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Caring for the Person with Dementia
Caring for the Person with Dementia

Community and Government Resources for Caregivers
Community and Government Resources for Caregivers

When to Call Your Care Provider Caregiver Support Group
Caregiver Support Group

ALS Support Group

This is a free support group.

Contact Oliver Ross at (360) 733-5222 or oliver@alsa-ec.org, for more information.



Bellingham MS Self-Help Group

This is a free support group.

Contact Amy Donahue at (360) 650-9255 or bellinghamms@yahoo.com, for more information.



Brain Injury Support Group

This free support group is held on the PeaceHealth St. Joseph South Campus in the small cafeteria on the ground floor.

Contact Mary Hughes at (360) 631-2054, for more information.



Brain Tumor Caregivers' Support Group
This group is hosted by volunteer, Marianne Brudwick, who lost her husband to a brain tumor and has personally navigated this journey.​ Having a loved one with a brain tumor can be very stressful and result in feelings of fear, anger and being overwhelmed. Caregivers are invited to attend this group to share practical information, gain understanding of the care giving experience and discuss feelings in a safe and caring environment.

Cancer Survivors' Support Group
Open to all cancer survivors - either a new diagnosis or survivor for many years. Meet fellow survivors and share hopes and concerns, celebrate victories and provide encouragement and support for one another.

Friends & Family Support Group (Cancer)
If someone you care about has been diagnosed with cancer, this group will be a place to receive support, explore how cancer has impacted your lives and learn how to cope with the challenges a diagnosis of cancer can bring. This group will share information, issues and insights in a safe and emotionally supportive setting. Anyone in the community who cares about someone who has cancer is welcome.

Gluten Information Support Group

This is a free support group.

Contact Marylou Richardson at (360) 734-4989, for more information.



Peripheral Neuropathy Support Group

This is a free support group.

Contact William Ouweneel at (360) 676-0367, for more information.



Puget Sound Sleepers

Our Sleep Disorders Center hosts Puget Sound Sleepers, a support group for people with sleep apnea and other sleep disorders. This health awareness group is part of the AWAKE network (Alert, Well and Keeping Energetic) that gives members the opportunity to learn and share information and tips on healthy sleep.



Spinal Cord Injury Support Network

This is a free support group.

Call (360) 332-8484, for more information.



Stroke Support Group

This community-based support group is free and open to the public and meets the second Thursday of each month. No registration is necessary.



Support Group for Women with Cancer
The group has a holistic mind/body/spirit approach to healing. Participants share stories and identify resources, and support one another in setting priorities and finding balance and meaning in the cancer experience.

Us Too! Prostate Cancer Discussion Group
Men with a prostate cancer diagnosis are invited to this educational and support meeting along with their spouse/partners. Discussion may include treatment options, side effects & other informative topics.