Support Groups and Classes

The North Florida Acoustic Neuroma Association (ANA) Support Group meets quarterly at UF Health North, 15255 Max Leggett Parkway, Jacksonville, FL 32218. Learn more about the latest treatment options, network with other acoustic neuroma patients and find encouragement and support during the meetings. For additional information and to RSVP for the next meeting, contact support group leaders/facilitators Dyanne Hughes at 904-206-4413 or Terry Wilford at 904-268-3510, or visit the Acoustic Neuroma Association on Facebook.

The Amelia Island Chapter of the United Ostomy Association of America (UOAA) Support Group meets monthly at UF Health North, 15255 Max Leggett Parkway, Jacksonville, FL 32218. Meetings are held on the second Monday of the month from 6:30 p.m. - 8 p.m. For more information, please contact co-chair Lynn Oakes at 904-460-5955 or Eileen Widerman at 904-310-9054.

Breast Cancer Support Group, a monthly group that is committed to enhancing the lives of women who have been diagnosed with breast cancer. Through educational and emotional support, resources, fun activities and speakers, this group's mission is ensure that women feel empowered and encouraged. Meetings will be held the second Thursday of each month at 5 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. at the UF Health North campus, 15255 Max Leggett Parkway, Jacksonville, FL 32218. For more information, please contact Tamara Sorrye at 904-244-1928 or Mia Vincent at 904-244-5275.

Mommy Mingle is a free breastfeeding and postpartum monthly support group for new moms to learn more about the changes and challenges that can occur after childbirth. The group allows moms to connect with each other in a safe, supportive space and share ideas for adjusting to the "new normal" that arrives alongside motherhood. Babies from 2 weeks to 1 year are welcome to attend with their moms. This group meets every second Tuesday of the month from 10:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. in the patient tower first floor conference rooms at UF Health North.

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