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Support GroupsTri-Valley Parkinson's Support Group
This group meets from 10 a.m.-12 p.m. on the second Saturday of every month at the Pleasanton Senior Center, 5353 Sunol Blvd. The group provides peer support for Parkinson's patients and for their caregivers, families and friends. Call Norman or Jackie Bardsley at 831-9940 for details. Pleasanton Senior Center, 5353 Sunol Blvd., Pleasanton.
Support GroupsStroke Support Group of Contra Costa County
This group meets at 7 p.m., the second Monday of every month (except August), at John Muir Medical Center, at either the Walnut Creek Campus, Ball Auditorium or the Concord Campus, Concord Room (locations alternate every other month). The group hosts guest speakers and provides coping groups for stroke survivors with and without aphasia or caregivers of stroke survivors. Call 376-6218. John Muir Medical Center, 1601 Ygnacio Valley Road, Walnut Creek.
The Danville/San Ramon Valley Chapter of Parents Families and Friends of Lesbians and Gays (PFLAG) is a support group that meets at 7 p.m. every third Monday at the Danville Congregational Church, 989 San Ramon Valley Blvd. Call 683-1728 for details. Danville Congregational Church, 989 San Ramon Valley Blvd., Danville.
Support GroupsCelebrate Recovery in Danville
Celebrate Recovery is a forward-looking and balanced Christ-centered recovery program for people with hurts, habits and hang-ups. The group meets at 6:30 p.m. for dinner, and the program starts at 7 p.m. every Friday at East Bay Fellowship, 2615 Camino Tassajara, Danville. Childcare available for ages 5-11. Call 736-5100, e-mail email@example.com, or visit www.eastbayfellowship.org. East Bay Fellowship, 2615 Camino Tassajara, Danville.
Support GroupsBipolar Support Group
The Tri-Valley Support Group provides free peer support for people with mood disorders. It meets 7:15-8:45 p.m. every Wednesday at St. Clare's Episcopal Church, 3350 Hopyard Road, Pleasanton. Call 560-0842 for more information. St. Clare's Episcopal Church, 3350 Hopyard Road, Pleasanton.
Support GroupsAmerican Chronic Pain Association
The ACPA group meets 11 a.m.-1 p.m. every second and fourth Monday at the Community Presbyterian Church Library, 222 W. El Pintado Road, Danville. Community Presbyterian Church Library, 222 W. El Pintado Road, Danville.
Support GroupsDanville TOPS
The Danville chapter of Take Off Pounds Sensibly (TOPS) meets at 9 a.m. every Tuesday at St. Timothy's Episcopal Church, 1550 Diablo Road. Call Bob Blendow at 935-9344 or Rosemarie at 838-7870 for more information. Timothy's Episcopal Church, 1550 Diablo Road, Danville.
Support GroupsHospice Offers Support
Hospice of the East Bay offers a variety of support groups and workshops for people experiencing grief and loss after the death of a loved one. All groups and classes are offered for a fee and require pre-registration. Fees are waived for those who cannot afford them. Call 887-5678, ext. 1068.
Support GroupsChronic Pain Proactive Group for Women
Support Group for FIBRO, CFF and Chronic Pain meets 12:30-2:30 p.m. every other Wednesday. Call 234-5621 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Support GroupsOvereaters Anonymous
The group offers a 12-step approach to issues around food, overeating, anorexia and bulimia. There are many different groups that meet at different times and places; visit www.dvig.org.