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Providing Answers, Support and Hope in the Southeastern US

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Support groups meet virtually across Florida, South Carolina, Alabama, Tennessee, Kentucky and in our LupusConnect Community. We are here for you every step of the way.

Support Groups

We are excited to announce the return of some of our in-person lupus support groups, as well as the continuation of our virtual sessions! Whether you prefer connecting face-to-face or from the comfort of your own home, we have a supportive community waiting to welcome you. Whichever format you choose, our lupus support groups are facilitated by LFA trained facilitators who are passionate about providing a nurturing and compassionate environment. Remember, you are not alone in your journey!  Check our website or social media channels for upcoming dates, locations, and instructions on how to participate in both our in-person and virtual sessions. 

South Alabama

The South Alabama group meets every 2nd Thursday of the month from 5:30-6:30pm CST. They meet at the Northeast Medical Center, 211 Peter Bryce Building, Tuscaloosa, AL 35401. In-person, January - November Email:

Central/North Alabama Lupus Support

The Central/North Alabama Lupus Support group meets virtually every 3rd Wednesday at 11am-12pm CST. Email: No March meeting.

National Support Groups
Asian Community Support Group

Meets 3rd Thursday of the month 9:00pm-10:30pm ET Contact:

Hispanic/Latino Community Support Group

Meets 4th Saturday of the month, 2:00pm-3:00pm ET Contact:

Men's Support Group

Meets 4th Tuesday of the month, 8:00pm-9:00pm ET Contact:

National Youth Support Group

For individuals ages 7-25 years. Meets 1st Saturday, 1:00pm-2:00pm ET. Meets 3rd Tuesday, 7:00pm-8:00pm ET. Contact: Call (833) 587-8710 ext. 805 to speak to a facilitator.

Lupus Sister Circle (NEW) - Black Women Support Group

For Black women living with lupus - open to all impacted by lupus. Facilitator: Chanel Barrett Meets 3rd Thursday at 4 - 5:15pm Pacific / 7 – 8:15 Eastern Virtual, Monthly, February – October Email:

Lupus Caregiver Support

A support group for anyone who is a caregiver or care partner for a lupus warrior: parents, spouse, friends, relatives, adult children help to care for their parent Facilitators: Kim Harris and Wanda Green Meets 1st Saturday @ 9 – 10am Pacific / 12 - 1pm Eastern Virtual, Every Other Month, January - November National Holiday Support Meetings held virtually in December for anyone to attend.

Support Group Disclaimer

The Lupus Foundation of America support groups are intended to assist group members to adjust to a life with lupus and to provide current and reliable lupus information & resources. The groups are open to those with lupus, their loved ones, and caregivers and are implemented by LFA-trained facilitators. LFA support groups are not designed to provide professional psychotherapy or counseling; however out of respect for participants, confidentiality is required, and no information shall be revealed outside of the group. The opinions and statements expressed by the group members or its volunteer leaders do not necessarily reflect the opinions or positions of the Lupus Foundation of America.


Lupus Connect

We also encourage you to join our online support communityLupus Connect, where individuals with lupus and their loved ones can engage daily with others like themselves 24/7.

Need additional support? Contact us via email at