Support & Services
New Clinical Trial in the Houston Area- The Center for Clinical Trial Education (CCTE) is currently enrolling participants for a new clinical trial. For details visit:
BENYLYSTA now at Walgreens. Details here. WalgreensPressRelease
Educational Programs- The LFA, Texas Gulf Coast Chapter partners with Disability 101 to make the second Saturday lectures available to the lupus community. For more information contact the LFA office at 713-529-0126 or go to www.disability101.org
Lupus Now Magazine- Distributed 3 times a year to donors and members
Physician Referral List-Houston - • Physician Referral-Houston-Inner City
Physician Referral List - Surrounding Cities - • Physician Referral-Houston Suburbs & Surrounding Cities
Assistance Program - The Lupus Foundation of America - Texas Gulf Coast Chapter has four to five grants to disperse each year, based on funding. Contact our office to verify grant availability at rcantu@LupusTexas.org.
Upon verification, fill out the Assistance Program Application and fax to 713-529-0780 or mail to LFA-TX.Gulf Coast Chapter, 3701 Kirby Drive, Ste. 700, Houston, Tx. 77098. • Patient Assistance Cover Letter • Patient Assistance Application • Patient Assistance Medical Release Form. Formas disponible en Español. Llama la oficina para detailes (713-529-0126).
Support Groups- Free to lupus patients, their families and friends (see list below). Please contact the facilitator to confirm time and location (subject to change). For information on Facilitator Training, contact- Rcantu@LupusTexas.org
Counties Serviced- Austin, Angelina, Brazos, Brazoria, Brewster, Burleson, Chambers, Colorado, Culberson, El Paso, Fayette, Fort Bend, Galveston, Grimes, Hardin, Harris, Houston, Hudspeth, Jasper, Jeff Davis, Jefferson, Lavaca, Lee, Leon, Liberty, Madison, Matagorda, Montgomery, Nacogdoches, Newton, Orange, Polk, Presidio, Robertson, Sabine, San Augustine, San Jacinto, Shelby, Trinity, Tyler, Walker, Waller, Washington, and Wharton.
Support Group meets every two months, on the second Monday of the month, 7:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m**.
Location: Kingwood Medical Center
22999 Highway 59 North
For more information, contact: Linda Willies: 281-360-1110, firstname.lastname@example.org
**First time attendees; Always contact Linda for updated meeting time/place, in case weekly meeting has been modified.
Support Group meets every second Wednesday of each month. 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Plum Coffee - 11688 Barker Cypress Rd. Cypress, Texas 77433
Email for more information: Contact: Erin Johnson - email@example.com or Call 281-740-2418
First time attendees; Always contact Erin for updated meeting time/place, in case weekly meeting has been modified.
Phone and Email support only 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Contact Dyetra Limbrick - DLLimbrick45@yahoo.com
EL PASO, TEXAS
Phone Support Only - 12:00 PM to 8:00 PM.
Contact: Leticia Dominguez - via Email: LetyDominguez@yahoo.com or by telephone-915-783-7668
Lupus Literature and Resources- Please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org to receive further information.
Physician Referral-Houston-Inner City
Physician Referral-Houston Suburbs & Surrounding Cities
Patient Assistance Cover Letter
Patient Assistance Application
Patient Assistance Medical Release Form