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Classes & Events: Support Groups
Support groups meeting on at UPMC Altoona, 620 Howard Ave., use the Allegheny and Bedford rooms and the Rotunda on the 6th floor of the Outpatient Center and Dining Room B adjacent to the main cafeteria on Tower 4.

Support groups and clinics also meet at the Education and Finance Center, 2621 8th Avenue.

The Station Medical Center is located at 1516 9th Ave., off 17th Street on 9th Avenue. To find the meeting room, use the UPMC Altoona Outpatient Services entrance in the left section of the complex.

ACTIVITY

TIME & DATE

LOCATION

INFORMATION

Alzheimer's Support Group

6:30 p.m., every last Tuesday, except December

Allegheny Room

814-889-2289.

Autoimmune Support Group

6:30 to 7:30 p.m., every second Wednesday

UPMC Altoona Cafeteria

814-931-0192

Bariatric Information Session

5 to 6 p.m., every third Wednesday

Rotunda

814-889-7500
Registration required.

Bariatric Support Group

6 to 7 p.m., every first Wednesday

Rotunda

814-889-7500.

Breastfeeding Classes

6 to 8 p.m., every first Wednesday

Allegheny Room

814-889-2557.

Breastfeeding Connections Support Group

10 to 11 a.m.,
5:30 to 6:30 p.m.,
Every fourth Wednesday

Station Medical Center
Conference Room, K4 Entrance

814-889-2557

A monthly breastfeeding support group for mothers and their babies is hosted by Internationally Board Certified Lactation Consultants.

Breastfeeding Support Phone Line

814-889-2310

Free 24-hour problem-solving network, which offers mothers immediate assistance with breastfeeding related concerns.

Breast Cancer Support Group

6 to 7:30 p.m., every first Thursday,
No Classes in January or July

Station Medical Center, Conference Room, K4 Entrance

814-935-3738

Healthy Steps in Motion

Healthy Steps in Motion
Monday, Wednesday, Fridays

Abundant Life Assembly
of God Church

of God Church
Registration required

Central PA Ostomy Support Group

2 to 4 p.m., third Sunday
March through November

Rotunda

814-943-3782
robbgodfrey@hotmail.com

Depression and Bipolar Self-Help Support Group

7 to 8:30 p.m., every Wednesday
except July 4th

Bedford Room, except July 4th

814-889-2141

Diabetes Outpatient Education

Physician referral required
Physician referral required

 

814-889-2487

Faith-Based Bereavement/Grief Support Group

6 p.m., first and third Tuesdays

Station Medical Center Conference Room

814-889-2132

Home Nursing Agency
Healing Patch

Twice a month during school year

Please call for more information

1-800-445-6262

La Leche League

10 a.m. to noon, second Monday of each month

Station Medical Center Conference Room

814-934-0466

Leukemia and Lymphoma Support Group

6:30 to 8:30 p.m., 1/13, 3/10, 5/1, 6/9, 9/8 and 11/10

Station Medical Center Conference Room

1-800-726-2873
extension 2882

Parkinson's Disease Support Group

11 a.m., every last Monday
except May and December

Hoss’s Steak & Sea House, Altoona PA

814-889-2141

UPMC Altoona Stars of Hope
UPMC Altoona Stars of Hope

6 to 7:30 p.m., every first Thursday
except January and July

Station Medical Center Conference Room

814-935-3738

Stroke Support Group

Noon to 2 p.m., every second Tuesday

Station Medical Center Conference Room

814-935-3738

Suicide Support Group

7 to 8:30 p.m., every third Wednesday, beginning in April

Access Center, Blair Access Center, Blair

814-889-2141

Adult Brain Injury Peer Support Group

6:30 to 8 p.m., every first Tuesday

Center for Independent Living

814-949-1905


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