Support Groups

SUPPORT GROUPS

Facilitated by Caregiver Resource Center Staff

Support groups provide a safe, non-judgmental environment in which caregivers can talk openly with each other about their issues and concerns. You do not have to register to attend any of these support groups, please just drop in any time. To see a flyer listing all of the support groups: click here.

GENERAL CAREGIVER GROUPS

Fullerton – Thrive Not Survive

  • Phone: (714) 446-5030
  • Facilitator: CRC Staff
  • Meeting Time: 2nd and 4th Wednesdays, 10:00am -11:30am
  • Location: St Jude Community Services Building 130 W Bastanchury Road, Fullerton, CA., 92835

Laguna Hills – Thrive Not Survive

  • Phone: (714) 446-5030
  • Facilitator: CRC Staff
  • Meeting Time: 1st and 3rd Wednesdays, 10:00am - 11:30am
  • Location: Florence Sylvester Memorial Senior Center 23721 Moulton Parkway, Laguna Hills, CA., 92653

Newport Beach – Thrive Not Survive

  • Phone: (714) 446-5030
  • Facilitator: CRC Staff
  • Meeting Time: 2nd Friday of each month 1:15pm - 2:30 pm
  • Location: Hoag Health Center Room # 7 - 520 Superior Avenue, Newport Beach, CA., 92663

Orange – Thrive Not Survive

  • Phone: (714) 446-5030
  • Facilitator: CRC Staff
  • Meeting Time: 1st and 3rd Tuesday evenings, 7:00-8:30pm
  • Location: Park Plaza, 620 S. Glassell, Orange CA., 92866

SPECIALIZED CAREGIVER GROUPS

Fullerton – For caregivers who care for loved one with speech impairment (aphasia)

  • Phone: (714) 446-5030
  • Facilitator: CRC Staff
  • Meeting Time: Every Monday (except holidays) from 10:00 am to 11:00 am
  • Location: First Presbyterian Church of Fullerton, 838 N. Euclid St., Fullerton, CA., 92832

Fullerton – Traumatic Brain Injury -Adult survivors and caregivers

  • Phone: (714) 446-5626
  • Facilitators: Daniel Ignacio, MS Certified Brain Injury Specialist
  • Meeting Time: 2nd and 4th Friday of the month, 10:00 am to 11:30 am
  • Location: St Jude Brain Injury Network/St Jude Community Services Building; 130 W. Bastanchury Rd. Fullerton, CA., 92835
  • Group Goals: Share your experience with others who have been affected by TBI (Caregivers and TBI survivors will meet separately). Share your concerns, issues, and feelings in a safe environment, while we all learn adaptive tips from one another. We plan to develop the coping skills needed for a bright, successful future. Explore new possibilities with new friends.

Thrive Not Survive Support Group for Millennials (18-35 year olds)

  • Phone: (714) 446-5030
  • Facilitator: CRC Staff
  • Meeting Time: 3rd Tuesday of the month from 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm
  • Location: Family Caregiver Resource Center 130 W. Bastanchury Rd., Fullerton CA 92835

Fullerton – Male Caregivers

  • Phone: (714) 446-5030
  • Facilitator: CRC Staff
  • Meeting Time: 4th Tuesday of the month from 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm
  • Location: Family Caregiver Resource Center 130 W. Bastanchury Rd., Fullerton CA., 92835

Irvine – Huntington’s Disease - Breaks into 3 groups: caregivers, at-risk and individuals with Huntington’s disease

  • Phone: (714) 732-1097
  • Facilitator: CRC Staff
  • Meeting Time: 2nd Sunday of the month from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm
  • Location: Irvine Presbyterian Church 4445 Alton Parkway, Irvine, CA., 92604

OTHER LANGUAGES:

Garden Grove – Vietnamese

  • Phone: 714-446-5030
  • Facilitator: CRC Staff
  • Meeting Time: 3rd Tuesday of the month from 5:30 p.m.- 7:00 p.m.
  • Location: Acacia Adult Day Services 11391 Acacia Parkway, Garden Grove, CA., 92840

Garden Grove – Spanish

  • Phone: 714-446-5030
  • Facilitator: CRC Staff
  • Meeting Time: 2nd Wednesday of the month from 3:00-4:00 pm
  • Location: Acacia Adult Day Services 11391 Acacia Parkway, Garden Grove, CA., 92840

Tustin – Spanish

  • Phone: (714) 446-5030
  • Facilitator: CRC Staff
  • Meeting Time: 3rd Wednesday of the month from 9:30 am to 11:00 am
  • Location: Tustin Senior Center, 200 S C St., Tustin, CA., 92780

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