Bereavement Resource Directory

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MAJOR ILLNESSES
HIV/AIDS Mother's Support Group
Alva Kennedy                                        916-791-5719
For family members or relatives lost to AIDS or currently HIV positive. All relatives welcome. One on one support.
 
A.L.S. Greater Sacramento Chapter        916-979-9265
Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis or Lou Gehrig's Disease. Support, education, resources for patients, caregivers, families and friends.
www.alssac.org

Alta California Regional Center                916-978-6400
Serving developmentally disabled persons, high risk infants and their families. Case management information and referral.
www.altaregional.org

Alzheimer's Aid Society                         916-448-7001
of Northern California                            800-540-3340
Education, support, regular meetings, newsletter.
www.alzheimersaidsociety.org

*Alzheimer Association                        916-930-9080,     800-272-3900
Education, support, regular meetings, newsletter.
www.alznorcal.org

Alzheimer's Disease Research Center        916-734-5496
UCD-ADC evaluates for dementia and other memory related disorders.
http://alzheimer.ucd.edu/

*American Cancer Society                916-446-7933;    800-227-2345
Information and referral. Education and support for patients and families with cancer. See ENCORE
www.cancer.org

*American Diabetes Association        916-924-3232
Sacramento Sierra Chapter.
Education, information, speakers bureau, referral.
www.diabetes.org

*American Heart Association                916-446-6505
Education, referral and speakers bureau.
www.americanheart.org

*American Lung Association of California        916-554-5864
Stop smoking programs, asthma management. New information & referral.
www.saclung.org

*Arthritis Foundation                        916-368-5599
Northeastern California Chapter.
Resource center for arthritis.
www.arthritis.org

*ENCORE                                        916-264-8066
YWCA Post-mastectomy program, exercise and support group for women who have had breast cancer.
www.ywcaccc.org

*Easter Seal Superior California        916-485-6711
Rehabilitation center, information and referral.
www.easterseal.org

Head Trauma Project        916-568-6660
Support, information, education, advocacy and prevention for survvivors and families. Weekly meetings every Thursday, 7:00 pm
www.htsp.org

*Leukema & Lymphoma Society        916-348-1793
Patient aid, family support, education, information,  and referral.
www.lls.org

*Lupus Foundation of America            877-225-8787
California Chapter.
Information, physician referral and support.
www.lupuscalifornia.org

*National Alliance on Mental Illness        916-364-1642
NAMI, Sacramento
Support for families or friends of persons with mental illness.
www.namisacramento.org

*Parkinson Association of Northern California    916-489-0226
Support for Parkinson's patients, friends and families. Monthly group meetings, information and referral.
www.parkinsonsacramento.org

Special Care Parents                    916-658-8588
Support for families with infants in special care nurseries. Meetings on 2nd Wednesday at Sutter Memorial Hospital 7:00 - 8:30 pm

* United Cerebral Palsy            916-565-7700
Transportation, respite and educational programs. Serving Sacramento, Yolo, Placer El Dorado and Nevada counties.
www.ucpsacto.org