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A Place That Warms the Heart - Grief

2285 Benton Road Office A-101
Bossier City, LA 71111
Contact: Leigh Peregoy
Phone: 318-746-5775
Notes:   Grief support for children, teens, parents and other adults Meet at Broadmoor Baptist Church on Youree. Call Leigh for starting dates. It is 10 week series that meets once a week.

Alzheimer's Agency of Shreveport/Bossier
3825 Gilbert Dr  #151
Shreveport, LA 71104
Verified 10/13/2011 

Alzheimers Suppor Group - Minden Medical Center

1 Medical Plaza
Minden, LA 71055
Contact: Lela Lemoine
Phone: 318-371-5634
Notes:    Meets the 2nd Thursday of each month at 6:00pm. The location is at the Senior Care Group Therapy Room, 5th floor.

Bereavement Support Group

3300 Albert Bicknell Suite 3
Shreveport, LA 71103
Contact: Dana Casey
Phone: 318-212-4697
Notes:    5:30pm - Thursdays. Located at Willis Knighton Greenwood Road. One-Story Bldg, btwn Cancer Center and Eye Clinic.

Bi Polar Support Group

1006 Highland Ave
Shreveport, LA 71101
Phone: 318-949-2159
2:00 - 4:00 pm - 1st Sunday Each Month. Located at the Brentwood Hospital Gym.

Breast Cancer Support Group
Shreveport, LA
Contact: Brenda Pierce 
Phone: 318-681-4421

Notes:    The CHRISTUS Shumpert Cancer Treatment Center offers two support groups: A general support group for survivors and families meets every Thursday at noon in the Cancer Treatment Center conference room. 

Cancer - Womens Support Group

2510 Bert Kouns Conf. Room B.
Shreveport, LA 71118
Phone: 318-212-8225
Notes:    6pm - 3rd Thursday of each month. Located at Willis Knighton South.

Caregivers Support Group
for those caring for persons with Alzheimer's or other memory loss related illnesses.
403 East Flournoy Lucas Rd.
Shreveport, LA 71115
Contact: Lydia Earhart
Notes:    First Thursday of each month, 5:30-6:30pm at The Glen Retirement System.

CHRISTUS Schumpert Cancer Treatment Center

One St. Mary Pl.
Shreveport, LA 71101
Contact: Mimi McDowell
Phone: 318-681-6231
Fax: 318-681-4596
Notes:    Meet Thursday at noon, Conference Room, Cancer Treatment Center.

Feist-Weiler Cancer Center/La. Cancer Control Partnership

1501 Kings Highway
Shreveport, LA 71103
Contact: Yolanda Mitchell-Duckworth
Phone: 318-813-1461
Fax 318-813-1004
Notes:    Meet last Thursday of Month at 11:30, Ralph & Kacoo's Restaurant - 1700 Old Minden Road, Bossier City, LA 71112

Fibromyalgia Support Group

Willis Knighton Heart Institue
2600 Greenwood Rd.
Shreveport, LA 71109
Contact: Karen Coyner
Phone: 318-212-4720
Notes:    Meets at Willis Knighton Heart Institute first floor, off Hearne Ave., the third Thursday from noon to 1 pm.

General Cancer Support Group
Willis Knighton Health Center
2600 Greenwood Road
Shreveport, LA
Phone: 318-212-8225
Notes:   The Meeting time varies - call for times.

Grawood Baptist Church - Cancer

5841 Colquitt Road
Keithville, LA 71047
Contact: Bev Rizer
Phone: 318-798-2380
Notes:    Meet - 1st Tuesday of each month at 6:30 pm, in parlor.

Grief Support Group

Location: Hospice Of Shreveport/Bossier
3829 Gilbert St.
Shreveport, LA 71104
Contact: Sandra Huber or Rosemary Lafargue
Phone: 318-865-7177
Meets third Monday of each month.

Heart to Heart, Women's Cardiac Support Group (Heart )
Willis Knighton
8001 Youree Drive
Shreveport, LA 71105
Presented by Nicole S. Caloway, BS
Phone: 318-212-8225
Notes:    Meeting times vary, call for schedule.

