Support Groups

About Parkinson’s Disease

Support is Essential

Support is essential in the journey of coping with a neurodegenerative disease. Engaging with others navigating a similar process is vital to gain understanding that you are not alone in your situation. We encourage everyone to join a local support group or an online support group to:

  • Identify healthcare, home care, therapy, and other resources available in your community,
  • Find out about research and clinical trials in your area,
  • Gain education about disease symptoms and treatment.


Following are resources to help you find online support, webinar-based support, or face-to-face support near you for Parkinson’s, Alzheimer’s, PSP, MSA, LBD, and other neurodegenerative disorders.

Northern California Support Groups

Auburn PD Support Group(530) 355-0742
Auburn Caregivers Lunch(530) 883-0905
Bakersfield PD Support Group(661) 343-2707
BelmontCaregivers Support Group(650) 995-6379
Berkeley PD Support Group(510) 479-6119
BerkeleyCaregivers Support Group(510) 525-5166
Berkeley PD Forum Support Group(510) 479-6110
BrentwoodDelta Shadow Boxers Support Group(925) 550-2756
ChesterPD Support Group(530) 258-2677
ChicoPD Support Group(250) 342-7272
Daly CityCaregivers Support Group(650) 995-6379
DavisCaregivers Support Group
DavisCaregivers Support Group
El Dorado HillsPD Support Group(916) 712-9642
Eureka PD Support Group(707) 442-5245
FolsomPD Support Group(916) 987-1684
Ft. BraggPD Support Group(707) 937-2707
FremontCaregivers Support Group(510) 574-2035
Fremont PD Support Group(510) 656-6042
FresnoPD Support Group(559) 266-7820
GilroyPD Support Group(408) 607-8254
Half Moon BaySenior Coastsiders Support Group(650) 579-3666
HollisterPD Support Group(831) 975-5848
LakeportPD Support Group(707) 263-5728
LincolnPD Support Group
LivermorePD Support Group(925) 373-3636
LodiPD Support Group(209) 745-1011
LodiCaregivers Support Group(209) 368-2809
Los Altos/Mid PeninsulaCaregivers Support Group(650) 867-7419
Menlo Park/StanfordCaregivers Support Group(650) 724-6090
MercedPD Support Group(209) 384-3300
Millbrae/MagnoliaPD Support Group(650) 583-2332
Mill Valley/Marin CountyPD Support Group(415) 927-7647
ModestoPD Support Group(209) 526-6184
MontereyPD Support Group
NapaPD Support Group(707) 320-2175
NapaYoung Onset PD(707) 266-6156
OakhurstPD Support Group(559) 658-7798
OaklandPD Support Group(510) 479-6119
OrangevillePD Support Group(916) 987-0668
OrevillePD Support Group(530) 282-8769
Palo Alto (Spanish)PD Support Group(650) 721-8500
Palo AltoPD Support Group(650) 724-6090
Palo Alto Womens GroupPD Womens Support Group(408) 530-8100
Palo AltoQuarterly DBS Support Group(650) 995-6379
Palo AltoYoung Onset PD(408) 464-8718
PetalumaPD Support Group(707) 765-1117
Placerville/El DoradoPD Support Group(408) 309-1125
Pleasanton/Tri-ValleyPD Support Group(925) 831-9940
ReddingPD Support Group(530) 229-0878
Rio Vista /Trilogy MoversPD Support Group(707) 374-7506
RosevillePD Support Group(916) 837-3366
Sacramento/Arden ArcadePD Support Group(916) 359-4859
SacramentoPD/Post-DBS Support Group(916) 973-6860
Sacramento/SutterPD Support Group(916) 454-6936
Sacramento/UC DavisPD Support Group(916) 734-6797
St HelenaPD Support Group(707) 963-8555
SalinasPD Support Group(831) 333-9091
San Francisco/KaiserPD Support Group(650) 678-4221
San Francisco/CPMCPD Support Group(415) 600-7886
San Francisco/KaiserPD Support Group(415) 379-5530
San FranciscoCaregivers Support Group(415) 379-5530
San FranciscoYoung Onset PD(415) 353-7382
San Jose/BerryessaPD Support Group(408) 263-8485
San JoseCaregivers Support Group(408) 723-8116
San Jose/The VillageCaregivers Support Group(408) 223-8033
San Jose/Willow GlenPD Support Group(408) 634-2265
San LeandroPD Support Group(510) 276-3119
San MateoAtypical Parkinsonism Caregivers Support Group(650) 814-0848
Santa Cruz Caring PartnersCaregivers Support Group(831) 419-2995
Santa Rosa/Oakmont VillagePD Support Group(707) 225-0661
Santa Rose/Spring LakePD Support Group(707) 579-6971
Santa Rosa/Sonoma CntyPD Support Group(707) 538-5178
Santa Rosa Women’sPD Support Group(707) 792-0488
Santa Ynez ValleyPD Support Group(301) 909-3862
SonomaPD Support Group(707) 525-1540
Soquel/Santa CruzPD Support Group(831) 477-9412
Stockton/San JoaquinPD Support Group(209) 477-6496
SunnyvalePD Support Group(408) 733-5648
SunnyvalePD/DBS Support Group(408) 542-5610
TracyPD Support Group(209) 879-3108
TurlockCaregivers Support Group(209) 216-5620
Union CityPD Support Group(510) 589-5173
VacavillePD Support Group(707) 642-2173
VallejoPD Support Group(707) 642-2173
Visalia/Central ValleyPD Support Group(559) 732-1056
Walnut CreekPD Support Group(925) 933-6357
Walnut CreekDBS Support Group(925) 314-1875
Walnut CreekCaregivers Support Group(925) 935-9322
Walnut CreekYoung Onset PD(925) 939-4210
WoodlandPD Support Group(530) 661-1950
Yuba CityPD Support Group(530) 673-3064

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