Support Groups Near You

If you have vision loss, then it is often good for you to join a support group. Spending a little time with others who know and understand the struggles of sight loss and blindness will help you accept and adjust to your life. Please note that some of the groups below are not affiliated with NDAB, and you do not need to be a member to take part in any of these groups.


The Eat and Meet Group gather the third Wednesday of the month at various restaurants in the Bismarck-Mandan area at 6 PM.
Contact Mickey Teubner, 204-2582 or


The Insight Support Group meets the first Saturday of the month (Sept. -May) at the Northport Branch Library, 2714 Broadway from 10:30 AM until noon. Join us for coffee!
Contact Allan Peterson 282-4644 or

The FM Vision Group meets the second Wednesday of the month for lunch from 12:30-2:30 PM at the Fargo Fry’n Pan. Join our email list!
Contact Joseph Engel, 701-730-0384

Grand Forks

The Vision Loss Support Group for Seniors meets the second Tuesday of the month at the Greater Grand Forks Senior Service Center at 20 4th Ave S from 1:00-3:00 PM.
Contact Tracy Wicken 795-2720 or


The Vision Support Group meets the second Tuesday of the month at 1:00 PM in the cafeteria at The James River Senior Center 419 5th St NE. They do not meet during the winter months.
Contact Aileen Astrup @ (701) 952-1976 or VR specialist James Drew @ (701) 253-6352.


Contact Trampes Brown (701) 389-7982 for more information.


The Low Vision Support Group meets the first Monday of the month at 11:00 for a no-host luncheon in the banquet room of Gramma Sharon’s Restaurant, 1501 16th St W. Stop by and join us!
Contact Loris Van Berkom 774-3399, or