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Jennifer Martinez

Broward Spinal Cord Injury Support Group

  • County:
    Broward
  • Location:
    HealthSouth Sunrise Rehabilitation Hospital, Cafeteria
  • Address:
    4399 Nob Hill Road, Sunrise, FL 33351
  • Contact:
    Jennifer Martinez
  • Phone:
    (954) 749-0300
  • Email:
    cheffouru@bellsouth.net

When: 1st Tuesday of each Month; 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.

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Bob Melia

Greater Orlando Spinal Cord Injury Network

  • County:
    Orange
  • Location:
    Orlando Health Rehabilitation Institute
  • Address:
    100 West Gore Street, Ste 104
  • Contact:
    Bob Melia
  • Phone:
    (407) 900-6724
  • Email:
    contact@goscin.com
Their mission is to serve the needs of SCIs in employment, adaptive sports, recreation, social functions, networking, outreach, SCI prevention, and guest speakers for the group and the community.
 

The Greater Orlando Spinal Cord Injury Network is a non-profit group for persons with SCI in the Orlando area. Their mission is to serve the needs of SCIs in employment, adaptive sports, recreation, social functions, networking, outreach, SCI prevention, and guest speakers for the group and the community. Visit their website at www.goscin.org to join their mailing list and to find out more.

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John Berkey

Mobility Support Group

  • County:
    Sarasota
  • Location:
    Sarasota Memorial Health Care Center at Clark Road
  • Address:
    5880 Rand Blvd
  • Contact:
    John Berkey
  • Phone:
    941-840-8586
  • Email:
    johnberkey56@gmail.com

When: First Wednesday of each month @ 2:30 p.m.

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Laura Leitz MS, MPT

SCI Support Group

Support group for individuals with spinal cord injury.
 

When: once a month on the 4th Wednesday of the month at Sea Pines at 4:30 pm.

Anyone who needs further information please contact Laura.

Tawana Brown

UF Health (Shands) Brain and Spinal Cord Injury Support Group

  • County:
    Duval
  • Location:
    UF Health (Shands, Tower II, 1st floor Blue Room)
  • Address:
    655 8th St W, Jacksonville, FL 32209
  • Contact:
    Tawana Brown
  • Phone:
    (904) 244-3390
  • Email:
    tawana.brown@jax.ufl.edu

Spinal Cord Injury support group for people in Jacksonville, FL.

When: Group meets quarterly (March, June, September, December) on the 2nd Wednesday of the Month from 12 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Krystie Orejuela

Spinal Cord Connections Support Group

  • County:
    Maricopa
  • Location:
    Memorial Regional Hospital South (1st floor Auditorium)
  • Address:
    3600 Washington Street, Hollywood, FL 33021
  • Contact:
    Krystie Orejuela
  • Phone:
    (954) 518-2111
  • Email:
    korejuela@mhs.net
Survivors of spinal cord injury, as well as family members, are welcome to these meetings, which include group discussions, information about spinal cord injury and general support.
 
When: 3rd Wednesday of each month from 12:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.

Shannon Bradley

Lee Memorial Support Groups

Lee Memorial Support Groups are held in Fort Myers, FL.

When:

  • Trauma Survivors Group: 2nd Tuesday of each month from 6:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
  • SCI Support Group: 3rd Monday of each month from 1 p.m. - 3 p.m.
  • TBI Support Group: 4th Wednesday of each month from 6:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
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Lee Hardin

Spinal Cord Injury Outreach Network (SCION)

SCI support group that coordinates recreational outings, sports, and social gatherings in addition to their monthly meetings.
 
The group coordinates recreational outings, sports, and social gatherings in addition to their monthly meetings. Email rac@custom-mobility.com to be added to SCION’s email mailing list.
 

When: 2nd Thursday of the month at 5:00 p.m. 

Anthony Radano

Spinal Cord Injury Resource and Support Group

  • County:
    Hillsborough
  • Location:
    Tampa General Hospital Rehabilitation Center, 2nd Floor, Rehab Activity Room
  • Address:
    6 Tampa General Circle
  • Contact:
    Anthony Radano
  • Phone:
    (813) 844-4711
  • Email:
    aradano@fscirc.com

This forum provides an opportunity for survivors and their families to learn about and discuss issues specific to SCI.

When: 2nd Wednesday of each month, 4:30 – 6:00 p.m.

Tatiana Ribeiro

Spinal Cord Injury Support Group (Miami Chapter)

  • County:
    Miami-Dade
  • Location:
    Jackson Memorial Hospital, DTC, Room #270
  • Address:
    1080 NW 19th Street, Miami, FL 33127
  • Contact:
    Tatiana Ribeiro
  • Phone:
    (786) 317-8220
  • Email:
    tatiana@cilsf.org
Support group for individuals with spinal cord injury held in Miami, FL.
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The Spinal Cord Injury Support Group (SCISG) is a nonprofit organization that promotes camaraderie through friendship, education, advocacy and recreation to enhance the quality of life for those affected by spinal cord injuries and disabilities.

When: every 4th Wednesday of each month at noon.

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Jeannine Anderson Plummer

Spinal Cord Injury Support Group (Ocala Chapter)

Support group for individuals with spinal cord injury in Ocala, FL.
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Cindy Taylor

Spring Hill SCI Support Group

Spinal cord injury support group for individuals in Spring Hill, FL.

When: 2nd Thursday of each month 5 - 7 p.m.

Blanca Ceballos

Stress Relief Support Group for Family Caregivers

  • County:
    Miami-Dade
  • Location:
    United HomeCare, Caregiver Resource Center
  • Address:
    8400 N.W. 33rd St., Ste. 400
  • Contact:
    Blanca Ceballos
  • Phone:
    (305) 328-0875

Learn how to manage stress and improve your qualiy of life. Develop coping skills and explore benefits of self-care, problem solving, journal writing, mental imagery, deep breathing, and muscle relaxation. Participants will also learn about community care resources.

Sheree Porter

TMH Spinal Cord Injury Wellness Group

This group promotes wellness for SCI survivors through networking, education, exercise and opportunities for collaboration in the community. Snacks provided.

When: 4th Wednesday of each month at 4:30 p.m. at the rehab center unless otherwise noted.

Carrie Rayburn

West Florida SCI Support Group

When: 2nd Tuesday of every month; from 2:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.

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