Washington State Support Groups

WASHINGTON SUPPORT GROUPS

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

King County

Groups are listed by city.

Please contact the facilitator prior to attending your first meeting.

Varies Location

Young Onset Activity Group
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
North Bellevue Community Center
4063 148th Ave NE
1st Wednesday of the month at 7:00 pm
Suzanna Eller, MA, LMHC
(206) 320-2084
SuzannaAPDA@gmail.com

Bothell

General
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
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
Brookdale Foundation House
32290 1st Avenue South
3rd Tuesday of the month at 1:30 pm
Peggy Mattseon
(253) 313-1248
pmattson@brookdale.com

Issaquah

APDA General
Our Savior Lutheran Church
745 Front St. S
2nd Monday of the month at 1:30 pm
Allison Fine,MSW
(206) 226 1097
balancemaintains@gmail.com

Kirkland

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

Men’s Group
Evergreen Medical Center: De Young Pavillion, Rainier Room
12040 NE 128th St
2nd Tuesday of the month at 3:00 pm
Bob Johnson
(425) 821-9807
bobcarolejohnson@frontier.com
Neil Humphrey
(425) 821-8373
beerman33@hotmail.com

Mercer Island

General
Mercer Island Community Center
8236 SE 24th St
1st Tuesday of the month at 2:00 pm
Debbie Hanson, PT
(206) 275-7609
thehansonfive@hotmail.com

Redmond

General
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 Atypical
Swedish Cherry Hill
500 17th Ave
Please call for information
Suzanna Eller, MA, LMHC
(206) 320-2084
SuzannaAPDA@gmail.com

APDA Carepartner
Greenwood Senior Center
525 N 85th St
3rd Tuesday @ 1pm
Carin Mack, MSW
(206) 230-0166
socialwkr@comcast.net

APDA General
Horizon House
900 University St
4th Monday @ 1:30 pm
Allison Fine, MSW
(206) 226-1097
balancemaintains@gmail.com

APDA General
Providence Mt St Vincent
4831 35th Ave SW
1st Tuesday of the month 2:30pm
Kristine Kumangai,MSW
(206)937-3701 ext28345
Kristine.kumangai@providence.org

General
The Hearthstone
6720 E Green Lake Way N
2nd Tuesday of the month 2:00 pm
Jane Sepede
(206) 517-2266
jsepede@hearthstone.org

General
Arrowhead Gardens
9200  2nd Ave SW
3rd Thursday of the month at 10:00 am
Dagmar Cronn
(206) 327-1818
cronn@oakland.edu

General
University House Wallingford
4400 Stone Way Ave N.
2nd Monday of the month, 3:00 pm
(206) 545-8400

Living Mindfully with PD: APDA’s Mindfulness-based support group
Merrill Gardens at Ballard
2418 NW 56th St.
Discontinued due to poor attendance – if interested in this group please call 206-695-2905
adnanw@apdaparkinson.org

APDA Young Onset
Call to attend
2nd Tuesday of every month at 7:00 pm
Suzanna Eller, MA, LMHC
(206) 320-2084
SuzannaAPDA@gmail.com

Chronic Illness Support Groups

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

 

 

Shoreline

General
Shoreline Senior Center
18560 1st Ave NE
3rd Wednesday of the month at 3:00 pm
Jane Sepede, MSW
(206) 365-1536
jsepede@hearthstone.org

Vashon

General
Vashon Lutheran Church: Fellowship Hall
18623 Vashon Hwy SW
1st Friday of the month at 1:00 pm
Steve Steffens: (206) 567-5976
steve_steffens@yahoo.com


North Sound

Support groups are listed by city

Please contact facilitator prior to attending first group.

