Caregiver Support Groups in Cleveland / Akron

Caregiver support groups

Caregiver support groups offer family caregivers the opportunity to share their experiences and learn from others dealing with similar issues.

There are many caregiver support groups located throughout the greater Cleveland / Akron OH area. If you don’t see a support group to your liking listed below, we suggest that you contact your local senior center, hospital, church, senior organization or an association which focuses on specific diseases such as Alzheimer’s. You don’t have to go it alone!

Caregiver Support Groups


General Caregiver Support Groups

1200 Sycamore Line Rd
Sandusky, Ohio 44870

MetroHealth Caregiver Support Group
MetroHealth invites you to a Caregiver’s Support Group. You are welcome to join this free, open group at any time. The primary  purpose of the group is to offer peer support and information for caregivers.
Multipurpose Room
Elisabeth Severance Prentiss Center at MetroHealth
3525 Scranton Road
Cleveland, OH 44109

Caregiver’s Club

Facilitated by Brighton Gardens and Caring Tree Senior Care
When did I become the parent? Come to this enlightening support group for those individuals who are faced with the challenges of overseeing a parent or spouse through their senior years. This group will focus on expert advice and the sharing of ideas on coping with the stresses of caregiving.
SJMC Community Outreach, Suite R, 29160 Center Ridge Road, Westlake
RSVP: 877-597-6348


Alzheimer’s Caregiver Support Groups

408 Ninth Street SW
Canton, OH 44707
(330) 966-7343 Main Phone
(800) 272-3900 Toll-Free

Alzheimer’s Association
Chapter Headquarters
Offers nummerous caregiver support groups throughout the greater Cleveland area.
Cleveland Area – 23215 Commerce Park Drive, Suite 300,
Beachwood, OH 44122
(800) 272-3900


Stroke – Brain Injury Support Groups

The Brain Injury Association of Ohio
Brain Injury Association of Ohio maintains a database of over 50 independent support groups around the state.
P.O. Box 21325
Columbus , OH 43221 Phone: 614-481-7100

Caregiver Support Groups


Mental Illness Support Groups

NAMI Greater Cleveland
Offers nummerous support groups for family members, friends and caregivers. All Support Groups are offered free of charge.
Support group days and times subject to change. Please call the NAMI office at 216-875-7776 to verify information before


ALS Support Groups

Caregiver meetings/conversations occur in Cleveland, Akron, Youngstown and Toledo, and are open to ALS caregivers only. Contact the Chapter office (216-592-2572/888-592-2572) or your regional care coordinator for more information, including dates, times, and locations.
Cleveland: Cassi Veres,
Toledo: Alice Sting-Zoll,
Youngstown: Kathy Meaney,


Parkinson’s Disease Support Groups

Ohio Parkinson’s Foundation – Northeast Region
Support Groups are held in the following counties, including Cuyahoga County, Geauga County, Lake County, Lorain County, Mahoning
County, Medina County, Stark County, Summit County, Trumbull County and Wayne County.
Ohio Parkinson Foundation Northeast Region
Tallmadge, OH 44278


Cancer Support Groups

American Brain Tumor Association
The ABTA maintains a nationwide listing of brain tumor support groups, cancer groups that welcome brain tumor survivors,
caregiver/spouse support groups and grief (bereavement) support groups.
800-886-ABTA (2282)

Note: Any listings, locations and times subject to change. Call support group for current meeting information. 

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