Local Support Groups

Below is a list of active support groups in the United States and internationally. The Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation makes every effort to keep this information as accurate as possible. Please note that information is subject to change for individual group listings. If you have any trouble contacting a group coordinator, please call us at 888.733.6741 for assistance.

If you are a group coordinator and would like to update your listing, please contact Courtney Firak, Support Services Coordinator, at 312.854.1940 or cfirak@pulmonaryfibrosis.org.

As always, please consult your personal physician or healthcare provider with any questions you may have regarding your specific medical condition, and whether participating in a support group is recommended.

United States



Alabama

Birmingham

The Mary P. Kennedy Support Group for Patients with Pulmonary Fibrosis
University of Alabama at Birmingham
Interstitial Lung Disease Program
The Kirklin Clinic at UAB
Pulmonary Clinic (4th Floor)
2000 6th Avenue South
Birmingham, AL 35233

Group meets: Quarterly
Please contact Amy Patillo or Tonja Meadows for meeting dates and times.

Contact: Amy Patillo
(205) 975 6770

Tonja Meadows, RN
(205) 934 7630

Montgomery
IPF Support Group of Montgomery
Baptist Medical Center South Campus
Montgomery Cardiovascular Institute
Cardiopulmonary Classroom, First Floor
2119 East South Boulevard
Montgomery, AL 36116

Group meets: Contact Dr. Fuentes for meeting dates and times.

Contact: Maryluz Fuentes, MD, Group Coordinator
334.462.0105
mfuentes@baptistfirst.org



Arizona

Scottsdale
Pulmonary Fibrosis Support Group of Scottsdale, LLC
Via Linda Senior Center
10440 East Via Linda
Scottsdale, AZ 85258

Group meets: Last Saturday of every month; unless otherwise noted.
Time: 11:00 a.m.

Contact: Jack McVickers, Group Coordinator
JMCV3@cox.net

Tucson
Southern Arizona Support Group
The Village Inn
6251 North Oracle Road (between Rudasill and Orange Grove)
Tucson, AZ 85704

Group meets: Every month. Contact Zoë Dirks for dates.
Time: 10:00 a.m.

Contact: Zoë Dirks, Support Group Leader
520.907.2582
zdirks@gmail.com



California

Concord
Support Group for Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis, Pulmonary Fibrosis, and Lung Disease
John Muir Health
Lung Health Services
2720 Grant Street
Building 1, Suite 3
Concord, CA 94521-4110

Group meets: Contact Del Lavezzo for meeting dates and times.

Contact: Del Lavezzo
925.934.2689
dellavezzo@sbcglobal.net

Fontana
Inland Empire Pulmonary Fibrosis Support Group
Fontana Kaiser Permanente
Building #3, 4th Floor
Blue North Room
9961 Sierra Avenue
Fontana, CA 92335

Group meets: Third Thursday of every month (except July and December)
Time: 4:00 p.m.

Contact: Magdalena Pacheco
909.730.5650
M4unont@aol.com

Los Angeles
UCLA Interstitial Lung Disease Support Group
UCLA 200 Medical Plaza
Conference Room 347, 3rd Floor
Los Angeles, CA 90095

Group meets: Third Tuesday of every month
Time: 1:00 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.

Contact: Susan Golleher, RN-PLD Program Coordinator
310.206.8950
sgolleher@mednet.ucla.edu

Norwalk
One Breath Foundation, Transplant and Pulmonary Fibrosis Support Group
Norwalk Social Service Center
11929 Alondra Boulevard
Norwalk, CA 90650

Group meets: Third Sunday of every month. Contact Gloria Rodriguez for meeting times.

