Support Groups

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Abuse survivors, 610-435-9651

Adoptions from the Heart, 610-432-2384

Adult Incest Survivors, 610-437-6610

Adult Rape Survivors, 610-437-6610

AIDS Outreach, 112 N. Fifth St., Allentown, 610-435-8424

Alcoholics Anonymous in the Lehigh Valley, 24-hour hotline 610-882-0558, www.aalv.org

Altogether Angels, 610-395-8898 (Donna Zwick) (breast cancer)

Alzheimer's Association, 617 A Main St., Hellertown, 610-838-2552, www.alz-delawarevalley.org

American Cancer Society Lehigh Valley Unit, 2121 City Line Rd., Bethlehem, 610-921-2328, www.cancer.org. Referrals.

American Diabetes Assn., 610-227-5445

American Liver Foundation, Lehigh Valley Faith UCC Church, 25th and Livingston Sts., Allentown, 610-432-2481 or 610-776-5470

American Lung Assn. of the Lehigh Valley (patients with chronic lung disease or children with asthma and their families), 610-867-4100, www.lungusa.org

Arthritis Foundation of the Lehigh Valley, 610-776-6632, www.arthritis.org

Asthma and Allergy Assn., 610-261-2944

Association for the Blind and Visually Impaired, 610-433-6018

August Survivor's Center (sexual abuse and assualt), 610-253-6501

Autism Society of America/Lehigh Valley Chapter, 610-778-9212

Bereavement Group (family survivors of homicide), 610-437-6610

Bereavement Group-LV Hospice, 610-402-7400

Brain Tumor Support Group, 610-776-2566

Camelot for Children Support Groups, 610-791-5683

Center for Cancer Care, 610-776-5470. Educational and peer support groups.

C.H.A.D.D. of Lehigh Valley (children and adults with attention deficit disorder), 610-433-9595

Children's Support Group (sexually abused/assaulted), 610-437-6610

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Assn. of the Lehigh Valley, 610-868-8745, 610-262-9009, or 610-837-2927

Coalition for a Smoke-Free Valley, P.O. Box 7017, Allentown, 610-402-4855, (FAX) 610-402-4856, csfv@lvh.com, www.smokefreevalley.org

Compassionate Friends (death of a child), 610-391-9972. Group for parents of all ages.

Confront/Treatment Trends Inc., 610-433-0148

Crime Victims Council, 610-437-6611

Crohn's & Ulcerative Colitis Support Group, 610-435-3375

Cystic Fibrosis Family Support Group, 610-683-5906

Diabetes Support Group, 610-776-5484.

Down Syndrome Parents Network, 610-432-3776

Easton Hospital Support Groups, 610-250-4636

Emotions Anonymous, St. John's Lutheran Church, 5th & Chestnut Sts., 610-797-7110

Encore /YMCA & YMCA of Allentown (post-mastectomy), 610-434-9333

Epilepsy Foundation of SE PA, 800-887-7165

FACE (Fathers And Children's' Equality), 610-688-4748

Fibromyalgia Support Group of Sacred Heart Hospital, 610-776-5992

Gay Men of the Lehigh Valley, 610-820-0977

Good Shepherd Support Groups, 610-776-3299

Hepatitis C Support Group of the Lehigh Valley, 610-776-5470, www.hepclv.org

Homicide Survivor's Group, 610-437-6610

Huntington Disease Support Information, 610-377-5599 (Jennifer)

La-Leche (breast feeding), 610-867-8570

Lehigh/Northampton Counseling Service for the Deaf, (TTY) 610-8860940; (voice) 610-432-9118

Lehigh Valley Chapter of the American Society of Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy (RSD)/Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS), 610-776-5992

Lehigh Valley Head Trauma Support Group, 501 Saint John St., 3rd Floor, Allentown, 610-432-1619, www.enter.net/~bip

Lehigh Valley Hospital Support Groups, 610-402-2273

Lehigh Valley Lesbians, 610-954-7775

Lehigh Valley Parents Group for Hard of Hearing Children, 610-865-4868

Lehigh Valley Polio Survivors Group, 610-866-8092

Lehigh Valley RSD/CRPS Friends of Hope, 610-776-5992. For RSD and post-traumatic fibromyalgia clients.

Lehigh Valley Renaissance, P.O. Box 157, Trexlertown, 610-814-0530 or 610-814-0531, www.ren.org. Support for crossdressers and transsexuals.

Lehigh Valley Sickle Cell Anemia Support Group, 610-706-0636

Lehigh Valley Transplant Support Group, 610-402-CARE

Lehigh Valley Zipper Club, 610-402-CARE

Loving, Caring, Sharing Drop-In Center for Mental Health Consumers, 610-437-7919

Lyme Disease Support Group, 215-529-9456

MADD (Mothers Against Drunk Drivers), 1-800-438-6233

Muscular Dystrophy Association, 610-391-1977

NAMI PA Lehigh Valley Support Groups – National Alliance for the Mentally Ill, 802 West Broad St., Bethlehem, 610-882-2102; (FAX) 610-882-0440, info@namipalehighvalley.org; www.namipalehighvalley.org

Narcotics Anonymous ABE Area, 610-439-1998

National Multiple Sclerosis Society, 800-344-4867

New Choices/New Options, 610-861-5350

Overeaters Anonymous, 610-435-2736

Parents, Family and Friends of Lesbians and Gays (PFLAG), 610-967-5219

Parents Network Group, 610-974-9067, An informal networking group for parents of any child with a special need- regardless of their circumstances.

Parents Without Partners, 610-398-3875

Parkinson's of the Lehigh Valley, 610-435-1852

Pediatric Oncology Support Group, 610-791-5683

Phoenix Society for Burn Survivors, 800-888-2876

Post-Polio Support Group of the Lehigh Valley, 610-398-3958 or 610-435-7639, Assist adults with the late effects of post-polio syndrome.

Program for Women and Families, 610-433-6556

Recovery Inc.(nervousness, fears and depression), 610-282-3908

R.I.S.K.(Relationship Improvement Skills), 610-770-8800

Ryan's Tree (child bereavement), 610-502-2955

Scoliosis Assn. of Lehigh Valley, 610-866-6196

Sex and Love Addicts Anonymous, 610-820-8585

Sexaholics Anonymous, 610-682-9622

Sexual Abuse/Assault Support Groups, August Survivors Center, 610-253-6501

SHARE of the Lehigh Valley, (for parents suffering loss through miscarriage, early infant death or stillbirth) 610-285-4252

Sleep Disorders Group, 610-776-5336. Sponsored by the Sacred Heart Hospital Sleep Disorders Center.

SPARK(Supportive Parental Assistance Raising Kids), 610-559-1004

St. Luke's Hospital Support Groups, 610-770-8300

Stress Management, 610-435-9651

Sugar Free Kids (diabetic children), 610-402-0143

Support of Lehigh Valley (parents/grandparents), 610-559-1004

Take off Pounds Sensibly, 610-434-3689

Teen Grief and Bereavement, 610-776-7266

Turning Point of the Lehigh Valley, 24-hour Domestic Violence Hotline, 610-437-3369; Lehigh County, 610-868-5454; Northampton County, 610-867-6477

Visual Impairment and Blindness Services of Northampton County, 610-866-8049

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