Support Services

Are you looking for information on a specific disease?

AIDS • www.amfar.org • 212-806-1600 • 800-392-6327

ALS • www.alsa.org • 800-782-4747

Alzheimer’s 24/7 Helpline www.alz.org • 800-272-3900

Arthritis • www.arthritis.org • 323-954-5750

Asthma • www.americanasthmafoundation.org • 415-514-0730

Blind • www.afb.org • 800-232-5463• 212-502-7600

Cancer • www.cancer.org • 800-227-2345

Center For Disease Control • www.cdc.gov • 800-232-4636

Cerebral Palsy • www.ucp.org • 818-782-2211

Crohn’s/Colitis • www.ccfa.org • 866-831-9157 • 310-478-4500

Cystic Fibrosis • www.cff.org • 323-939-0758

Diabetes • www.diabetes.org • 800-342-2383 • Los Angeles • 323-966-2890

Eczema • www.nationaleczema.org • 415-499-3474

Emphysema/COPD • www.lung.org • 800-586-4872

Epilepsy • www.epilepsy.com • 310-670-2870

Fibromyalgia • www.fmaware.org

Glaucoma • www.glaucoma.org • 415-986-3162 • 800-826-6693

Glaucoma • www.glaucomafoundation.org • 212-285-0080 (NY)

Healthline • www.healthline.com • 415-281-3100

Heart • www.heart.org • 800-242-8721

Hemophilia • www.hemophilia.org • 212-328-3700 (NY)

Kidney • www.kidney.org • 818-783-8153

Leukemia & Lymphoma Societywww.LLS.org • 310-342-5800

Lupus • www.lupus.org • 800-558-0121

Macular Degeneration • www.macular.org • 413-268-7660

Meningitis • www.nmaus.org • 866-366-3662

Mesothelioma • www.mesothelioma.com • 844-401-4277

Mesothelioma • www.mesotheliomagroup.com • 888-708-5660 (for Veterans)

Multiple Sclerosis • www.nationalmssociety.org • 310-479-4456

Muscular Dystrophy • www.mda.org • 310-390-6802

Myasthenia Gravis • www.myasthenia.org • 800-541-5454 (NY)

Osteoporosis • www.nof.org • 202-223-2226 • 800-231-4222

Parkinson’s • www.parkinson.org • 800-473-4636

Parkinson’s • www.apdaparkinson.org • 800-223-2732

Parkinson's Resource Organization • www.parkinsonsresource.org
      760-773-5628 • 877-775-4111

Prostate Cancer • www.pcf.org310-570-4700

Proxy Parent Foundation • www.proxyparentfoundation.org
      888-574-1258 • 714-997-3310

Psoriasis • www.psoriasis.org • 800-723-9166 • 503-244-7404

Sarcoidosis • www.stopsarcoidosis.org • 312-341-0500 • 866-358-5477

Scleroderma • www.scleroderma.org • 800-722-4673 • 978-463-5843

Sickle Cell Anemia • www.scdfc.org • 310-693-0247 • 909-743-5226

Stroke • www.strokeassociation.org • 213-291-7000

Are you looking for counseling services?

Organizations providing support services and counseling to
seniors in the valley

Brandman Center For Senior Care • 818-774-8444

El Centro de Amistad • East Valley Office, San Fernando • 818-898-0223
                                 West Valley Office, Canoga Park • 818-347-8565

Jewish Family Services of Los Angeles • Valley Storefront
      877-275-4537 • 818-769-0560 

ONEgeneration •  818-705-2345

San Fernando Valley Community Mental Health Center
      818-901-4830

USC Family Caregiver Support Center •  855-872-6060

Valley Beth Shalom • 818-788-6000

 

Many of the above nonprofits provide support groups. In
addition, this support is also provided by most hospitals and senior centers.