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

Manitoba

WINNIPEG

Winnipeg Pulmonary Fibrosis Support Group

ONTARIO

OTTAWA

Ottawa Pulmonary Fibrosis Support Group

Ottawa General Hospital
Cancer Centre, Room C1121
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.

  • Sep 28, 2017
  • Nov 30, 2017
  • Jan 25, 2018
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 (NEW) 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 30, 2017
  • Jul 25, 2017
  • Sep 26, 2017
  • Oct 24, 2017
  • Nov 28, 2017
  • Jan 23, 2018

NOVA SCOTIA

HALIFAX

Halifax Pulmonary Fibrosis Support Group

6331 Lady Hammond Road, Suite #200
Lung Association of Nova Scotia offices
Halifax, NS B3K 2S2

Contact: John Dennis or Gerry Craig
902 402-4728 or 902 832-1278 (John)
or 902 435-7794 (Gerry)

Group meets: Third Wednesday of every month
Time: 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
solosailor@ns.sympatico.ca (John) or dentalh725@gmail.com (Gerry)

  • Nov 15, 2017 (Inaugural Meeting)
  • Dec 20, 2017 (3rd Wed)
  • Jan 17, 2018
  • Feb 21, 2018
  • Mar 21, 2018
  • Apr 18, 2018
  • May 16, 2018
  • Jun 20, 2018
  • Jul 18, 2018
  • Aug 15, 2018
  • Sep 19, 2018
  • Oct 17, 2018
SYDNEY

Sydney Pulmonary Fibrosis Support Group

200 Churchill Drive
Heart and Lung Wellness Center offices
Membertou, NS

Contact: Patricia (Pat) Popwell
902-849-6643

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

  • Sunday, September 10, 2017