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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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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Address:9313 Medical Plaza Drive
North Charleston, SC 20406
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Address: 8163 Greenridge Road
North Charleston, SC 29406
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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
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Description:Support group for family members of Alzheimer's patients. Call for schedule.
Address:5900 Core Road, Suite 504
North Charleston, SC 29406
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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))
Office Name:Ashley River Tower (ART)
Address:25 Courtenay Drive, Room 1119
Charleston, SC 29425
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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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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.
Address:P. O. Box 417
Mount Pleasant, SC 29464
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
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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))
Office Name:Hollings Cancer Center
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))
Office Name:Coastal Regional Office
Address:Fairfield Office Park
1064 Gardner Rd., Suite 302
Charleston, SC 29407
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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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Office Name:Pee Dee Regional Office
Address:PO Box 3209
Florence, SC 29502
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Office Name:Piedmont Regional Office
Address:269 S. Church Street, Suite 309
Spartanburg, SC 29306
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(Diocese of Charleston)
Address:3921 St. John's Avenue
North Charleston, SC 29405
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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
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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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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.
Address:3962 Rivers Avenue
P.O. Box 71473
Charleston, SC 29415
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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.
Office Name:St. Francis Hospital
Address:2095 Henry Tecklenburg Drive
Charleston, SC 29414
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Description:A support group for those who suffer from Crohn's disease or ulcerative colitis and their loved ones. The support group provides a forum for discussing the challenges faced by those living with inflammatory bowel disease. Meets on the third Thursday in March, May, July, September and November.
Office Name:1061 King Street
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.

(James Island Baptist Church)
Address:2023 Wappoo Drive
Charleston, SC 29412
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Description:This is a support group for caregivers of patients who have dementia. The groups are moderated by Jane Steenbergen, who is a life coach that specializes in geriatric dementia care. The group meets Sundays at 12:30 at the Fellowship Hall of the Church of Riverland Terrace. Call or email for meeting dates.

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

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

(Trident Health System)
Office Name:Trident Medical Center
Address:9330 Medical Plaza Drive
North Charleston, SC 29406
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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.
Address:P. O. Box 2275
Mount Pleasant, SC 29465
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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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.
Address:P.O. Box 13206
Charleston, SC 29422
Description:This nonprofit provides emotional support and encouragement to breast cancer patients and survivors. They also educate the public about breast cancer.

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

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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
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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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