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The goal of this page is to offer the most indepth listing possible of local food allergy support groups. Please see the bottom of this page for how to submit your own group's information. Listing provided by Food Allergy Survivors Together ( www.angelfire.com/mi/FAST )
The support groups listed are not local chapters of FAST or affiliated in any way. FAST is not responsible for any of their practices, membership fees, or policies. You will need to contact the support group directly to find out more about them.

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Alabama
Unfortunately, there are currently no support groups on record in your area. However, don't lose hope! Check with your local hospital and doctors' offices to find out if someone has started a group where you live. If you do find one, please have them contact FAST for a free listing. You may end up helping someone else find your group. Thank you!
Alaska
Unfortunately, there are currently no support groups on record in your area. However, don't lose hope! Check with your local hospital and doctors' offices to find out if someone has started a group where you live. If you do find one, please have them contact FAST for a free listing. You may end up helping someone else find your group. Thank you!
Arizona
  • Phoenix -- Phoenix Allergy Network is an educational food allergy support group for families. For more information visit our website: www.phoenixallergynetwork.org. We have educational meetings every other month that also offer members time to have an open discussion regarding food allergy related topics.

  • Arkansas
    Unfortunately, there are currently no support groups on record in your area. However, don't lose hope! Check with your local hospital and doctors' offices to find out if someone has started a group where you live. If you do find one, please have them contact FAST for a free listing. You may end up helping someone else find your group. Thank you!
    California
    Unfortunately, there are currently no support groups on record in your area. However, don't lose hope! Check with your local hospital and doctors' offices to find out if someone has started a group where you live. If you do find one, please have them contact FAST for a free listing. You may end up helping someone else find your group. Thank you!
    Colorado
    Unfortunately, there are currently no support groups on record in your area. However, don't lose hope! Check with your local hospital and doctors' offices to find out if someone has started a group where you live. If you do find one, please have them contact FAST for a free listing. You may end up helping someone else find your group. Thank you!
    Connecticut
    Unfortunately, there are currently no support groups on record in your area. However, don't lose hope! Check with your local hospital and doctors' offices to find out if someone has started a group where you live. If you do find one, please have them contact FAST for a free listing. You may end up helping someone else find your group. Thank you!
    Delaware
    Unfortunately, there are currently no support groups on record in your area. However, don't lose hope! Check with your local hospital and doctors' offices to find out if someone has started a group where you live. If you do find one, please have them contact FAST for a free listing. You may end up helping someone else find your group. Thank you!
    D.C.
    Unfortunately, there are currently no support groups on record in your area. However, don't lose hope! Check with your local hospital and doctors' offices to find out if someone has started a group where you live. If you do find one, please have them contact FAST for a free listing. You may end up helping someone else find your group. Thank you!
    Florida
    Unfortunately, there are currently no support groups on record in your area. However, don't lose hope! Check with your local hospital and doctors' offices to find out if someone has started a group where you live. If you do find one, please have them contact FAST for a free listing. You may end up helping someone else find your group. Thank you!
    Georgia
    Unfortunately, there are currently no support groups on record in your area. However, don't lose hope! Check with your local hospital and doctors' offices to find out if someone has started a group where you live. If you do find one, please have them contact FAST for a free listing. You may end up helping someone else find your group. Thank you!
    Hawaii
    Unfortunately, there are currently no support groups on record in your area. However, don't lose hope! Check with your local hospital and doctors' offices to find out if someone has started a group where you live. If you do find one, please have them contact FAST for a free listing. You may end up helping someone else find your group. Thank you!
    Idaho
  • Food Allergy & Intolerance Group of Moscow - This support group meets on the 3rd Thursday of every month at the Success By 6 of the Palouse building, 110 S. Jackson, Moscow, ID. For more information please contact Raechel at 208-882-7387 or successby6@gmail.com

  • Illinois
  • Naperville -- I am a coordinator to a Food Allergy Support Group from Naperville, Illinois. Our group is called Poca of DuPage (POCA) Parents of Children with Allergies. You can contact me: Kellee K. at kellee5@lightfirst.com for more information about our group. Please put in subject line: Poca request.

