Hepatitis C and Co-Infection Support Groups in New York State
NEW YORK CITY SUPPORT GROUPS
Brooklyn Methodist Hospital Hepatitis C Support Group
Brooklyn Methodist Hospital, 506 6th Avenue, Park Slope, Brooklyn
Ground Floor, Executive Dining Room, adjacent to cafeteria
Facilitator: Smruti Mohanti, MD, Chief, Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, email@example.com, 718-780-3851
Meets: Third Wednesday of month, 5:30-7:00 PM.
Open to all patients.
Brooklyn VA Hospital Hepatitis B and C Support Groups
VA New York Harbor HCS Brooklyn Campus
800 Poly Place, Room POD D, Brooklyn 11209
Contact: Dr. Shalini Sehgal, Shalini.Sehgal@va.gov
Facilitator: Dr. Shalini Sehgal (Liver Team Psychologist)
Open to VA patients, after liver team evaluation. Time: Fridays 12:30-1:30
VOCAL - Voices of Community Advocates and Leaders - NY Users Union - Hepatitis C Group
80 A Fourth Avenue, Brooklyn 11225
Contact: Louie Jones, firstname.lastname@example.org,
Meets: Thursdays, 2-3 PM.
Drug user friendly. Open to drug users and those who identify with drug use.
Russian Hepatitis C Support Group
Kings Highway Library. 2115 Ocean Ave, Brooklyn 11229
Contact: Gregori Romenski, email@example.com. 718-395-9120
Meets: Last Tuesday of every month. 6pm.
Boom Health(Citi wide Harm Reduction) Hepatitis C Groups
226 East 144th Street, Bronx 10451
HepC Positive Living Group
Contact: Wianna Frias , WFrias@boomhealth.org, 718 292 7718 EXT 430
Meets: Wednesday, 1:30-2:30 PM-
HepC Treatment Group
Contact: George Santana, firstname.lastname@example.org, 718 292 7718.
Meets: Friday, 1:30-2:30 PM
Hep C Education and Support Group
Contact: Julia 718-7718
Meets: Tuesdays, 1:30-2:30 PM
Montefiore Hepatitis C Support Group
Montefiore Medical Center, 3400 Bainbridge Avenue Second Floor Conference Room,
Contact: Mara Tushaj email@example.com 718-920-8353
Meets: Third Thursday of month, 6:00-7PM
St. Ann's Corner Harm Reduction Hepatitis B and C Support Group (Bilingual English/Spanish)
886 Westchester Ave, Ground floor, Bronx 10459
Contact: 718 585 5544 ,Ivette Melendez firstname.lastname@example.org
Meets: Tuesday 2-3 PM.
MSBI HCV SUPPORT GROUP
Mount Sinai Beth Israel Medical Center
10 Union Square East(4th Ave)
Phillips Ambulatory Care Center
Conference Room 1 on the second floor
Facilitators-Ronni Marks HCV Advocate and Mary Olson,DNP,ANP
AIDS Service Center of New York Hepatitis C-HIV Co-Infection Support Group
41 East 11th street (between University Place and Broadway), 5th Floor, Manhattan
Contact: Diane, email@example.com, 212 645 0875 x 334
Meets: Mondays, 5-6 PM
Open to people with HIV,HCV, or co-infected. Medical documentation required.
Lower East Side Harm Reduction Center (LESHRC) Hepatitis C and Co-Infection Support Groups
25 Allen Street, Manhattan 10002
Contact: Ajani Benjamin, firstname.lastname@example.org, 212 226 6333 x 119.
HCV Group Meets: Wednesdays, 4 PM.
HIV-HCV Co-Infection Group Meets: On a 10 week cycle, call for information.
Members must be living with HCV and complete a LESHRC evaluation. A meal is provided.
Weill Cornell Medical College Hepatitis C Support Group
1305 York Avenue (70th and York), 4th Floor-Waiting Area,Manhattan 10021
Facilitators- Arielle Schweitzer,R.N.- ARS3001@@med.cornell.edu,and Marlene Feron-Rigodon,R.N.- MAF@med.cornell.edu
Meets: First Tuesday of month, 5:30 PM. Contact phone-646-962-4040
Open to all. Refreshments are provided.
Bellevue Hospital Hepatitis C Support Group - Bellevue Hospital, 462 1st Avenue (between 27th and 28th Street)
Facilitators: Bellevue Hospital Hepatitis Clinic Providers
Meets: . Open to everyone.
Contact- New Group to Be Announced
Mount Sinai Division of Liver Diseases Hepatitis C Support Group
East Building, 1425 Madison Avenue and 98th Street, Room 1184, Manhattan
Facilitator: David Motamed, email@example.com.
New Group To Be Announced
Mount Sinai Primary Care Hepatitis C Program Support Group
1425 Madison Avenue (corner 98th Street), 11th floor, Room 11-84, Manhattan
Contact: Natalie Kil - Natalie.firstname.lastname@example.org 212 824 7460
Facilitator: Jeff Weiss, PhD, or Catherine Amory,LCSW & Patient Peers
- Second Tuesday of the Month, 6:00-7:30 PM.
Open to new patients. Refreshments are provided.
Mount Sinai HIV/HCV Co-Infection Program Support Group
17 east 102nd Street, East Elevators, Third Floor, Manhattan
Facilitator: Jeff Weiss, PhD, email@example.com, 212 824 7422.
Meets: Monthly, Monday at noon.
Open to new patients.
