Local Support

Local Support Groups

General Support Groups for all Adolescents:

Transitional Youth Peer Center (Offers peer support for education, employment and community life)
1381 Metropolitan Parkway
Atlanta, Georgia 30310
Email: infor@gpsn.org
Contact numbers: 1 (844) 278-6945, or (404) 758-4500
Website: http://gpsn.org/

Atlanta Center for Self Sufficiency/ACSS- Atlanta Center for Self Sufficiency/ACSS – Cafe 458 Life Stabilization Program
460 Edgewood Ave.
Atlanta, GA 30312
(404) 874-8001 Main Client Number
(404) 446-8001 Cafe 458 Weekend Brunch
(404) 873-3489 Fax
http://atlantacss.org/

Parent to Parent of Georgia, Inc. (Youth resources available)
3070 Presidential Pkwy.
Ste. 130
Atlanta, GA 30340
(770) 451-5484 Main Client Number
(800) 229-2038 Toll Free Line
(770) 458-4091 Fax
https://www.p2pga.org/

Asthma:

Camp Breathe Easy
http://www.campbr eatheeasy.com/
Contact Camp Director, Lauren Schmitt
LSchmitt@CampTwinLakes.org to learn about Financial Aid opportunities.
Contact CHOA to learn more about other community outreach programs,
Sydney Trapp at 404-785-7240.

DeKalb County Board of Health
404.294.3700
https://www.dekalbhealth.net/
Asthma Management 404.508.7845
Division of Environmental Health
404.508.7900

Autism:

Young Adults with Autism/Asperger’s Atlanta
Emory Autism Center:
Teen and Adult Assessment Program (TAAP)
https://redcap.emory.edu/surveys/?s=EYXETKYY3P myLIFE program:
contact Toni Thomas @ mylife.admissions@emory.org or 404-727-8350

Cancer:

Camp Sunshine
1850 Clairmont Rd.
Decatur, GA 30033
(404) 325-7979 Main Client Number
(404) 325-7929 Fax
https://www.mycampsunshine.com/

Cancer Support Community Atlanta
5775 Peachtree Dunwoody Rd.
Ste. 225
Atlanta, GA 30342
(404) 843-1880 Main Client Number
(404) 843-1780 Fax
https://www.cscatlanta.org/

Georgia Ovarian Cancer Alliance

6065 Roswell Rd. Ste. 512
Atlanta, GA 30328
(404) 255-1337 Main Client Number
http://www.gaovariancancer.org/

Leukemia & Lymphoma Society
2859 Paces Ferry Rd SE
Ste. 725
Atlanta, GA 30339
(404) 720-7900 Main Client Number
(800) 399-7312 Toll Free Line
(404) 720-7878 Fax
https://www.lls.org/georgia

Youth with Breast Cancer:

Young Survival Coalition, Inc./YSC
2300 Henderson Mill Rd. Ste. 311
Atlanta, GA 30345
(646) 257-3030 Main Client Number
(877) 972-1011 Toll Free Line
https://www.youngsurvival.org/

Cystic Fibrosis:

Cystic Fibrosis Foundation – Georgia Chapter

7 Executive Park S. Ste. 380
Atlanta, GA 30329
(404) 325-6973 Main Client Number
(800) 344-4823 Toll Free Line
(404) 325-7921 Fax
http://www.cff.org/Chapters/georgia/
Email: georgia@cff.org
Executive Director: Molly Taggart

Diabetes:

Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation – Georgia Chapter
3525 Piedmont Rd., NE Ste. 300 Bldg. 6
Atlanta, GA 30305
(404) 420-5990 Main Client Number
(404) 420-5995 Fax
https://www.jdrf.org/

Camp Kudzu (camps/education/support)

Financial aid available https://www.campkudzu.org/about-us/
5885 Glenridge Drive, Suite 160 Atlanta,
GA 30328
PHONE: 833-99-KUDZU (833-995-8398)
EMAIL: info@campkudzu.org

JDRF Type 1 Diabetes Support Group and Resource center (multiple locations)https://www.jdrf.org/georgia/p/local-support-groups/

JDRF Grandparents Care
Serving: Grandparents of a type 1 child or adult
Shirley Borenstein
404-422-7445
Borensts@bellsouth.net