  • Indiana
    Unfortunately, there are currently no support groups on record in your area. However, don't lose hope! Check with your local hospital and doctors' offices to find out if someone has started a group where you live. If you do find one, please have them contact FAST for a free listing. You may end up helping someone else find your group. Thank you!
    Iowa
    Unfortunately, there are currently no support groups on record in your area. However, don't lose hope! Check with your local hospital and doctors' offices to find out if someone has started a group where you live. If you do find one, please have them contact FAST for a free listing. You may end up helping someone else find your group. Thank you!
    Kansas
    Unfortunately, there are currently no support groups on record in your area. However, don't lose hope! Check with your local hospital and doctors' offices to find out if someone has started a group where you live. If you do find one, please have them contact FAST for a free listing. You may end up helping someone else find your group. Thank you!
    Kentucky
  • Food Allergy Support Team meets on the second Thursday of each month at Murray Calloway County Hospital at 6 PM in Murray, Kentucky. Contact Vanessa Lyons at 270-759-5630 for more information.

  • Louisiana
    Unfortunately, there are currently no support groups on record in your area. However, don't lose hope! Check with your local hospital and doctors' offices to find out if someone has started a group where you live. If you do find one, please have them contact FAST for a free listing. You may end up helping someone else find your group. Thank you!
    Maine
  • Central Maine -- Food Allergy Support and Education is a support group in Central Maine composed primarily of parents of children with life-threatening food allergies, however anyone whose life is touched by food allergy is welcome. Contact April Clark at clarka1@aol.com.

  • Maryland
  • Harford County -- Harford County Food Allergy Support Group. Meets the first Wednesday of each month at 7:30 PM at the Bel Air United Methodist Church, The Armstrong Building, Room A202-1. This group meets on a monthly basis to provide relevant information, education, and support to families dealing with food allergies. foodallergysupport@comcast.net.http://mywebpages.comcast.net/foodallergysupport/

  • Massachusetts
    Unfortunately, there are currently no support groups on record in your area. However, don't lose hope! Check with your local hospital and doctors' offices to find out if someone has started a group where you live. If you do find one, please have them contact FAST for a free listing. You may end up helping someone else find your group. Thank you!
    Michigan
  • Ann Arbor -- FACT (Food Allergy Children's Team). Website: www.foodallergykids.com. Monthly parent meetings every third Tuesday of each month. Occasional family events. No dues.
  • Grand Rapids -- Brilliant Beginnings Child Development Center in Grand Rapids, Michigan. Directions can be found at www.brilliantbeginningscdc.com. Families, children, and individuals are all welcome to attend. There is no charge to attend the meetings.
  • West Michigan -- LASFASA (Lakeshore Area Severe Food Allergy Support Association) - http://lasfasa.info. We are a West Michigan support group that meets on the first Thursday of each month. No dues, fees, or obligations. See our website for meeting information.

  • Minnesota
  • Lakeville -- A food allergy awareness and support group has been formed in Lakeville, MN (just south of Minneapolis and St. Paul). The group is aimed at helping families who have members living with severe food allergies, and at making a difference in our communities. For more information, write to kim4cm@frontiernet.net.
  • Minneapolis-- Food Allergy Support Group of Minnesota. We are a non-profit organization dedicated to improving the lives of those affected by food allergies. Offerings include bi-monthly meetings, extensive lending library, Member Directory, Buddy System, fun family events, Speakers' Bureau, webinars, and e-newsletter. www.foodallergysupportmn.org. 763-315-8788
  • St. Paul -- Anaphylaxis and Food Allergy Association of Minnesota. Monthly meetings held first Thursday of the month from 7:00-8:45 (informal social time from 6:30-7:00) at the St. Anthony Park Public Library, located at 2245 Como Avenue in St. Paul. The library is located east of Highway 280 (take the Como exit). For more information contact Nona Narvaez at e-mail: afaa@att.net /website: http://home.att.net/~afaa/

  • Mississippi
    Unfortunately, there are currently no support groups on record in your area. However, don't lose hope! Check with your local hospital and doctors' offices to find out if someone has started a group where you live. If you do find one, please have them contact FAST for a free listing. You may end up helping someone else find your group. Thank you!
    Missouri
  • St. Louis -- Gateway FEAST (Food allergy, Eczema and Asthma Support Team) is an educational support group dedicated to providing resources, social activities, and encouragement to families coping with food allergies, eczema, and asthma. We work to raise awareness, promote advocacy, and to educate the community regarding the unique needs of these families. Contact: FEAST@aafastl.org