Anacortes

General
Island Hospital
1211 24th St.
3rd Thursday of the month at 1:30 pm
Nola Beeler
(360) 982-2359
njbeeler@yahoo.com

Bellingham

General
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

Everett

Caregiver (Lewy Body Dementia)
Carl Gipson Senior Center
3025 Lombard Ave
*Contact Facilitator for date/time*
Joy Walker
(206) 457-4793
joyincaregiving@yahoo.com

General
Providence Medical Center: Medical Office Building,
Cascade Room 14th & Rockefeller
4th Saturday of the month at 2:00 pm
Helen Hopkins & Terry Martinson
Helen:  (425) 327- 3348
helenphopkins@gmail.com

Terry: 360-435-8049

PD Men’s Group
Location Varies
1st Monday of every Month
Richard Fynn
206-498-0162rf7923@gmail.com

Ferndale

Men’s Group 
Haggen Food Court
1815 Mani Street
1st & 3rd Friday of the Month at 9:30am
Philip Petrasek
360-380-0959
plpetrasek@comcast.net

Lynnwood

General
Verdant Community Health Center
4710 196th St SW
1st Monday of the Month at 10:30am
Ginger Dollarhide
425-361-2831
weewiseginger@gmail.com

Working & Living with PD
A unique new support group designed for those who live with PD and are employed. Open to care partners/family members too.
Verdant Community Health Center
4710 196th St SW
1st Monday of the Month at 6:30pm
Cheri Lewis, LMHC
425-(425) 638-9966
cheri.lewis425@gmail.com

Lopez Island

General
The Gathering Place
229 Village Rd
Last Monday of the month at 1:00 pm
Jacki Ashe
(360) 468-2435
jackieashe@centurytel.net

Mt. Vernon/ Burlington

General
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
Stanwood Senior Center
1st floor social room building B,
7340 276th Street NW
2nd Monday of the month at 10:00 am
Tori Kelly
(425) 422-1067
kellytori7@gmail.com

Whidbey Island (South)

General
The Church of Trinity (older building)
18341 WA-525
1st Tuesday of the month at 10:00 am
Mel Watson
(206) 321-1623
mel@islandseniorservices.org

Whidbey Island (North)

General
Oak Harbor Senior Center
51 SE Jerome Street
1st Friday of the month at 1:00 pm
Carolyn Hansen
(360) 279-1785
wchansen192@comcast.net


South Sound

Support Groups are listed by city

Please contact the leader prior to your first visit.

Bremerton

General
St. Paul’s Episcopal Church
700 Callahan Dr
1st Tuesday of the month @ 2:30pm
Fred McMullin
360-990-0669
frmcmullin@hotmail.com

Gig Harbor

Caregiver
St. Anthony’s Hospital
11567 Canterwood Blvd. NW
3rd Tuesday of month at 10am
Vernetta “Joy” McCraw & Hunter Severt
Joy: (253) 265-3897
vjmccraw@hotmail.com

General
St. Anthony’s Hospital
11567 Canterwood Blvd. NW
2nd Wednesday of the month at 4:00 pm
Bob Maimbourg
BobMaimbourg@icloud.com

General/Exercise
Harbor Place at Cottesmore, dining room,
1016 29th St NW
4th Thursday of the month at 11:30 am
Glenn Anderson, PTA
(253) 853-8466
glennplaysguitar@yahoo.com

Hoquiam

General
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

Veterans Group
American Lake VA
9600 Veterans Drive SW, Bldg 3, room 208
2nd Friday of the month @  11am
Annie Gellenbeck
253-583-1015
ann.gellenbeck@va.gov

Olympia

General
Olympia Senior Center
222 Columbia Street NW
Every Wednesday at 11:00 am
Joyce Beckwith
(360) 586-6181
admintemp@southsoundseniors.org

Puyallup

Caregiver
Life Care Center of Puyallup*
511 10th Ave SE
1st Thursday of the month at 11:00 am
Glenn Anderson, PTA
(253) 845-7566
glennplaysguitar@yahoo.com

Lunch & Learn
Life Care Center of Puyallup*
511 10th Ave SE
3rd Thursday of the month at 12:00 pm
Glenn Anderson, PTA
(253) 845-7566
glennplaysguitar@yahoo.com

*also at Life Care Center
Yoga: every Monday at 11am
PD Exercise Classes: every Thursday at 11am

Shelton

General
Alpine Way Assisted Living
900 W Alpine Way
2nd Tuesday of the month at 12:30 pm
Trudy Hendricks
(360) 426-2600
Trudyh@cascadeliving.com

