Patients, family members & friends are invited to participate in support groups that are located in the Atlanta Metropolitan area.
Atlanta Metro South – Fayette County
Date: Third Thursday of Each Month
Location: Fayetteville First United Methodist Church, Room C – 270
175 East Lanier Avenue
Fayettevillle, Georgia 30214
For more information about this support group please contact Claudia Woodruff at (404)527-7155.
Dalton Parents of Children with Epilepsy & Seizure Disorders
Dates: Last Tuesday of each month (except November and December)
Time: 11 am
Location: Dalton Middle School
1250 Cross Plains Trail
Dalton, Georgia 30721
For more information, please contact Sonya Maney (706) 876-4032 or Cali Campa-Padilla (706) 876-4042.
Midtown Medical Center – Columbus
Please note: The next meeting will be held on November 10th, guest speaker will be Lloyd Brown, Director of Client Services for EFGA. Lloyd will be speaking on how EFGA can help you.
Date: Second Monday of Each Month
Time: 6:00pm to 8:00pm
Location: Midtown Medical Center Conference Room
710 Center Street
Columbus, Georgia 31901
For more information, please contact Whitney Smith at (706) 321-3764 or visit their Facebook page.
Check out photos from November’s support group meeting! The group celebrated Epilepsy Awareness Month with a special guest! See photos>
North Fulton – Roswell
Date: Third Wednesday of Each Month
Location: North Fulton Hospital – Classroom A
3000 Hospital Boulevard
Roswell, Ga 30076
For more information, please contact the support group leader Tim Ulmer at (770) 667-9363 or (404) 729-3322.
Pediatric Support Groups/Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta, Ages 7-21
Date: Second Tuesday of Each Month
Location: Children’s Epilepsy Center at the Scottish Rite Campus
1001 Johnson Ferry Road NE
Atlanta, Georgia 30342
Includes: Parent Education Group, Sibling Support Group and Children with Seizures Support Group
Please RSVP regarding the number in your party attending and the name/age of your child(ren) coming to Kathy Braden, LCSW at (404)785-3034.
The meeting dates for the remainder of the year are as follows:
February 10, 2015
March 10, 2015
April 14, 2015
May 12, 2015
June 9, 2015—————-SUMMER BREAK-no group
July 14, 2015—————SUMMER BREAK-no group
August 11, 2015
September 8, 2015
October 20, 2015 (will meet on the 3rd Tues not the 2nd)
November 17, 2015 (will meet on the 3rd Tues not the 2nd)
December 8, 2015
Date: Last Saturday of Each Month
Time: 10am – 12pm
Location: Latin American Association
2750 Buford Highway
Atlanta, Georgia 30324
For more information or questions, please contact Luz Lopez at (678)768-7633.
eCommunities (Online Support Group)
eCommunities is an online forum offered through the Epilepsy Foundation of America. This serves as an online support group for those unable to attend their local support group meetings, friends and family needing support and is helpful to those who are uncomfortable speaking out about their epilepsy.
To learn more or to sign up, please go the eCommunities page on the National website.
Parent & Family (Phone Support Network)
Parent to Parent of Georgia