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Support Groups - For those living with ALS, caregivers, family and friends 

The ALS Association North Carolina Chapter holds support groups each month for persons with ALS, caregivers, family and friends ages 16 and over (not including the Youth Support group which is for ages 8-17). Meetings provide information on ALS and encourage connection for sharing and creating an informal support network. 

Please Note: There are occasional exceptions to the dates below. Please see our Chapter Calendar for exact dates. For questions about our support groups, contact Claudia Beirne, Senior Programs Manager at claudia@alsnc.org, 919-390-0125.

List of our Outreach Professionals  

ALL OUR SUPPORT GROUP MEETINGS HAVE TRANSITIONED TO VIRTUAL GROUPS FOR YOU TO JOIN BY COMPUTER, TABLET OR SMARTPHONE. YOU ARE WELCOME TO CALL INTO ANY GROUP MEETING, NO MATTER WHERE YOU LIVE

Asheville Area Support Group 
Back in September on new day/time and new facilitator

Call In Information:
Join meeting from your computer, tablet or smartphone
Go to: https://global.gotomeeting.com/join/263883709
You can also dial in using your phone only: (224) 501-3412 And enter Access Code: 263-883-709

Triangle Area Support Group  (Raleigh, Durham, Chapel Hill) 
When: 2nd Thursday of every month, 2:00 - 3:00 pm

Call In Information:
Join meeting from your computer, tablet or smartphone
Go to: https://global.gotomeeting.com/join/838394997 
You can also dial in using your phone only: (312) 757-3121 And enter Access Code: 838-394-997

Facilitator: Joanna Nunez, LCSW
Contact: jnunez@alsnc.org or (910) 390-0851

Wilmington Area (Coastal Carolina) Support Group 
When: 3rd Thursday of every month, 6:00 - 7:00 pm

Call In Information:
Join meeting from your computer, tablet or smartphone
Go to https://global.gotomeeting.com/join/276411845
You can also dial in using your phone only: (224) 501-3412 and enter Access Code: 276-411-845

Facilitator: Joseph Peters, LCSW
Contact: jpeters@alsnc.org

Greensboro/Winston-Salem Area Support Group 
When: 4th Tuesday of every month, 2:00 – 3:00 pm

Call In Information:
Join meeting from your computer, tablet or smartphone
https://global.gotomeeting.com/join/873480429
You can also dial in using your phone only: (646) 749-3122 and enter Access Code: 873-480-429

Facilitator: Alex Adams, BSW
Contact: alex@alsnc.org or 336-757-2000

Charlotte Area Support Group 
When: 2nd Tuesday of every Month, 6:00 - 7:00 pm

Call In Information:
Join meeting from your computer, tablet or smartphone.
https://meet.goto.com/546334877
You can also dial in using your phone only: (872) 240-3212 and enter Access Code: 546-334-877

Facilitator: Joanna Nunez, LCSW
Contact:  jnunez@alsnc.org or (910) 390-0851

ALS Genetic Support Group 
When: 4th Monday of every 3rd month, 6:30 - 7:30 pm. (March, June, September, December)

Call in information:
Join meeting from your computer, tablet or smartphone.
log in to: https://global.gotomeeting.com/join/596827893
You can also dial in using your phone only: (571) 317-3112 and enter Access Code: 596-827-893

Facilitator: Lauren Baldwin, MS, CGC
Contact: lbaldwin@alsnc.org

ALS Information Support Group 
When: 3rd Sunday of every month, 2:00 - 3:00 pm

Call in information:
Join meeting from your computer, tablet or smartphone.
log in to: https://global.gotomeeting.com/join/677081957
You can also dial in using your phone only: (571) 317-3122 and enter Access Code: 677-081-957

Facilitator: Joanna Nunez, LCSW
Contact:  jnunez@alsnc.org or (910) 390-0851

Caregiver Chat Time with Meg
When: First Thursday of every month, 7:00-8:00 pm &
Fourth Thursday of every month, 7:00-8:00 pm

Call in Information:
join meeting from your computer, tablet or smartphone.
https://global.gotomeeting.com/join/861195349
You can also dial in using your phone only: (408) 650-3123 and enter Access Code: 861-195-349

Facilitator: Meg Whitaker, MSW
Contact: mwhitaker@alsnc.org

*New* Youth Support Group: (For ages 8 - 17)
When: 2nd Wednesday of every month, 6:00 - 7:00 pm

Call In Information:
Join meeting from your computer, tablet or smartphone.
https://meet.goto.com/900545301
You can also dial in using your phone. (786) 535-3211 and enter Access Code: 900-545-301

Facilitator: Lily Cola, MSW
contact: lcola@alsnc.org or 919-390-0120

*New* Bereavement Support Group
When: 3rd Wednesday of every month, 7:00 - 8:00 pm

Call In Information:
Join meeting from your computer, tablet or smartphone
https://meet.goto.com/423039085
You can also dial in using your phone, dial (571) 317-3122 and enter Access Code: 423-039-085

Facilitators:
Sherri McCormick-Smith, contact: smccormick@alsnc.org
Rachelle Flowers, contact: rflowers@alsnc.org

Hertford Area

This group is not facilitated by The ALS Association NC Chapter; it is considered a ‘friends of ALS’ group.
When: Typically meets on 2nd Monday of every month, 1:30 - 3:30 pm
Where: Perquimans County Library, 514 S. Church St., Hertford, NC
Please contact Sherry or Tommy Harrell at 252-426-5145 for more information and confirmation of dates.