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Scleroderma Foundation, Northern California Chapter
|General Agency Information|
|Name:||Scleroderma Foundation, Northern California Chapter|
|Alternate Name(s):||Northern California Chapter|
|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
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
|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|
|Physical Location:||Not Applicable|
|Mutual Support Groups|
Voluntary Health Organizations
|This record last modified February 11, 2014|