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Get the emotional support you need

While traditional support groups continue to be the foundation of the chapter's services, specialty support opportunities are also available. Support groups are available for person newly diagnosed, those in an early stage or with early onset of Alzheimer's, and many other unique needs. Groups meet at a variety of times and in a variety of settings, are confidential, free, and open to the public.  Check to see if there is a group close to you that fits your needs.

 

  Caregiver Support Group Listing  4.2.14 


CAREGIVER SUPPORT GROUPS – CHIPPEWA VALLEY REGION

BUFFALO COUNTY
4th Wednesday of the month at 1:00pm
Buffalo County Courthouse, 407 S. Second Street, 3rd floor, Alma
Max Bachhuber: 608.685.3534

CHIPPEWA COUNTY 
3rd Wednesday of the month at 3:30pm
Grace Adult Day Services, 2050 County Trunk I, Chippewa Falls
Michelle Curry: 715.738.1925 / Mary Scheuermann: 715.723.9421

DUNN COUNTY 
3rd Wednesday of month at 10:00am
Shirley Doane Senior Center , 1412 6th Street, Menomonie. 
Lynne Shaffer: 715.231.2713
 
EAU CLAIRE COUNTY
Last Thursday of the month at 1:30pm
United Methodist Church Library, 337 Lake Street, Eau Claire 
Paula Gibson: 715.491.0880

Third Thursday of the month at 6:30pm
Grace Adult Day Service, 2241 New Pine Drive, Altoona, WI 54720
Bethany Jacobson-Flieger: 715.832.8811 (call ahead for respite care)

Last Wednesday of the month at 1:30pm
Mayo Clinic Health System, Deli Conference Room A, 1400 Bellinger Street, Eau Claire
Lisa Wells: 715.839.4750 / Cori Everson: 715.838.3418 Call to register.
(EARLY STAGE SUPPORT GROUP FOR PERSON WITH DEMENTIA)

Last Wednesday of the month at 1:30pm
Mayo Clinic Health System, Deli Conference Room A, 1400 Bellinger Street, Eau Claire
Lisa Wells: 715.839.4750 / Cori Everson: 715.838.3418 Call to register.
(EARLY STAGE SUPPORT GROUP FOR CAREGIVERS)
 
JACKSON COUNTY 
3rd Thursday of the month at 2:30pm
Black River Memorial Hospital, 711 W. Adams Street, Black River Falls
Shawn Callisto: 715.284.3662

 
PIERCE COUNTY 
2nd Friday of the month at 9:30am
St. Bridgets Catholic Church, Westview Room, River Falls
Nancy Abrahamson: 715.381.4360 / 800.372.2333 / Donna Miller: 715.425.6588

 
ST. CROIX COUNTY
1st Tuesday of the month at 9:00am
New Richmond Civic Center, 156 East First Street, New Richmond
Nancy Abrahamson: 715.381.4360

Meetings on Mondays at 2:00pm – Call for dates. 
Parkview Nursing Home, 210 Lockwood Street, Woodville
Harriet Link: 715.600.6088

CAREGIVER SUPPORT GROUPS – FOX VALLEY REGION
GREEN LAKE COUNTY 
4th Thursday of the month at 1:30pm
Senior Center, 142 Water Street, Berlin
Kathy Mulhem: 920.294.4070 - RSVP (GENERAL SUPPORT GROUP)
 
MANITOWOC COUNTY 
Last Wednesday of month at 6:30pm
Aging & Disability Resource Center, 4319 Expo Drive, Manitowoc
Lynn Scheinoha: 920.683.5110

3rd Thursday of the month at 2:00pm
Aging & Disability Resource Center, 4319 Expo Drive, Manitowoc
Lynn Scheinoha: 920.683.5110

1st Tuesday of the month at 10:00am
Aging & Disability Resource Center, 4319 Expo Drive, Manitowoc
Lynn Scheinoha: 920.683.5110 (EARLY STAGE SUPPORT GROUP)
 
OUTAGAMIE COUNTY 
4th Thursday of the month at 6:30pm
Good Shepherd Services, 607 E. Bronson Road, Seymour
Barbara Van Gompel: 920.833.6856 x117