Contact: Gloria Rodriguez
562.447.4785
Glorry2god@aol.com

Rancho Mirage
Pulmonary Fibrosis Support Group
Renker Wellness Center at Eisenhower Medical Center
39000 Bob Hope Drive
Rancho Mirage, CA 92270

Group meets: Second Tuesday of every month
Time: 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Contacts: Debra Fuller, RN
760.773.2031
dfuller@emc.org

Jenny Armstrong
jarmstrong@emc.org

Sacramento
Central Valley Pulmonary Fibrosis Support Group
Sutter Cancer Center
2800 L Street
Sacramento, CA 95816

Group meets: Second Monday of January, March, May, July, September, and November.
Second Tuesday of February, April, June, August, October, and December.

Contact: Maya Juarez
916.734.3643
maya.juarez@ucdmc.ucdavis.edu

San Francisco
Living Well with ILD
University of California, San Francisco
400 Parnassus Avenue
San Francisco, CA 94143

Group meets: Second Tuesday of every month. Classroom location for each meeting will be emailed a week in advance.
Time: 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Contact: Sally McLaughlin, RN, MSN
415.353.2577
sally.mclaughlin@ucsfmedctr.org

Stanford
Pulmonary Fibrosis Support Group
Stanford University Medical Center
Center for Advanced Lung Disease
300 Pasteur Drive Room H3143
Stanford, CA 94305

Group meets: Second Monday of every other month.
Time: 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Please call Susan Jacobs to confirm date and time as they are subject to change.

Contact: Susan Jacobs, RN, MS
650.725.8083
ssjpulm@stanford.edu



Colorado

Denver
Joe Walsh Memorial Pulmonary Fibrosis Support Group
National Jewish Health
1400 Jackson Street
Room J105
Denver, CO 80206

Group meets: Second Tuesday of every month
Time: 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Contact: Carol Bair, Clinical Research Coordinator
303.398.1621
bairc@njhealth.org

Wheat Ridge
Mile High Pulmonary Fibrosis Support Group
Exempla Lutheran Medical Center
9830 I-70 Frontage Road South
Wheat Ridge, CO 80033

Group meets: Last Tuesday of every month, except December and January
Time: 2:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Contact: Brenda Crowe, Lung Health Educator
303.467.4133
croweb@exempla.org



Connecticut

New Haven
Pulmonary Fibrosis Support Group
Yale West Campus
800 West Campus Drive/Conference Center
Event Room B
Orange, Connecticut 06477

Group meets: Please contact Elizabeth Tarquino to RSVP and for meeting dates and times.

Contact: Elizabeth Tarquino
203.785.2509
elizabeth.tarquino@yale.edu



Florida

Fort Myers
SW Florida Pulmonary Fibrosis Support Group
Lee Memorial Hospital Physician Office Building
2780 Cleveland Avenue
7th Floor, Room 705
Fort Myers, FL 33901
(reception area of respiratory rehab office)

Group meets: Third Wednesday of every month
Time: 1:00 p.m.

Contact: Lynne Puglise, Coordinator
941.875.5732
lapuglise@gmail.com

Miami

Pulmonary Fibrosis Support Group
South Miami Hospital Pulmonary Rehabilitation Center
First Floor Conference Room
6250 Sunset Drive
South Miami, FL 33143

Group meets: Quarterly; First meeting on March 22, 2014

Time: 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. in English; 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. in Spanish

Please contact Caridad Gonzales for meeting dates & times
Contact: Caridad Gonzalez, RRT
786.662.8484
caridadg@baptisthealth.net

Naples
Naples Pulmonary Fibrosis Support Group
North Naples Hospital Campus Cafeteria
11190 Healthpark Boulevard
Naples, FL 34110

Group meets: First Friday of every month
Time: 1:30 p.m.

Contact: Richard Sampson
239.353.6564
This group is for pulmonary fibrosis patients, caregivers, and families.

Naples
Naples Lung Transplant Support Group
North Naples Hospital Campus
Pulmonary Rehab Center
11190 Healthpark Boulevard
Naples, FL 34110

Group meets: Second Wednesday of every month
Time: 4:00 p.m.

Contact: Richard Sampson
239.353.6564
This group is for lung transplant recipients and their families.

