Here are Lupus/Fibromyalgia Support groups that I found in San Diego County, Inland Empire and Los Angeles County. I am sure that there are more, but this is a beginning!!

San Diego County:
Letís Talk Supoprt group - Meets Third Saturday of the Month, 1:00 - 3:00 p.m. - Grossmont Health Care Center, 9001 Wakarusa St. La Mesa, CA. 91942
Facilitator: Summer White: contact Summer at:,
Call for office if you have a need to speak with someone regarding personal support issues before the next meeting.

South Bay Support Group - Meets Quarterly, last meeting, Wednesday, September 27, 2006 6:00 p.m.
Atria Bonita - 3434 Bonita Rd., Chula Vista, CA 91910
Facilitator: Susan O'Shaughnessy - contact Susan at:

Menís Group - Meets Quarterly - Next meeting Saturday, October 28, 2006 9:00 a.m. -
Cristy's Donuts - 8690 Aero Drive, San Diego, CA.
Facilitator: Gerardo Becerra, contact at (619) 293-1874

Letís Y.Y.A.K. - Youth, Young Adults and Kids - Meets 2nd. Saturday of the Month at 2:00 p.m.
Starbuck's Coffee - Mission Valley, 1620 Camino De La Reina
Facilitator: Nina Button - contact Nina at:

North County - Meets first Wednesday of the month
Facilitator: Karen Pontarelli - contact Karen at Home 760/744/3351 Cell 760/579/8788 for location

Temecula - Meeting have been suspended due to illness, Next Meeting, to be announced -
Facilitators wanted, contact Hollaine Hopkins at Lupus office at 858/278/2788


Information: 874-9257

Lupus Nephritis Support Group (Bilingual)
Contact: Erlinda
Kaiser Permanente Hospital - 9985 Sierra Avenue, Fontana, CA
Building 3, 4th floor.
Meets second Tuesday of every month 7 pm - 8:30 pm. Free and open to public.
(909) 427-6340


American Lupus Society
260 Maple Ct, Suite 123
Ventura, CA 93003
Tel: 800-331-1802 (Info Line); 805-339-0443; 805-339-0467 (FAX)

Fibromyalgia and chronic fatigue syndrome support group: Ventura 650-3583.

Fibromyalgia Support Group of Simi Valley: Ella Cranny, 306-1970. Meets at 3 p.m. second Thursday of the month at Simi Valley Senior Center, 3900 Avenida Simi.

Fibromyalgia Support Group: Conejo Valley, 499-0022.

Lupus support groups. 6:30 p.m. both: First Monday. 17985 Sky Park Circle, Suite J, Irvine. (949) 644-6484. Also, first Thursday. Fountain Valley Regional Hospital, 17100 Euclid Ave., education trailer classroom "A." (714) 848-9781.

Lupus International support groups. 6:30-8:30 p.m. first Monday, Corona del Mar; first Thursday, Fountain Valley; second Tuesday, Anaheim. (888) 532-2322, ext. 4.

Peace and Blessings