Support Groups

Rockford Spinal Cord Injury Support Group
Date: 2nd Wednesday of every month
Time: 6:00 p.m.
Location: Van Matre Outpatient Gym
Contact: Gemma Fletcher, PT 815 381-8532; 815 209-5358 or rockfordsci@yahoo.com

Stateline Stroke Support Group
Date: Last Tuesday of every month
Time: 4:00-4:30 social hour, meeting from 4:30-6:00
Location: Van Matre HealthSouth Dining Room
Contact: Jen Rollie, PT, 815-381-8533, 815 222-4481

Aphasia Support Group
Date: 2nd Tuesday of every month
Time:4:30 p.m.
Location:Van Matre HealthSouth Dining Room
Contact: Melissa Stucky, M.A., CCC-SLP 815 381-8531

Headlines Support Group (Brain Injury)
Date: 3rd Tuesday of every month, except for special events, call ahead
Time:7:00 p.m.
Location:Van Matre HealthSouth Dining Room
Contact: Linda Fulton, 815 978-1352; Julie Pick; and Katie Netemeyer
Facebook page: TBI, Rockford, Illinois

YAWA (Young Adults with Disabilities)
Contact: Gemma Fletcher PT, 815 381-8532
Facebook page: YAMA

Amputee Resource Network
Date: 3rd Tuesday every month
Time: 6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m
Location: Van Matre HealthSouth Dining Room
Contact: Michele at 815 510-2085; Paula, PT at 815 381-8526 
Facebook page: Amputee Resource Network


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