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Albany County - Albany

Capital District Parkinson’s Support Group
We hold in-person meetings most months on the 2nd Thursday of the month at 7:00 PM.
Contact: William at 518-320-0875 or email cdparkinsons@gmail.com

See our website: https://www.cdparkinsons.org
Next meeting: https://www.cdparkinsons.org/next-meetings
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Albany County DBS info
Meeting – to be determined Deep Brain Stimulation Lunch and Learn Desmond Hotel 660 Albany Shaker Road Albany, NY 12211 888-448-1297 RSVP to 518-262-9407 or email mailto:movement@amc.edu

Broome County - Endwell

Meeting – Wednesday, October 19 , 2022

Monthly, 3rd Wednesday 1:00 – 2:00 PM
Endwell United Methodist Church Fellowship Hall
3301 Watson Blvd.
Endwell, NY 13760 Contact: Charles Houser Home: 607-205-1247, Cell: 914 833-4410 chouser13905@gmail.com

Delaware County - Delhi

Meeting – to be determined Monthly, 2nd Thursday 12:30 PM – 1:30 PM O’Connor Hospital/Physical Therapy Department
460 Andes Road
Delhi, NY 13753
Contact: Pat Cleary 607-746-0329 pcleary@frontiernet.net

Dutchess County - Poughkeepsie

Parkinson’s Disease Support Group of the Mid-Hudson Valley
Meeting Virtually. Location: Poughkeepsie, NY 12601 For more information, contact Nancy Redkey 914-475-2793 nredkey@aol.com Link to website http://www.midhudsonparkinsons.org/

Erie County - Buffalo

Buffalo
PWP & Care Partners
United Way - Room 219
742 Delaware Ave.
Buffalo, New York 14209
1st Monday at 6:00 PM
Mruzek 716-449-3795 - eastamherstDSM@solsticeseniorliving.com
Stephanie Mruzek - 716-449-3795
Visit Primary Website
https://www.parkinson.org/NYNJ/education-support/support-groups

Erie County - Hamburg

PWP & Care Partners
Hamburg Public Library
102 Buffalo St
Hamburg, New York 14075
2nd Friday at 12:00 PM
Christopher Jamele - 716-449-3795
Christina Polino
Visit Primary Website
https://www.parkinson.org/NYNJ/education-support/support-groups

Erie County - Niagara Falls, Williamsville

Parkinson's Wellness Group of Western New York
Chapter of the National Parkinson Foundation.
Support group for sufferers of Parkinson's and their caregivers. Young onset support group meets an hour before the general meeting.
Niagara Falls Branch
Jim Mudd ( 716--4052
Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center, 621 Tenth St., Hooker Room, Niagara Falls, NY
First Sunday of each month, 2:00pm-3:30pm.
Williamsville Branch
Joyce Gafter 716-689-1559
Temple Beth Am, 4660 Sheridan Drive, Williamsville, NY
Second Thursday of each month, 6:30pm-8:30pm.

Provider: University at Buffalo Comprehensive Movement Disorder
Provider Address: National Parkinson's Found. Outreach,
3512 Clinton Street, West Seneca, NY, 14224
Telephone: (716)684-0650

Fulton County - Mayfield

Meeting –– No meeting July and August
Monthly, 3rd Thursday 2 PM – 3 PM
Mayfield Presbyterian Church, 22 North Main Street Mayfield, NY 12117
Contact: Rev. Bonnie Orth (518) 661-6566

Madison County - Chittenango

Meeting – NEW TIME AND LOCATION AS OF January 2022
Monthly, 4 th Tuesday 1:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Town of Sullivan Public Library, Conference Room, 101 Falls Blvd.
Chittenango, NY 13037 Contact:
Audrey Boyd - boydaudreys@gmail.com - (315) 430-8224
Kevin Cullen - rkc56@aol.com (315) 687-7141

Monroe County - Rochester Area

Rochester — Al Sigl Center Open to everyone who has a connection to Parkinson’s disease. Meets the 1st Thursday of each month, 4:30 – 6:00 Location: Rochester, NY 14620 For more information, contact Ray Cali at 585-750-2285
Westside — Chili Community Center
Location: Gates, NY 14624
Meets the 2nd Tuesday of each month, 1:00 – 2:30
For more information, contact Mike Shafer at 585-330-1606

United Methodist Church of Webster
Meets the 2nd Wednesday of each month, 1:00 – 2:30
Location: Webster, NY 14580
For more information, contact Jo Zimmerman at 585-872-2738.

Young On-Set Support Group
This support group is composed of individuals diagnosed with PD in their 30's, 40's and 50's. Care partners are welcome. Meetings are a blend of guest speakers, questions & answer sessions and informal sharing. Meeting virtually.
For more information, contact Yvonne Hylton at 585-683-0043.

Caregivers Only Support Group
Chili Community Center
These meetings are for Caregivers only
Meets the 2nd Saturday of each month, 11:30 – 1:00.
Location: Chili, NY / usually has a virtual option as well
For more information, contact Nancy at 585-234-5355.