  • Montana
    Unfortunately, there are currently no support groups on record in your area. However, don't lose hope! Check with your local hospital and doctors' offices to find out if someone has started a group where you live. If you do find one, please have them contact FAST for a free listing. You may end up helping someone else find your group. Thank you!
    Nebraska
    Unfortunately, there are currently no support groups on record in your area. However, don't lose hope! Check with your local hospital and doctors' offices to find out if someone has started a group where you live. If you do find one, please have them contact FAST for a free listing. You may end up helping someone else find your group. Thank you!
    Nevada
    Unfortunately, there are currently no support groups on record in your area. However, don't lose hope! Check with your local hospital and doctors' offices to find out if someone has started a group where you live. If you do find one, please have them contact FAST for a free listing. You may end up helping someone else find your group. Thank you!
    New Hampshire
    Unfortunately, there are currently no support groups on record in your area. However, don't lose hope! Check with your local hospital and doctors' offices to find out if someone has started a group where you live. If you do find one, please have them contact FAST for a free listing. You may end up helping someone else find your group. Thank you!
    New Jersey
  • Livinston -- We are affiliated with AAFA (Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America), and meet at St. Barnabus Ambulatory Care Unit, The Children's Asthma Center, 200 South Orange Avenue, Livinston NJ 07039, the 3rd Wednesday of each month (times vary between 1-2:30 and 7-9 pm). 1 (800) ASTHMA-3. I am co-leader with Lisa-anne Kelly, RN and I can be reached by email MGGSDiA@aol.com.

  • New Mexico
    Unfortunately, there are currently no support groups on record in your area. However, don't lose hope! Check with your local hospital and doctors' offices to find out if someone has started a group where you live. If you do find one, please have them contact FAST for a free listing. You may end up helping someone else find your group. Thank you!
    New York
  • Buffalo -- WNY Food Allergy Connection, PO Box 220, Clarence, NY 14031. E-mail: allergy@adelphia.net. Send a SASE for quarterly newsletters. Monthly meetings are held Sept-May.

  • North Carolina
  • Hickory -- FEAST (Food Education Allergy Support Team) of Catawba County. AAFA Affiliate. For parents with food allergic children. Meets second Friday of each month at YMCA Foundation Center, Hickory N.C. For more information, call (828) 327-7252.

  • Ohio
    Unfortunately, there are currently no support groups on record in your area. However, don't lose hope! Check with your local hospital and doctors' offices to find out if someone has started a group where you live. If you do find one, please have them contact FAST for a free listing. You may end up helping someone else find your group. Thank you!
    Oklahoma
    Unfortunately, there are currently no support groups on record in your area. However, don't lose hope! Check with your local hospital and doctors' offices to find out if someone has started a group where you live. If you do find one, please have them contact FAST for a free listing. You may end up helping someone else find your group. Thank you!
    Oregon
    Unfortunately, there are currently no support groups on record in your area. However, don't lose hope! Check with your local hospital and doctors' offices to find out if someone has started a group where you live. If you do find one, please have them contact FAST for a free listing. You may end up helping someone else find your group. Thank you!
    Pennsylvania
    Unfortunately, there are currently no support groups on record in your area. However, don't lose hope! Check with your local hospital and doctors' offices to find out if someone has started a group where you live. If you do find one, please have them contact FAST for a free listing. You may end up helping someone else find your group. Thank you!
    Rhode Island
    Unfortunately, there are currently no support groups on record in your area. However, don't lose hope! Check with your local hospital and doctors' offices to find out if someone has started a group where you live. If you do find one, please have them contact FAST for a free listing. You may end up helping someone else find your group. Thank you!
    South Carolina
    Unfortunately, there are currently no support groups on record in your area. However, don't lose hope! Check with your local hospital and doctors' offices to find out if someone has started a group where you live. If you do find one, please have them contact FAST for a free listing. You may end up helping someone else find your group. Thank you!
    South Dakota
    Unfortunately, there are currently no support groups on record in your area. However, don't lose hope! Check with your local hospital and doctors' offices to find out if someone has started a group where you live. If you do find one, please have them contact FAST for a free listing. You may end up helping someone else find your group. Thank you!
    Tennessee
  • Chattanooga -- The Food Allergy Support Team (FAST) is a group of parents and loved ones of food-allergic children. FAST is based in Chattanooga, Tennessee, where there are numerous food allergic children. Our goal is to inform the general public of what food allergies are, and how we can all help to protect our children against life-threatening reactions. Please visit www.FoodAllergySupportTeam.org for more information.

