The Huntington’s Disease Society of America: social workers/support groups in New England Social Workers Support Groups:
  • The support groups in New England are meeting virtually at this time to keep everyone safe. Please email the group facilitator who will send you a secure link to the group each month it meets. The address listed is where the group will meet in person when it is safe to resume person meetings

CLICK HERE to find online support Groups

If you would like to start a support group, contact MaryAnn Emerick, HDSA Manager of Youth and Community Services at


Caregiver support group meets the 1st Saturday Bimonthly 11:00 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
February, April, June, August, October, and December
The Falls 
​2300 Washington Street Newton, MA 02462
Cheryl Sullivan: or 603-809-4555
Mixed support Group meets 3rd Saturday of the month 10:30 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
Beverly Hospital Garden Conference Room
85 Herrick Street Beverly, MA 01915
Mirta Uliva: or 978-317-2391
Mixed support group meets one evening per month
6:30 p.m.-8:00 p.m.
Tewksbury Library 2nd floor study Room #1
300 Chandler Street Tewksbury, MA 01876
Cheryl Sullivan: or 603-809-4555

CT has one monthly group meeting virtually at this time due to COVID. The group meets from 7 to 8:30 the last Thursday of the month except if it falls on a holiday and then it meets the week before. Once it is safe to meet in person the group will meet at the address below at Operation Hope.

To join the group virtually please email the support group facilitator for the link.

Mary Dunleavy, MSW, 203-216-6266 and

Operation Hope, 636 Old Post Rd, Fairfield CT 06824

7 to 8:30 pm the Last Thursday of each month.


Mixed support group meets the 3rd Monday of the month
6:00 pm to 7:15 pm
St. Joseph's Hospital
360 Broadway Bangor, Maine 04402
Chapman Conference Room 2
Wendy Landry:, 603-518-6181

Rhode Island

Mixed group meets first Tues. of the month
6:30PM to 8:00PM
Tockwotton on the Waterfront
500 Waterfront Drive, East Providence, RI
4th floor pub
Alexis Derdarian:


There will be no meetings at this time. We will reach out when the group resumes. 

New Hampshire

Every 4th Saturday of the month
10 AM to 11:30 AM
Derry Library
64 E Broadway, Derry, New Hampshire
Wendy Landry:, 603-518-6181