Please note that the dates, times and locations for the support groups listed below are subject to change. Call the phone number listed for each support group to confirm the date, time and place before attending.
Alzheimer's Support Groups
Alzheimer’s Caregiver Support Group - Santa Cruz
Please call 800-272-3900 for more information.
Alzheimer’s Early Stage Support Group - Santa Cruz
Meets weekly for 8 weeks
Two support groups facilitated by professionals meet at the same time in adjacent rooms. One group is for persons with early stage dementia or mild cognitive impairment; their caregivers meet in the next room.
Call 800-272-3900 for information.
Latino Support Group - Salinas
Second Monday of each month, 6:00-8:00pm
Quadrangle Building, 1000 S Main St, Rm 302, Salinas.
Please call 831-424-4359 for more information
*This group is Spanish speaking*
Alzheimer’s Caregiver Support Group - Hollister
2nd Thursday of each month, 1:30 - 3:30 pm
Hollister Community Center, 300 West Street, Hollister
Call 831-637-9275 for more information.
The Alzheimer's Association sponsors many support groups in Monterey, Santa Cruz, and San Benito county. Please call 800-272-3900 for more information or see their website for a complete listing.
Brain Injury Support Groups
The Central Coast Center for Independent Living sponsors support groups in Monterey and Santa Cruz county. Please call 831-757-2968x12 for more information or see their website for a complete listing.
Huntington's Support Group
Huntington's Support Group - Santa Cruz
3rd Wednesday of every month, 7:00- 8:30 pm
Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Santa Cruz County, 6401 Freedom Blvd.
Please call 831-459-6639 for more information.
Parkinson's Support Groups
Parkinson's Education and Support Group - Hollister
1st Tuesday of every month, 1:30 - 3:30 pm
First Presbyterian Church, 2066 San Benito Street, Hollister
Please call Shirley Kennedy at 831-637-3839 for more information.
The Parkinson’s Support Group of Santa Cruz County - Santa Cruz
Please call Layne Carey, Facilitator, 831-461-0757 for more information.
Monterey Parkinson’s Disease Support Group - Seaside
Please call Kathy Warthan, 831-372-7510, or Helen Garrett, 831-657-4241, for more information.
Spousal/Partner Caregiver Support Group
Spousal Caregiver Support Group - Santa Cruz
Meets the second Friday of every month, 11:00-12:30
Health Projects Center's Office, 1537 Pacific Avenue, Suite 300, Conference Room, Santa Cruz.
This is an open and ongoing group.
Call 831-459-6639 for more information
Stroke Support Group
Caregivers (Stroke) Support Group - Santa Cruz
Tuesdays, 9:30- 11:00 am
Cabrillo College Stroke Center, De Laveaga Golf Course, 501 Upper Park Road, Santa Cruz.
Please call 831-425-0622 for more information.