Uptown Manhattan Mt. Sinai HCV Support Group
Facilitator: Lillian de Mauro, firstname.lastname@example.org, 607 746 7199
Meets: Third Tuesday of month, 6-8 PM at Mount Sinai, Icahn Medical Institiute,
1425 Madison Avenue (98th Street) 11th floor, RM 11-84 Conference Room
Open to all interested in Hepatitis C. Refreshments are provided.
Online Support Group- http://peopleunitedbyliver.org/
COPE -Coalition on Positive Health Empowerment Support Group
Location: SMART/COPE, 307 East 116th Street (Between 1st and 2nd Avenues)
Contact: email@example.com or call Malta at 646-271-5043
MEETS: Every First and Third Thursday of Month, Time: 4pm-5:30pm
Positive Health Project, Inc., Hepatitis C Groups Housingworks
301 West 37th Street, Third Floor, Manhattan
Facilitator:Andrew Bonfrancesco, A.Bonfrancesco@housingworks.org
Meets: Fridays, 1-2 PM.
Group eligibility, HVC plus drug user and/or sex worker. Lunch is Provided.
New York Harm Reduction Educators Hepatitis C Support Groups ,
Tuesdays 12-1:00 ,1991-A Lexington Avenue,
Manhattan (between 121st & 122nd).
Contact:718-842-6050 or 212-828-8464 Jerome Sanchez, email firstname.lastname@example.org,,
NYC - Pre-Post Transplant Educational Workshop
New York Presbyterian Hospital/Columbian University Medical Center - Directions
Hammer Health Sciences Building
701 W 168th St @ Fort Washington Lower Level LL-204
New York, NY 10032 Meets: Thursdays from 4:00-5:20pm For Pre-Post Transplant Patients and their caregivers. Please contact Aimee Muth to confirm your attendance. Contact Aimee Muth for more information.Phone: 212-305-1884
NYC - Post Transplant Support Group
New York Presbyterian Hospital - Milstein Hospital Building - Directions
177 Fort Washington Avenue
7 Hudson South - Reemtsma Conference Room 213 New York, NY
Meets: First and Third Thursday of every month; 10:00-11:30AM
The Post-Transplant Support Group meets twice a month to share experiences, ideas and mutual support for recipients and their families.
Contact Aimee Muth for more information. Phone: 212-305-1884
NYC - Transplant Support Group
The Recanati/Miller Transplantation Institute at Mount Sinai Hospital - Directions
One Gustave L. Levy Place New York, NY 10029 Meets: Thursdays 1pm
This support group is open to all patients and patient's family members who are pre or post liver and/or kidney transplantation. Entrance on 1468 Madison Ave.; (100th St. and Madison Ave.); Guggenheim Pavillion; Floor: 9 Center, Patient Lounge Phone: (212) 241-7944
Jamaica Queens Hepatitis C Support Group
Help/PSI 105-04 Sutphin Blvd., Queens
Contact: Ira Weiss, email@example.com, 718 725 5000
Meets: Last Wednesday of month, 4-5 PM.
Every Third Thursday of Month
Staten Island University Hospital -475 Seaview Ave.
Main entrance of SIUH Hospital)
(ASK SECURITY IN LOBBY FOR DIRECTIONS)
Facilitator: Steve Loggins- 718-226-3826 or Moshe Moses 212-465-8304 EXT#4822, firstname.lastname@example.org
Education on Risk Reduction Group for People with HCV and/or HIV
380 Van Duzer Street, Staten Island 10301
Facilitator: Barbara Sullivan, email@example.com, 718 808 1355
Meets: Tuesday, 11- 12 noon. Refreshments are provided.
American Liver Foundation Hepatitis C Support Group
North Shore University Hospital, Second Floor
Classroom, 888 Old Country Road, Plainview, NY
Pollichino, RN, firstname.lastname@example.org,
631 754 4795
Meets: First Monday of month
SUPPORT GROUPS IN NEW YORK STATE
Albany GI Consultants Hepatitis C Support Group
Albany Gastroenterology Consultants, 1375 Washington Avenue S., Albany 12206
Meets: Check website- www.albanygi.com
Dragon Slayers Hepatitis C and Co-Infection Support Group
Contact: Elisa Harris 607-798-1706 EHarris@stapinc.org
Meets: First Saturday of the month- Call for information
Hepatitis B and C Support Group
O'Connor Hospital, Route 28
Contact: Lillian de Mauro, 607 746 7199
Meets: Second Tuesday of month,6-7 PM. Check first.
Family and friends welcome
TCPP HCV Networking Group
Contact: Elisa Harris- 607-798-1706, EHarris@stapinc.org
First Saturday of the month, Call for information.
Hepatitis C Support Group
Westchester Medical Center, Behavioral Health Building, Valhalla, NY 10595
Contact: Mimi, 914 493 7641
Meets: Every other Wednesday, 6:00-8 PM
Open to all diagnosed with Hepatitis C in the mid-Hudson Valley, call for information.
Hepatitis C Support Group
Erie Community College, North Campus, School of Dental Hygiene, Community Room
Main and Youngs Road, Williamsville, NY
Contact: Karen Mackert, email@example.com, 716 631 2517.
Gastro Health- Hepatitis C Support Group
Contact-Ariana Belsky- 786-456-8677 or Abelsky@gastrohealth.com
Meets every two months (May,August,November, and February) 3rd Monday of month at 7pm.
South Miami, 7500 SW 87th Avenue, Suite 200
North Miami, 16855 NE 2nd Avenue, Suite 202