Support Groups for the City of Charleston, SC

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Support Groups

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Lowcountry Hematology and Oncology
Address:900 Bowman Road
Mt. Pleasant, SC 29464
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Phone:843-881-5844
Description:Clinic specializes in disorders of the blood and cancer. Offers support group for colon cancer patients. Call for more information.
Address:2048 Charlie Hall Boulevard
Charleston, SC 29414
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Phone:843-763-5104
Address:9313 Medical Plaza Drive
North Charleston, SC 20406
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Phone:843-797-3555


https://www.awelws.org/
Address: 8163 Greenridge Road
North Charleston, SC 29406
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E-Mail:AWELCWS@gmail.com
Phone:843-709-2561
Description:AWE offers advocacy, peer support, counseling, public education, and information and referral to the mobility impaired. Also sponsors several athletes in sports such as wheelchair racing and weightlifting and the North Charleston Hurricanes (wheelchair basketball team). Recreational activities offered for those with disabilities.


Alzheimer's Support Group
Office Name:Bon Secours St. Francis Hospital
Address:2095 Henry Tecklenberg Drive
Charleston, SC 29414
Maps and Directions
Phone:843-402-1176
Description:Support group for family members of Alzheimer's patients. Call for schedule.


https://www.cancer.org/treatment/support-programs-and-services/reach-to-recovery.html
Address:5900 Core Road, Suite 504
North Charleston, SC 29406
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Phone:843-744-1922
Fax:843-747-2761
Description:Through face-to-face visits or by phone, Reach To Recovery volunteers give support for people recently diagnosed with breast cancer; people facing a possible diagnosis of breast cancer; those interested in or who have undergone a lumpectomy or mastectomy; those considering breast reconstruction; those who have lymphedema; those who are undergoing or who have completed treatment such as chemotherapy and radiation therapy; people facing breast cancer recurrence or metastasis (the spread of cancer to another part of the body). Volunteers are trained to give support and up-to-date information, including literature for spouses, children, friends, and other loved ones. Volunteers can also, when appropriate, provide breast cancer patients with a temporary breast form and information on types of permanent prostheses, as well as lists of where those items are available within the patient's community.


(Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC))
http://www.muschealth.org/weight-loss-surgery/patient-resources/support-group.html
Office Name:Ashley River Tower (ART)
Address:25 Courtenay Drive, Room 1119
Charleston, SC 29425
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E-Mail:WLS@musc.edu
Phone:843-876-4867
Description:This support group offers support and health information for those who have had bariatric surgery and their loved ones. They also invite those who are considering the procedure as well.


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Brain Tumor Support Group
(Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC))
Office Name:MUSC Clinical Sciences Building, Room 429
Address:171 Ashley Avenue
Charleston, SC 29425
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Phone:843-792-8257
843-792-3346
Description:Meet with others to express concerns, share practical information, gain insights, and develop new relationships. Learn about resources, new techniques, coping with difficult situations. Call for more information.


http://bridgessc.org/
Address:P. O. Box 417
Mount Pleasant, SC 29464
E-Mail:info@bridgessc.org
Facebook:https://www.facebook.com/bridgessc
Phone:843-216-7323
Description:Provides resources and support for patients and families who are looking for guidance about hospice and palliative care. Also offers caregiver and bereavement support which includes support groups and Shannon's Hope, a camp for children who have experienced the death of a loved one.


Cancer Support Group
(MUSC and American Cancer Society)
Office Name:Hope Lodge
Address:269 Calhoun Street
Charleston, SC 29401
Maps and Directions
E-Mail:belle@musc.edu
Phone:843-792-3346
Description:The Medical University of South Carolina and the American Cancer Society sponsor cancer support groups. Contact Elena Bell or Jeremy Keonemann at 843-792-3346 for information about current groups.


(Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC))
http://www.hollingscancercenter.org/patient-care/patient-resources/support-groups.html
Office Name:Hollings Cancer Center
Phone:843-792-7530
843-792-3346
Description:The Hollings Cancer Center offers a variety of support groups for cancer patients, survivors and their friends. Please call the numbers listed on the website for more information.