Laryngectomy - New Voice Club

V.A. Medical Center
Shreveport, LA 71101
Contact: Joycelyn Loyd
Phone: 318-990-5390
Notes:    9am - 2nd Friday of every quarter

Louisiana Association on Compulsive Gamblilng

324 Texas St
Shreveport, La 71101
Phone: 318-424-4357
Notes:    Call for appointment.

Lymphedema Support Group

1212 Captain Shreve
Shreveport, LA
Contact: Terri Harrington
Phone: 318-212-8810
Notes:    7:00pm - 4th Wednesday of each month. Located at the Broadmoor Branch Library Community Room.

Lymphedema Support Group at Willis Knighton Health System

2600 Kings Highway
Shreveport, LA
Contact: Katy Arsenault
Phone: 318-212-8110

Muscular Sclerosis Support Group

2611 Greenwood Road
Shreveport, LA 7110*9
Contact: Kay Asher or Member Leader
Phone: 318-212-4720
Notes:    1st Tuesday evening of month - 6 pm - Steen Hall

Northwest Louisiana Scleroderma Support Group

Contact: Ms. Lou Wormington
Phone: 318-373-3459
Notes:    Meets the 2nd Saturday of each month at 1:30pm at the Bossier Library.We are there to support each other. Both the patient and the caregivers/family members are invited to come. We have speakers at many of the meetings.

Parkinson's Disease Caregiver Group
7110 University Drive
Shreveport, LA 71105
Pat Hudnall
Phone: 318-549-9744
Notes:    4th Wednesday of each month at Kinsley Place (7110 University) at 1:00pm

Parkinson's Disease Support Group

Steen Hall Auditorium
2611 Greenwood Road
Shreveport, LA
Contact: Wendy Taylor
Phone: 318-212-8176
Notes:    1:00 pm 2nd Friday of each month. Located at Steen Hall Auditorium Willis Knighton - 2611 Greenwood Road

Post-Polio Support Group
WKMC Steen Hall Institute
2611 Greenwood Rd.
Shreveport, LA
Contact: Jamie Charvat
Phone: 318-212-6826
Notes:    Call for information.

Prostate Cancer Support Group
Regional Urology
255 Bert Kouns (close to I-49)
Shreveport, LA
Contact: Lisa Clark or Caren McKee
Phone: 318-219-4028 or 318-868-9781
Notes:    6 pm - 1st Thursday of each month

Prostate Support Group
Willis Knighton Health System
8001 Youree Drive
Shreveport, LA
Phone: 318-212-8225

Self Help For The Hard Of Hearing
Broadmoor Branch Library - Community Room
Shreveport, LA
Contact: Mary Temple
Phone: 318-868-7603
Notes:    2:00pm Every 2nd Sunday Of Each Month

Shreveport-Bossier Ostomy Support Group
830 Drewry Drive
Shreveport, LA 71118
Duane Ebarb
Phone: 318-688-4830
Notes:    We are a volunteer-based health organization dedicated to providing education, information, support, and advocacy for people who have had or will have intestinal or urinary diversions. Monthy support group Meeeting, Information, Visitation and advocacy. Meets: 2nd Sunday each Month. Ryan Room at Schumpert Hospital from 2-3 pm, except in May.

Strokers Support Group

Steen Hall Auditorium/Willis Knighton
2600 Greenwood Road
Shreveport, LA 71109
Contact: Melissa Palmer
Phone: 318-212-4828

Suicide Support: In Memory of Daniel

Contact: Sarannette Frontaura-Duck, MBA, MA
(318) 518-7239
Meeting Place: Interactional Services, Inc.,
707 Southfield Rd
Shreveport, LA 71106
Meetings: 1 - 4th Saturday, 10 am - Noon
Fee: No

The Center for Families

864 Olive Street
Shreveport, LA 71104
Contact: Betsy Williams, PsyD
Phone: 318-222-0759
Notes:    Monthly Support Groups - Guest Speakers on Related Topics, Individual & Family Counseling. 

V.A. Supports Groups

Shreveport, LA
Contact: Social Services
Phone: 318-990-5074
Notes:    Available For Specific Illnesses For Eligible Veterans

Willis Knighton Cancer Center

2600 Kings Hwy. Auditorium (2nd floor)
Shreveport, LA 71103
Phone: 318-212-8225