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International. Founded 1977. Mission is to uplift and inspire anyone affected by burns through peer support, collaboration, education and advocacy. Includes support services, referrals and thrice-yearly newsletter 'Burn Support News.' SOAR Peer Support Program, annual World Burn Congress, family services, toll-free information and referral line, online chat sessions, advocacy and educational programs.
The Phoenix Society
1835 RW Berends Dr. SW
Grand Rapids, MI 49519
Voice: 1-800-888-2876 or 616-458-2773
International Resource. 4 groups. Founded 2001. Offers a peer support team, educational materials, healing weekends, quarterly newsletters, telephone support network and conferences. Provides online and face-to-face support for burn survivors and family members,online support via message board, mailing lists and scheduled and emergency real-time audio/video chat meetings and an online community. Assists people in starting a local support group for burn survivors.
Burn Survivors Throughout the World, Inc.
16193 Lone Star Ranch Drive
Conroe, TX 77302
Website: http://www.burnsurvivorsttw.org; Online Community: http://www.burnsurvivorsttw.org/community
Model. Support for Amish and Mennonite burn victims. For further information and if you would like to start a group in your area contact Troy Slabaugh.
Amish and Mennonite Burn Survivor Support Group
Cap't Troy Slabaugh, c/o Plain Township Fire Department
2600 Easton St.
Canton, OH 44721
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