(South Carolina Department of Disabilities and Special Needs (SCDDSN))
http://www.ddsn.sc.gov/providers/publications/Documents/Carolina%20Autism%20Resource%20and%20Evaluation%20Center%20%20(081811).pdf
Office Name:Coastal Regional Office
Address:Fairfield Office Park
1064 Gardner Rd., Suite 302
Charleston, SC 29407
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Phone:843-852-4120
Fax:843-852-4119
Description:The South Carolina Department of Disabilities and Special Needs (SCDDSN) provides the Carolina Autism Resource and Evaluation Center (CARE)-- a center for diagnosis, assess and plan for services for people with autism. The CARE Center is staffed with an interacting team of of autism diagnostic and treatment professionals. This comprehensive team works closely together to assess your child's needs and skills, and to recommend the best possible plan for service and training. Referral is required through your DDSN regional autism office.
Office Name:Midlands Regional Office
Address:8301 Farrow Road
Columbia, SC 29203
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Phone:803-935-5090
Fax:803-935-6170
Office Name:Pee Dee Regional Office
Address:PO Box 3209
Florence, SC 29502
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Phone:843-664-2720
Fax:843-664-2735
Office Name:Piedmont Regional Office
Address:269 S. Church Street, Suite 309
Spartanburg, SC 29306
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Phone:864-594-4907
Fax:864-594-4923


(Diocese of Charleston)
http://charitiessc.org/
Address:3921 St. John's Avenue
North Charleston, SC 29405
Maps and Directions
E-Mail:holeary@catholic-doc.org
Phone:843-308-9361
Fax:843-744-2792
Description:Services of the Coastal Office include: emergency services, Senior Care Liaison Services, Mobile Wellness Clinic, Vision program,Area Agency on Aging Mobile Unit, Early Memory Loss Support group, Community information program and "Bestow a Smile." Please visit website or call for additional information.


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Charleston Amputee Support Team (CAST)
(HealthSouth Rehab Hospital of Charleston)
Address:9181 Medcom Street
Charleston, SC 29406
Maps and Directions
E-Mail:j.hecht@charlestonamputeesupportteam.com
Facebook:https://www.facebook.com/CharlestonAmputeeSupportTeam
Phone:843-821-7175, Jane Hecht
843-670-0484, Ricky Miller
843-509-0699, Dean Elsey
843-259-1773, Cindy Fowler
Description:The CAST group was established at the request of a group of Charleston area amputees. It is designed for the new and the mature amputee. The group was not established to promote any business. It was established to help people better cope with the loss of their limb. Guest speakers, to include medical professionals, are invited to discuss topics which concern members of the group and their families. CAST meets on the second Tuesday of each month at 6:30 p.m. at HealthSouth Rehabilitation Hospital. Refreshments will be provided.


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Charleston Area Support Group of the South Carolina Spinal Cord Injury Association Network Group
Address:Westwood Plaza
1812 Sam Rittenburg Boulevard, Suite 6
Charleston, SC 29407
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E-Mail:aust@musc.edu
Phone:843-863-1165, Ruth Jones
843-792-2605, Richard Aust
Description:Meets the second Tuesday of every other month at 6 p.m. at HASCI (Head and Spinal Cord Injury) Community Opportunities Drop-in Center. Call for more information.


http://www.cobraagency70.com
Address:3962 Rivers Avenue
P.O. Box 71473
Charleston, SC 29415
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E-Mail:sicklecell@cobraagency70.com
Phone:843-225-4866
843-225-4870
800-354-4704 (Toll-Free)
Description:Provides a number of services to those who have sickle cell and their families. Includes genetic screening and counseling, case management, sickle cell education and support groups.


https://www.dnlcc.org/
Office Name:1061 King Street
E-Mail:lcc@dnlcc.org
Phone:843-723-3600
Fax:843-720-7106
Description:Center works with medical professionals, social workers, and law enforcement to perform forensic medical exams and assessments, to ensure the safety of the of the child, and to provide counseling and treatment to child victims and their families. This agency is an accredited member of the National Children's Alliance.


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Diabetes Education Class
(Franklin C. Fetter Family Health Clinic)
Address:51 Nassau Street
Charleston, SC 29403
Maps and Directions
Phone:843-722-4112
Description:This class meets every Wednesday 10 a.m. - noon and 3 p.m. - 5 p.m. Please call for more information.


