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Support Groups


ADD Support Group (Attention Deficit Disorder)

Support group for children and adults who have been diagnosed with Attention Deficit Disorder. Families are also welcome.

Meets the 3rd Thursday of each month from 6:00 - 8:00 PM

Jones Memorial Health Center Auditorium, Glasgow Avenue

Contact the Learning Disability Association of Western New York at 716-679-1601

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Alcoholics Anonymous

A self-help group for individuals who recognize that they have a drinking problem and want help.

Meets several times a week.

Contact the Alcoholics Anonymous Information Line at 716-484-1544

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UPMC Chautauqua Bariatric Support Group

Every Second Tuesday Each Month, 6:00 p.m.
UPMC Chautauqua Classroom 2/4
Contact: Terra Caruso at 716-485-7870
For more information on UPMC Chautauqua Bariatric Center go to

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Breast Cancer Support Group (Jamestown)

This is a support group for women who have been diagnosed with Breast Cancedr. It is designed to help meet the emotional needs of women in all phases of adjustment following their diagnosis. Meetings are open to the public and free of charge.

Meets the 2nd Wednesday of each month at 7:00 PM

Friendly's Restaurant, Brooklyn Square, Jamestown

Contact the American Cancer Society at 1-800-227-2345

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Breast Cancer Support Group (Dunkirk/Fredonia)

Monthly group meetings are held for women who have encountered Breast Cancer for support, sharing, and caring. Refreshments are served and everyone is welcome.

Meets the 1st Wednesday of each month at 7:00 PM

Brooks Hospital, 1st Floor Library

Call 716-673-1206 or 716-672-2574

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Cancer Education and Support Program

A general cancer program led by certified Oncology Nurses who provide education and support to those persons diagnosed with or those who care for persons with cancer.

Meets the 2nd Wednesday of each month from 7:00 - 9:00 PM

UPMC Chautauqua, Classrooms 2 and 4

Contact the UPMC Chautauqua Wellness Program at 716-664-8619

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Chautauqua Hear SHHH

A self-help group for the hearing impaired.

Meets the 1st Tuesday of each month

James Prendergast Library, Cherry Street

Contact Connie Gustafson at 716-665-6373

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Hospice Chautauqua County

Bereavement services, support services

Contact Jamie Probst at 716-338-0033

20 W. Fairmount Ave.
Lakewood, NY 14750

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3871 Harlem Road
Cheektowaga, New York 14215
Telephone 716-835-7161
Fax 716-835-7251
Contact: Lupus Alliance of Upstate New York

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MS Rap Group

Jones Hill Memorial Health Facility Auditorium, 51 Glasgow Avenue, Jamestown
Third Saturday of each month | 9:30 to 11:30 am.
Contact: Debbie Lane | 716-962-9401

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Multiple Sclerosis Society

A public support group for Multiple Sclerosis patients. Open to the public.

Contact the Chautauqua Region MS Society at 716-488-1883 or UPMC Chautauqua Physical Therapy at 716-664-8278

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Parkinson Disease Support Groups

Gabriella Mameli
Parkinson’s Foundation, Western New York Chapter
2805 Wehrle Drive, Suite 12
Williamsville, NY 14221

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Prostate Support Group - Man-to-Man

All men with prostate cancer are welcome to attend.

Meets the 2nd Tuesday of each month at 7:00 PM

The medical offices of Drs. Walter, Jung & White

Contact the American Cancer Society at 1-800-227-2345

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RTS Bereavement Services

For families who have experienced miscarriage, ectopic pregnancy, or whose infant was still-born or who lived only a short while.

Meets monthly

Contact UPMC Chautauqua Maternity at 716-664-8365, 24 hours a day

This program is offered to the community by trained members of the Woman's Services Department of UPMC Chautauqua.

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Southern Tier Kidney Association

Meets monthly

Contact UPMC Chautauqua Dialysis at 716-664-8226

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United Ostomy Association

Meets monthly with Certified Enterostomal Therapist/RN

Contact UPMC Chautauqua Nursing Services at 716-664-8214

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Weight Loss Surgery Support Group

Hamot Bariatric Surgery Center

First Wednesday of each month at 6:30 p.m.
Emphasis on preoperative period and six months following surgery.

Third Wednesday of each month at 6:30 p.m.
Emphasis on six months or more following surgery.

Second Wednesday of each month at 6:30 p.m.
Lap-band support.

For more information, call, 814-877-6997.

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