Caregiver Support Groups in Orange County CA

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 Orange County CA 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



Caregiver Resource Center of Orange

(a program of St. Jude Medical Center)
130 W. Bastanchury Road, Fullerton, CA 92835
(714) 446-5030, (800) 543-8312 (regional)
Orange County


Alzheimer’s Support Groups


Specialized Support Groups

Caregivers of Lewy Body & Frontotemporal Dementia
Alzheimer’s Orange County
2515 McCabe Way, Irvine CA 92614
Donna Velarde, LCSW
Larissa Haiker, MSW

Down Syndrome/Alzheimer’s Caregiver
Support Group
Alzheimer’s Orange County
2515 McCabe Way, Irvine CA 92614
In collaboration with the Regional Center of OC & the Down
Syndrome Program in Development, Aging & Dementia at UC Irvine
Kim Bailey, MSG

Men’s Caregiver Support Group
Alzheimer’s Orange County
2515 McCabe Way, Irvine CA 92614
Kevin Bigelow 714.227.2194
Dennis Miyadi 714.401.5563

Alzheimer’s / Dementia Support Groups

Buena Park
Buena Park Senior Activity Center
(in Walter Ehlers Community Recreation Center)
8150 Knott Ave., Buena Park, CA 90620
Jimin Won 858.859.0153
Recreation Center 714.236.3870

Corona del Mar
Oasis Senior Center
801 Narcissus Ave., Corona Del Mar, CA 92625
Vic Mazmanian 949.310.6682
OASIS 949.644.3244

Costa Mesa
Costa Mesa Senior Center
695 W 19th St., Costa Mesa, CA 92627
Pam Leszczynski 949.742.9597
Colleen Army 714.702.4432
Senior Center 714.327.7550

Cypress Senior Center
9031 Grindlay St., Cypress, CA 90630
Renee R. 310.699.9876 (1:30 )
Jessica C. 562.716.2826 (7:00)
Peggy C. 714.530.1566 (7:00)
Senior Center 714.229.2005

Fullerton Gardens
1510 E Commonwealth Ave., Fullerton, CA 92831
Free Respite Care available during meetings, please call facility
Fullerton Gardens 714.441.2636
Estelle Worden 714.244.6004

Fountain Valley
The Center at Founders Village Senior and Community Center
17967 Bushard St., Fountain Valley, CA 92708
(Upstairs, check-in main lobby)
Sue Warner 714.801.6800
Center 714.593.4446

Garden Grove
Valley View Gardens
11848 Valley View St., Garden Grove, CA 92845
Free Respite Care available during meetings, please call facility
Valley View Gardens
Anna Maurizi 949.554.9783

Huntington Beach
Alzheimer’s Family Services Center
9451 Indianapolis Ave., Huntington Beach, CA 92646
AFSC 714.593.9630
Brenda Ramirez

Huntington Beach
Huntington Terrace
18800 Florida St., Huntington Beach, CA 92648
Tina Hernandez 714.856.3909
Ellie Nixon 714.642.9458
Huntington Terrace

Irvine Adult Day Health Services
20 Lake Rd., Irvine, CA 92604
Irvine Adult Day 949.262.1123
Jill Upton

Laguna Beach
Susi Q Senior Center
380 3rd St., Laguna Beach, CA 92651
Vic Mazmanian 949.310.6682
Anna Maurizi 949.554.9783
Susi Q 949.497.2441

Laguna Woods
Geneva Presbyterian Church
24301 El Toro Rd., Laguna Woods, CA 92637
Rowena Cole 949.273.9126
Geneva Pres. 949.837.2323

Placentia-Linda Hospital
1301 N Rose Dr., Placentia, CA 92870
Judy Dickinson 714.524.6951
Linda Henderson 714.993.7417
Hospital 714.993.2000

San Juan Capistrano
San Juan Capistrano Community Center
25925 Camino Del Avion, San Juan Capistrano, CA 92675
Jacque Schweppe 714.259.7509
Community Center 949.493.5911

San Juan Capistrano
Silverado Senior Living
30311 Camino Capistrano, San Juan Capistrano, CA 92675
Free Respite Care available during meetings, please call facility
Sheila Fike 949.240.0550

Seal Beach
The Health Care Center on Golden Rain (Leisure World)
1661 Golden Rain Rd., Seal Beach, CA 90740
Ellie Nixon 714.642.9458
Heath Care Center 562.493.9581

Tustin Senior Center (Enter Main Lobby)
200 South C St., Tustin, CA 92780
Jacque Schweppe 714.259.7509
Senior Center 714.573.3340

Hope Lutheran Church
13841 Milton Ave., Westminster, CA 92683
Marijane Glassmyer
Hope Lutheran 714.895.3838

Presbyterian Intercommunity Hospital
12401 Washington Blvd., Whittier, CA 90602
Debbie Gassman 562.943.8510

Whittier Place Senior Living
12315 Burgess Ave., Whittier, CA 90604
Tina Hernandez 714.856.3909
Whittier Place 562.777.1517

Caregiver Support Groups


Faith Based Groups

Fullerton Community Center
340 W Commonwealth Ave. Fullerton, CA 92835
Katrina Lowe 562.846.8943
Community Center 714.738.6575

Laguna Niguel
St. Timothy’s Catholic Church
29102 Crown Valley Pkwy, Laguna Niguel, CA 92677
Terri Loquercio 949.309.6055
St. Timothy’s 949.249.4091

Lake Forest
Saddleback Church
1 Saddleback Pkwy, Lake Forest, CA 92630
Vic Mazmanian 949.310.6682
Saddleback 949.609.8000

Newport Beach
Our Lady Queen of Angles Catholic Church
2046 Mar Vista Dr., Newport Beach, CA 92660
Jim Casey & Patty Mouton
949. 640.1750
Our Lady 949.644.0200

Newport Beach
St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church
600 St Andrews Rd, Newport Beach, CA 92663
Roger Riley 949.697.8707
Donna Shockley 949.675.1904
St. Andrew’s 949.631.2880

St. Paul’s Lutheran Church
1250 E Heim Ave, Orange, CA 92865
Jacque Schweppe 714.259.7509
Estelle Worden 714.244.6004
St. Paul’s 714.637.2640

First Christian Church of Orange
1130 E Walnut Ave, Orange, CA 92867
Estelle Worden 714.244.6004
First Christian 714.538.9681

Santa Ana
Trinity United Presbyterian Church
13922 Prospect Ave, Santa Ana, CA 92705
Chris Hoppe 714.538.3823
Nancy Price 714.639.6379
Trinity United 714.544.7850

Other Languages
Farsi Speaking Support Group
OMID Multicultural Institute
4199 Campus Dr., Suite #300, Irvine, CA 92612
Rosa Oloumi 714.366.4477
OMID 949.725.2972

Korean Speaking Support Group
Alzheimer’s Orange County
2515 McCabe Way, Irvine CA 92614
Erin Kim, MSW

Spanish Speaking Support Group
South Coast Global Medical Center (formerly Coastal
Communities Hospital)
2701 S. Bristol St., Santa Ana, CA 92704
Norma Castellano 949.757.3767
Hospital 714.754.5454

Spanish Speaking Support Group
St. Boniface Catholic Church
120 N. Janns St., Anaheim, CA 92805
Norma Castellano 949.757.3767
St. Boniface 714.956.3110

Vietnamese Speaking Support Group
CalOptima PACE
13300 Garden Grove Blvd., Garden Grove CA 92843
PACE 714.468.1100


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

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