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Scleroderma Foundation, Northern California Chapter

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General Agency Information
Name:Scleroderma Foundation, Northern California Chapter
Alternate Name(s):Northern California Chapter
Primary Phone:916-832-1102
Days/Hours of Operation/Phone:Monday-Friday, 9-5
Description:The purpose of the Northern California Chapter is to help patients make contact with each other through Chapters, Newsletters, and Workshops;
To educate and inform the public about scleroderma, its meaning, and its consequences through a central base; to encourage more awareness within the medical profession;
To promote medical research toward finding a cause and cure;
To accept donations, bequests, memorials, and grants from our generous supporters.

ELIGIBILITY: Scleroderma patients and anyone else interested.
Programs:Support Groups provide a forum to share feelings, concerns, information, and as well as a place to offer peer support and encouragement.

Patient Education Conference-San Francisco
San Francisco, Saturday March 29, 2014 at
Hotel Kabuki
The annual conference includes medical workshops by leading specialists on scleroderma research and treatment as well as programs on developing chapter and support groups, distribution of printed materials and national media campaigns.
Meetings:Palo Alto Support Group
2nd Saturday of each month, 10:30am-12:30pm at
Palo Alto Elks Lodge Conference Room, 4249 El Camino Real, Palo Alto,
Contact: Rachel Ho
Phone: 415-606-5213
Publications:Email newsletter, free
Languages other than English:None
Accommodations for Disabled:Call for Information
Public Transportation:Call for information
Eligibility:See Description Notes
Fee Amounts:$25.00  Individual
Areas Served:Worldwide
Physical Location:Not Applicable
Funding Source:Contributions
Subject Headings
 Mutual Support Groups
Private Nonprofits
Voluntary Health Organizations
This record last modified February 11, 2014

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