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ALF promotes education, advocacy, support services and research for the prevention, treatment and cure of liver disease. ALF Heartland provides a wide variety of these services including information and referral, education programs, support groups, exciting fundraising events, and an array of volunteer opportunities.

Jacqueline Dominguez
National Senior Director, Engagement

For help with issues related to liver disease, please contact our Help Center by using the Live Chat feature at the bottom of your browser window or call us at (800) 465-4837 Monday through Friday 9 am to 5 pm Eastern Time or by email at info@liverfoundation.org.


Support groups provide a place for individuals affected by a similar condition or circumstance to provide and receive support and share their experiences.

Not all support groups are facilitated by a medical professional. Some support groups are facilitated by 3rd party organizations and individuals in this region.

ALF also has identified virtual online support groups you can take advantage of by visiting this page.


Auburn

Hip on Hep C

1316 East 7th Street
Conference Room
Auburn, IN 46706

Meets: Third Friday of the month 6pm
Phone: (260-515-5130)
Web: https://www.facebook.com/Hip-on-Hep-C-Support-Group-125742274180781/info/
Email: hiponhepc1962@gmail.com

Contact Christie Soaper for more information.


Fort Wayne

Alpha-1 Foundation Support Group

Alpha-1 Foundation has over 80 Support Groups Nationwide for Liver and Lung affected Alphas. Please call for more information, including dates and times for support groups or please check www.alpha1.org

Phone: 515-745-2043 (260-450-7911)
Web: www.alpha1.org
Email: tcorron@live.com

Contact Tom Corron and Orlan Holmes (Support Group Leaders) for more information, http://www.alpha1.org/Alphas-Friends-Family/Support/Support-Groups


Indianapolis

Alpha-1 Foundation Support Group

Alpha-1 Foundation has over 80 Support Groups Nationwide for Liver and Lung affected Alphas. Please call for more information, including dates and times for support groups or please check www.alpha1.org

Phone: 317-616-6468 (317-215-4377)
Web: www.alpha1.org
Email: rosannereed@hotmail.com

Contact Rosanne Reed and Debbie Bookout (Support Group Leaders) for more information, http://www.alpha1.org/Alphas-Friends-Family/Support/Support-Groups


Indiana University Transplant Support Group

Indiana University Hospital
550 North University Boulevard
Cancer Pavilion RT102
Indianapolis, IN 46202

This group is a monthly meeting of patients, families, and caregivers at any stage pre- and post-transplant. The group meets for education, emotional support and information exchange related to organ transplant. Meetings are facilitated by the staff psychologist and/or social worker to help provide information on:

  • Learning about the transplant process
  • The personal adjustment experience for patients
  • Coping needs of caregivers
  • Stress-management strategies for patients and their families

The meetings are free, and no registration is required. All families and patients who have/anticipate any type of organ transplant are encouraged to attend.

Meets: 3rd Thursday of each month, 12:30 – 1:30 p.m.
Phone: (317) 944-7320

Contact Pat Wilkins (Admin. Asst. for Dr. Rachel Holmes) for more information.


Munster

Alpha-1 Foundation Support Group

Alpha-1 Foundation has over 80 Support Groups Nationwide for Liver and Lung affected Alphas. Please call for more information, including dates and times for support groups or please check www.alpha1.org

Phone: 219-765-7801
Web: www.alpha1.org
Email: nwibreathers@live.com

Contact Sarah Volk (Support Group Leader) for more information, http://www.alpha1.org/Alphas-Friends-Family/Support/Support-Groups

In addition to the resources listed above in your state or district, ALF provides these resources that are available no matter where you are. Explore them now…


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