Support Groups

Middle Peninsula Support Group
This is for anyone living with or caring for someone with type 1 diabetes. We want to connect you with others who share in your concerns and daily struggles. Please bring your family so children can meet others just like them. Adults with T1D have a wealth of experience to share so we look forward to connecting all T1D families in the area!
When: Contact Chelesa Wilds for the next meeting date & information – chelesa.wilds@cox.net or 804-580-0648
Where: Riverside Walter Reed Hospital, Gloucester
Please bring you favorite carb-counted snack and pass the word onto any other family. This is in the main building, DCR 1 room: Go in the visitor’s entrance then go right through the cafeteria, take another right and the conference room is on the left.
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Virginia Beach Coffee Group
We welcome anyone living with or caring for someone with Type 1 Diabetes! We want to connect with others who share in the daily concerns and struggles of dealing with T1D.
When: Friday, March 14, 2014
Friday, April 11, 2014
Friday, May 9, 2014
All at 9:30 am.
Where: Panera at Town Center/Pembroke Area (300 Constitution Dr, Virginia Beach, VA 23462)
Contact: Nicole Duckworth at nikkisteele22@msn.com
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Suffolk/Southhampton/Franklin/Isle of Wight Support Group
We welcome anyone living with or caring for someone with Type 1 Diabetes! We want to connect with others who share in the daily concerns and struggles of dealing with T1D.
When: 7pm on the 4th Tuesday of every month, contact Anna Eanes at apeanes@gmail.com to R.S.V.P.
Where: Windsor Congregational Christian Church, N. Court Street, Windsor, VA 23487.
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Mentor Program
We have an incredible group of JDRF Trained mentors that have walked through various stages of dealing with T1D. If you would like to be connected to a mentor, please contact Amanda Calamoneri at acalamoneri@jdrf.org or by calling 757-497-2202.
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Support Group For The Elementary School Age 
We will pick back up in April on the first Monday, April 7th, from 5:00-6:30 p.m.

If you are looking to get involved in activities during the month of March:
On Wednesday, March 12 from 6:00-7:30pm CHKD is having a bowling night at the AMF lanes on E. Little Creek Rd. To RSVP, contact Tonya Bennett at 668-7830 or tonya.bennett@chkd.org by March 1st.

Contact Erica Heesch for more details

757-373-7202

eriaustin@gmail.com