JDRF Midtown Atlanta/Emory Area
Serving: Midtown, Atlanta, Emory, Inman Park, Little Five Points and North Druid Hills areas
Lisa Beatty Klumok 404-226-5931
lsbklumok@comcast.net

JDRF Sandy Springs/Buckhead/Brookhaven
Serving: Brookhaven, Buckhead, Sandy Springs, Chamblee, and Dunwoody
Mary Beth Verlander 917-741-1917
marybethav@yahoo.com

Down Syndrome:

Down Syndrome Association of Atlanta
2221 Peachtree Rd., NE Ste. D-226 Atlanta, GA 30309
(404) 320-3233 Main Client Number http://www.dsaatl.orgdsaatl.org/

Gastrointestinal Disorders:

Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation of America, Inc. – Georgia Chapter
2751 Buford Hwy. Ste. 780
Atlanta, GA 30324
(404) 982-0616 Main Client Number
(404) 982-0656 Fax
https://www.crohnscolitisfoundation.org/chapters/georgia

Hearing Impaired:

Georgia Center of the Deaf and Hard of Hearing /GCDHH
4151 Memorial Dr. Ste. 103B
Decatur, GA 30032
(404) 292-5312 Main Client Number
Also TDD Line
(404) 299-3642 Fax
http://www.gcdhh.org

Hearing Loss Association of America – Georgia State Office
2820 Peachtree Rd., NW Cathedral Towers
Atlanta, GA 30305
(301) 657-2248 National Main Number
(404) 636-0288 Main Client Number
http://www.hearingloss.org/

Hematologic Disorders:

Hemophilia of Georgia, Inc.
8800 Roswell Rd. Ste. 170
Atlanta, GA 30350
(770) 518-8272 Main Client Number
(770) 518-3310 Fax
http://www.hog.org

Sickle Cell Disease:

Sickle Cell Foundation of Georgia, Inc. 2391
Benjamin E. Mays Dr., SW
McGhee/King Bldg.
Atlanta, GA 30311
(404) 755-1641 Main Client Number
(404) 755-7955 Fax
http://www.sicklecellga.org

Seizure Disorders:

Epilepsy Foundation of Georgia (peer support groups at various locations)
6065 Roswell Rd., NE Ste. 770
Atlanta, GA 30328
(404) 527-7155 Main Client Number
(800) 527-7105 Toll Free Line
http://www.epilepsyga.org

Hispanic Outreach
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)7687633.

Kidney:

National Kidney Foundation of Georgia, Alabama & Mississippi
270 Peachtree St., NW Ste. 1040
Atlanta, GA 30303
(800) 488-2277 Automobile Donations
(770) 452-1539 Main Client Number
http://www.kidneyga.org

Skin Disorders:

Vitiligo Bond, Inc.
Confidential Address
Atlanta, GA 30349
(404) 997-2201 Main Client Number
http://www.vitiligobond.org

Neurological Conditions:

Southeastern Brain Tumor Foundation
5400 Glenridge Dr., NE # 422471
Atlanta, GA 30342
(786) 505-7283 Main Client Number
http://www.sbtf.org

Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation Southeast
6065 Roswell Rd., NE Ste. 505
Atlanta, GA 30328
(404) 252-4107 Main Client Number
(404) 252-4108 Fax
http://www.curethekids.org/get-involved/chapters/georgia/

Brain Injury Association of Georgia

1441 Clifton Rd., NE Ste. R106A
Atlanta, GA 30322
(404) 712-5504 Main Client Number
(800) 444-6443 Toll Free Line
(770) 924-4831 Fax
http://www.braininjurygeorgia.org

National Multiple Sclerosis Society – Georgia Chapter
950 E. Paces Ferry Rd., NE Ste. 110
Atlanta, GA 30326
(678) 672-1000 Main Client Number
(800) 344-4867 Toll Free Line
(678) 672-1015 Fax
http://www.nationalmssociety.org/chapters/gaa

Vision:

Center for the Visually Impaired
739 W. Peachtree St., NW
Atlanta, GA 30308
(404) 875-6418 CVI InfoLink
(800) 558-5451 Toll Free Line
http://www.cviga.org

National Federation of the Blind of Georgia/NFBGA
400 W. Peacthree St., NW Ste. 4-829
Atlanta, GA 30308
(404) 371-1000 Main Client Number
(404) 645-7787 Fax
Box Number 829
http://www.nfbga.org