Support

Lupus Ontario is here to support you. We have online support groups and in-person support groups. Join us and share strategies, suggestions, tips on self-management and learn about new research. In addition, together we can make coping with the challenge of living with lupus, better.

In addition, you are invited to join any of the following groups. Join now and see what a positive experience peer support can bring to the world  

Are you interested in starting a support group in your area? Please contact the Lupus Ontario office at 1-877-240-1099.

Are you a newly diagnosed patient and need more information? Download our Living Well with Lupus Facts Booklet here or call the Lupus Ontario office at 1-877-240-1099

Support Group Meetings

In person meetings are cancelled during COVID. Please join the online Support Group Meetings until we can meet again in person. Times and dates of meetings vary depending on location. The meetings are free of charge, but we ask that you register in advance.

Location Facilitor(s) Time Meeting Date

Durham Support Group
Online During Pandemic

Please contact Laura at walkforlupusdurham@yahoo.ca or call toll free 1-877-240-1099

After registering you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting

Laura Piccione
Sandra Williams-Reid
7:00 p.m. EST Oct 31, 2022 @ 7PM Nov 28, 2022 @ 7PM Jan 30, 2023 @ 7PM Feb 27, 2023 @ 7PM 
Ottawa Support Group – English
Online During Pandemic
Please contact:
lupusottawaenglish@gmail.com
Beth Beaven, Julie St. Georges and Brynn Clark 7 p.m. EST Jul 11th 
Aug 8th
Sept 12th
Oct 10th 
Nov 14th
Dec 12th 
Jan 9th
Provincial Online using Zoom
Please contact: support@lupusontario.org
Please click dates to register
Sandra Williams-Reid

7 p.m. EST

Jul 12
Aug 9th
Sep 13
Oct 11
Nov 8 
Dec 13
Jan 10th
 
Young Adult Monthly Social using Zoom
Please contact: 
joyphillips@live.ca
Please click date to register
Joy Phillips 7  p.m. EST Oct 12
Nov 9
Dec 14 
Jan 11
Feb 8
Mar 8
Apr 12 
Mississauga Support Group
Please contact:
info@lupusontario.org or call
Toll Free 1-877-240-1099
Seeking a facilitator TBD

TBD

Windsor Support Group

Please contact Lupuswindsor@gmail.com 

 

Michelle Bruxer 7  p.m. EST Nov 15
Dec 20,
Jan 17
Feb 21
Mar 21 
Apr 18

Dance and Medicine 

Please contact:
info@lupusontario.org or call
Toll Free 1-877-240-1099

 

Emma Neary and Katie Healey

4  p.m. EST Oct 29 Nov 12 Nov 26 Dec 10 

Support Group Mandatory Documents

*requirement for volunteer facilitators

CONFIDENTIALITY POLICY

SUPPORT GROUP MANUAL

Lupus Ontario is here to support you. We have online support groups and in-person support groups. Join us and share strategies, suggestions, tips on self-management and learn about new research. In addition, together we can make coping with the challenge of living with lupus, better.

In addition, you are invited to join any of the following groups. Join now and see what a positive experience peer support can bring to the world  

Are you interested in starting a support group in your area? Please contact the Lupus Ontario office at 1-877-240-1099.

Are you a newly diagnosed patient and need more information? Download our Living Well with Lupus Facts Booklet here or call the Lupus Ontario office at 1-877-240-1099

Support Group Meetings

In person meetings are cancelled during COVID. Please join the online Support Group Meetings until we can meet again in person. Times and dates of meetings vary depending on location. The meetings are free of charge, but we ask that you register in advance.

Location Facilitor(s) Time Meeting Date

Durham Support Group
Online During Pandemic

Please contact Laura at walkforlupusdurham@yahoo.ca or call toll free 1-877-240-1099

After registering you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting

Laura Piccione
Sandra Williams-Reid
7:00 p.m. EST Oct 31, 2022 @ 7PM Nov 28, 2022 @ 7PM Dec 26, 2022 @ 7PM Jan 30, 2023 @ 7PM Feb 27, 2023 @ 7PM 
Ottawa Support Group – English
Online During Pandemic
Please contact:
lupusottawaenglish@gmail.com
Beth Beaven, Julie St. Georges and Brynn Clark 7 p.m. EST Jul 11th 
Aug 8th
Sept 12th
Oct 10th 
Nov 14th
Dec 12th 
Jan 9th
Provincial Online using Zoom
Please contact: support@lupusontario.org
Please click dates to register
Sandra Williams-Reid

7 p.m. EST

Jul 12
Aug 9th
Sep 13
Oct 11
Nov 8 
Dec 13
Jan 10th
 
Young Adult Monthly Social using Zoom
Please contact: 
joyphillips@live.ca
Please click date to register
Joy Phillips 7  p.m. EST Oct 12
Nov 9
Dec 14 
Jan 11
Feb 8
Mar 8
Apr 12 
Mississauga Support Group
Please contact:
info@lupusontario.org or call
Toll Free 1-877-240-1099
Seeking a facilitator TBD

TBD

Windsor Support Group

Please contact Lupuswindsor@gmail.com 

Michelle Bruxer 7  p.m. EST Nov 15
Dec 20,
Jan 17
Feb 21
Mar 21 
Apr 18

Support Group Mandatory Documents

*requirement for volunteer facilitators

CONFIDENTIALITY POLICY

SUPPORT GROUP MANUAL

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