Wednesday, February 13, 2008

Community support groups

Greater New Haven has plenty of places where residents can obtain support and give support. Here are a couple of those groups. To list yours or one that you think might help others, let us know.


New Haven Yale Cancer Center and Yale-New Haven Hospital are co-sponsoring a bi-weekly support group for lung cancer patients, survivors, families and caregivers in the Yale Medical Oncology offices at One Long Wharf Drive in New Haven. Call 688-3218.


Branford MS Support Group meets at James Blackstone Memorial Library, 758 Main St., Branford, at 5:30 p.m. on the first Wednesday of each month. Call Maura Jean at 214-9615.
West Haven MS Support Group meets at noon Thursdays, West Haven Veterans Administration Hospital, Building 2, 950 Campbell Ave. Call Mary Lou at 932-5711, ext. 2276.
New Haven MS Support Group meets at 3 p.m. the first Wednesday of each month at Hospital of Saint Raphael, 1450 Chapel St., New Haven. Call Marilyn at 777-2050.
Derby MS Support Group meets at Griffin Hospital, Dining Room 2, 130 Division St., Derby, at 3:30 p.m. on the fourth Thursday of each month. Call Dawn Barrett at 732-7584.
Madison MS Support Group meets at Memorial Town Hall, 8 Meetinghouse Lane, 11:45 a.m. the third Wednesday of each month. Call Karen at 245-4691.
West Haven MS Support Group meets at the West Haven Veterans administration hospital, Building 2, 950 Campbell Ave., every Thursday at noon. Call Mary Lou at 932-5711, ext. 2276.


Read to Grow, Inc is looking for volunteers!
Volunteer are needed for the Books for Babies program in the Bridgeport and New Haven region. For information, call Priscilla Russo (203) 488-6800.

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