New Jersey Self-Help Group Clearinghouse

Addiction Services

Adoption Support Groups


Alzheimer's Assoc. Greater NJ

ALS/Lou Gehrig's Disease
ALS Association

Anxiety and Depression Association of America

Apraxia Network of Bergen County

Arthritis Support Network – Arthritis Foundation

Bereavement Services

Borderline Personality
BPD Central

Brain Injury
Brain Injury Alliance of NJ
Brain Tumor Foundation
National Brain Tumor Society

American Cancer Society
National Cancer Institute
National Coalition for Cancer Survivorship
Thyroid Cancer Survivors’ Association

CaringRoad Support Network
Caregiver Action Network
Well Spouse Foundation

Children/Adolescents with Living with a Chronic or Life-Threatening Illness
Valley Home Care's Butterflies Program

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
CFIDS Association of America
Fibromyalgia Network
New Jersey Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Association

Crime Victims
MADD - Mothers Against Drunk Driving
National Center for Victims of Crime
National Organization for Victim Assistance

Crohn's and Colitis
Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation – NJ Chapter

Cystic Fibrosis
Cystic Fibrosis Foundation

Depression and Bi-Polar Support Alliance NJ
Mood Disorders Support Group – New York City

Valley Home Care Diabetes Support Services
American Diabetes Association
Diabetes Public Health Resource - CDC
Junior Diabetes Research Foundation
National Institute of Diabetes & Digestive & Kidney Disorders

Dialysis Seminar and Support Group of NJ

Family Support Center of NJ
Heightened Independence and Progress
S.H.A.G. (Self Help Amputee Group) – 973-941-4653

Divorce Source of NJ
Children’s Aid and Family Services
Stepping Stones Counseling Centers for Stepfamilies
Woman in Transition - Wayne Counseling & Family Services

Eating Disorders
National Association of Anorexia Nervosa and Associated Disorders
Eating Disorders Anonymous

Business and Professional Women’s Foundation
National Association of Working Women
NJ WINS – Work Incentive Program Support

Epilepsy Foundation of NJ
National Epilepsy Foundation

Family Education/Support
Valley's Center for Family Education
Breastfeeding 24 Hour Helpline – 201-447-8722
Valley’s Breastfeeding Support Group – 201-291-6151
Children's Aid & Family Services Baby Basics/Parenting Skills Program
La Leche League International

Family Support
Attachment Disorder Network
BPD Central
Family Support Organization of Bergen County
Federation of Families for Children's Mental Health
Intensive Family Support Service
National Alliance on Mental Illness

American Migraine Foundation
National Headache Foundation

Heart Disease
American Heart Association
Pulmonary Hypertension Association

Hepatitis C Information Center

Lupus Foundation of America

Lyme Disease
Lyme Disease Network

Mental Illness
Mental Health & Emergency Services 
West Side Presbyterian Church (Ridgewood) Support Group – Call Pat McGlade, Parish Nurse at 201-652-1966, ext. 35

The Mesothelioma Center

Multiple Sclerosis
Multiple Sclerosis Association of America
National Multiple Sclerosis Society

Muscular Dystrophy
Muscular Dystrophy Association
Parent Project for Muscular Dystrophy Research, Inc.

Networking for Ill/Disabled 
Friends' Health Connection

Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder
OCD New Jersey
The TLC Foundation for Body-Focused Repetitive Disorders

Food Addicts Anonymous
Food Addicts in Recovery Anonymous
National Association to Advance Fat Acceptance
Overeaters Anonymous
Take Off Pounds Sensibly (T.O.P.S)

Parkinson's Disease
Parkinson's Disease Foundation

Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
National Center for PTSD - US Dept. of Veterans Affairs
National Institute of Mental Health

Pulmonary Support
American Lung Association

Scleroderma Foundation

Sexual Orientation
COLAGE: Children of Lesbians and Gays Everywhere
Family Equality Council
PFLAG of North Jersey 

Human Growth Foundation
Little People of America
Magic Foundation
Tall Clubs International

National Stuttering Association
U.S. Society for Augmentative and Alternative Communication

American Stroke Association
National Stroke Association
NJ Stroke Activity Center

Thyroid Cancer Survivor's Association

Transplant Recipient
Second Wind Lung Transplant Association
Transplant Recipients International Organization

Survivors of Trauma and Victimization (Women only)

Veterans/Military (also see Trauma)
Blinded Veterans Association
National Center for PTSD - US Dept. of Veterans Affairs
National Gulf War Resource Center
Society of Military Widows
United Spinal Association
Tragedy Assistance Program for Survivors (TAPS)
Vietnam Veterans of America, Inc.

Women's Issues
Business and Professional Women’s Foundation
National Organization for Women
NOW-NJ (National Organization for Women of NJ)
SOWN (Supportive Older Women's Network)