Tallahassee
Tallahassee Pulmonary Fibrosis Support Group
LeRoy Collins Library
Henderson Room, 2nd Floor
200 West Park Avenue
Tallahassee, FL 32301

Group meets: First meeting March 2, 2013
Time: 2:45 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Contact: Donna Templeton, RMA
850.570.8045
lsugurl27@yahoo.com



Georgia

Atlanta
Pulmonary Fibrosis Support Group
Piedmont Hospital
1968 Peachtree Road
Building 77, 6th Floor
Atlanta, GA 30309

Group meets: Fourth Tuesday of every month
Time: 12:30 p.m.

Contacts: Marcy Solmson
marcysolmson@comcast.net
770.337.1773

Piedmont Atlanta Hospital Pulmonary Rehabilitation
404.605.2294

Austell
Georgia Lung Associates
Office Education Room
3820 Medical Park Drive
Austell, GA 30106

Group meets: Third Tuesday of every month
Time: 11:00 a.m.

Contact: Amy Case, MD
NWAtlPF@gmail.com



Idaho

Boise
Idaho Pulmonary Fibrosis Support Group
St. Luke's Hearth Health and Rehabilitation
3525 East Louise Drive, Suite 500
Meridian, ID 83642

Group meets: Fourth Wednesday of every other month; February, April, June, August, October, December
Time: 11:00 a.m.

Contacts:
Laura Gilmore
208.880.4503
lgilmore@cableone.net

Audrey Mitchell, LMSW
208. 706.7053
mitcheau@slhs.org

Idaho Falls
Eastern Idaho Pulmonary Fibrosis Support Group
Mountain View Hospital
Classroom A
2325 Coronado St
Idaho Falls, ID 83404

Group meets: First Thursday of every other month (February, April, June, August, October, and December)
Newsletters sent out on alternate months.

Contacts: Myrna Taylor
208.542.4492
myrnataylor3469@msn.com

Grace Jacobsen, RN
208.233.7363
jacograc@gmail.com



Illinois

Elmhurst
Breakfast Club
Elmhurst Memorial Hospital
155 E Brush Lane
Hawthorne Meeting Room
Elmhurst, IL 60126

Group meets: Fourth Saturday of every month
Time: 10:00 a.m.

Contacts: Leanne Storch
773.237.9885
ls_pulmonaryfibrosis@yahoo.com
Nancy Neil
golfbowlnut@aol.com

Naperville
Pulmonary Fibrosis Support Group
Edward Hospital
801 S Washington Street
Naperville, IL 60540

Group meets: First Thursday of every month. Contact Donna Serlin for more information and directions.
Time: 10:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

Contact: Donna Serlin, BS, RRT
630.527.3389



Indiana

Evansville
Pulmonary Fibrosis Support Group
Deaconess Hospital Resource Center
600 Mary Street
Evansville, IN 47747

Group meets: Second Tuesday of every month
Time: 4:00 p.m.

Contact: Julie Morgan, Education Coordinator Respiratory Services
812.450.2448
julie.morgan@deaconess.com

Evansville
St. Mary’s Pulmonary Fibrosis Support Group
St. Mary’s Center for Advanced Medicine
Pulmonary Rehab
Cardiac Conference Room, 2nd Floor
3700 Washington Avenue
Evansville, IN 47750

Group meets: Second Monday of every month
Time: 6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Contacts:
St. Mary’s Pulmonary Rehab 812.485.5230
Christa Shore 812.963.9543

Fort Wayne
Living with IPF
Parkview Health System
Wooten Room, Enter through door #2
11115 Parkview Plaza Drive
Fort Wayne, IN 46845

Group meets: Second Saturday of every month
Time: 10:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

Contacts:
Bill 260.570.3988
Dianne 260.452.9308
This group is for pulmonary fibrosis patients, their families, and friends.