  • Texas
    Unfortunately, there are currently no support groups on record in your area. However, don't lose hope! Check with your local hospital and doctors' offices to find out if someone has started a group where you live. If you do find one, please have them contact FAST for a free listing. You may end up helping someone else find your group. Thank you!
    Utah
  • The Utah Food Allergy Network (UFAN) has several chapters. Our mission is to provide a supportive and understanding environment to those affected by food allergy and to network together to educate ourselves and others while raising public awareness and advocating change. We hold monthly meetings, quartly activities and have an online forum and blog. Visit www.utahfoodallergy.org for more details.

  • Vermont
  • Vermont Food Allergy Organization. Those looking for a support group can contact us at www.vermontfoodallergyorg.org, phone (802) 373-0351, or email us at vtpfac@verizon.net

  • Virginia
  • Richmond -- Parents Of Allergic Children. We meet on the first Friday of each month (except during the summer) in Richmond, Virginia. Our website address is http://www.parentsofallergicchildren.org.

  • Washington
  • Bellevue and Seattle -- Food Education Allergy Support Team (FEAST) is affiliated with the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America. We meet once a month alternating meeting locations between Seattle and Bellevue, WA. See our website for more details http://www.seattlefoodallergy.org or contact Jana and Kerrie at leader@seattlefoodallergy.org
  • Food Allergy & Intolerance Group of Moscow. This support group meets on the 3rd Thursday of every month at the Success By 6 of the Palouse building, 110 S. Jackson, Moscow, ID (We're only a couple of miles from Washington). For more information please contact Raechel at 208-882-7387 or successby6@gmail.com

  • West Virginia
    Unfortunately, there are currently no support groups on record in your area. However, don't lose hope! Check with your local hospital and doctors' offices to find out if someone has started a group where you live. If you do find one, please have them contact FAST for a free listing. You may end up helping someone else find your group. Thank you!
    Wisconsin
  • Food Allergy Groups of Wisconsin - a member of the Asthma and Allergy Foundation helps families with children diagnosised with food allergies. Talks have included a board certified allergist, Registered Dietician, child psychologist, and cookbook author. Publishes a quarterly newsletter. Send an email to Paula at pmclark@dwave.net

  • Wyoming
    Unfortunately, there are currently no support groups on record in your area. However, don't lose hope! Check with your local hospital and doctors' offices to find out if someone has started a group where you live. If you do find one, please have them contact FAST for a free listing. You may end up helping someone else find your group. Thank you!

    Canada

    Calgary, Alberta - The Calgary Anaphylactic Allergy support group, which is affiliated with the Allergy Asthma Information Association, meets the 2nd Tuesday of every month at the Alberta Children's Hospital. Call (403)257-3173 or visit our Web site at http://www.cadvision.com/allergy for more information.

    Guelph, Ontario - Support group for parents of anaphylactic or highly allergic children to dairy and egg. Contact Wendy at - wberglund@cwdsi.com

    Halton, Ontario - We are a Canadian volunteer support group for peaople living with life-threatening food allergies. See website at http://www.cgocable.net/~cmr/hapg for more information.

    Montreal - Hi, My name is Anna Otter. I am an activator for the Allergies and Asthma Information Association. The regional office is at 514-694-0679, the address is 172 Andover, Beaconsfield, Qc. Canada. The D.D.O. Paac (Parents of allergic and Asthmatic Children) meets monthly throughout the year. We meet on/as close/ to the 20 of each month, at Police Station 4,in the Community Conference Room, Dollard des Ormeaux, Blvd. Sources North.

    Ottawa - Ottawa Anaphylaxis Support Group. For information on meetings, visit http://www.ottawaasg.com


    Australia

    North Adelaide, South Australia - The Milk Allergy and Lactose Intolerance Support meets at Women's and Children's Hospital, North Adelaide, South Australia. Contacts: Janet Dobson-Keeffe Ph: (08) 8336 5895 Suzanne Goodwins Ph: (08) 8281 7173


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