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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.


Bismarck

The Eat and Meet Group gather the third Wednesday of the month at various restaurants in the Bismarck-Mandan area at 6:30 PM.
Contact Mickey Teubner at (701) 204-2582 or mickeyteubner@gmail.com

Fargo

The Insight Support Group meets the second Saturday of the month (Sept. -June) at the Northport Branch Library, 2714 Broadway from 10:30 AM until noon. Join us for coffee and cookies!
Contact Allan Peterson 282-4644 or allan.peterson@ndsu.edu

The FM Vision Group meets the second Wednesday of the month for lunch from 12:30-2:30 PM. at the Fry’n Pan on Main Avenue in Fargo. Join our email list! Contact Cheryl Cassman 701-866-3535 cheryl58104@yahoo.com or Nara Murphy 701-306-6920 nara_murphy@outlook.com.

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 trwicken@nd.gov

Jamestown

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.
Contact Amy Volk at (701) 328-8954 for more information.

Williston

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 loberkom@dia.net