Kansas

Junction City
Flint Hills Pulmonary Fibrosis Support Group
Episcopal Church of the Covenant
314 North Adams Street
Junction City, KS 66441

Group meets: First Tuesday of every month
Time: 7:00 p.m.

Contact: Jim Williams
785.375.4288
Alisteningear777@aol.com
This group is open to patients and caregivers.



Kentucky

Louisville
University of Louisville
401 East Chestnut Street
Louisville, KY, 40202
Conference Room 120

Group meets: Contact Tamra Perez for more information.

Contact: Tamra Perez
502.852.1358



Maryland

Better Breathers Club
WMHS Pulmonary Rehabilitation Program
Western Maryland Regional Medical Center
Auditorium #5 on 2nd Floor
12500 Willowbrook Road
Cumberland, Maryland 21502

Group meets: First Monday of every other month
Time: 5:00 p.m.

Contact: Stacey Blank, RRT, Program Coordinator
240.964.3807
sblank@wmhs.com
This group is for those with chronic lung disease and also includes pulmonary fibrosis patients and families.



Massachusetts

Boston
Support Group for Living with IPF
Brigham and Women's Hospital
Carrie Hall
15 Francis Street
Boston, MA 02115

2013 Meetings: June 10 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. and October 28 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Contacts:
Melissa Smith
617.525.9297
msmith67@partners.org

Betsy Peters
617.525.9331
epeters2@partners.org

Pittsfield
IPF Support Group of the Berkshires
Berkshire Medical Center
Dining Room C: adjacent to the cafeteria
725 North Street
Pittsfield, MA 01201

Group meets: Fourth Thursday of every month
Time: 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.

Contact: John Dominguez, Support Group Facilitator
413.684.5015
daltoncc@nycap.rr.com
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Plymouth
Better Breathers Club
Jordan Hospital
Funkhouser Conference Room
275 Sandwich St
Plymouth, MA 02360

Group meets: Second Wednesday of every other month
Time: 1:00 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.

Contact: Peg Lougee, RRT, CPFT
1.800.2JORDAN

This group is for those with chronic lung disease and also includes pulmonary fibrosis patients and families.



Michigan

Ann Arbor
University of Michigan IPF Support Group
University of Michigan Pulmonary Rehabilitation
325 East Eisenhower Parkway
Burlington Office Center
Ann Arbor, MI 48103

Group meets: Second Tuesday of the month
Time: 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

Contact: Deb Dahlgren
ddahlgre@med.umich.edu

Sterling Heights
Pulmonary Fibrosis Support Group
New Life Presbyterian Church
11300 Nineteen Mile Road
Sterling Heights, MI 48314

Group meets: Second Tuesday of every month
Time: 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Contact: Darlene S. Watkins, RRT
586.573.5763
darlene.watkins@stjohn.org



Minnesota

Minneapolis
Twin Cities
Pulmonary Fibrosis Support Group of Minnesota
Bethlehem Baptist Church
720 13th Avenue South
Minneapolis, MN 55415

Group meets: Second Tuesday of every month
Time: 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Contact: Jan Titus
925.484.6764
jltitus@comcast.net

David Naumann
612.920.8319
dnaumann@umn.edu



Missouri

Kansas City
Greater Kansas City Pulmonary Fibrosis Support Group
Saint Joseph Medical Center
1000 Carondelet Drive (I-435 and State Line Road)
Kansas City, MO 64114

Group meets: Second Tuesday of every month
Time: 4:30 p.m.

Contact: Eugenia Sullivan-Moley, SC
816.943.2040
emoley@carondelet.com

Dawnie Ellison, CRT
dellison@carondelet.com

St. Louis
CardioPulmonary Research Center
St. Luke’s Hospital
222 S. Woods Mill Road Suite 300 N.
Chesterfield, MO. 63017

Group meets: Quarterly
Please contact Tammy Setchfield for meeting dates and times.

