Connect with our local chapter:

The Huntington’s Disease Society of America: social workers/support groups in New England Social Workers Support Groups:
  • The support groups in New England are meeting virtually at this time to keep everyone safe. Please email the group facilitator who will send you a secure link to the group each month it meets. The address listed is where the group will meet in person when it is safe to resume to in person meetings

CLICK HERE to find online support Groups

If you would like to start a support group, contact Jennifer Simpson, HDSA Assistant Director of Youth & Community Service at jsimpson@hdsa.org.

Massachusetts

Newton- MEETING VIRTUAL 
Caregiver support group meets the 1st Saturday Bimonthly 11:00 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
February, April, June, August, October, and December
The Falls 
​2300 Washington Street Newton, MA 02462
Cheryl Sullivan: csull22@comcast.net or 603-809-4555
Beverly- MEETING VIRTUAL
Mixed support Group meets 3rd Saturday of the month 10:30 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
Beverly Hospital Garden Conference Room
85 Herrick Street Beverly, MA 01915
Mirta Uliva: mirtas.ulivi@gmail.com or 978-317-2391
Tewksbury- MEETING VIRTUAL 
Mixed support group meets one evening per month
6:30 p.m.-8:00 p.m.
Tewksbury Library 2nd floor study Room #1
300 Chandler Street Tewksbury, MA 01876
Cheryl Sullivan: csull22@comcast.net or 603-809-4555


Connecticut- MEETING VIRTUAL 
 
CT has one monthly group meeting virtually at this time due to COVID. The group meets from 7 to 8:30 the last Thursday of the month except if it falls on a holiday and then it meets the week before. Once it is safe to meet in person the group will meet at the address below at Operation Hope.

To join the group virtually please email the support group facilitator for the link.

Mary Dunleavy, MSW, 203-216-6266 and marydun@att.net

Operation Hope, 636 Old Post Rd, Fairfield CT 06824

7 to 8:30 pm the Last Thursday of each month.


Maine

Bangor- MEETING VIRTUAL
Mixed support group meets the 4th Wed of the month
6:00 pm to 7:15 pm
St. Joseph's Hospital
360 Broadway Bangor, Maine 04402
Chapman Conference Room 2
Nancy Patterson: pattersonnancy68@gmail.com or 207 669-5212


Rhode Island

Providence- MEETING VIRTUAL
Mixed group meets first Tues. of the month
6:30PM to 8:00PM
Tockwotton on the Waterfront
500 Waterfront Drive, East Providence, RI
4th floor pub
Alexis Derdarian: Alexisderderian@gmail.com

Vermont

There will be no meetings at this time. We will reach out when the group resumes. 

New Hampshire

Derry- MEETING VIRTUAL
Every 4th Saturday of the month
10 AM to 11:30 AM
Derry Library
64 E Broadway, Derry, New Hampshire
Wendy Landry: waglandry@aol.com