Support Groups

We currently have support groups in Kansas City, North Kansas City, Springfield, St. Louis and Columbia/Jefferson City in Missouri and in Wichita and Lawrence, Kansas.

For more information about a support group near you, please click on the Support Group Locations and Contact Information link.

Support Group Coordinators

Support Group Coordinators

KANSAS CITY,  MO, METRO AREA SUPPORT GROUP: Meets Saturday four times a year, usually at St. Joseph Medical Center, Community Center on Saturdays from 1:00-3:00 pm.  For more information call: the MGA office: (816) 256-4100 or email mgakc@sbcglobal.net.

KANSAS CITY, MO, NORTHLAND SUPPORT GROUP: Meets on a Saturday every other month at The Gardens At Barry Road from 2:00 – 3:30 pm.  For more information call: Sandy Gardner: (816) 716-9681 or email imsandyg@aol.com.

COLUMBIA/JEFFERSON CITY, MO, SUPPORT GROUP: Meets on a Saturday every other month at University Hospital from 1:00 to 3:00.  For more information call: Jonni Sutton at (573) 825-6031 or email suttonjo@missouri.edu.

ST. LOUIS, MO, SUPPORT GROUP:   A new group for the MGA, this group is in the development stage.  For more information call: Anne Strader at (816) 256-4100 or mgakc@sbcglobal.net.

LAWRENCE, KS, SUPPORT GROUP: Meets on a Monday every month at the Lawrence Public Library from 7:00-8:30 pm.  For more information call: Lisa Rundell (785) 749-3580 or email Lisa Rundell lisa.rundell@healthsouth.com.

WICHITA, KS, SUPPORT GROUP:  Meets on a Saturday 3 times a year at Via Christi Medical Center, Saint Frances Campus from 1:00-3:00 pm.  For more information call: Larry or Dana Paxson at (316) 269-9120 or email dkptiffany@gmail.com.

THE MGA SERVING KANSAS & MISSOURI ALSO PROVIDES INFORMATION ON SUPPORT GROUPS IN OMAHA, NEBRASKA AND IN NW ARKANSAS, WHERE THERE ARE NO MG ASSOCIATIONS.

OMAHA, HEARTLAND SUPPORT GROUP:  Meets every month on odd numbered months a Saturday from 10:00 to 12:00 at Calvary Lutheran Church, 2941 North 80th Street.  For more information call: Diana McCarty (402) 426-8006 or email dmccarty@huntel.net.

NW ARKANSAS SUPPORT GROUP: Meets every other month on a Sunday from 2:30 to 4:00 at the Circle of Life Hospice in Springdale, AR.  For more information call: Roger Huff (479) 790-3022 or email jrhuff1@cox.net.