(Trident Health System)
http://tridenthealthsystem.com/
Office Name:Trident Medical Center
Address:9330 Medical Plaza Drive
North Charleston, SC 29406
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Phone:843-797-4933
Description:This group meets in Classroom A of Trident Medical Center. Members share experiences about living with diabetes. The group is led by a certified educator and features guest speakers. The group meets on the first Monday of the month 6:30pm - 7:30pm. The group does not meet in January, July and September due to holidays. Please call for more information.


Diabetes Support Group
(Lowcountry Senior Center)
Address:865 Riverland Drive
Charleston, SC 29412-3107
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Phone:843-762-9555
Description:The support group meets the fourth Tuesday of every month. Call for further information.


http://www.dsalowcountry.org/
Address:P. O. Box 2275
Mount Pleasant, SC 29465
E-Mail:DSALowcountry@gmail.com
Phone:843-553-3725
Fax:843-471-2996
Description:DSAL is a private, non-profit organization devoted to promoting an environment which fosters the growth and development of people with Down syndrome to enable them to achieve their full potential. The organization offers respite programs, support programs such as Moms' Night Out and Youth Group, social events, resources, and educational opportunities. It is an affiliate of the National Down syndrome Congress and the National Down Syndrome Society.


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East Cooper Caregiver Support Meeting
Office Name:All Saints Lutheran Church
Address:2107 Highway 17 North
Mt. Pleasant, SC 29466
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Phone:843-810-5576
Description:Support meetings are to bring individuals together to share common issues, concerns, problems and solutions that may arise during the course of providing care for someone with Alzheimer's disease or a related memory disorder. Every 1st and 3rd Wednesday of the month, 9:30 - 10:30pm.


https://www.embracingu.com/
Address:P.O. Box 13206
Charleston, SC 29422
E-Mail:embracingu_3@yahoo.com
Facebook:https://www.facebook.com/pages/Embracing-U-Breast-Cancer-Foundation/294875593864755
Phone:843-693-4673
Description:This nonprofit provides emotional support and encouragement to breast cancer patients and survivors. They also educate the public about breast cancer.


http://www.family-corps.org/home
Address:3601 Meeting Street Road ,Suite H
North Charleston, SC 29405
Maps and Directions
E-Mail:info@paofsc.org
Facebook:https://www.facebook.com/FamilyCorps
Phone:843-747-0480
800-326-8621 (Toll Free)
Fax:843- 747-0890
Description:FamilyCorps, formerly Parents Anonymous of South Carolina, is a private, confidential nonprofit organization that works to prevent child abuse and neglect by strengthening families through a statewide network of community based mutual support groups for parents and caregivers. There is also a listing and contact information of Parents Anonymous chapters in the state.


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Glaucoma Support Group
(Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC))
Office Name:MUSC Storm Eye Institute
Address:171 Ashley Avenue
Charleston, SC 29425
Maps and Directions
Phone:843-792-4735
Description:Support group for anyone with glaucoma, as well as their family or friends. Held quarterly.Call 792-4735 for more information.


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Glaucoma Support Group
(Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC))
Office Name:Storm Eye Institute
Phone:843-792-4735
Description:This support group meets quarterly and is for those who have glaucoma, their family and friends. Call for more information.


http://www.hospiceofcharleston.com/
Address:4975 LaCross Road, Suite 200
North Charleston, SC 29405
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E-Mail:info@hospiceofcharleston.org
Phone:843-529-3100
800-617-6152 Toll Free
Fax:843- 529-3111
Description:Offers care for terminally ill patients and their families. Also offers palliative care consultations for people who are living with an advanced disease. Services are comprehensive and based upon the patient and family's need. They may include: medication for pain relief and symptom management, physical, occupational, speech and/or massage therapy, nutritional counseling, home health aide and homemaker services for personal care, medical supplies related to the terminal illness, assisting with household chores and financial matters, crisis care during periods of medical emergencies, assisting the patient and family members with living wills and legal matters, spiritual counseling, and emotional support. Sponsors several bereavement and support groups for anyone in the community who has experienced the death of a family member, friend or loved one. Services are provided without regard to race, color, national origin, age, sex, handicap, religion or ability to pay.
Office Name:Hospice Center (The)
Address:676 Wando Park Boulevard
Mt. Pleasant, SC 29464
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Phone:843-654-5755
Fax:843-725-7958
Description:This 20-bed facility is an inpatient hospice facility that offers a homelike setting for terminally ill patients. They also offer respite care for patients whose primary care providers are temporarily unable to provide care.


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