Support Groups / Networks


ADHD
C.H.A.D.D


(301) 306-7070 (Virginia)
http://www.chadd.org

National Resource Center (800) 233-4050 Parent Organization For local satellite (Corona/Norco) and support group email questions to corona-norco@chadd.net or visit website http://www.chadd.net/342.


American Diabetes Association

1 (800) 342-2383 (Spanish & English)

Support group for children with diabetes & their families. Call this number to find the group meeting nearest you or visit website http://www.diabetes.org for news, information and tools.


Arthritis Foundation

(951) 320-1540

Has literature about arthritis, resource information about support groups, & exercise & aquatic classes.


Autism Society of America

For information: Karen Wilgus at (951) 340-0894 or karenwilgus@yahoo.com. Arabic and Spanish translation available.
http://www.ieautism.org


California Council on Problem Gambling - 24 hour help line

1 (800) 522-4700

This agency will provide referral information to 12-step groups for problem gamblers or for those close to them.


California School for the Deaf Outreach Center

For meeting information: http://csdr-cde.ca.gov/outreach/


Center on Deafness, Inland Empire (CODIE)

3576 Arlington Ave., Ste. 211
Riverside, CA 92506
(951) 275-5000 or http://www.codie.org

This agency provides services such as advocacy, independent living skill information & referrals, educational workshops, interpreting via Life Signs Interpreting Services, assistance with job placement, and coordination of support groups.


Childhood Cancer Family Support Group

See entry under "Health Issues"


Chronic Fatigue & Immune Dysfunction Syndrome (CFIDS)

(704) 365-2343 URL http://www.cfids.org


Eating Disorders

www.nationaleatingdisorders.org


Epilepsy Foundation

1 (800) 332-1000 [Spanish/English]
http://www.epilepsyfoundation.org


Gender Identity Issues

(800) 850-8078
www.thetrevorproject.org


Habitat for Humanity Riverside

(951) 787-6754 Ext. 110
www.habitatriverside.org
Riverside Affiliate [Riverside, Moreno Valley, Corona, Norco & Rubidoux]

This is a non-profit agency aiding in building homes for low-income families.


Habitat for Humanity Restore

2121 Atlanta Avenue Ste. B3
Riverside, CA 92507
(951) 787-6754 Ext. 113
www.riversiderestore.org

Discounted home materials store—for building materials, windows, doors, appliances, lighting, closeouts and clearances. Open to the public Mon.-Sat. 8:30 to 4:30.


Multiple Sclerosis Association of America

1 (800) 833-4MSA [1 (800) 833-4672] http://www.msaa.com


Open Doors: Parent/Caregiver Support Group

(951) 358-3622 or (951) 358-6858 for more information &/or telephone support

This support group is for parents & caregivers of children who are experiencing difficulty with mental health / emotional / behavioral problems. The group meets on the 4th Thursday of every month from 6 to 8 pm at 9707 Magnolia Ave. in Riverside, CA. Childcare is available, but call ahead to make arrangements. Light dinner is served.


Overeaters Anonymous

(951) 715-2080
http://www.oa.org

12-step program for recovery from compulsive overeating. Participation is free of charge.


Parent Support Group (for families with special needs children; HOPE)

http://parentsupportgroup.org


Parents Without Partners (PWP)

Riverside Chapter (951) 784-2646
http://www.pwp37.org

A support group for parents who have never married or are single because of divorce or death, and their children. Orientations held frequently throughout Riverside County.


Self Injury

(800) DONTCUT [(800) 366-8288]
www.selfinjury.com


Spina Bifida Association of America

1 (800) 621-3141 [Spanish & English]
http://www.sbaa.org


We Can: Pediatric Brain Tumor Network

(310) 739-3433
http://www.wecan.cc