Support Groups

Participating in a support group provides you with an opportunity to be with people who have a common purpose and likely to understand one another.  Benefits of participating in a support group may include: feeling less lonely, isolated or judged, reducing stress, depression, anxiety or fatigue. Many in a support group find solutions to problems others have already found. 

In Smith County

Outside Smith County

If you’re interested in joining a support group, please call ahead to confirm dates, times, and locations.

Meadow Lake Healthcare (private dining room)
First Monday of each month at 12:00pm beginning in June
16044 CR 165, Tyler
Contact: Tisha Jones (903) 526-5599
Lunch provided (please RSVP)

Texas State Veterans Home
CURRENTLY NOT MEETING
Second Tuesday of each month at 11:30am
11466 Honor Lane, Tyler
Contact: (903) 617-6150
Lunch provided (please RSVP)

Oak Hills Terrace Memory Care
Third Tuesday of each month at 12:00pm
2651 Elkton Trail, Tyler
Contact: Stella Bartley (903) 747-3927
activities@oakhillsterrace.com
Lunch provided (please RSVP)

Prestige Estates
First Wednesday of each month at 12:00pm
6928 Paluxy Drive, Tyler
Contact: JoAnn McMeans (903) 561-6102
jmcmeans@prestigeestates.net (JoAnn)
kredman@prestigeestates.net (Kristy)
Lunch provided (please RSVP)

The Hamptons at Pine Forest
Last Thursday of each month at 11:30am
4250 Old Omen Road, Tyler
Contact: (903) 566-8931
mcc@hamptonssl.com
Lunch provided (please RSVP)

First United Methodist Church
Second Thursday of each month at 10:00am
402 W. Hubbard St. Lindale, TX 75771
Contact: Dave Borden (817) 980-5279
h2ok9mag@gmail.com

Brookdale South Tyler

Third Thursday of each month at 12:00pm

5403 Plantation Drive, Tyler

Contact: Petrice Young (903) 534-4955

pyoung16@brookdale.com

Lunch provided (please RSVP)

If you are interested in an on-going six-week program to help caregivers rediscover them-selves after they are no longer a full-time caregiver. Call the Alzheimer’s Alliance of Smith County at (903) 509-8323 for more information. 

CHEROKEE COUNTY:

Bonner Street Plaza Health & Rehab
Second Monday of each month
421 S Bonner Street, Jacksonville TX 75766
Contact: Sonya Baker (903) 586-9871
sbaker@swltc.com
Refreshments provided.

RUSK COUNTY: 

Brookdale Henderson
Second Thursday of each month at noon
1000 Richardson Drive, Henderson TX 75654
Contact: Lisa Thomas (903) 730-8962
Marlisa.thomas@brookdale.com
Lunch is provided

UPSHUR COUNTY: 

Upshur County Senior Citizens Organization
First Thursday of each month at 2:00pm
201 Silver Aly, Gilmer TX 75644
Contact: Sandi (903) 636-4979

WOOD COUNTY: 

Wood County—Memory Café
Holly Brook Baptist Church
each Thursday 11:45-2:00pm
3219 South FM 2869, Hawkins TX 75765
Contact: Joyce Grisham at (903) 725-7027

GREGG COUNTY: 

Greggton United Methodist
Last Tuesday of each month at 1:00pm
1101 Pine Tree Road, Longview TX
Contact: Nancy Duke (903) 759-3831
nancyduke@cablelynx.com

Gregg County-Memory Café
Good Shepherd Institute
Second Friday of each month at 10:00am
3133 Good Shepherd Way, Longview TX 75605
Contact: Nancy (903) 295-8806 or
Hilda (903) 759-6352

Hawkins Creek Assisted Living
First Tuesday of each month at 6:00pm
311 E Hawkins Pkwy, Longview TX 75605
Contact: (903) 736-2773

Buckner Westminister
First Thursday of each month at noon
2201 Horseshoe Lane, Longview TX 75605
Contact: (903) 234-0000
Lunch & Respite provided (please RSVP)

Mobberly Baptist Church
every Monday 6:30pm
625 E Loop 281, Longview TX 75605
Contact: (903) 353-9139