Support Groups

Here is a listing of the support groups in your area. Please click on the name of the group for more information. We encourage you to attend these local programs. If there is not a group in your area, or if the groups listed are not at a convenient time, try our online support education group! Our online support group is a four-week program with weekly chat sessions that cover specific IBD-related topics and allows participants to share their views.

  • Adult Support Group: Dallas, TX


    Dallas, TX, USA
    This group meets the 3rd Monday of each month from 6-7:30 pm at 8200 Walnut Hill Lane, Main Building GI Lab Waiting Room on 1st Floor, Dallas, TX. Caregivers, friends and family are welcome! For more information, contact facilitators: Paneez Khakpour at 972.522.9797 or Cathleen Shellnutt BS, RN, CGRN at 214.345.2669. You can also contact the Education & Support Manager, Alicia Barron, abarron@ccfa.org or 972-386-0607 ext 7.
    972.522.9797
    abarron@ccfa.org
    Meets: Every 3rd Monday, Once a month

  • Adult Support Group: Dallas, TX


    1801 Inwood Rd, Dallas, TX 75390, USA
    This group meets at the UT Southwestern Outpatient Clinic located at 1801 Inwood Road, Dallas, TX 75390 on the 4th Floor Larger Conference Room, WA4-102. For more information, contact facilitator: Laura Pontes, PA at IBDsupportgroup@utsw.edu or 214-648-2711. Upcoming Meetings: September 20th from 6-7 p.m. and November 15th from 6-7 p.m.
    (214) 648.2711
    IBDsupportgroup@utsw.edu
    Meets:

  • Parent Chat: Dallas, TX


    Dallas, TX, USA
    Parent Chat: A quarterly education and support session for parents of children with IBD. Parents of all IBD children are welcome to attend. Each meeting will feature a speaker and Q&A session, and parents will be able to share stories, coping skills and strategies. Please reach out to Alicia Barron, Education & Support Manager at abarron@ccfa.org or 972-386-0607 ext 7 with any questions. Our next meeting will be May 2nd with a featured topic of specialized diets for the treatment and management of IBD, including the Specialized Carb Diet.
    972-386-0607 ext 7
    abarron@crohnscolitisfoundation.org
    Meets: Thursday , quarterly

  • Support Group: El Paso, TX


    4800 Alberta Avenue, El Paso, TX 79905, USA
    This group meets the 3rd Tuesday of each month at 6:00pm. The group meets at the campus of Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center in the Academic Services Building, Room 211, 4800 Alberta Ave, El Paso, TX. For more information, contact Carrie Wilkie at 214-708-2989 or by email at ccwilkie@elpasocrohns.com.
    214-708-2989
    ccwilkie@elpasocrohns.com
    Meets: Tuesday, Monthly

  • Cook Children's Pediatric Support Group: Fort Worth, TX


    801 7th Avenue, Fort Worth, TX 76104, USA
    Support group for children and their parents, family and friends. The group meets the third Tuesday of every month at 6 p.m. at Cook Children's Pavilion Classroom 4. For more information, contact Brenda Sonnier at brenda.sonnier@cookchildrens.org.
    682-885-4822
    brenda.sonnier@cookchildrens.org
    Meets: 3rd Tuesday of each month; contact the facilitator to confirm

  • Adult Support Group: Fort Worth, TX


    3500 Camp Bowie Boulevard, UNT Health Science Center, Fort Worth, TX 76107, USA
    Meets the first Saturday of each month, 9am - 11am at the University of North Texas Health Science Center, Room 291 in the EAD building. For more information, contact Alicia Barron at abarron@crohnscolitisfoundation.org. Please note that there will not be a meeting in July and meetings will resume in August.
    ntexas@crohnscolitisfoundation.org
    Meets: 1st Saturday of every month

  • Adult Support Group: Grapevine, TX


    432 South Main Street, Grapevine, TX 76051, USA
    This group meets the 1st Tuesday of each month from 6 - 8 pm at Willhoite's Restaurant, 432 South Main Street, Grapevine TX in a small dining room to the left of the buffet table. A meeting will not be held in July. For more information, contact Vicki Blancett at 214-536-0732, vblancett@charter.net.
    214-536-0732
    vblancett@charter.net
    Meets: 1st Tuesday of the month

  • Support Group: Tyler, TX


    1720 S Beckham Ave, Tyler, TX 75701, USA
    This group meets the 3rd Tuesday of each month at 6:00pm at Digestive Health Specialists of Tyler, 1720 S. Beckham, Tyler TX. For more information, contact Machelle McDowell at 903-595-5101
    972-386-0607 ext 7
    abarron@crohnscolitisfoundation.org
    Meets: 3rd Tuesday of every month, contact facilitator to confirm