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Renal Support Network (RSN) – Glendale

  • Meets the 4th Sunday of the month, from 2:30 pm – 4:30 pm in English.
  • Open to all kidney disease patients and their family members.
  • Snacks and refreshments will be served.
  • Free parking.

Now Meeting Virtually!
Support group held on the fourth Sunday of every month, 2:30 PM to 4:30 PM. Many other educational virtual meetings held throughout the month. To review and access the available meetings, please visit https://www.rsnhope.org/events/rsn-zoom-room-meetings/

Who to Call:

Mica Spalding 818-476-6462
Studio Hope
621 East Glenoaks Blvd. #B
Glendale, CA 91207
(818) 476-6462
Email us at Info@RSNhope.org with any questions.
Westside Kidney Support Group

  • Meets the 2nd Sunday of the month from 11:00 am – 1:00 pm in English and Spanish.
  • Open to all kidney disease patients, friends and family.
  • Refreshments will be served.

Free parking is available at the rear of the building.

Who to Call:

Linda (310) 490-3094
John (323) 655-5452
kidneysupport@live.com
12481 West Fielding Circle
Playa Vista, CA 90094
Kidneys Quest Foundation-Panorama City

  • Meets the 3rd Saturday of the month from 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm in English and Spanish.
  • Open to all kidney disease patients and their family members.
  • Provide lunch
  • Free parking

Now Meeting Virtually!
To access the meeting, please send an email to kqfoundation@gmail.com to join the support group newsletter. For technical assistance, reach out to Carolyn at 818-521-6348

Who to Call:

Kidneys Quest Foundation (818) 521-6348
Kaiser Permanente (in front of Building 3)
13640 Roscoe Blvd
Panorama City, CA 91402
(Executive Dining Room)
Kidneys Quest Foundation-San Fernando

  • Meets the 3rd Wednesday of the month from 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm.
  • Open to all kidney disease patients and their family members in English and Spanish.
  • Provide healthy snacks
  • Free parking

Now Meeting Virtually!
To access the meeting, please send an email to kqfoundation@gmail.com to join the support group newsletter. For technical assistance, reach out to Carolyn at 818-521-6348

Who to Call:

Kidneys Quest Foundation (818) 521-6348
KQF Resource Office
804 Pico Street
San Fernando, CA 92340
Kidneys Quest Foundation-Santa Clarita

  • Meets the 4th Saturday of the month from 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm in English and Spanish.
  • Open to all kidney disease/kidney transplant patients, their family members and friends.
  • Free parking

Now Meeting Virtually!
To access the meeting, please send an email to kqfoundation@gmail.com to join the support group newsletter. For technical assistance, reach out to Carolyn at 818-521-6348

Who to Call:

Kidneys Quest Foundation (818) 521-6348
kqfoundation@gmail.com
Kaiser Permanente
27107 Tourney Road
Santa Clarita, CA 91355
(Medical Office Building, 2nd floor – Conference Rm 1 & 2)
Kidneys Quest Foundation-Santa Clarita

  • Meets the 3rd Saturday of the month from 3:30 pm – 5:30 pm in English and Spanish.
  • Open to all kidney disease/kidney transplant patients, their family members and friends.
  • Free parking

Now Meeting Virtually!
To access the meeting, please send an email to kqfoundation@gmail.com to join the support group newsletter. For technical assistance, reach out to Carolyn at 818-521-6348

Who to Call:

Kidneys Quest Foundation (818) 521-6348
KQF Resource office
23340 Cinema Drive, Suite 5
Santa Clarita, CA 91355

Orange County

Saddleback Church Kidney Support Group

  • Meets the 2nd Saturday of the month at 1:00 pm and the 4th Monday of the month at 11:00am; in English only.
  • Open to all pre-dialysis, hemodialysis, peritoneal dialysis, pre-transplant, and transplant patients, family, friends and others.
  • Free parking.

Now Meeting Virtually!
Held twice each month: on the second Saturday at 1 PM, and the fourth Monday at 11 AM
To access the meeting: please send an email to Helen Mills at sparkymiss1948@gmail.com and let her know you are interested in attending.

 

Who to Call:

Helen Mills (949) 412-3210
sparkymiss@cox.net
Saddleback Church
Peace Center Building
1 Purpose Drive
Lake Forest, CA 92630
** Call Helen Mills for directions

Riverside County

Peritoneal Dialysis Club

  • Education and Support.
  • Meets the 2nd Friday of the month from 10:00 am – 12:00 pm; in English only.
  • Pre- ESRD, dialysis and peritoneal dialysis and family, friends are welcome.

Free parking.

Who to Call:

Jessica Garcia, LCSW (951) 353-4641
Jessica.s2.garcia@kp.org
Kaiser Foundation Hospital Medical Center
10800 Magnolia Avenue, CAPD 118
Riverside, CA 92505

San Diego County

Scripps Liver/Kidney Support Group

  • Education and Support.
  • Meets the 1st Wednesday of the month from 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm – in English only.

Pre-ESRD, dialysis and transplant patients and family members welcome.

Who to Call:

Richard Hellman, LCSW (858) 554-8156
Hellman.Richard@scrippshealth.org
Scripps Green Hospital (Amphitheater)
10666 North Torrey Pines Road
La Jolla, CA 92037

San Bernardino County

Kidney / Pancreas Support Group

  • Meets the 2nd Tuesday of the month in English from 1:30 pm – 3:00 pm & 2nd Friday of the month in Spanish from 12:30 pm – 2:00 pm.
  • Open to all kidney disease, pre-transplant and transplant patients, family and friends.
  • Free parking.

Now Meeting Virtually!
Meetings are held on Zoom on the second Monday of each month, from 1:30 PM to 3:00 PM. To attend a meeting, please email Emily Gobel, LCSW, at eagobel@llu.edu and let her know you would like the link to the virtual meeting.

 

Who to Call:

Dragana Gajic, LCSW (909) 558-3636 Ext. 36810
Ernesto Castro, LCSW (909) 558-3636 Ext. 36789 (Español)
Loma Linda University Transplant Institute
(Conference Room)
25865 Barton Rd. #101
Loma Linda, CA 92354

Tulare/Kings County

Valley Renal Support Group

  • Meets the 2nd Wednesday of the month from 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm – English and Spanish.
  • Call before coming.
  • Open to all kidney disease patients, family and friends.
  • Free Parking.

Now Meeting Virtually!
Virtual meetings on the second Wednesday of each month, from 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM.

 

Who to Call:

Maria Grajalva (559) 688-6804
Kaweah Delta Dialysis Facility
5040 W. Tulare Ave.
Visalia, CA 93277

Currently no groups in Imperial, San Luis Obispo, Santa Barbara or Inyo Counties

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