Support Groups

MS Focus National Independent Support Group Network Directory

Please Note: The purpose of this directory is to provide information about support groups to those with MS. This list may not be used for solicitation purposes. If you have any questions or would like to discuss information that may be of interest to our affiliated support groups, please contact the MS Focus Support Group Program staff at (888) 673-6287, or supportgroups@msfocus.org.

HAMPTON

African American Inspirational MS Support Group

Hampton Public Library
936 Big Bethel Road
HAMPTON, VA 23669
Leader: D'Andre - 757-243-2901 / deejazzu44@aol.com
Meeting Details: First Thursday of the Month from 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

ROANOKE

Roanoke Valley MS Support Group

Holiday Inn Tanglewood
4468 Starkey Road
ROANOKE, VA 24018
Leader: Judy - 540-404-1167 | judyb625@aol.com
Co-Leader: Lew - 540-676-8325 | lew_moore@aol.com
Meeting Details: Fourth Thursday of each month from 6:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. (Enjoy refreshments and browse literature from 6:00 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.)
About Us: Our group supports, encourages and educates people affected by MS including caregivers, family and friends through monthly meetings and social events.
Group Website

ROANOKE

Daytime Roanoke Valley MS Support Group

Holiday Inn Tanglewood
4468 Starkey Road
ROANOKE, VA 24018
Leader: Cat - 540-404-1167 | MSofRoanokeValley@gmail.com
Co-Leader: Hugh - 540-725-8874 | heelstar2000@yahoo.com
Meeting Details: Second Tuesday of each month from 12:30 p.m.- 2:00 p.m. (Enjoy refreshments and browse literature from 12:00 p.m. - 12:30 p.m. )
About Us: Our group supports, encourages and educates people affected by MS including caregivers, family and friends through monthly meetings and social events.
Group Website

BRISTOL

Mountain Empire MS Support Group of Bristol

Bristol Public Library
701 Goode Street
BRISTOL, VA 24201
Location Details: We will be meeting in the J. Henry Kegley Room.
Leader: Sharon - 276-791-1255 | MSofMountainEmpire@gmail.com
Co-Leader: Zandria - 423-575-2290
Meeting Details: Second Thursday of each month at 6:00 p.m. (Enjoy refreshments, browse literature and socialize from 5:45 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.)
About Us: Our group is a place of hope and courage. A place of like minds coming together in a safe and confidential place for people affected by MS in Virginia and surrounding areas, including Veterans. To support, encourage, educate, uplift and empower all.
Group Facebook Page

CHESAPEAKE

Moving and Stepping MS Support Group

Great Bridge/Hickory Family YMCA
633 South Battlefield Boulevard
CHESAPEAKE, VA 23322
Leader: Karen - 757-646-6243 | saekfe@verizon.net
Co-Leader: Ray - 757-543-1695 | rrpkmsgroup@cox.net
Meeting Details: Every Thursday from 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
About Us: Our aim is to provide a safe haven where people living with MS can come together and join in fellowship and understanding. We believe that while each person’s MS experience is unique, we all share a common thread. Our group provides a supportive environment in which we can share our experiences with those who can understand.