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Support Group List
"Expressions of Courage"--RESUMING IN JUNE 2015
Fresno Youth Support Group (ages 5-18)
FRESNO COUNTY
Time & Location TBD
Group Facilitator: Ivana Valdovinos
Contact Phone: (559) 285-9140
Contact Email: ivanavaldovinos@yahoo.com

Mountain View Support Group
SANTA CLARA COUNTY

1st Thursday, 7:00pm-9:00pm
Next Meeting: July 2, 2015
El Camino Hospital Group
YMCA Building, Basement Room K
2400 Grant Rd., Mountain View, CA 94040 (view map)
Group Facilitator: Steve Forbes
Contact Email: mv_epilepsysupprtgroup@yahoo.com

Teen Epilepsy Support Group (ages 12-18)
SANTA CLARA COUNTY

2450 Samaritan Dr., Suite #2
San Jose, CA 95124
Contact Email: bina6260@gmail.com
Contact Phone: 408-209-6713

Oakland Children's Young Adult Group (ages 12-18)
ALAMEDA COUNTY

Every other Tuesday 3:30-4:30PM
Oakland Children's Hospital
Cafe Conference Room
747 52nd Street, Oakland, CA
Group Facilitator: Rosalia Macias
Contact Email: romacias@mail.cho.org
Contact Phone: 510-450-5656

Note: This is a therapy session facilitated by a licensed psychologist.
Prior authorizations are required to attend.
 
"Eric's Corner"
ALAMEDA COUNTY
This group is open to all affected by seizure disorders. Individuals, family friends etc.
3rd Thursday, 6:30pm-8:00pm
ValleyCare Health Library
5725 W. Las Positas Blvd., 2nd Floor
Pleasanton, CA 94588 
We meet on the 3rd THURSDAY every month.
Topics posted on web page.
This group also offers social outings/gatherings several times a year, please visit site for more info.
Contact Phone: 888-339-7575

Sacramento Parents' Support Group-ON HOLD
SACRAMENTO COUNTY

Time & Location TBD
Group Facilitator: Beth Ruggles
Contact Email:bethie@surewest.net
Contact Phone: 916-489-1633

Sacramento Adult Support Group
SACRAMENTO COUNTY
Mercy Neurological Institute/Mercy General Hospital
2nd Wednesday, 6:00pm-7:30pm
North Auditorium
Contact: Angie Woodward
Contact Phone: 916-930-9252

Chinese Living with Epilepsy Support Group (Cantonese and Mandarin)
SAN FRANCISCO COUNTY
4th Friday of every month, 2:00-3:00PM
UCSF Epilepsy Center
400 Parnassus Avenue
8th Floor Conference Room
San Francisco, CA 94143-0138
Facilitators will be Stephanie Chen, RN and Tina Shih, MD
Contact Email: tina.shih@ucsf.edu and Winghang.Tam@ucsfmedctr.org
Contact Phone: 415-353-9851 (W) or 415-353-9173 (T)

San Francisco Support Group for Adults with Epilepsy & Caregivers
SAN FRANCISCO COUNTY

3rd Wednesday, 6:00-8:00 PM
California Pacific Medical Center
2100 Webster Street, Spivey Room 106
San Francisco, 94115
Group Facilitator: Diane Del Chiaro and Aimee Rodriguez
Contact email: d_chiaro@sbcglobal.net and aimee.rodriguez@att.net
Contact Phone: (D) 415-751-1907 and (A) 415-441-1990
*NEW LOCATION*

Young Adult Support Group (under 30 years old)
SAN FRANCISCO COUNTY
**NOTE: NO MEETINGS IN JULY, will resume in August**
1st Saturday 11:00 AM-12:15 PM
UCSF Epilepsy Center 
400 Parnassus Ave.
8th Floor, Room A888, San Francisco, CA 94121
Group Facilitator: Maritza Lopez, RN
Contact e-mail: Maritza.Lopez@ucsfmedctr.org
**To RSVP, please contact Maritza (email below)**

Living with Epilepsy Support Group
SAN FRANCISCO COUNTY

2nd Monday 11 AM - 12:30 PM
SF Veterans Affairs Medical Center Epilepsy Center of Excellence
Building 200, 1st Floor Teak Conference Room 1A-122
SF VA Medical Center
4150 Clement Street
San Francisco, CA 94121

Facilitator: Gilbert Woo, MFT
Contact e-mail:
gilbert.woo@ucsf.edu
Contact Phone: 415-353-8338

FATE Support Group
SAN FRANCISCO COUNTY
(Families/Caregivers of Adolescents/Children Thriving with Epilepsy)
4th Tuesday, 11:30 am-1:00 pm
UCSF Epilepsy Center
400 Parnassus Avenue
8th Floor Conference Room
San Francisco, CA 94143-0138
Facilitator: Gilbert Woo, MFT
Contact e-mail:gilbert.woo@ucsf.edu
Contact Phone: 415-353-8338

Teen Epilepsy Support Group (ages 12-18)
SANTA CLARA COUNTY
2450 Samaritan Dr., Suite #2, San Jose, CA 95124
Contact Email: bina6260@gmail.com
Contact Phone: 408-209-6713

"Ms. Meme and Friends"
CONTRA COSTA COUNTY

(Families, Friends, Supporters, and Individuals with Epilepsy)
4th Thursday, 6:30-8:30
B.O.J. Ministries
510 Garcia Avenue Unit B
Pittsburg, CA 94565
Facilitator: Ms. Phillips
Contact Phone: 925-262-6384
Email: epilepsysupport@missmeme.org

*Walnut Creek/Concord Group In Progress*

Sonoma Support for Individuals with Epilepsy (SSIE)
Ages 16+ Who Have Epilepsy
SONOMA COUNTY

Sonoma Support for Indiviuals with Epilepsy (SSIE)
The S.S.I.E. Group will provide a safe, respectful and caring environment to share and explore the various aspects of living with epilepsy.
Co-Faciltators: Beth Samulewicz and Sarah Welty
When: 1st Wednesday, 6:00-7:30
Where: Sonoma United Methodist Church (The Fireside Rm.)
           109 Patten St.
           Sonoma, Ca. 95476
Phone: 707-337-5715
Email: ltlbt1963@gmail.com
**Note: Easy public transportation available from Santa Rosa! Email Beth for more information.**

San Mateo County Epilepsy Support Group
Families Living with Epilepsy
SAN MATEO COUNTY COUNTY

Faciltator: Gisselle
** NOTE: August Meeting Cancelled ***
When: Contact Gisselle for more information at 650-212-1277
Where: Redwood Shores Nonprofit Center--Shoreway Conference Room
           350 Twin Dolphin Drive
           Redwood City, CA 94065 (map)


*Santa Cruz County Group In Progress*