Delaware Support Groups

  • DSI Stroke Education & Support Group
    First Thursday of Every Month
    4:00 – 5:30 p.m.

    Christiana Hospital campus

    Stroke survivors, their caregivers, family and friends are invited to attend our monthly meetings – a place where we gather to connect, share experiences, receive information and learn in a caring atmosphere.

    DSI Stroke Support Group Schedule

    DateSpeaker/TopicLocationHandouts
    January 2Alexandria O'Neal,
    UD Psychology
    Room 1100
    February 6Kim Gannon,
    ChristianaCare
    Room 1100
    March 5John Horne, CPO, C.PED
    Independence Prosthetics-Orthotics, Inc.
    Room 1100
    April 2Cancelledn/a
    May 7Cancelledn/a
    June 4Potentially CancelledStay tuned
    July 2TBDRoom 1100
    August 6TBDRoom 1100
    September 3Levinson Law Firm,
    Elder Law
    Room 1100
    October 1TBDRoom 1100
    November 5TBDRoom 1100
    December 3TBDRoom 1100

Other Stroke Support Groups

  • CCHS Stroke Education & Support Group
    Third Friday of Every Month, 12 – 1 p.m.

    Christiana Care Rehabilitation Services

    Stroke survivors, their caregivers, family, friends and medical professionals are invited to attend our monthly meetings. At some meetings, outside speakers will focus on related health care topics and other important issues. At other meetings, a general support group is held.

  • Milford Stroke Club
    Second Thursday of January, March, May, July, September, November
    4:00 – 5:30 p.m.

    Call 302-430-5962
    Bayhealth Milford Rehabilitation | 21 W. Clarke Avenue, Milford

  • Nanticoke Stroke Support Group
    Third Tuesday of Every Month
    1:30 – 3:00 p.m.

    Seaford Library & Cultural Center

    Stroke survivors, their caregivers, family, friends and medical professionals are invited to attend our monthly meetings. At some meetings, outside speakers will focus on related health care topics and other important issues. At other meetings, a general support group is held.

  • Nanticoke Hospital Stroke Support Group
    Tuesday, August 13, 2019
    1:30 – 3:00 p.m.

    Nanticoke Memorial Hospital, Medical Staff Conference Room

    Modeled from the American Stroke Association, this FREE support group provides education, community resources, and emotional support to those who have been affected by this life-altering event. Meetings consist of guest speakers and breakaway sessions for caregivers and stroke survivors to discuss concerns, providing support and networking. Pre-registration is not required.

    For more information, please call Amber Brown at 302-536-5299. To learn more about Nanticoke’s stroke program, visit www.nanticoke.org/stroke.

  • Springside Plaza
    Third Friday of Every Month
    12:00 – 1:00 p.m.

    Contact Julia Santini, 302-838-4700
    200 Biddle Avenue, #101, Newark

  • Stroke Support Group
    Second Thursday of February, April, June, August, October, December
    5:30 – 7:00 p.m.

    Contact Kim Holmes, 302-744-6638
    Kent General Hospital Outpatient Center
    209 E. Main Street, Middletown

    Other Stroke Resources

    • American Stroke Association
      “National Stroke Support Group Registry”To find a group near you, simply enter your ZIP code and a mile radius. If your initial search does not pull up any groups, try increasing your mile radius.
    • Aphasia Education Group
      First Wednesday of Every Month
      10:00 – 11:00 a.m.

      Christiana Hospital campus

      Aphasia is an acquired language disorder that can happen as a result of stroke or brain injury. We offer a support group for those affected by aphasia.

    • Brain Aneurysm Support Group
      Third Wednesday of Every Month
      5:30 – 6:30 p.m.

      Christiana Hospital campus

      The Delaware Brain Aneurysm Support Group addresses the need for lifelong support to patients and their families.

    • Brain Injury Association of Delaware Support Groups
      Its mission: to create a better future through brain injury prevention, education, advocacy and support.

    • University of Delaware Aphasia Support Group
      Third Tuesday of Every Month
      10:00 – 11:00 a.m.
      University of Delaware – STAR Campus
      540 S. College Avenue, Newark
      Call: 302-831-7100