2nd Monday of the month at 4:00pm
St. Paul Elder Services, Haen Community Center, 316 E. 14th Street, Kaukauna
Julie Fiel: 920.766.6188 (CAREGIVER SUPPORT GROUP)

4th Thursday of the month at 11:00am
St. Paul Elder Services, Haen Community Center, 316 E. 14th Street, Kaukauna
Julie Fiel: 920.766.6188 (SPOUSAL SUPPORT GROUP)

2nd Thursday of the month at 2:30pm
St. Paul Elder Services, Haen Community Center, 316 E. 14th Street, Kaukauna
Julie Fiel: 920.766.6188 (YOUNG ONSET SUPPORT GROUP)

 
WAUPACA COUNTY 
2nd Wednesday of the month at 1:30pm
Waupaca Senior Center, 407 School Street, Waupaca
Hannah Gutho: 715.942.1440 (CAREGIVER SUPPORT GROUP)

4th Wednesday of the month at 1:00pm
King Veteran’s Home, Mardin Room, N2665 County Rd QQ, King
Cate Gitter: 715.258.1660
 
WAUSHARA COUNTY 
2nd Tuesday of the month at 1:00pm
Wautoma Public Library, 401 W. Main Street, Wautoma
Sue Seefeldt: 920.787.0403

3rd Monday of the month at 1:00pm,
Wautoma Public Library, 410 W. Main Street, Wautoma
Sue Seefeldt: 920.787.0403

 
WINNEBAGO COUNTY
2nd Monday of the month at 6:00pm
Valley VNA, 1535 Lyon Drive, Neenah
Kathleen Albert: 920.727.5541  

1st Thursday of the month at 1:30pm
Bethel  Homes, 225 N. Eagle Street, Oshkosh
Tera Toonen: 920.232.5270 / Jenni Zelinski: 920.651.4004

1st Wednesday of the month at 2:00pm
Menasha Public Library, 440 1st Street, Menasha
Kathleen Albert: 920.727.5541

CAREGIVER SUPPORT GROUPS – GREEN BAY REGION

BROWN COUNTY
Last Tuesday of the month
Woodside Lutheran Home, 1040 Pilgrim Way, Green Bay
Cha Yang: 920.405.3533

1st Wednesday of month at 6:00pm
Allouez Parkside Village,1901 Libal Street, Green Bay
Amy Doolittle: 920.430.8500

1st Monday of the month at 5:30pm
DePere Community Center, 600 Grant Street, DePere
Jean Howard: 920.366.6221 

3rd Tuesday of the month at 6:00pm
ADRC Building, 300 South Adams Street, Green Bay
Ann Golueke: 920.448.4300

4th Wednesday of the month at 4:00pm,
Harmony Café, 1660 West Mason Street, Green Bay
Gail Taylor: 920.866.9931 / Sarah Kramer: 920.593.3576
(SPOUSAL SUPPORT GROUP) 

2nd Wednesday of month at 10:30am
N.E.W Curative Rehabilitation, 2900 Curry Lane, Room 214B,
Green Bay Tina DeBauche: 920.593.3517 / Sarah Kramer: 920.593.3576
(SPOUSAL SUPPORT GROUP)

3rd Tuesday of the month at 3:15pm
Santa Maria Nursing Home, 430 South Clay, Green Bay
Cathy Rekitzke: 920.432.5231 / Bev Bartlett: 920.469.2110
RSVP necessary (EARLY STAGE SUPPORT GROUP)

 
DOOR COUNTY
4th Tuedsay of the month at 4:00pm
The Dorchester, 200 N. 7th Avenue, Sturgeon Bay
Mary Brogman or Cheryl Simon: 920.743.6274

1st Monday of the month at 1:30pm
Meadows of Scandia , 286 Smith Drive, Sister Bay
Carrie Kostreva: 920.854.2317

 
KEWAUNEE COUNTY  
3rd Wednesday of month at 10:00am
Luxemburg Community Center, 206 Maple Street, Luxemburg
Jodi Vandervest  / Beverly Bartlett: 920.469.2110
(GENERAL SUPPORT GROUP)
 
MARINETTE COUNTY 
3rd Wednesday of month at 10:00am
Marinette Senior Center, 1803 Ludington, Marinette
Linda Llinas: 800.990.4242

