Shepherd Support Groups

Support Groups

  • Support groups organized by Shepherd Center are open to the public. All groups meet at Shepherd Center unless noted below. For more information about our SCI, ABI, Limb Loss, or TMO/TM Peer Support groups, call 404-350-7373. Visit our Shepherd Peer Support and Shepherd BI Peer Support Facebook pages to join our spinal cord or brain injury pages.

Community Peer Support Dinner

  • Meets the fourth Thursday of every month in Shepherd Center's 7th-floor auditorium from 6 p.m. - 8 p.m. (except Nov and Dec). We have a free group dinner from 6-7 pm. Then, following dinner, we have individual support group meetings for those living with complications from Brain Injury, Spinal Cord Injuries, or a family member living with / caring for someone with these complications.

Brain and Spinal Cord Injury Survivor and Caregivers Support Group

NMO/TM (Myelitis) Support Group

  • Support group for individuals living with CNS myelitis diseases such as Neuromyelitis Optica Spectrum Disorder, MOG, Transverse Myelitis, ADEM, Acute Flaccid Myelitis, Optic Neuritis, and MS. Held the 2nd Saturday of the month from 10 a.m. -12 p.m. in the 3rd-floor conference room at Shepherd Center.

Peer Support via Phone or Email

  • If coming to Shepherd Center is not a possibility, our program can provide peer support over the phone or via email. For more information, call the peer support manager at 404-350-7373.