbie to get involved (7/6/21)
Port Angeles Senior Center
328 E. 7th Street
4th Wednesday of the month at 10:30 am
Debbie Noel
(360) 477-7692

Port Orchard

General – in person meetings for fully vaccinated (6/2021)

3rd Wednesday of the month
First Lutheran Community Church
Sally Juvik
360-871-2246
saljuvik@gmail.com

 

Port Townsend –on hiatus (3/9/21) check with leader for meeting status

Jefferson Healthcare
934 Sheridan Street
4th Thursday of the month@ 3:00
Lorena Bess, MSW 
360-3852200 ext 3515
lbess@jeffersonhealthcare.org

 

Poulsbo

General – Meeting Virtually
(Young at Heart Group)

North Point Church
1779 NE Hostmark St.
1st Monday of the month at 1:00 pm
Phil Segadelli
tsegad2607@aol.com
(206) 769-8633

 

*If you know of a group that is not listed, or would like to learn more about starting a group in your community please contact us.


Eastern Washington

Groups are listed by city

Please contact the facilitator before attending.

Ephrata

General – on hiatus (3/9/21) check with leader for meeting status
Columbia Basin Hospital
200 Nat Hospital Way
1st Thursday of the month at 2:45
Kristin Wenke
509-398-3408
wenke.witt@gmail.com

Leavenworth

General – on hiatus (3/9/21) check with leader for meeting status
LDS Church
10170 Titus Road
2nd Tuesday of the month at 11:00 am
Judi Little: jalgrand@msn.com, 425-870-2089
Katherine Degel: kjdegel@charter.net, 206-356-4288

Moses Lake

General – on hiatus check with leader for meeting status (7/1/21)
Samaritan Healthcare Hospital: Masto Health Library, room 402
801 E Wheeler Rd.
2nd Monday of the month at 12:45 pm

Conatct: Stephen Syre
ssyre@donobi.net
209-765-6498

Sandee Estoos
normanandsandee62@gmail.com
(509) 760-8801

Dee Schwab
dolschwab@gmail.com
509-750-6728

Pullman/Moscow, ID (Support Group of the Palouse)

General – Meeting Virtually
Good Samaritan Village
640 N Eisenhower, Moscow, ID
Last Wednesday of the month at 2:00 pm (Sep.- May)

Richland

General – Meeting Virtually
KNRC
1268 Lee Blvd, Richland
3rd Monday 1:30 – 2:30pm
Bill Stevens
(509) 943-8455
msubzn1@msn.com

General –on hiatus (3/9/21) check with leader for meeting status
Brookdale Meadow Springs
770 W Gage, Richland
3rd Tuesday 6:30pm
Bill Stevens
(509) 943-8455
msubzn1@msn.com

Spokane

NWPF’s Bionic Brain Club: DBS interest group – Meeting Virtually
Contact for Zoom Link
Miran Hothi
miran@nwpf.org
206-946-6519

Women Affected by PD – Meeting Virtually & in-person for fully vaccinated individuals(7/1/2021)
*for women with PD and women who are carepartners to people with PD
2nd Tuesday of the month 1:00 pm
Sally Payne-Sullivan
(509) 499-5117
22sullys@gmail.com

Mari Cleveland
509-990-0433
cleve4952@gmail.com

PD Connect Group – Meeting in person, welcoming vaccinated individuals (7/1/2021)
Last Tuesday of the month at 5:o0 pm
Sally Payne-Sullivan
(509) 499-5113
22sullys@gmail.com

PWP & Carepartner – Welcoming in person fully vaccinated individuals. (5/11/21)
Touchmark South Hill
2929 S Waterford Dr.
3rd Wednesday
3:00-4:00pm
Bill Jennings
509-321-8130
bill.jennings@touchmark.com

Walla Walla

General – on hiatus check with leader for meeting status (7/1/21)

First Congregational Church
73 Palouse St.
4th Saturday of the month at 4:00 pm
Debbie Lynch-Christian
(509) 301-8625
(509) 529-3234
debxian@yahoo.com

Wenatchee

General Sleep Center – Meeting Virtually (9/16/2021)

3rd Tuesday of the month at 1:30 pm
(September through May)
Diane Shannon
ddshannon@frontier.com
509-264-4378

Caregiver – Meeting Virtually (7/1/2021)
2nd Wednesday of the month at 9:30 am
Leigh Pobst
leighpobst@gmail.com
509-670-2874

Yakima

General
Yakima Covenant Church
6015 Summitview Ave
2nd Thursday of the month at 2:00 pm (October – June)