Contact: Tammy Setchfield, CCRC
314.576.4501
314.439.LUNG (4501)
cardiopulmonaryresearchcenter@stlukes-stl.com



New Jersey

Morristown
Garden State Pulmonary Fibrosis Support Group
Morristown Memorial Hospital
100 Madison Avenue
Morristown, NJ

Group meets: Last Wednesday of every month
Time: 7:00 p.m.

Contact: Barbara Murphy, Support Group Leader
(908) 276-3394
bjmurphy21@comcast.net



New Mexico

Albuquerque
Pulmonary Fibrosis New Mexico Support Group
IHOP
2020 Buena Vista Drive SE
Albuquerque, NM 87106

Group Meets: First Monday of every other month. Please RSVP to Shirley Munoz to attend.
Time: 6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.

Contact: Shirley Munoz
505.507.6380
jsfmunozapt@yahoo.com



New York

New York City
Pulmonary Fibrosis Support Group
New York-Presbyterian Hospital
Price Family Center for Comprehensive Chest Care
622 West 168th Street
VC3-366
New York, NY 10032

Group meets: Please contact Julie Porcelli for meeting dates and times.

Contact: Julie Porcelli BSN, RN
212.305.8203
jap9104@nyp.org

Sleepy Hollow
Pulmonary Fibrosis Support Group
Phelps Memorial Hospital Center
701 North Broadway
Sleepy Hollow, NY 10591
(pulmonary lab at the auditorium entrance of the main hospital)

2013 Meetings: January 31, March 12, April 9, June 11
Time: 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. with the exception of June 11 which will be 6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.

Contact: Susan DiFabio, RRT/CPFT
914.366.3712
sdifabio@pmhc.us



Ohio

Cincinnati

UCMC ILD Clinic’s ILD Patient Support Group
Medical Arts Building, 4th Floor
222 Piedmont Ave, Ste 4000
Cincinnati, OH 45219

Group meets: Quarterly
Contact Geneva Meyers about support group meeting dates and times.

Contact: Geneva Meyers, RN
513.475.8523, option #3
513.558.3106
meyersgk@ucmail.uc.edu

Independence
Cleveland Clinic Independence Family Health Center
Meeting Room A
5001 Rockside Road
Independence, OH 44131

Group meets: Quarterly. Contact Scott Marlow for meeting dates and times.
Time: TBD

Contact: Scott Marlow, RRT
216.444.3708
marlows@ccf.org



Oregon

Portland
Portland Pulmonary Fibrosis Support Group
Legacy Good Samaritan Hospital
1040 NW 22nd Avenue
Building 2, 2nd Floor Conference Room
Portland, OR 97210

Group meets: Third Thursday of every month
Time: 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Contact: Mike Henderson, Facilitator
(503) 936-8395
mhenderson@pulmonaryfibrosis.org

Springfield
Spirited Breathers
Oregon Heart and Vascular Institute
Conference Room 12C
3311 River Bend Drive
Springfield, OR 97477

Group meets: Second Thursday of every month
Time: 3:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Contact: Susan Pfanner
541.222.7442
888.240.6484
spfanner@ohvi.org

Tualatin
Lung Transplant Support Group
Legacy Meridian Park Hospital
Community Health Educational Building
Room 104
19300 SW 65th Avenue
Tualatin, OR 97062

Group meets: Third Wednesday of every month
Time: 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Contact: Michael Henderson
503.936.8395
mhenderson@pulmonaryfibrosis.org



Pennsylvania

Hershey
Hershey’s IPF Support Group
Penn State Hershey Medical Center
University Fitness and Conference Center
Room 302A
Hershey, PA 17033

Group meets: Last Monday of every month. Meeting dates change occasionally. Please contact Anne Dimmock to confirm date and time of the next meeting.
Time: 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

Contact: Anne Dimmock, PA-IPF Coordinator
717.531.2925
adimmock@hmc.psu.edu

Philadelphia
Pulmonary Fibrosis Support Group
Temple University Lung Center
5th Floor Conference Room 5ACC
Philadelphia, PA 19140

Group meets: Contact Michelle Vega-Olivo for meeting dates and times.

