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  • Stroke and Cerebrovascular Diseases Local Resources

  • Rhode Island Hospital, Rehabilitation Services
    Suite 1300, Level - 1
    One Hoppin Street
    Providence, RI 02903
    401-444-5418 (phone)
    401-444-5089 (fax)

    Support Groups:

    American Heart Association
    222 Richmond Street, Suite 108
    Providence, RI 02903 [map]
    401-330-1700
    www.americanheart.org

    East Bay RSVP Stroke Club
    East Providence Senior Center/Breed Hall
    610 Waterman Avenue
    East Providence, RI 02914 [map]
    401-435-7876
    Meets 1st Tuesday every month at 1:30 p.m.

    Hispanic Stroke Club
    St. Martin DePorres
    160 Cranston Street
    Providence, RI 02907 [map]
    Offered in English and Spanish
    Contact Esther at 401-274-6783
    Meets 2nd Wednesday of every month
    at 1 p.m. (except for July and August)

    St. Luke's Stroke Group
    Heritage of Dartmouth
    North Dartmouth, MA
    508-984-0200
    Veronica Robdou
    508-961-5769

    Sargent Rehabilitation Center
    800 Quaker Lane (front building)
    Warwick, RI 02828
    Aphasia Conversation Group; attendance
    is limited to individuals with aphasia only
    to provide a supportive meeting place for people with aphasia to socialize and share their communication challenges and strategies.
    Second Tuesday of the month from 6-7:30 p.m. Registration is preferred, please call 401-886-6600. Led by licensed social workers.
    www.sargentcenter.org

    Sargent Rehabilitation Center
    800 Quaker Lane (front building)
    Warwick, RI 02828
    Support Group for survivors of traumatic brain injury and stroke and family members of survivors.
    Second Monday of the month from 6:15-7:45 p.m. Registration is preferred, please call 401-886-6600. Led by licensed social workers.
    www.sargentcenter.org

    Memorial Hospital of RI
    Center for Rehabilitation
    Richardson Building, 1st Floor
    111 Brewster Street
    Pawtucket, RI 02860
    Stroke Support Group, 2nd Wednesday of every month at 12 noon and 4th Thursday of every month at 4 p.m. Open to stroke survivors and their families.

    SouthCoast Stroke Support Group
    Autumn Glen Assisted Living
    239 Cross Road,
    North Dartmouth, MA 02747
    Please call Veronica Robdou at 508-961-5769 or SouthCoast group operator at 508-984-0200 if planning on attending.
    Meets 3rd Wednesday of the month 4-5:30 p.m. An educational and support group for patients, caregivers and friends.

    Jordan Hospital Stroke Center
    275 Sandwich Street
    Boynton Conference Room (ground level)
    Plymouth, MA 02360
    Contact Inpatient Rehab Hospital at 508-830-2920 for further information. Meets 1st Thursday of the month 12:30-2 p.m.

    The Stroke Survivors Club
    Callahan Center
    535 Union Ave
    Framingham, MA 0170
    Contact Social Services Department at 508-532-5980
    Meets 1st Monday of the month at 1 p.m.

    Northeastern University Aphasia and Stroke Recovery
    Behrakis Health Science Center
    Suite 503
    30 Leon Street
    Boston, MA 02115
    Offers patient therapy only during the spring and fall university semesters. Contact Sarah Younghall, MA CC/SLP, at 617-373-2492 for further information

    Aphasia Community Group
    B. U. Sargent College
    635 Commonwealth Avenue
    Boston, MA 02215
    Meets one Saturday monthly from 11-2 pm. Social, education and advocacy for patients, family and friends. For further information contact Jerry Kaplan, SLP, at 617-353-9687 or jhkaplan@bu.edu.
    Also offered are a variety of group classes for 6-8 people during the summer, fall and spring. Modest charge for these groups that meet weekly.
    Further information contact Elizabeth Hoover at 617-353-8967 or ehoover@bu.edu.

    Boston Acquired Brain Injury Group (BABIS)
    Spaulding Rehab Hospital, Room 8A/B
    125 Nashua Street
    Boston, MA 02114
    Sally Johnson: 617-573-2539
    sejohnson@partners.org
    Meets 1st Saturday every month from 10-12 p.m.
    (No meeting in July)
    Although not specifically for stroke survivors this group can help with cognitive and memory challenges. At the same time but in Room 8C there is a Family Caregiver Group meeting with Facilitator.

    Aphasia Community Group
    B.U. Sargent College
    635 Commonwealth Avenue
    Boston, MA 02215
    For further information contact Jerry Kaplan, SLP 617-353-9687 or jhkaplan@bu.edu
    Social, education and advocacy for patients, family and friends.
    Meets one Saturday monthly 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Also offered are a variety of group classes for 6-8 people during the summer, fall and spring. Modest charge for these groups that meet weekly.
    Further information contact Elizabeth Hoover 617-353-8967 or ehoover@bu.edu

    Spaulding Stroke Club
    Spaulding Rehab Hospital
    125 Nashua Street, 8th Floor, Rooms 8A/8B
    Boston, MA 02114
    Karen Halfon (617) 573-7143 khalfon@partners.org
    Socialization and education programs.
    Meets 2nd Wednesday of every month
    from 3-4:30 p.m.

    Smoking Cessation
    Quitworks-ri
    800-879-8678 (English)
    800-833-5356 (Spanish)
    www.trytostop.org
    Online resource providing support on the phone, in person or on the web in quitting smoking.