Support Groups

Support groups can often play an important role for people living with a chronic neurological disorder like Parkinson’s disease.

 


We currently know of eight PD support groups that meet on a consistent basis in West Virginia. If you know of others, please let us know so we can add them to our list.

Bluefield WV / VA Support Group

Meets 2nd Tuesday of each month

United Methodist Church, 1901 Virginia Avenue, Bluefield, VA

2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Contact: Kristen Pujari at (386) 290-2913 or kristen_pujari@yahoo.com


Charleston Support Group

Meets the 3rd Monday of each month (Dinner is served)

Blessed Sacrament Church – 305 E Street, South Charleston, WV

6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.

Contact: George Manahan at (304) 343-2800 or Manahan@aol.com


Charleston Women & Parkinson’s Support Group

Meets 2nd Tuesday of each month (contact Connie Jones for specific dates)

Contact: Connie Jones at (304) 419-3555 or pj2aj@yahoo.com


Clarksburg / Bridgeport Support Group

Meets the last Saturday of each month

Eat ‘n Park, 100 Tolley Drive, Bridgeport, WV 26330

Noon – 1:00 p.m.

Contact: Tracey Robertson at (304) 363-1028 or traceyrobertson@ma.rr.com


Huntington Support Group

Meets the 3rd Tuesday of each month

Cabell-Huntington Hospital, 1600 Medical Center Drive, Huntington, WV

6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.

Contact: Teresa Sexton at (304) 526-2695 or (304) 399-6731 or teresa.sexton@chhi.org


Martinsburg Support Group/Hagerstown Support Group (recently merged)

Meets First Thursday of each month

Western Sizzlin Steakhouse, 17567 York Road, Hagerstown, MD

11:45 a.m.  – 1:00 p.m.

Contact: Art Guyer at (240) 625-2722 or 4Parkinsons@gmail.com


Morgantown Support Group

Meets 4th Thursday of the month

HealthSouth MountainView, 1160 Van Voorhis Road, Morgantown, WV

2:00 p.m.

Contact: Cheryl Brandmeir at (304) 293-2508 or cheryl.brandmeir@hsc.wvu.edu

 

Parkersburg / Vienna Support Group

Meets 2nd Saturday of each month

January and February Meetings are being held at Grand Central Church of Christ in Vienna, 5805 Grand Central Avenue. Beginning in March, the meetings will be held at the Vienna Public Library, 2300 1st Avenue, Vienna, WV

1:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Contact: Emily Taylor at (304) 483-6418 or emry98@suddenlink.net