3rd Wednesday of month at 10:00am
Marinette County Elderly Services, 515 Hwy 141, Crivitz
Katie Gould: 800.990.4242

3rd Monday of the month at 9:30am, Grace Ev. Lutheran Church, Minnie Street, Pembine
Kathy Schuette: facilitator

2nd Wednesday of the month at 2:00pm
Maryhill Manor, 501 Madison Avenue, Niagara
Theresa West: 800.990.4242

 
OCONTO COUNTY 
1st Wednesday of the month at 1:30pm
The Caring Tree Adult Day Center, 512 Caldwell Avenue, Oconto Falls
Debbie Arndt: 920.846.3444x1436   ”Connecting Club of Oconto Falls”

4th Tuesday of the month at 6:00pm,
oodland Village, 430 Manor Drive, Suring
Penny Laun: 920.842.2191

 
SHAWANO COUNTY
3rd Monday of the month at 2:00pm
St. James Lutheran Church, 340 S. Andrews, Shawano
Vicki Johnson or Amanda Schroeder: 920.366.4893

 
CAREGIVER SUPPORT GROUPS – LA CROSSE REGION

HOUSTON COUNTY, MN.  
2nd Monday of the month at 12:30pm
Calendonia Care and Rehab., Caledonia Room, Caledonia, MN
Joyce Meyer / Marie Howard or / Amy Schroeder 507.725.3351

Last Tuesday of month at 5:30pm
Valley View Nursing Health Care & Rehabilitation, 510 E. Cedar Street, Houston, MN
Judy Munson or Ione McManimon: 507.896.3125

1st Tuesday of the month at 10:00am
Tweeten Lutheran Healthcare, 125 5th Avenue, Spring Grove, MN
Sharon Auna/Gloria Speltz: 507.498.3211

 
JUNEAU COUNTY
2nd Monday of the month at 1:30pm
Juneau County Adult Center, 220 E. La Crosse Street, Mauston
Heidi Randall: 608.847.9366

 
LA CROSSE COUNTY
2nd Wednesday of the month at 6:00pm
North Side Community Policing Center, 713 St. James, La Crosse
Janita Larson  / Call the Alzheimer’s office: 608.784.5011  

1st & 3rd Tuesdays of month at 3:00pm
Village on Cass, 225 S. 24th Street, La Crosse
Chris Brown, Terry Fleming, and Art Peek: 608.791.9505

1st & 3rd Tuesdays of month at 3:00pm
Village on Cass, 225 S. 24th Street, La Crosse
Chris Brown, Terry Fleming, and Art Peek: 608.791.9505
(EARLY STAGE  SUPPORT GROUP FOR PERSONS WITH DEMENTIA)

2nd Thursday of the month at 1:00pm
Lakeview Health Center, 902 E. Garland Street, West Salem
Luann Rose: 608.786.1400

 
VERNON COUNTY 
1st Monday of the month at 4:00pm
Bethel Home,614 S. Rock Avenue, Viroqua
Pete Amrhein: 608.637.6331
 
CAREGIVER SUPPORT GROUPS – RHINELANDER REGION

IRON COUNTY
4th Wednesday of the month at 5:30pm
Grandview Hospital, Ironwood, MI
Danielle Grayson: 906.932.2515 x6050

 
LANGLADE COUNTY 
3rd Tuesday of the month at 2:00pm
Holiday Inn , 2407 Neva Road, Antigo
Mary Jo Ninnemann: 715.623.2356 x2025

 
LINCOLN COUNTY
3rd Thursday of the month at 3:00pm
Senior Community Center, 113 S. Tomahawk Avenue, Tomahawk
For more information call 715.453.5757
 
ONEIDA COUNTY 
3rd Thursday of the month at 1:00pm
Oneida Senior Center, 100 W. Keenan Street, Rhinelander
Julie St. Pierre: 715.362.7779 / Barb Schmelling

3rd Monday of the month at 1:00pm
Reiter Center, Three Lakes
Barbara Holtz: 715.546.3538 / Dorothy Harding: 715.546.3022

1st Friday of the month at 1:30pm
Lakeland Senior Center, 412 Balsam Street, Woodruff
Joanne Powell: 715.439.4024  (Respite Services are available).

