California Lyme Support Groups

California Lyme Support Groups








For Info on Support groups in CA fo to:


‘East Bay L.E.A.P.S.’

Meeting Date: Third Thursday of the month, 6:00-8:00 PM

Kaiser Hospital-Oakland, Mosswodd Building, Room 1170 or 1171 3505 Broadway St, Oakland


Albany Lyme (San Francisco Bay Area)

Location: Albany

Contact: Barbara Arnold


California Online Lyme Support

Contact: Phyllis Mervine



Watsonville Lyme Education Group

When: The Watsonville Lyme Education Group meets the second Thursday of every other month from 6:30 – 8:30 p.m (Contact us to confirm which months we meet)

Where: Meetings are in Conference Room B at Watsonville Community Hospital 75 Nielson St, Watsonville, CA

Contacts: The Facilitators are Judith Ain and George Chipman For information about the Watsonville Lyme Group, call Judith at 406-1443 or George at 566-6201 or email Judith at


East Bay Lyme Support Group

Location: San Ramon

Contact: Lucia (for new patient help/support) (for group-related issues)


East Contra Costa County Lyme Disease Support Group

Location: Brentwood

Contact: Karen 

Location at Eskaton Lodge Brentwood
450 John Muir Parkway
Brentwood, CA 94513
925-516-8006 (Eskaton)
Group meets second Saturday of the month from 10:30am -12pm.


Humboldt Lyme Awareness Group

Location: Arcata

Contact: Sylviane Schwarz



Lyme Support Sacramento

Location: Sacramento

Contact: Dorothy

Contact us for time and place of meeting.


Mid-Peninsula Lyme Disease Support Group

Location: Mountainview

Contact: Scott

Meetings are the 2nd Tuesday of every month from 6:30-8:30pm at El Camino Hospital (2500 Grant Road, Mountain View) in Conference Room C.

Northcoast Lyme Disease Support Group

Location: Arcata

Contact: Jentri Anders, PhD

Will answer emails about Lyme Disease.


Partners in Lyme

Location: Simi Valley

Contact: Joseph Barsuglia

This is an online community of people diagnosed with lyme disease, who hope to encourage one another and share information about doctors, treatment, supplements, news, etc. Come and join us!


Riverside and San Bernadino Lyme Disease Support

Location: Banning

Contact: Shirley Miligan

This group is an online and telephone group.


San Diego Lyme Support Group

Location: San Diego

Contact: Maritza Padgett, Coordinator 

Group URL:


San Diego Hope & Recovery Group (Lyme Disease, Fibromyalgia, Chronic Fatigue & Related Disorders)

Location: San Diego

Contact: Janis, R.N

Group URL:

LOCATION: The First United Methodist Church of San Diego

ADDRESS: 2111 Camino Del Rio South, San Diego, CA 92108

 Verify Room prior to each meeting – one room for those that are living with these illnesses and another meeting for the spouses of those in a separate room (see listing for the meeting for spouses).

REMINDER: NO perfumes or colognes allowed for group meetings because many in the group are chemically sensitive and become ill with fragrances.


San Diego Hope & Recovery Group – Well Spouses (of those that are chronically ill)

Contact: Fred

Group URL:

1st Saturday of each month from 1-3 p.m.

LOCATION: The First United Methodist Church of San Diego

ADDRESS: 2111 Camino Del Rio South, San Diego, CA 92108



Location: San Francisco

Contact: Diane

The San Francisco Lyme Disease Support Group meets once a month. Please email or call (415) 786-9010 for details.


San Francisco/SF_SEAL (Support, Education and Advocacy for Lyme)

Location: San Francisco

Contact: Robin

We meet the 3rd Tuesday of the month from 2-4pm at St Luke’s Hospital at 3555 Cesar Chavez/cross-street Valencia, four blocks from the 24th St BART station. We meet in the ACR Conference Room, just up the hall and to the left past the main entrance information desk.


Santa Cruz Lyme Support Group

Location: Santa Cruz/Aptos

Contact: Sarah Olson

Fourth Thursday of each month.
7-9 PM

Unitarian Universalist Fellowship
6401 Freedom Blvd. Aptos, California


Sonoma County Lyme Aid



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