Local HELP Groups

 

American Social Health Association HELP Groups

Support groups provide information and allow participants to share experiences, fears, and feelings with others who are concerned about herpes. The groups listed here are not sponsored or endorsed by ASHA, and are entirely responsible for their activities and the content of their websites. (The information for these groups is provided by HerpeSite as a resource for support and education, and is not an endorsement of any particular group.)  Most recent update: January 2015

 

United States

AZ

Phoenix Valley HELP
Phoenix, AZ
(602) 867-6613
E-mail: PHXVHG@hotmail.com

Prescott Herpes Support Group
Prescott, AZ
hsgprescott@gmail.com

CA

Los Angeles HELP
Culver City, CA
(310) 845-6656
E-mail: info@lahelp.org
Web: www.lahelp.org

Orange County HELP
Orange, CA
(310) 845-6656

Bay Area Friends
San Francisco, CA
www.bayareafriends.org

CT

Central CT HELP
Newington, CT
E-mail: hsv2secret@sbcglobal.net

DC

HELP of Washington
Washington, DC
(301) 369-1323
Web: www.metrodchelp.org

FL

Broward and Palm Beach HELP
E-mail: helpinsfl@yahoo.com

Central Florida HELP
Orlando, FL
(407) 263-5347
Web: www.orlandohelpgroup.com

IL

Chicago HELP
Chicago, IL
(312) 810-8132
E-mail: info@chicagohelp.org

IN

Southern Indiana HELP
Shirley, IN
(765) 785-9219
E-mail: gayla@hrtc.net

Indy HELP
Indianapolis, IN
(317) 221-8313
IndyHELP@yahoo.com

MA

Boston HELP
Boston, MA
(781) 648-4266
Web: www.bostonherpes.org

MI

Metro Detroit HELP
Eastpointe, MI
(586) 447-2699
E-mail: info@metrodetroithelp.org
Web: www.metrodetroithelp.org

Washtenaw County HELP
Novi, MI
E-mail: wchfacilitator@aol.com
Web: www.annarborhelp.org

MN

Twin Cities HELP
Minneapolis / St. Paul, MN
(800) 78-FACTS (toll-free MN only)

MO

Ozarks HELP
Springfield, MO
(417) 875-6424
E-mail: bobo3882000@yahoo.com

NC

Capital HELP
c/o Planned Parenthood
Raleigh, NC
(919) 833-7534
Web: www.pphsinc.org

Charlotte H (a support group for herpes and HPV)
www.charlotteh.com

Triad HELP
c/o Planned Parenthood
(336) 373-0678
Web: www.pphsinc.org

NJ

South Jersey HELP
Information Line Only – No Meetings Scheduled
(609) 748-2518
E-mail: hcir@netzero.com

NY
HRA (Herpes Recovery Anonymous) of New York City
http://hranyc.tripod.com/
nychra@yahoo.com

OH

Cincinnati HELP
Cincinnati, OH
E-mail: cincinnati_help@yahoo.com

Ohio Friends Support for Herpes and HPV
614-526-4461 (voice mail or text)
info@ohiofriends.org

OK

Tulsa HELP
c/o Planned Parenthood
Tulsa, OK
(918) 587-1101
E-mail: WeHELPinTulsa@yahoo.com

OR

Portland Area HELP
Portland, OR
(503) 727-2640
E-mail: portlandareahelp@aol.com

TX

North Texas HELP
c/o Planned Parenthood of North Texas
Arlington, TX
(817) 276-8063 x.2241
Web: www.ppnt.org

Austin HELP
Austin, TX
E-mail: Austin_Help@yahoo.com

Houston HELP
Houston, TX
(866) 841-9139 x 2551 (toll-free)
E-mail: HoustonHELP@yahoo.com

San Antonio HELP and HPV Support
San Antonio, TX
Email: SAFriends-Owner@YahooGroups.com

 

Canada

AB

Calgary HELP
Calgary, AB
(403) 228-7400

BC

Vancouver HELP
Vancouver, BC
Web: groups.yahoo.com/group/vancouverhelp/

MB

Winnipeg HELP
Winnipeg, MB
(204) 940-2200

ON

Toronto HELP
c/o The Phoenix Association
Toronto, ON
(416) 449-0876
Web: www.torontoherpes.com

H Peterborough (Needs updated info)

QC

Montreal HELP
Montreal, QC
(514) 855-8995

 

Australia

Sydney HELP
c/o Sydney Sexual Health Centre
PO Box 1614, Sydney, New South Wales 2001
Telephone: 02 9382 7440