Tacoma

General
Joeseppi’s Restaurant
2207 N Pearl St.
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
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
Canterbury Inn: Chateau Dining Room
1324 3rd Ave
3rd Wednesday of the month at 1:30 pm
Barbara Sudar
(360) 423-7012
bnbsudar@msn.com

Vancouver

Carepartner
2nd Tuesday of the month at 11:30 am
Kim Lehmann
(360) 433-6400
kal@touchmark.com

General
1st Wednesday of the month at 1:00 pm
Kim Lehmann
(360) 433-6400
kal@touchmark.com

General
The Quarry Senior Living Marble Room (2nd Floor)
415 SE 177th Ave
2nd Wednesday of the month at 10:00 am
Cathy Lauder
(360) 944-6000
clauder@thequarryliving.net

Men’s PD Breakfast
3rd Friday of the month at 9:00 am
Kim Lehmann
(360) 433-6400
kal@touchmark.com

Women’s Chat n’ Chew
4th Wednesday of the month at 12:15 pm
Kim Lehmann
(360) 433-6400
kal@touchmark.com

*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
Saint Paul’s Episcopal Church
700 Callahan Dr.
1st Tuesday of the Month at 1:30
Fred McMullin
(360)990-0669
frmcmullin@hotmail.com

Port Angeles

General
Port Angeles Senior Center
328 E. 7th Street
4th Wednesday of the month at 10:30 am
Darlene Jones
(360) 457-5352
djones@olypen.com

Port Townsend

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

Poulsbo

General
North Point Church
1779 NE Hostmark St.
1st Monday of the month at 1:00 pm
Lana Gillis
(360) 779-7178
lanagale@earthlink.net

 

*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
Columbia Basin Hospital
200 Nat Hospital Way
1st & 3rd Tuesdays of the month at 3:00
Kristin Wenke
209-398-3409
cbhparkinsons@gmail.com

Ellensburg

General
The Moose Lodge
206 N. Main st.
2nd Monday of the month at 1:00 pm
Erica Batchelder James Champie (co-facilitator)
(518) 742-9593
ericahbatchelder@gmail.com

Leavenworth

General
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
Samaritan Healthcare Hospital: Masto Health Library, room 402
801 E Wheeler Rd.
2nd Monday of the month at 12:45 pm
Sandee Estoos
(509) 765-6283 or (509) 760-8801

Richland

General
KNRC
1268 Lee Blvd, Richland
3rd Monday 1:30 – 2:30pm
Bill Stevens
(509) 946-4611

Spokane

Caregiver
Call about location
3rd Wednesday or 4th Wednesday of the month at 2:00 pm
Judy Smith
(509) 998-3643
judyhs@comcast.net

or call Halle Goodwin for more information.: 509-443-3361

Women Affected by PD
Riverview Retirement Community
1801 E Upriver Dr.
1st Thursday of the month 1:00 pm
Sally Payne
(509) 467-2240
22sullys@gmail.com

Young Onset (PD Connect)
Locations change
Last Tuesday of the month at 5:30 pm (no host dinner)
Mike Simock
(509) 701-4928
masimock@msn.com

PWP & Carepartner
Touchmark South Hill
2929 S Waterford Dr.
3rd Wednesday
2:30-4:00pm
Jamie Denmark
(509) 210-0164
jkd@touchmark.com

Bionic Brain Club: DBS interest grp
Parkinsons Resource Center
613 S. Washington, Ste 105
4th Monday of month @ Noon
John Cahill
(509) 828-7193
john.a.cahill@medtronic.com

Walla Walla

General
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
1000 N Miller
3rd Tuesday of the month at 1:30 pm
(takes 3 month summer hiatus)
Pat Taylor
(509) 470-6416
pktaylor2@gmail.com

Caregiver
Wellness Center
609 Okanogan Street
2nd Wednesday of the month at 11:00 am
LaVerna Armintrout
(509) 884-6833
fishwife410@gmail.com

Yakima

General
Yakima Covenant Church
6015 Summitview Ave
2nd Thursday of the month at 2:00 pm
Kathy Kidd
(509) 865-4869
thekidds@msn.com

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