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Support programs

Alzheimer's Association California Southland Chapter support groups provide caregivers and others affected by the disease the opportunity to exchange information and develop methods and skills to solve problems. Participants are also able to cultivate social relationships while learning about available resources. For more information click here or call our 24/7 Helpline at 1.800.272.3900.

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Online support group: AlzConnected®

Caregiver Support Group Listings

California Southland
San Fernando Valley and Santa Clarita Valley
Coachella Valley
Inland Empire
Bakersfield and Kern County
Tulare and Kings

Family Caregiver Support Groups

Second Friday of each month, 9-10 a.m.
Mary Phillips Senior Center
41845 6th St., Temecula, CA 92590
Please call Judith Martinez at 909.406.5271.

Third Saturday of each month, 10:30 a.m.-noon
Vineyard Place
24325 Washington Ave., Murrieta, CA 92562
Please call Cynthia Hulings at 760.533.4177

Third Tuesday of each month, 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
Trilogy at Glen Ivy
Center for Wellbeing, Blue Water Sports Club
Please call Marie Vernon at 951.898.5733 

Third Wednesday of each month, 6:30-7:30 p.m.
Sunrise Senior Living
5265 Chapala Dr., Riverside, CA 92507
Please call Paul Velen, MS, LMFT at 951.536.0956

Fourth Friday of each month, 6-7 p.m.
Faith-Based Caregiver Support Group
Temple Missionary Baptist Church
1583 W. Union St., San Bernardino, CA 92411
Please call Trudy Finlayson at 909.215.6286

Fourth Thursday of each month, 5:30-6:30 p.m.
Alzheimer's Association
3200 Inland Empire Blvd., 1st Floor Conference Room, Ontario, CA 91764
Please call Trudy Finlayson at 909.215.6286

Second Wednesday of each month, 5-6 p.m.
Somerford Place of Redlands
1319 Brookside Ave., Redlands, CA 92373
Please call Milagros Chumpitaz at 909.406.5349

Second and fourth Monday of each month, 10:30 a.m.-noon
Los Angeles, CA
Please call Yael Wyte, MSW at 310.912.9120

Second and fourth Thursday of each month, 10:30 a.m.-noon
LGBT Caregiver Support Group
Village at Ed Gould Plaza
1125 N. McCadden Pl., Los Angeles, CA 90038
Please call Yael Wyte, MSW at 310.912.9120

Third Wednesday of each month, 6:30-8 p.m.
Alhambra Civic Center Library
101 S. First St., Alhambra, CA 91801, Conference Room
Please call Yael Wyte, MSW at 310.912.9120

Second Tuesday of each month, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m.
Early Onset Caregiver Support Group
Belmont Village Senior Living Westwood
10475 Wilshire Blvd., Westwood, CA 90024
Please call Yael Wyte, MSW at 310.912.9120

First Thursday of each month, 10:30 a.m.-noon
Welbrook Santa Monica
1450 17th St., Santa Monica, CA 90404
Please call Yael Wyte, MSW at 310.912.9120

Third Thursday of each month, 10:30 a.m.-noon
Sunrise Beverly Hills
201 N. Crescent Dr., Beverly Hills, CA 90210
Please contact Anne White at annewhitealz@gmail.com

Third Thursday of each month, 10-11:30 a.m.
Skills4Care (at the Namaste Center for Spiritual Living)
129 W. 5th St., Long Beach, CA 90802
Please call Patricia Piar at 562.795.5762

Second and fourth Wednesday of each month, 6:30-8 p.m.
Culver City Senior Center (in the Arts and Crafts room)
4095 Overland Ave., Culver City, CA 90232
Please call Yael Wyte, MSW at 310.912.9120

First Tuesday of each month, 6:30-8 p.m.
Joslyn Community Center
1601 N. Valley Dr., Manhattan Beach, CA 90266
Please contact Karen Patterson at kberkeypatterson@gmail.com

Third Thursday of each month, 10-11:30 a.m.
Home Care Services Santa Clarita
23340 Cinema Dr. #5, Santa Clarita, CA 91355
Please call Michelle Quiroga-Diaz, MSW at 310.498.8650

First Wednesday of each month, 6-7:30 p.m.
Pacifica Senior Living Northridge
8700 Lindley Ave., Northridge, CA 91325
Please call Michelle Quiroga-Diaz, MSW at 310.498.8650

Second Monday of each month, 6-7:30 p.m.
Henry Mayo Fitness and Health
24525 Town Center Dr., Valencia, CA 91355
Please call Michelle Quiroga-Diaz, MSW at 310.498.8650

Third Saturday of each month, 10-11:30 a.m.
Clarendon Senior Living
6724 Gaviota Ave., Lake Balboa, CA 91406
Please call Shiral Torres at 818.426.9935

Second Tuesday of each month, 7-8:30 p.m., and fourth Saturday of each month, 10-11:30 a.m.
Belmont Village Senior Living
24141 Ventura Blvd., Calabasas, CA 91302
Please call Michelle Quiroga-Diaz, MSW at 310.498.8650

**Please note that support group information is updated monthly and subject to change. Please call before attending to verify that your group is still meeting at the time, date and location listed.

Telephone Caregiver Support Group

First Monday of the month, 1-2:30 p.m. (except for July and September when the group will meet the 2nd Monday of the month due to a holiday).

Spanish Telephone Caregiver Support Group/Grupo de Ayuda Telefonico
4th Tuesday of each month/4to martes del mes, 1-2:30 p.m.
Please contact Milagros Chumpitaz, MSW at 909.406.5349 or mchumpitaz@alz.org for more information.
Por favor comuniquese con Milagros Chumpitaz, MSW al 909.406.5349 o mchumpitaz@alz.org para mas informacion.

The Alzheimer's Association California Southland Chapter offers a monthly telephone support group for caregivers of individuals living with Alzheimer's disease and related dementias. The group is designed to provide emotional, educational and social support for caregivers. The support group also helps participants develop problem-solving skills and encourages caregivers to maintain their own health.
Call 1.800.272.3900 or email Vanessa Gomez at vagomez@alz.org to sign up.Alzheimer's Association California Southland Chapter support groups provide caregivers and others affected by the disease the opportunity to exchange information and develop methods and skills to solve problems. Participants are also able to cultivate social relationships while learning about available resources.