 
PRICE COUNTY 
3rd Wednesday of the month at 1:30pm
Duroy Terrace Dining Area, 585 Peterson Drive, Phillips
Barbara Lofthus: 715.762.3486

3rd Thursday of the month at 5:00pm
Christ the Servant Lutheran Church, Park Falls  
Barbara Lofthus: 715.762.3486   “Brown Bag”
VILAS COUNTY 
Call for more information Julie St. Pierre: 715.362.7779

 
CAREGIVER SUPPORT GROUPS – SPOONER REGION

BARRON COUNTY
2nd Tuesday of the month at Noon
Bethany Church, 35 W. Messenger Street, Rice Lake 
Jill Keefer/Gloria Vaughn: 715.537.6225
 
POLK COUNTY
1st Wednesday of the month 10:00am
Amery Senior Center-Centennial Hall, 608 Harriman Avenue S., Amery
Sharlene Bellefeuille: 715.635.6601
 
RUSK COUNTY 
1st Tuesday of the month at 1:00pm
Ladysmith Care & Rehab, 900 College Avenue, Ladysmith
(Canteen-ground floor by cafeteria) 
Melissa Dixon: 715.532.5015 ext. 344
 
SAWYER COUNTY
2nd Tuesday of the month at 1:30pm
Hayward Senior Center, 15856W  E 5th Street, Hayward
Eileen Froemel: 715.634.2024
WASHBURN COUNTY
1st & 3rd Wednesday of month  at 6:00pm
Spooner Health System, Education room
Jon Bowman: 715.566.2664

1st Monday of the month at 9:00am
Trinity Lutheran Church, 1790 Scribner Street, Spooner
Sue Miller/Joan Smith: 715.416.2942

 
CAREGIVER SUPPORT GROUPS – SUPERIOR REGION

ASHLAND COUNTY
2nd Wednesday of the month at 11:00 am
Chequamegon Clinic, 415 Ellis Avenue, Ashland
Freda Carlson: 715.392.3255

BAYFIELD COUNTY 
Call Freda Carlson for more information at 715.392.3255.

DOUGLAS COUNTY 
3rd Wednesday of the month at 1:00 pm
Superior Public Library,1520 Tower Avenue, Superior
Luann Teige: 715.394.3611
 
CAREGIVER SUPPORT GROUPS – WAUSAU REGION

CLARK COUNTY  
2nd Tuesday of the month at 1:30pm
Neillsville Senior Center,602 Oak Street, Neillsville Mary Sladich: 715.743.5144

 
MARATHON COUNTY
2nd Tuesday of the month at 9:00am
Aspirus Memory Clinic, Lower level, conference room, 2720 Plaza Drive, Wausau
Jennifer Pagel: 715.847.2004

3rd Tuesday of the month at 3:00pm
Aging & Disability Resource Center,1000 Lakeview Drive, Wausau
Eve Montgomery: 715.491.0882

 
PORTAGE COUNTY
Last Wednesday of month at 4:00pm
Family Caregiver Support Group, Lincoln Center, Stevens Point
Tonia Simmons: 715.343.6305 (Registration required, meal served)

2nd Tuesday of the month at 5:00pm
Lincoln Center, Stevens Point
Sherry Wiza: 715.345.2304

 
TAYLOR COUNTY
4th Monday of the month at 1:30pm
Comm. on Aging in Multi-Purpose Room, 845 B East Broadway, Medford
Diane Niggemann: 715.748.1491 / Sherry Meyer: 715.748.8875

3rd Tuesday of the month at 1:00pm
Rib Lake Health Center, 650 Pearl Street, Rib Lake
Please call ahead to make sure group is meeting – Joan Litwitz: 715.651.2120

 
WOOD COUNTY 
2nd Thursday of the month at 9:30am
Centralia Center, 220 3rd Avenue S., Wisconsin Rapids
Anita Whetstone: 715.423.7400

Last Thursday of the month at 6:30pm
Marshfield Area Respite Care, 205 E. Third, Marshfield   
Marilyn Seidl-Kramer: 715.384.8478 

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