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    Community Support Groups

    Alzheimer’s Caregiver Support Groups:

    These Solano County support groups for caregivers provide a vital link to others who share ideas, solutions and encouragement.

    VACAVILLE:

    2nd Wednesday of each month / 7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
    NorthBay Adult Day Center, 1020 Nut Tree Road, Vacaville CA 95687
    (707) 624-7970

    FAIRFIELD:

    1st and 3rd Wednesdays of each month / 10:00 - 11:30 a.m.
    Redwood Caregivers Resource Center
    (707) 399-0105
    Fairfield Senior Center, 1200 Civic Center Drive, Fairfield CA

    VALLEJO: 

    2nd and 4th Tuesday of each month/ 10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
    Florence Senior Center, 333 Amador, Vallejo CA
    Questions: Call Redwood Resource Center, (800) 834-1636

    HEART SUPPORT GROUPS and classes

    Electric Hearts Support GroupFor patients and their families learning to live with implantable Cardioverter Defibrillators. Class meets quarterly. Cost: Free. Call (707) 646-5074

    Mended Hearts 

    For more than 50 years, Mended Hearts has offered the support to heart patients, their families and caregivers. Mended Hearts chapters offer support groups, health information workshops and an accredited visiting program. Members will learn more about heart disease and share support and encouragement with others who are living with heart disease.
     

    The group meets once a month from 4 to 5:30 p.m. and will include a speaker followed by discussion time facilitated by a social worker. For further details, please call (707) 646-5072.

    CANCER SUPPORT GROUPS and Classes

    For information about support groups and other community resources call (707) 646-4045. 


    I Can Cope  

    An free educational series for cancer patients and their families.
    Call (707) 425-5006 ext. 3 or 1-800-227-2345 

    Look good, Feel Better
    A program to help women currently undergoing cancer treatment cope with appearance-related side effects of treatment.

    (707) 425-5006 ext. 3 or 1-800-227-2345

    FAIRFIELD:


    People Helping People Cancer Support Group
     

    Every Thurs. 1-2 p.m.

    Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Church, Dover and Cement Hill Rd.

    Open to anyone living with cancer


    Neuroendocrine Cancer Fighter Support Group
     

    2nd Sat., 1-5 p.m. in Feb., April., June, Sept., Oct., & Dec.

    Call (209) 334-0524 for Fairfield location and more info.


    Children’s Cancer Community Support Group
     

    1st Tuesday, 7-8:30 p.m.

    Family members invited

    1070 N Texas St. Suite E, Fairfield

    (707) 863-9768

    TRAVIS AFB:

    Prostate Cancer Support Group  

    2nd Wed., 1:30-3:30 p.m.

    Open to the public. VA clinic Seminar Room.

    Call (707) 425-6575 for information on this group and possibly other TAFB support groups.

    VALLEJO:      

     Cancer Support Group  

    1st and 3rd Wed. 4-5:30 p.m.

    Sutter Solano Cancer Center Conf. Room, 100 Hospital Dr., Vallejo,

    Call (707) 554-5326 for information


    Breast Cancer Support Group
     

    1st Thurs., 5-6:30 p.m.,

    Kaiser Vallejo Medical Center

    Office Building, Medicine 8 Conference Room, 2nd Floor, Hallway H,

    Call (707) 651-4712 for information
     

     Sister Network of Solano County Breast Cancer Support Group 

    2nd Thurs., 6:30-8:30pm (does not meet in April , Aug. and Dec)

    2525 Flosden Road (clubhouse) American Canyon, CA

    Call (707) 642-6066 for information

    www.sistersnetworksolanocounty.com 

    United Ostomy Assoc. Meeting 

    3rd Wed., 7-9 p.m.

    Kaiser Vallejo, Med. Office

    Building Conf. Rooms A&B, behind Pharmacy 1,

    Call (707) 422-6363 for information
     

     Man to Man Prostate Cancer Support Group 

    4th Tues., 3-4:30 p.m.

    Kaiser Vallejo Med. Office Building, Conf. Room B, behind Pharmacy 1

    Call (707) 651-4039
     

     The American Assoc. for Chronic Pain Support Group 

    1st and 3rd Thurs., 5:30-7:15 p.m., Imana Fellowship, 3276 Sonoma Blvd.,

    Call (707) 704-1975 for information
     

    The Overflowing Cup Breast Cancer Support Group  

    4th Thurs,. 6-8:30 p.m.

    Starbucks at 199 Lincoln Rd. West

    Call (707) 552-0567 for information
     

    Cancer Support Community

    Cancer Support Community is a valuable resource for numerous educational programs and offers a variety of support groups for children, teens, and adults. Located at 3276 McNutt Ave., Walnut Creek, about 30 minutes away from Fairfield. Call (925) 933-0107 for more information.

    Grief Support

    SAND (Support After Neonatal death)

    SAND offers support and education to parents expriencing grief over the loss of a pregnancy or infant.  Meetings are the second Thursday and fourth Wednesday of each month from 7 to 9 pm at 1860 Pennsylvania Avenue, Suite 100, Fairfield.  Call (707) 646-5433 for more information.

    NORTHBAY HOSPICE & BEREAVEMENT SUPPORT GROUPS

    Grief Support Helps Cope With Loss 

    Grief is a normal and natural response to loss, and Hospice is available to help families and friends heal through the grieving process. The bereavement program offers many services:

    Grief Support

    We have a referral list of grief counselors and services in the community for those experiencing complicated grief and those wanting one-on-one grief counseling.


    Bereavement Support Groups
     

    Free support groups are offered for children, teens and adults. Anyone in our community grieving the death of someone important in their life can participate in these groups. Group facilitators help participants find ways they can cope with their grief. These programs of bereavement support and counseling are offered at no charge and provide a place to share with others who have also suffered the loss of a loved one. The groups are offered as a community service. No prior association with NorthBay Hospice is required, and there is no fee.

    Adult Bereavement Classes

    Eight-week "Journey Through Grief" classes are available. Classes are held nearly every month on Tuesday and Thursday evenings. The groups meet at 1411 Oliver Road, Suite 220 in Fairfield. Pre-enrollment is required. Call (707) 646-3517 for more information.

    Drop-in Support Groups are held at noon and scheduled every other Wednesday. Call (707) 646-3517 for dates.

    Teen and Children’s Bereavement Groups

    Counselors help children and teens find appropriate ways to express their feelings through art, music, writing and group discussion.

    Groups are held in a series of 8 sessions. Pre-enrollment and parent orientation required. 
    Teen and Young Adult group is recommended for ages 15 to 20.
    Middle School support group is recommended for ages 11 to 14
    Children’s group is recommended for ages 5 to 10.

    Stroke Support

    FAIRFIELD STROKE SUPPORT

    The New Beginnings Support Group meets every 3rd Tuesday from 10 - 11:30 at Community United Methodist Church, 1875 Fairfield Street, Fairfield, CA.

    Our get togethers are a great opportunity to get to know other survivors and caregivers. We have speakers on occasion and meet for different activities and outings. (707) 432-5710