Support Groups

New Seekers

Group for individuals with low or no vision: socialize, information, & support

1-3 p.m. on the 2nd Thursday of every month

1 Emerald Terrace

Swansea, Il 62226

For More Information, Please Contact Marilyn (618) 235-9988

mhughes@lincinc.org


Southwestern Advocacy Group (SWAG)

Advocacy group working on local disability related issues

2-4 p.m. on the 2nd Tuesday of every month

1 Emerald Terrace

Swansea, Il 62226

For More Information, Please Contact Daniel (618) 235-9988

dhawkins@lincicnc.org


LINC-ing Friends Social Club

Time and location varies depending on community events.

1 Emerald Terrace

Swansea, Il 62226

For More Information, Please Contact Jon (618) 235-9988

jdouglas@lincinc.org


 Strader Rehab. Brain Injury Support Group

Brain injury from an accident, stroke, infection or other related cause

Every Thursday 10:30a.m. - noon

1 Emerald Terrace

Swansea, Il 62226

For More Information, Please Contact (618) 346-6641


 Deaf & Hard of Hearing Support Group

Upcoming, Please contact to show interest.

1 Emerald Terrace

Swansea, Il 62226

For More Information, Please Contact Libby (618) 235-9988
loxenham@lincinc.org


MS Group

Support, information, resources and fun for those with Multiple Sclerosis

Every other month, 7 - 9 p.m. (See LINC Calendar for next date)

1 Emerald Terrace

Swansea, Il 62226

For More Information Please Contact Diane Earhart: (618)235-8823


Spinal Cord Injury Support Group

12 Noon on the 3rd Friday of every month

4700 Memorial Drive

Belleville, Il

For more information, Please Contact Patrick (618) 235-9988 Or Lindsay (618) 257-5785


DBSA (Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance) of Madison County

Meeting: Every Monday 7:00PM

Anderson Hospital, Maryville, Il

Next to the cafeteria on Lower Level B, Classroom B.

For more information, Please Contact: Nicole Meyers at (618) 225-7709 or by e-mail at dbsamcm@yahoo.com for more information.


DBSA of Southern IL:

Every Tuesday, 7:00PM,

St. Elizabeth Hospital,

211 S. 3rd St., Belleville, IL, 7th Floor, Room 722.

Contact: Tod Jurke (618) 567-0936.


DBSA of Belleville:

Every Saturday, 12:00PM,

St. Elizabeth Hospital,

211 S. 3rd St., Belleville, IL, 7th Floor, Room 722.

For more information, Please Contact: Tod Jurke (618) 567-0986 or by e-mail at boeingme@yahoo.com or Lisa Wojick at 618-409-7895.


Alzheimer's Support Group

4500 Memorial Drive
Belleville, IL
 
2:30 p.m. - SWIC-PSOP (even months)
6 p.m. - Memorial's Senior Care (odd months)
 
For more information, please Contact (618) 257-5900 or (618) 234-4410 Ext. 7031.


Hope Blooms Support Group

400 North Illinois St
Swansea, IL

A community-based breast cancer support group, Hope Blooms offers an opportunity for women who have been diagnosed with breast cancer to express their physical and emotional needs with others who have had similar experiences.

Please note, that this group has changed its meeting location to the Cancer Treatment Center. You will enter through the PET/CT Imaging entrance, and will go to Suite A.

Contact (618) 257-5936 for more information.


Stroke Support Group

4700 Memorial Drive
Belleville, IL

This group is for people who have experienced a stroke or brain injury, and their families.

This group is for people who have experienced a stroke or brain injury, and their families. Participants will learn how to heal physiContacty, cognitively and emotionally. Meetings will be held in The Orthopedic and Neurosciences Center Community Room, on the second Wednesday of each month.
 
For more information, please Contact Heidi Hoskins at (618) 257-5758.


Mended Hearts Inc. - Belleville Chapter

4700 Memorial Drive
Belleville, IL

Mended Hearts is a volunteer organization consisting of people who have heart disease, their families, medical professional and other interested people.

Additionally, Mended Hearts members form a support group for one another, contributing emotional backing to recovering patients and their families.
 
Location alternates between Memorial and St. Elizabeth's hospitals. (Memorial Hospital - odd months, St. Elizabeth's Hospital - even months) 

For more information, Contact (618) 257-5420.
 
Mended Hearts meets on the third Monday of each month.


Fibromyalgia Support Group

4500 Memorial Drive
Belleville, IL

Join us for our Fibromyalgia Support Group.

This group meets the 3rd  Tuesday of the every month, except in November and December.

For more information, please Contact Pat at (618) 789-2801.


Diabetes Support Group

4500 Memorial Drive
Belleville, IL

This is a mutual support group comprised of people with diabetes, their families and people who had their lives affected by diabetes.

This is a mutual support group comprised of people with diabetes, their families and people who had their lives affected by diabetes.

Meets the 4th Monday of the month, unless otherwise noted.

Please Contact (618) 257-5861 upon arrival.


 

 

Memorial Hospital Support Groups

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