P.O. BOX 31193

Seattle, WA  98103

(425) 296-2705

info@thecenterforchronicillness.org

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Programs

In-Person Support Groups
Living with Chronic Illness - a general support group for those living with ongoing physical health challenges

4th Wednesday of each month, 6:30pm-7:30pm, meets at the Capitol Hill Seattle Public Library Branch *Please note this group will meet at Gay City for the November and December 2019 meetings, which will fall on the 3rd Wednesday due to the holidays) 

Living Mindfully with Chronic Illness - a group focused on learning mindfulness, meditation, and self-compassion, 4th Tuesday of each month, 7:00pm-8:00pm, meets at Aljoya Thorton Place Retirement Community

Caring for Chronic Illness - a support group for loved ones of those living with chronic illness, *Please note this group is currently taking a break - contact us to find out when it will begin again

Rare Chronic Illness - a support group for adults living with rare health challenges, 2nd Friday of each month, 1:30pm-2:30pm, meets at Greenwood Seattle Public LIbrary Branch

Parenting Chronic Illness - a support group for parents of kids at any age living with ongoing health challenges, 2nd Monday of each month, 6:00pm-7:00pm, meets at the Queen Anne Seattle Public Library Branch *Please note this group will meet at Cancer Lifeline for the October and November 2019 meetings

Living Mindfully with Chronic Illness (Eastside) - a group focused on learning mindfulness, meditation, and self-compassion, 3rd Wednesday of each month, 3:00-4:00pm, meets at EvergreenHealth in room Tan 117 (click on EvergreenHealth for a map and follow directions to the Tan Building classrooms)

Students with Chronic Illness (University District) - a support group for undergraduate and graduate students living with ongoing health challenges, 1st and 3rd Tuesdays of each month, 4:00-5:00pm, meets at the University Seattle Public Library Branch (October 2019 - March 2020)

All of our support groups are free of cost. Contact us at info@thecenterforchronicillness.org with any questions or to sign up. 
Please note, periodically the library has closures and the meeting rooms are unavailable to us, so we have to change meeting locations. Please contact us to ensure you arrive at the proper location for that month's meeting.
Updated 9/26/2019
Web-based Support Groups

Living with Chronic Illness - a general support group for those living with ongoing physical health challenges 4th Monday of each month, 7:00pm-8:00pm, meets online, visit Support Groups Central to sign up! 

Living Mindfully with Chronic Illness - a group focused on learning mindfulness, meditation, and self-compassion, 2nd Tuesday of each month, 7:00pm-8:00pm, meets online, visit Support Groups Central to sign up!

Rare Chronic Illness - a support group for adults living with rare health challenges, 2nd Thursday of each month, 4:00pm- 5:00pm, meets online, visit Support Groups Central to sign up!

All of our support groups are free of cost, but in order to participate in the web-based groups, you must first sign-up on the Support Groups Central website and then subscribe to our page. Please contact us with any questions.

Update 9/26/2019

 

All educational programs are free of cost. Contact us to sign up, or join our mailing list via our "Contact" page or follow us on social media to stay posted on future events!

Upcoming Programs

Stay tuned!

Past Programs

Chronic Illness & You: LGBTQ! - panel discussion and resource event for those who identify as LGBTQ+ and live with chronic illness - September 22, 2018

Working with Chronic Illness: Success when Facing Health Challenges in the World of Work - a comprehensive presentation considering employment and chronic illness - June 17, 2017

Living with Chronic Illness: Coping Tools for Stress, Depression, and Anxiety - a look at the emotional impact of living with ongoing illness -

April 8, 2017

Please view our "Resources" page to see the handouts from these events.

Health Education Programs