PF Community

Support Meetings

The following support groups meet on a regular basis. For more information on What’s Happening at these support groups, please check out Support Meetings for upcoming meeting information.

If you’re interested in starting a support group and would like more information, please check out the Patient Education & Support Group Toolkit.

BRITISH COLUMBIA
VANCOUVER

Vancouver Pulmonary Fibrosis Support Group

St. Paul’s Hospital
4th Floor, Providence Wing
1081 Burrard Street
Vancouver, BC B6Z 1Y6

Contact: Fran Schooley
604-806-8818 press 2

Group meets: every other month on Tuesday
per schedule to below
Time: 1:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.
FSchooley@providencehealth.bc.ca

  • Jan 17, 2017
  • Mar 7, 2017
  • May 23, 2017
  • Jul 18, 2017
  • Sep 12, 2017
  • Nov 21, 2017
  • Dec 12, 2017
ALBERTA
CALGARY

Calgary Pulmonary Fibrosis Support Group

East Calgary Health Centre
4715 8 Avenue SE
Calgary, AB T2A 3N4

Contact: Kirk Mathison, RN
403-956-2813

Group meets: First Tuesday of every month
Time: 6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m
kirk.mathison@albertahealthservices.ca

  • Jan 3, 2017
  • Feb 7, 2017
  • Mar 7, 2017
  • Apr 4, 2017
  • May 2, 2017
  • Jun 6, 2017
  • Aug 1, 2017
  • Sep 5, 2017
  • Oct 3, 2017
  • Nov 7, 2017
  • Dec 5, 2017
EDMONTON

Edmonton Pulmonary Fibrosis Support Group

NEW PERMANENT MEETING LOCATION
Edmonton General
11111 Jasper Avenue
Edmonton, AB  T5K 0L4

Contact: Darlene Gallant
780-660-7466
Edmontonpfa@gmail.com

Group meets: Third Tuesday of every  month
Time: 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.

  • Jan 17, 2017
  • Feb 21, 2017
  • Mar 21, 2017
  • Apr 18, 2017
  • May 16, 2017
  • Jun 20, 2017
  • Jul 18, 2017
  • Aug 15, 2017
  • Sep 19, 2017
  • Oct 17, 2017
  • Nov 21, 2017
  • Dec 19, 2017
  • Jan 16, 2018
ONTARIO
OTTAWA

Ottawa Pulmonary Fibrosis Support Group

Ottawa General Hospital
Cancer Centre, Room 2362
501 Smyth Rd
Ottawa, ON K1H 8L6

Contact:  Elizabeth Wiseman RN, CRE, Clinical Administrator – Respirology
613-737-8899 ext. 75970
ewiseman@toh.ca

Group meets: Last Thursday of every other month
Time: 2:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.

  • Temporarily on hold
TORONTO

Toronto Pulmonary Fibrosis Support Group

Toronto General Hospital
585 University Ave
1st Floor Eaton South Building
(Elizabeth Street Entrance)
Conference Room 450a
Toronto, ON M5G 2N2

Contact: Mandy Ettinger
Please RSVP to mandy.ettinger@uhn.ca

Group meets: Fourth Tuesday of every other month
Time: 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Meeting starts at 1:30 but we gather before to visit

  • Jan 24, 2017
  • Mar 28, 2017
  • May 23, 2017
  • Jul 25, 2017
  • Sep 26, 2017
  • Nov 28, 2017
  • Jan 23, 2018
NOVA SCOTIA
SYDNEY

Sydney Pulmonary Fibrosis Support Group

Heart and Lung Wellness Center
200 Churchill Drive
Membertou, NS

Contact: Patricia (Pat) Ppopwell
902-567-7866

Group meets: Last Thursday of every month
Time: 7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
ppopwell54@gmail.com

  • Jan 26, 2017
  • Feb 23, 2017
  • Mar 30, 2017
  • Apr 27, 2017
  • May 25, 2017
  • Jun 29, 2017
  • Jul 27, 2017
  • Aug 31, 2017
  • Sep 28, 2017
  • Oct 26, 2017
  • Nov 30, 2017
  • Dec 28, 2017
PRINCE EDWARD ISLAND
Stratford

Stratford Pulmonary Fibrosis Support Group

Stratford Town Hall
234 Shakespeare Dr,
Stratford, PE C1B 2V8

Battery Point Room
Enter the door under the big clock and the meeting is the room on your left.

This is strictly a support group meeting of patients and caregivers.

Contact: Rosemary Matthews
902-626-7014

Time: 2:00 pm

  • Apr 9, 2017