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Lupus Support Group meetings are held monthly. They are led by a trained facilitator and are free-of-charge to persons with lupus and their family, friends, caregivers. Please join us!

Locations: Greater Hartford - New Haven - Greenwich - Norwich - Manchester

For full information about our support groups, click on the link at the bottom of the page titled "Support Group Info."

Our Greater Hartford Lupus Support Group meets monthly (please check for time and place below), and gathers together in a common situation in order to sustain, encourage and assist one another in coping with lupus.  New members are always welcome.  It is facilitated by Pauline Brignano, Chair and Marilyn Sousa, Chapter Founder. We also have a Men's Support Group that meets at the same time and place, and is facilitated by Don Lee.
For further information, call the Chapter office: 860.269.6240 or CT Toll Free: 1.800.699.6967 during the hours of 9am - 4pm.
It is advisable to check with LFA CT in case of schedule changes due to weather.

Facilitator Training

Interested in becoming a facilitator? Contact the LFACT at to find out how!

Next training session: TBA - Fall 2013
270 Farmington Avenue - Suite 362
Farmington, CT 06032

Farmington Support Group

WHEN:  3rd Wednesday each month

TIME:  6:30PM - 8:00 PM

WHERE: 270 Farmington Avenue, Farmington, CT, Suite 362.

CONTACT:  Lupus Chapter @ 860.269.6240 or

DETAILS:  Women and Men's Support Group held at same location.

Attention interested men, please R.S.V.P. prior to attending our Men's support group in the greater Hartford area to ensure availability. Email us at

Facilitated by Marilyn Sousa & Pauline Brignano


Greenwich Support Group

WHEN: 1st Tuesday of each month

TIME: 6:30pm - 8:00pm

WHERE: 900 King Street, Rye Brook, New York

Facilitated by Dina Messina & Libby Carrol


New Haven Support Group

WHEN: 3rd Wednesday of each month

TIME: 6:00pm - 7:30pm

WHERE: Stetson Branch of the New Haven Public Library (200 Dixwell Avenue, 06511)

Currently on Hiatus; Seeking Facilitator


Norwich Support Group

WHEN: 2nd Saturday of each month

TIME: 10:00am-11:00am

WHERE: 12 Case St. Suite 212, Norwich, CT

Pending Facilitator


Manchester Support Group

WHEN: 3rd Thursday of each month

TIME: 5:30pm-7:30pm

WHERE: Manchester Community College Library (Large Group Room) 60 Bidwell St. Manchester, CT

Currently on Hiatus; Seeking Facilitator

For more information on the support groups, lupus, or the LFA, please visit:


Phone: 860.269.6240
Fax: 860.269.6243
Toll Free: 1.800.699.6967