Greater Washington, DC/Virginia Chapter

**Support groups will not be meeting in person at this time. Please reach out to the support group facilitators for more information.

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.

 

Charlottesville, VA

This group is currently inactive.

We are currently looking for a new support group facilitator. The new leader will be trained by our national office and local chapter. If you or someone you know is interested, please contact Caneka McNeil at [email protected] or (301) 287-8494.

 

Northern Virginia Parent Support Group

Navy Elementary School Library (enter through door #1)
3500 West Ox Road, Fairfax, VA 22033

This support group is for parents of children with Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis. 

Contacts: Amy Baglivio: [email protected] or Cassi Wiseman: [email protected]

Meets: 7:00-8:30pm on the following dates:
● January 8, 2020
● March 11, 2020
● May 13, 2020
● September 9, 2020
● November 12, 2020

 

Falls Church, VA

Inova Fairfax Hospital, 3300 Gallows Road, Falls Church, VA 22042, USA
This group meets at Fairfax Hospital, Conference Room F (at the top of the stairs by the cafeteria). This is located close to the blue parking garage.

Contact Judy Shapleigh at [email protected]
Meets: Fourth Saturday of each month from 10:30 a.m. to 12 p.m.

 

Fredericksburg, VA

1001 Sam Perry Blvd, Fredericksburg, VA 22401, USA

This group meets at Mary Washington Hospital, 1 West-B Conference Room.
Contact Mary Jo Medosch at [email protected]
Meets: Third Tuesday of each month

 

Hampton Roads, VA 

3000 Coliseum Dr, Hampton, VA 23666, USA
Contact [email protected] or (757) 618-0405
Meets: Third Saturday of every other month (January, March, May, July, September, November) from 10:30 a.m. - 12 p.m.

*Second Location
Wingate by Windham

817 Greenbrier Circle Chesapeake 23320

Meets: Third Saturday of every other month (February, April, June, August, October, December) from 10:30 a.m.-12 p.m.

Richmond, VA

9800 West Huguenot Road, Richmond, VA 23235, USA

This group meets at Christ the King Lutheran Church

Contact [email protected] or (301) 287-8494
Meets: Second Tuesday of each month from 7 p.m.-8:30 p.m.

 

Richmond, VA Parent Support Group

5801 Bremo Rd, Richmond, VA 23226, USA
This support group is for parents of children with Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis. The group meets at St. Mary's Hopsital in the education rooms behind the cafeteria.
Contact Jen Stites at [email protected] or (804) 920-9213 
Meets: Third Tuesday of every other month (January, March, May, July, September, November) 

 

Richmond, VA Teen Networking and Support Group

5801 Bremo Rd, Richmond, VA 23226, USA
This group is for teens 13 years & older with Crohn’s disease or ulcerative colitis 
Contact Melissa Anderson or Lauren Krusenklaus [email protected]
Meets: Third Tuesday of every other month (January, March, May, July, September, November)

 

Maryland Parent Support Group

9901 Medical Center Dr, Rockville, MD 20850, USA
This support group is for parents of children with Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis. The group meets at Shady Grove Adventist Hospital in the Willow Room.

Contacts:

Cindi Becker at [email protected] or (240) 731-9717

Stefanie Langsam at [email protected] or (301) 233-1198

Meets: Second Tuesday of every other month from 7 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.

 

Silver Spring, MD

Holy Cross Hospital, 1500 Forest Glen Road, Silver Spring, MD 20910, USA

This group meets at Holy Cross Hospital, Lobby Level - PCEC Hallway, Education Room #1. *Note that Holy Cross Hospital charges a fee to park in the garage.
Contact Margaret Field at [email protected].
Meets: Second Sunday of every month from 2 p.m. - 4 p.m.

 

The support group will not meet on Sunday, April 12th

 

Washington, DC

2301 L St NW, Washington, DC 20037, USA
This group meets at the West End Library.
Contact: Abby Thomas at [email protected] 
Meets: 7:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. the third Monday of each month

Location

11900 Parklawn Dr #360
Suite #360
Rockville, MD 20852
United States

Contact

301-287-8494

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