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Support Groups & Community Resources

Below is contact information for a number of community resources, including local, regional and national support and peer support groups.

Brain Injury Association Support Group – Grand Rapids Chapter
When:
6:15 p.m. first Tuesday of every month (no meeting in January or July)
Where: Mary Free Bed Professional Building
Meijer Conference Center
350 Lafayette Ave. SE
Grand Rapids, MI 49503
Contact: Denis Mundere, 616.710.1845

Great Lakes Amputee Network
When: 6:30-8:30 p.m. third Tuesday of the month
Where: Mary Free Bed Rehabilitation Hospital, Orthotics & Prosthetics + Bionics
235 Wealthy St. SE
Grand Rapids, MI 49503
Contact: Stephanie Rose, 616.591.8980, stephanie.rose@maryfreebed.com

Spinal Cord Injury Support Group
When: 4:30-6 p.m. second Wednesday of the month
Where: Mary Free Bed Rehabilitation Hospital
235 Wealthy St. SE
Grand Rapids, MI 49503
3B Social Area; 1:1 mentor available upon request
Contact: Kaitlin Salowitz, 616.840.8648, kaitlin.salowitz@maryfreebed.com

Stroke Support Group
When:
6:15 p.m. first Wednesday of the month (no meeting in January or July)
Where: Mary Free Bed Professional Building
Meijer Conference Center
350 Lafayette Ave. SE
Grand Rapids, MI 49503
Contact: Matt Parrish, 616.840.8198, matthew.parrish@maryfreebed.com

Mary Free Bed Small CVA Peer Support Group (Inpatient only)
When: 6:15-7 p.m. second Wednesday of the month
Where: 4N social area
1:1 mentor available upon request
Contact: Alicia Hass, 616.840.8134, alicia.hass@maryfreebed.com

Community Resources

Alzheimer’s Association of West Michigan
2944 Fuller Ave. NE #101
Grand Rapids, MI 49505
616.459.4558

American Cancer Society
129 Jefferson Ave. SE
Grand Rapids, MI 49503
616.551.4000

American Heart Association
3940 Peninsular Dr. SE
Grand Rapids, MI 49546
616.285.1888
www.heart.org

Area Agency on Aging of Western Michigan
3215 Eaglecrest Dr. NE
Grand Rapids, MI 49525
616.456.5664
www.aaawm.org

Disability Advocates of Kent County
3600 Camelot Ct. SE
Grand Rapids, MI 49546
616.949.1100
dakc.us

Hospice of Grand Rapids
989 Spaulding Ave. SE
Ada, MI 49301
616.454.1426
www.hom.org