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Caregiver support groups are designed to provide emotional, educational and social support to caregivers through regularly scheduled meetings. They help participants develop methods and skills to solve problems while encouraging caregivers to maintain their own personal, physical and emotional health. Specialized support groups examines these topics with a specific focus on the caregiver's relationship or stage of the disease.

Call 800.272.3900 for more information about which group is the best fit for you. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, all groups are held by telephone and/or video conference.

▶ General caregiving support groups
▶ Specialty caregiving support groups

General caregiving support groups

  • Telephone/Virtual Caregiver Support Group-Smithtown: 1st Monday of the month, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m.
  • Telephone/Virtual Caregiver Support Group-West Islip: 1st Wednesday of the month, 6-8 p.m.
  • Telephone/Virtual Telephone Caregiver Support Group-Port Jefferson: 1st Wednesday of the month, 1-2:30 p.m.
  • Telephone/Virtual Caregiver Support Group-Merrick/Farmingdale: 2nd Monday of the month, 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
  • Telephone/Virtual Caregiver Support Group-Ronkonkoma: 2nd Monday of the month, 6-7:30 p.m.
  • Telephone/Virtual Caregiver Support Group-East Hampton: 2nd Tuesday of the month, 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
  • Telephone/Virtual Caregiver Support Group-Greenport 1: 2nd Tuesday of the month, 2-3 p.m.
  • Telephone/Virtual Caregiver Support Group-Long Beach/Lake Ronkonkoma: 3rd Tuesday of the month, 6-7 p.m.
  • Telephone/Virtual Caregiver Support Group-Riverhead 1: 3rd Wednesday of the month, Noon-1:30 p.m.
  • Telephone/Virtual Caregiver Support Group-Amityville/Patchogue: 3rd Thursday of the month, 6-7:30 p.m.
  • Telephone/Virtual Caregiver Support Group-Manorville: 4th Tuesday of the month, 10-11:30 a.m.
  • Telephone/Virtual Caregiver Support Group-Greenport 2: 4th Tuesday of the month, 2-3 p.m.
  • Telephone/Virtual Caregiver Support Group-Albertson: 4th Thursday of the month, 1:30-3 p.m.
  • Telephone/Virtual Caregiver Support Group-Oceanside/Valley Stream: 4th Tuesday of the month, 4-5:30 p.m.
  • Telephone/Virtual Caregiver Support Group-Bohemia: Last Friday of month of the month, 10-11:30 a.m.

Specialty caregiving support groups

  • Late Stage Caregivers I: 1st Tuesday of the month, 1:30-3 p.m.
  • Middle Stage Caregivers: 1st Thursday of the month, Noon-1:30 p.m.
  • Adult Children Caregivers: 2nd Thursday of the month, 10-11:30 a.m.
  • Early Stage Caregivers: 2nd Thursday of the month, 1:30-3 pm
  • LGBTQ Caregivers: 2nd Thursday of the month, 3:30-4:30 p.m.
  • Spousal/Partners Caregivers: 2nd Friday of the month, 10-11:30 a.m.
  • Millennial Caregivers: 3rd Wednesday of the month,  7-8:30 p.m.
  • Late Stage Caregivers II: 3rd Thursday of the month, Noon-1:30 p.m.
  • Younger Onset Caregivers: 3rd Friday of the month, 10:30 a.m.-Noon