Support Groups

Alzheimer’s Support Group

The Alzheimer’s Project offers several family support groups. Respite care is available for all groups. For more information, call the Alzheimer’s Project at 850-386-2778.

Bariatric Support Group

The Bariatric Support Group is open to all people that are overweight and for individuals who have had Bariatric surgery. You do not have to be a patient with the Bariatric Center to attend. The group meets at the Bariatric Center on the second Wednesday of each month from 12 p.m. - 1 p.m. Call 850-431-5409 for more information.

Brain Injury Support Group

The Tallahassee Memorial NeuroScience Center offers The Big Bend Brain Injury Support Group for survivors of brain injury, their families and professionals in related fields. The meetings are held on the second Monday of each month at 7:30 p.m. in Conference Room A (in the Cafeteria) of Tallahassee Memorial Hospital. For more information, call 850-431-5766.

Milk with Mommy: Breastfeeding Support Group

Milk with Mommy meets Tuesdays and Thursdays from 10:30 a.m. - noon (moms can stop by anytime during each session) at A Woman's Place, 1301 E. Sixth Ave. New mothers can bring their babies to a nurturing environment where they can receive information, support and encouragement during their transition as new parents. A lactation consultant is on site as a resource to parents and a baby weigh scale is available for weight checks. For more information, call 850-431- 4928.

Cancer Support Group

Meets the second Thursday of every month, 5:30 p.m. -7 p.m. at Tallahassee Memorial Cancer Center, 1775 One Healing Place (off Surgeons Drive near the intersection of Miccosukee Road.) Open to all who have had a diagnosis of any type of cancer. For more information call 850-294-9944.

Men’s Cancer Support Group

The Men’s Cancer Support Group meets at the Tallahassee Memorial Cancer Center, 1775 One Healing Place, Tallahassee, FL 32308. It meets the last Tuesday of the month from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. For more information call Bob Smith, Facilitator at 850-431-0504 from 8 a.m. – 5 p.m., Monday through Friday or email him at

Depression & Bipolar Support Alliance of Tallahassee

This support group meets every Monday from 7 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. at the Tallahassee Memorial Behavioral Health Center Cafeteria, located at 1616 Physician’s Drive. For more information, call 850-421-9252 or to leave a Voice Mail Only at 850-431-5160.

Diabetes Support Group

The Tallahassee Memorial Diabetes Center offers a support group for adult patients and their families. Sessions consist of an educational component, discussion and question and answer session. For more information, call the Diabetes Center at 850-431-5404.

Epilepsy Support Group

The Epilepsy Association of the Big Bend offers a support group for people with Epilepsy as well as families and friends. For more information, call 850-222-1777.

Hepatitis Support Group

The Hepatitis Support Group meets the first Monday of each month at 7 p.m. at the Diabetes Education Center, 1981 Capital Circle, NE 32308. For more information, call 850-443-8029.

“Look Good, Feel Better” Support Group

The American Cancer Society program helps restore appearance and self image for cancer patients and survivors. Meetings are held every other month at the TMH Cancer Center, 1775 One Healing Place, 32308 (off Surgeons Drive near the intersection of Miccosukee Road). For more information or exact dates, call 850-431-4926 or American Cancer Society at 1-800-227-2345.

Tallahassee Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Support Group

The Tallahassee MS Support Group is sponsored by the National MS Society and serves as a resource for adults with MS and their caregivers. The group meets the second Saturday of each month (except August) at 2 p.m. at the Lafayette Park Center (501 Ingleside Ave., Tallahassee 32303). For more information contact Joanne Tanenbaum at 850-385-5956.

Parkinson’s Support Group

The People with Parkinson’s (PWP) Support Group meets the second Thursday of each month at 4:30 p.m. at St. Paul’s Methodist Church on the corner of Meridian Road and Tharpe St. For further information, call the Tallahassee Memorial Parkinson’s Center at 850-431-5002.

Stroke Support Group

The Stroke Support Group is for stroke survivors and their families. The meetings are held the third Tuesday of each month from 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. at HarborChase Senior Living Community, 100 John Knox Road. A light lunch is provided. For more information, call 850-431-5002.

Neurological Wellness Group

A unique program for people with neurological conditions and their families that promotes wellness through networking, education, exercise and FUN! It is held on the 2nd Tuesday of every month from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. at Tallahassee Memorial Home Healthcare Conference Room, 1619 Physician Drive, Tallahassee, FL 32308. Transportation concerns or questions? Contact the Tallahassee Memorial Rehab Center at 850-431-5983 or 850-431-5170.