Women with PD – Rochester
Any woman diagnosed with PD is invited to join this monthly conversation.
Meets the 4th Monday of each month, 12:30 – 2:00
Location: Rochester, NY 14620
For more information, contact Jo Zimmerman at 585-872-2738

Niagara County - Lockport

Lockport
PWP & Care Partners
Dale Assoc., Room 114
33 Ontario St.
Lockport, New York 14094
2nd Tuesday at 6:30 PM
Karen Carroll - 716-434-1394
Christopher Jamele - 716-449-3795
Gabby Mameli
Visit Primary Website
https://www.parkinson.org/NYNJ/education-support/support-groups

Oneida County - New Hartford

Meeting – to be determined
Monthly, 3rd Tuesday 12:30 PM meet and greet, speaker 1:00 P
Central NY Parkinson’s Support Group (CNYPSG)
PO Box 274 New Hartford, NY 13413
Presbyterian Home of Central NY
4290 Middle Settlement Road
New Hartford, NY 13413
Contact: Rosemarie Taylor (H) (315) 732-6302 No E-mail

Onondaga County - Baldwinsville

Meeting - In Person - PWP and Care Partners
Monthly, 2nd Wednesday 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM
Facilitator: Marty Pond
First Presbyterian Church of Baldwinsville
64 Oswego Road
Baldwinsville, NY 13078
Contact: Marty Pond (315) 440-0779, mpond77@verizon.net - for zoom invitation

Onondaga County - Jamesville

Meetings on Zoom Monthly, 3rd Thursday 2:00 PM – 3:30
The Nottingham
1301 Nottingham Road
Jamesville, NY 13078
Contact: Cynthia Stevenson (315) 673-3820,
cdstevenson1934@gmail.com - for zoom invitation

Onondaga County - Liverpool

Meetings on Zoom Monthly, 1st Monday 12:00 PM – 1:30
Hearth at Greenpoint
156 Old Liverpool Road
Liverpool, NY 13088

Contact: Cynthia Stevenson (315) 673-3820, cdstevenson1934@gmail.com – for zoom invitation

Onondaga County - Manlius

Brookdale Manlius These meetings are for Caregivers only Location: Manlius, NY 13104 For more information, contact Cynthia at 315-673-3820 or cdstevenson1934@gmail.com

Onondaga County - Syracuse

Meetings - In Person
Monthly, 1 st Monday 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM
Onondaga Senior Center
4834 Velasko Road
Syracuse, NY 13215
Contact: Cynthia Stevenson (315) 673-3820, cdstevenson1934@gmail.com

Onondaga County - ZOOM

Meeting: Zoom
Monthly: 3rd Thursday of the Month - 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Facilitator: Marty Pond
Contact: Marty Pond (315) 440-0779, mpond77@verizon.net - for zoom invitation

Onondaga County - ZOOM

Meeting: Zoom
Monthly: Last Monday of the Month - 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Facilitator: Jill Weldum
Contact: Jill Weldum (315) 492-1390, jweldum@gmail.com - for zoom invitation

Onondaga County Syracuse

Meeting - In Person - CARE PARTNERS ONLY
Monthly, 1st Wednesday 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM
Facilitator: Rosanne Suskin
Engage Physical Therapy
3175 East Genesee Street, Suite 5
Syracuse, NY 13078
Contact: Rosanne Suskin (315) 247-6821, arosamanne87@aol.com

Ontario County - Canandaigua

Location: Canandaigua, NY 14424 Now meeting virtually. For more information, contact Gail Shellman at 585-624-1448 or gshellma@rochester.rr.com. Link to Website here. https://www.parkinsonsupportgroupofthefingerlakes.com/

Otsego County - Cooperstown

Every other Tuesday – 2 PM weather permitting to be determined
First Presbyterian Church
25 Church Street
Cooperstown, NY 13326
Contact: Terry and Nelson Bradshaw (607) 652-9143 Jambunny2@hotmail.com
Contact above for meeting times.

Otsego County - Oneonta

Looking for new leader. If you are interested in re-starting this group, send an email to info@hpc.gcr and we will help you plan to get started.

Saratoga County

Meeting - Monday November 21st, 2022 -
Topic: Kristi LaMonica Ph.D - YOPD and its Impacts on Women, New Support Groups,
and PD Avengers the story of her path to diagnosis! See details below
See below for description
Monthly, 3 rd Monday 1:00 PM
Saratoga Public Library, 49 Henry Street, Saratoga Springs, NY 12866
Dutcher Community Room - main floor, south end of building closest to parking lot. Follow the hallway
towards the EMERGENCY EXIT and there will be a hanging sign on the right to denote the room entrance.
Kevin McCullough saratoga.parkinsons@gmail.com (518) 222-4247
Marie Thorne softballmom300@yahoo.com (518) 810-8483

Schenectady County

Looking for new leader. If you are interested in re-starting this group, send an email to info@hpc.gcr and we will help you plan to get started.

St. Lawrence County - Potsdam

POTSDAM Potsdam Parkinson’s Support Group
Location: Clarkson University, Clarkson Hall
For more information, contact Rebecca Martin, 315-268-1652, SeawayParkinsonsCoalition@gmail.com

Steuben County - Hornell

Hornell Area Parkinson's Support Group
2nd Saturday of every month at 10 a.m.
Hornell Area Family YMCA, 18 Center Street, Hornell, NY

The Hornell Area Parkinson's Support group is open to anyone living with Parkinson's disease, their spouse/caregiver and/or support person. The group format includes educational topics as well as open discussion. For more info, call Group Leader, Lisa Scott at (607) 382-6497 or NPFGR Staff, Nancy Nealon at 585-243-5355.

Ulster County - Kingston

Weekly, Thursday 2:30 – 3:30
Ready, Steady, Go - Zoom MHA in Ulster,
300 Aaron Court,
Kingston, NY 12401
Contact: Teresa Joseph (845) 339-9090 ext 2206 – for zoom instructions.