Local Resources

Local Support Groups


MILWAUKEE AREA

Lupus Foundation of America, WI Chapter
2600 N. Mayfair Road, Atrium (Lower Level) Milwaukee 414-443-6400
Held the last Tuesday of the month and begin at 6:00 PM unless otherwise noted.
 

  • January 31, 2017 - Thank you to those who attended "Rap with a Rheumatologist" and thank you, Dr. Cronin, for sharing your wisdom! It was very educational.
  • February 28, 2017 
  • March 28, 2017 
  • April 25, 2017
  • May 30, 2017 
  • June - no meeting
  • July 25, 2017 
  • August 29, 2017
  • September 26, 2017 
  • October 31, 2017 
  • November 28, 2017
  • December - no meeting

 
If you are interested in starting up a support group meeting in your area, please contact the foundation by phone at
414.443.6400, or by email at lupuswi@lupuswi.org so we can add your information to our website.

 

APPLETON AREA

St. Elizabeth Hospital, 1506 S. Oneida Street, Appleton, WI
(920) 727-8020
 
Meetings are first Monday of the month unless it's a holiday, then it is the second Monday. Meet in Conference Room.
If you would like to attend a meeting, please call 414-443-6400 and we will give you the specifics on where the group will be meeting.

 

MADISON – West**

UWHealth West Clinic, Room #1287
451 Junction Rd, Madison, WI 53717
Phone: (608) 265-7700
http://www.uwhealth.org/locations/detail.jsp?locationId=181

 

  • February 21, 2017 - 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
  • April 18, 2017 - 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
  • June 20, 2017 - 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
  • August 15, 2017 - 11:30 am - 12:30 pm 
  • October 17, 2017 - 11:30 am - 12:30 pm 
  • December 19, 2017 - 11:30 am - 12:30 pm

**The group meets every other month over the lunch hour, starting in February.  Meeting Location: Room #1287. 

1.) Enter the clinic through the main doors (registration centers will be directly in front of you), 2.) Turn left and enter the Java Coast coffee shop & café, 3.) Turn right and walk down the short hallway, 4.) Turn left when you arrive at the carpet at the end of the hallway, 5.) Meeting Rm #1287 is the second door on your left (room number is above the door)

Volunteer Support Group Leader: Nancy L. Johnson - (608) 332-5928 – suldalwi@tds.net
NOTE: The Madison support group is a combination of people with Sjogren’s Syndrome, Lupus, Rheumatoid Arthritis, and other autoimmune diseases.

 

MADISON – Downtown*

Meriter Hospital, Cafeteria Conference Room C
202 S. Park Street, Madison, WI 53715
(608) 417-6000
http://www.meriter.com/visitor/maps_dirs.htm

  • March – no meeting
  • May 16, 2017 - 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm 
  • July 18, 2017 - 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
  • September 19, 2017 - 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
  • November 15, 2017 - 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm


Volunteer Support Group Leader: Nancy L. Johnson - (608) 332-5928 – suldalwi@tds.net
 
Note: The Madison Support Group is a combination of people with Lupus, Sjogren's Syndrome, Rheumatoid Arthritis, and other autoimmune diseases.

 

MADISON - WOMEN OF COLOR GROUP

This new group meets the 3rd Tuesday of each month at the Urban League, 2222 S Park Street, Suite 200, Madison, WI.

  • January 17, 2017
  • February 21, 2017
  • March 21, 2017
  • April 18, 2017
  • May 16, 2017
  • June 20, 2017
  • July 18, 2017
  • August 15, 2017
  • September 19, 2017
  • October 17, 2017
  • November 21, 2017
  • December 19, 2017

For more information contact Mary Wells at 608-446-6760 marygabby7@yahoo.com 

 

MEN'S LUPUS SUPPORT GROUP

This group meets via telephone conference call the last WEDNESDAY of each month from 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM.

Steven Rogers is the Facilitator.

If you would like to take part in this call, please email lupuswi@lupuswi.org or call the LFA, WI Chapter office 414-443-6400 to receive the call-in information.

 

WE HAVE SUPPORT GROUP FACILITATORS TRAINING FOR NEW GROUPS IN

EAU CLAIRE AND JANESVILLE

If you are interested in attending or helping out with these groups, please call 414-443-6400 or email me at dawn@lupuswi.org