Description: Support groups provide information and emotional support for persons with a specific disease (for example, Alzheimer’s disease) or special concern, and/or for their family and caregivers.
Cost: Usually free.
How to Get Support Group Services: Contact the support group directly or call PGCSC's Central Intake, Screening and Referral line:
(800) 293-9393 or (520) 836-2758
PGCSC-Sponsored and Other Local Support Groups
Casa Grande Alzheimer’s Caregivers Support Group: Held in Casa Grande at the Dorothy Powell Senior Center (405 E. 6th St.) on the last (4th) Wednesday of each month from 1:00 p.m. to 2:30p.m. Drop in, or call (520) 836-2758 or call the Dorothy Powell Senior Center at (520) 421-8760.
Globe Alzheimer’s Caregivers Support Group: Held at the Globe Active Adult Center (579 S. Broad St.) on the 2nd Wednesday of each month at 12:15 pm to 1:45 pm. Call 1-800-293-9393 or Globe ACtive Adult Center if you are interested in this group.
Payson Alzheimer’s Caregivers Support Group: Held at the Payson Senior Center (514 W. Main St.) on the 1st and 3rd Wednesdays of the month from 1:30 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. Contact Mary Cailey at 928-474-3560.
Arizona City Alzheimer’s Caregivers Support Group: Held at the Golden Harvest Cowboy Church, 13044 S. Sunland Gin Rd. on the 1st Tuesday of the month from 1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. Call 520-836-2758 for information.
Florence Alzheimer’s Caregivers Support Group: Held at the Dorothy Nolan Senior Center (330 N. Pinal St.) (November through April) on the 2nd Thursday of the month from 10 am to 11:30 am. Call 520-836-2758 for information.
San Manuel Caregiver Support Group: Held at the Sun Life Family Health Center Resource Room (23 S. McNab Parkway) on the 3rd Wednesday of the month from 10:00 am to 11:30 am. (October through April)
Groups are sometimes added or changed. For More current information about Local Support Groups call the PGCSC's Central Intake, Screening and Referral telephone line: (800) 293-9393 or (520) 836-2758
To receive notices by mail regarding the above groups or about upcoming Caregiver Workshops please call 520-836-2758 or 800-293-9393.
Other Selected Sponsors of Support Groups
Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) and Al-Anon
4602 N. 7th Street, Phoenix AZ 85014.
Alexander Graham Bell Association for the Deaf - Arizona Chapter
15706 E. Teepee Drive, Fountain Hills 85269. Phone: 480-837-9044.
Alzheimer’s Association Desert Southwest Chapter
Phoenix. 1028 E. McDowell Rd.
Phone: 800-272-3900 or 602-528-0545.
Alzheimer’s Association - Desert Southwest Chapter
Tucson. 5132 E. Pima.
American Cancer Society - Central Arizona Region
2929 E Thomas Rd, Phoenix 85016.
American Cancer Society - Southeastern Arizona Region
1636 N Swan, Suite 151,
Tucson 85712. Phone: 520-323-4200.
American Diabetes Association
8125 N. 23rd Ave, Suite 222, Phoenix 85021.
Phone: 888-342-2383 or 602-861-4731.
American Liver Foundation
4545 E. Shea Blvd, Phoenix 85028.
American Lung Association
102 W. McDowell Rd, Phoenix 85003. Phone: 602-258-7505.
American Parkinson Disease Association
616 N. Country Club Rd, Suite C, Tucson 85716.
Phone: 800-541-4960 or 520-326-5400.
Arthritis Foundation - Greater Southwest Chapter
5009 E. Washington St. Suite 125
Phoenix, AZ 85034
Hope Women’s Center
252 N. Ironwood, Mail: PO Box 3447, Apache Junction 85217.
Phone: 480-963-4673. (Domestic violence support groups.)
Muhammad Ali Parkinson Research Center
500 W. Thomas Rd, Suite 720, Phoenix 85013.
Phone: 800-273-8182 or 602-406-4931
East Valley Senior Services
247 Macdonald St, Mesa 85201. Phone: 480-964-9014.
(Grief, Caregiver, Parkinson and other support groups. Serves Apache Junction
Pinal-Gila Community Child Services
1750 South Arizona Blvd, Coolidge. Phone: 520-723-1200.