Support Groups

Brain Injury Support Group

This brain injury support groups meeting in Columbia and is associated with the Brain Injury Association of Missouri.

Central Missouri Autism Caregivers (CMAC)

Central Missouri Down Syndrome Family Network - Social Hours

  • Typically held on a Friday in February, April, June, September and November from 6 – 8 p.m.
  • MU Children’s Therapy Center – 525 Keene Street, Suite 101, 65201
  • Childcare included – provided by MU Occupational Therapy students
  • Follow on Facebook to see dates and times of next event
  • Contact: Kate Basi 573-449-8342centralmodsfamilynetwork@gmail.com

Fibromyalgia/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Support Group

  • Meets twice a year on the 4th Thursday in July (in the evening) and the 2nd Wednesday in October (in the afternoon)
  • Daniel Boone Regional Library – 100 W Broadway, 65203
  • Facebook group – join to get up-to-date information about time and place of meetings – or initiate meetings with several or all of the group members
  • Yahoo group – join to get up-to-date information about time and place of meetings – or initiate meetings with several or all of the group members
  • Contact: Nancy Wood 573-875-5803

Grandparents Raising Grandchildren Support Group

Multiple Sclerosis Support Group

  • 3rd Wednesday of each month
  • 6 – 7 p.m.
  • Rusk Rehabilitation Center – 315 Business Loop 70 West, 65203
  • Contact: Tori Sission 573-817-4752
  • Rusk Rehab: 573-817-2703

Parkinson's Support Group

  • 1st Thursday of each month
  • 3:00 – Exercises
  • 4 – 5:15 p.m. – Meeting
  • Location: Broadway Christian Church – 2601 West Broadway
  • Contact: Patsy Dalton 573-356-6036

PAVE (People Advocating for The Voice of Equity)

  • Scheduled presentations
  • No set dates, varies by the month
  • Contact: Jill McClintock 573-874-1646, ext. 238

People First of Boone County

  • 2nd Thursday of each month
  • 5 – 7 p.m.
  • “Friends Room” Boone County Family Resources – 2700 W Ash Street, 65203
  • Website
  • Contact: Mark Satterwhite 573-874-1995, ext. 154

St. Louis Apraxia Support Group

20 Something Support Group

  • Young adults with developmental disabilities
  • 2nd Tuesday of each month
  • Time and location varies
  • Contact: Contact: Mark Ohrenberg 573-874-1646, ext. 216

Wii Excellerate

  • 1st and 3rd Friday of each month
  • 6 – 8 p.m.
  • Services for Independent Living – 1401 Hathman Place, 65201
  • Contact: Mark Ohrenberg 573-874-1646, ext. 216