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Support Groups for Caregivers — Morris

These support groups are designed specifically for caregivers. There are many other support groups designed for people living with a specific disability or chronic illness. Search online, or reach out to your local hospital and medical network for help in locating disability and disease-specific support groups in your area.

Alzheimer's Family Support Group: Rockaway
JFS of MetroWest NJ offers emotional support and education to families and caregivers to better understand Alzheimer's and Dementia. Meets the following Thursdays at 1pm: 9/28, 10/26, 11/30, and 12/28/17, at the Morristown Medical Health Pavilion, 3rd floor Conference Room #1, 333 Mount Hope Ave., Rockaway.
Information: Contact Siobhan Flynn-Higgins at 973.765.9050 or email SFlynn-Higgins@jfsmetrowest.org

Caregiver Support Group: Chatham 
Meets 3rd Wednesday of the month at 6:00pm. at Victorian Garden Adult Day Center, 353 Main Street, Chatham. 
Information: 973.635.2266

Caregiver Support Group: Chester
Meets 2nd Wednesday of the month from 1:00pm – 2:30pm. at the Chester Library, 250 West Main Street, Chester. Sponsored by the Senior Resource Center. 
Information: 908.879.2202

Caregiver Support Group: Dover 
Hand in Hand Ministry for Caregivers.  Meets 3rd Saturday of the month from 9am – 11am at St. Mary’s Church 425 West Blackwell St., Dover. 
Information: 973.366.6413

Caregiver Support Group for Men: Morristown  
Meets 1st Thursday of the month at 95 Madison Ave, Suite B-6., Morristown, from 7:00pm – 8:30pm.
Information: 973.635.0899

Dementia / Memory Changes Caregiver Support Group:  Morris Plains
Meets 1st Wednesday of the month at 10:30am at the Family Service of Morris County Adult Day Center, 540 West Hanover Avenue, Morris Plains. 
Information: 973.326.7288

Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance (DBSA): Morristown
For caregivers and individuals with mood disorders. Meets Tuesdays from 7:30pm - 9:00pm at Morristown Unitarian Fellowship, 21 Normandy Heights Rd, Morristown. Led by trained facilitators who also have mood disorders.
Information: 973.994.1143 after 6:00pm or click here

Intensive Family Support Services Support Group: Denville
For families or caregivers of people with mental illness. Meets Wednesdays at 5:00pm and 7:00pm, Saint Clare’s Behavioral Health Center, Room 320, 50 Morris Ave, Denville.  
Information: 973.625.7131

NAMI Family Support and Advocacy Group: Denville
Meets 3rd Monday of the month at 7:30pm at Saint Clare’s Behavioral Health Center, Room 320, 50 Morris Ave, Denville.
Information: 908.879.5687

NAMI Family Support and Advocacy Group (In Spanish): Dover
Meets 3rd Wednesday of the month from 6:30pm – 8:00pm at First Memorial Presbyterian Church, 51 West Blackwell St., Dover. 
Information: 973.252.9424 or email doverspanishgroup@gmail.com

Sibling Support Group: Parsippany
For kids 8-12 years old who have a sibling with special needs. Meets 3rd Saturday of the month (except July and August) from 10:00am – 2:00pm at The Family Resource Network North Jersey Office, 322 US Highway 46, Suite 290, Parsippany. Lunch included. $25 fee per child.  Information: 732.262.8020

Stroke Support Group: Morristown
For stroke survivors and their caregivers. Meets 3rd Thursday of the month at 1:00pm at Atlantic Health Rehabilitation Institute, 95 Mt. Kemble Avenue, Morristown. Additional break-away Caregivers' Meeting is also held from 2:00pm – 3:00pm the same day.
Information: 908.578.0812.

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