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Support groups

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Tuesday Transplant Lunch Group – Support group for anyone who has had or is waiting to have an organ transplant; meeting Tuesday, 11:30 a.m., the Mustard Seed, 4750 N. Division St.; contact Jan Erks at 299-4846; Jay Lal at 467-3031; or Joe Urlacher at 926-0843.

Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Dementias – Support group for patients in the early stages of Alzheimer’s and their families will meet through the end of June. A pre-enrollment interview is required. For information or to schedule an interview call Megan Fredrickson or Joel Loiacono at 483-8456.

Self-Help for the Hard of Hearing – General meeting June 11, 9:30-11:30 a.m., Rockpointe East, 1313 N. Atlantic; e-mail to Mary Jo Harvey at


Spokane Parent to Parent Support Group – For parents who have children with disabilities. The group meets the fourth Tuesday of each month (call for times), The Arc of Spokane, 127 W. Boone. Call 328-6326; fax, 328-6342; or e-mail,

Take Off Pounds Sensibly (TOPS) – meets at 8 a.m. Fridays at Reardan Presbyterian Church, 150 W. Spokane Ave. Call 244-3708.

Take Off Pounds Sensibly (TOPS) – Mondays at 5:30 p.m. weigh in, 6:30 meeting. Cheney Community Church, Third and Fern St., Cheney. Call Kirby Clark at 235-4868.

Take Off Pounds Sensibly (T.O.P.S.) – Meets Tuesdays at 9 a.m. at Fowler United Methodist Church, 3928 N. Howard. For information call 325-4797.

Valley Medical Center Grief Support Group – at Valley Medical Center. Call 473-7145 for dates and times.

Veterans Outreach Center – free counseling for male and female veterans sexually assaulted or harassed during their military service, and for war zone veterans and significant others. Call 444-8387 for an appointment.

Victim/Survivor Support Group – meets the first and third Thursdays of each month, 7-9 p.m. Call 477-3646.

Well Spouse Support Group – meets on the second Wednesday of every month, Providence Center for Faith and Healing. Call 220-7124.

Woman to Woman – support group for breast cancer patients, survivors, family and friends meets the second and fourth Mondays of every month from 6-7 p.m. at Deer Park, Mount Carmel (Colville) and Newport Community Hospitals; (800) 228-6618.