Contact: Michelle Vega-Olivo
215.707.5864
michelle.vega@tuhs.temple.edu

Pittsburgh
University of Pittsburgh Simmons Center IPF Support Group
UPMC Presbyterian Hospital
200 Lothrop Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15213
Room location varies

Group meets: Varies
Time: 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Contact: Terri Heinrich, Administrative Assistant, Simmons Center
412.624.7225
simmonsILD@upmc.edu
Please visit our website for up-to-date information on meeting dates and locations



South Carolina

Charleston
IPF Support Group
MUSC Institute of Psychiatry Auditorium
67 President Street
Charleston, SC 29425

Group meets: Contact leaders for meeting dates and times.

Contact:
Farah Stokes
843.792.0373
flaitz@musc.edu



Tennessee

Nashville
IPF Support Group for Patients and Families
Vanderbilt Medical Center
1301 Medical Center Drive
TVC Conference Room 2703-2704
Nashville, TN 37232

Group meets: Second Monday of every month (except December)
Time: 12:00 p.m.

Contact: Wendi Mason, Nurse Practitioner
615.343.7068
wendi.mason@vanderbilt.edu
Lunch will be provided. Please visit our website for more details.



Texas

Austin
Austin Texas Pulmonary Fibrosis Support Group
Seton Southwest Hospital
7900 FM 1826
Health Plaza 2, Suite 101
Austin, TX 78737

Group meets: Every month.
Time 1:00 p.m.

Contact: Kayla Sralla, RRT
512.504.5139
krsralla@seton.org

Jan Orndorff
281.348.2378
281.844.5300 (cell)
jan3145@aol.com

Houston
Pulmonary Fibrosis Support Group
Kelsey Seybold Main Campus
2nd Floor Imaging Conference Room
2727 West Holcombe Boulevard
Houston, TX 77025

Group Meets: Third Saturday of the month
Time: 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
A light lunch will be provided.

Contact: Jan Orndorff
281.348.2378
281.844.5300 (cell)
jan3145@aol.com

PFAT Office:
281.348.0802

San Antonio
Pulmonary Fibrosis Support Group
Church Triumphant
339 West Hutching Place
San Antonio, TX 78221
(Meeting in the hall behind the church building)

Group meets: First Saturday of every month
Time: 10:00 a.m.

Contacts:
Dot Delarosa:
210.836.4361

Jan Orndorff:
281.348.2378
281.844.5300 (cell)
jan3145@aol.com



Utah

Salt Lake City
Intermountain Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis Support Group
University of Utah
410 Chipeta Way #221
Salt Lake City, UT 84108

Group meets: Every other month.
Time: 12:00 p.m.

Contact: Spencer Whipple, Support Group Coordinator
801.581-5864
spencer.whipple@hsc.utah.edu
Patrick Cary
patrick.cary@hsc.utah.edu



Virginia

Falls Church
Pulmonary Fibrosis Support Group of Greater Washington DC
Inova Fairfax Hospital
3300 Gallows Road
Heart and Vascular Center Conference Room
Falls Church, VA 22042

Group meets: 4th Tuesday of every month
Time: 1:00 p.m.

Contact: Jane Harrison, LCSW
(703) 776-3203
jane.harrison@inova.org

Richmond
Breath Matters Support Group of Virginia
CJW Medical Center
Chippenham Hospital Campus
Bosher Auditorium
7101 Jahnke Road
Richmond, VA 23225

Group meets: Second Monday of every month
Time: 1:30 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Free valet parking.

Contact: Russell Glover
russellglover@verizon.net

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Washington

Everett
Pulmonary Fibrosis Support Group-Lung Rangers
Medical Office Building-The Everett Clinic
1330 Rockefeller
Everett, WA 98201

Group meets: Third Tuesday of every month
Time: 4:00 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.

Contacts:
Annie Roth
anna.roth@providence.org

Rebecca Rose
rebecca.rose@providence.org
425.261.3780

Seattle
Pulmonary Fibrosis Support Group
University of Washington Medical Center
1959 NE Pacific Street
Seattle, WA 98195

Group meets: Last Tuesday of every month
Time: 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Contacts:
Dave Sherry
dssherry@comcast.net

Jennifer Hayes, RN, BSN
206.598.4967
jmhayes@uw.edu


Canada

Calgary
Calgary Pulmonary Fibrosis Support Group
East Calgary Health Centre
4715 8 Avenue SE
Calgary, Alberta

Group meets: First Tuesday of every month
Time: 6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Contact: Kirk Mathison, RN
403.956.2813
kirk.mathison@albertahealthservices.ca

Edmonton
Pulmonary Fibrosis Support Group
Kingsway Legion Branch #175
14339 50th St.
Edmonton, Alberta T5A 0S9

Group meets: Please contact Darlene Gallant for meeting dates and times.

Contact: Darlene Gallant, Support Group Leader
780.660.7466
gallant637@gmail.com


Ireland

Cork
Cork IPF Support Group
The Elm Tree Restaurant
Glounthaune

Group meets: Last Thursday of every month
Time: 11:00 a.m.
Transport can be arranged if necessary.

Contact: Dave Mulcahy
087 2865297
dave.mulcahy03@gmail.com
Pat and Anne Casey
087 2835320 or 087 9854587
annecasey@live.ie

Dublin
The Irish Lung Fibrosis Association's Dublin Patient Group
Carmelite Community Centre at Whitefriar Street Church
Aungier Street (South George’s Street)
Dublin 2

Group meets: Please contact support group leader for meeting dates and times

Contact: Pauline
Tel: +353 (0) 87 6851837


Italy

Modena
Pulmonary Fibrosis Support Group
Centro MaRP | AMA fuori dal buio
AOU Policlinico di Modena

Group meets First Saturday of every month (except August)
Time: 10.30 a.m. to 12.00 p.m.

Contact: Daniela Magnani, RN, MSN
Phone: 331 9676891
e-mail: daniela.magnani@unimore.it
Info: http://www.fuoridalbuio.it


United Kingdom

Bristol
Bristol Pulmonary Fibrosis Support Group
New Brunswick Church
Wigton Crescent
Southmead
Bristol BS10 6DY

Group meets: Every other month on a Wednesday. Contact Heather Lamb for meeting dates.
Time: 1:00 p.m to 3:00 p.m.

Contact: Heather Lamb, ILD Specialist Nurse
0117 3232514
Heather.Lamb@nbt.nhs.uk

Manchester
Manchester Pulmonary Fibrosis Support Group
Wythenshawe Hospital
Altounyan Suite, NWLC, UHSM
Southmoor Road
Wythenshawe, Manchester M23 8LT

Group meets: Every other month on a Tuesday. Next meeting is September 10, 2013
Time: 2:30 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Contact: Paul Whelan, Support Group Leader
paulwhelan1948@yahoo.co.uk

Papworth
Papworth Hospital Pulmonary Fibrosis Support Group
The Hub Community Centre in Great Cambourne
57 High Street
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire CB23 6GW
Free parking is available directly outside the venue

Group meets: 2013 meetings: September 13th and November 8th
Please contact support group leaders for meeting times.

Contact: Mike Bray
bray192@btinternet.com

Emma Harris, Interstitial Lung Disease Nurse Specialist
01480-364184
emma.harris@papworth.nhs.uk

Wales
Pulmonary Fibrosis Support Group
Hilton in Newport South Wales

Group meets: First Tuesday of every month
Time: 7:00 p.m.

Contact: info@pulmonaryfibrosiswales.co.uk
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If you know of any additional support groups that are not listed above or would like to participate in the formation of a new group, please contact Courtney Firak, Support Services Coordinator, at 312.854.1940 or cfirak@pulmonaryfibrosis.org.