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The ALS Association Louisiana/Mississippi Chapter


ALS Connections

Our Chapter offers monthly support group meetings to provide information about ALS and the various resources we offer and to allow our patients to network with others affected by ALS. Meetings are open to persons with ALS, their families, caregivers and friends. For questions about ALS Connections meetings, call (800) 891-3746, ext. 3 and select the care services coordinator in your area. 

Louisiana Support Group Meetings


Second Thursday, 6 p.m.
Rapides Regional Medical Center, Gallery Room (second floor of the Medical Terrace Building)
211 Fourth St.
Alexandria, LA 71301
Dora Couret, 

Baton Rouge

Third Monday, 6:30 p.m.
Baton Rouge Rehab Hospital
8595 United Plaza Blvd.
Baton Rouge, LA 70809
Sherry Oliveto, 


First Monday, 6:30 p.m.
St. Tammany Parish Hospital, Abita Room
1202 S. Tyler St.
Covington, LA 70433
Sherry Oliveto,


Fourth Tuesday, 6:30 p.m.
Our Lady of Lourdes Regional Medical Center, Conference Room E
4801 Ambassador Caffery
Lafayette, LA 70508
Dora Couret, 

New Orleans

Third Tuesday, 6:30 p.m.
Piccadilly Cafeteria
2609 Jefferson Highway
Jefferson, LA 70121
Chrissie Trosclair,


Second Tuesday, 6:30 p.m. 
Willis Knighton Pierremont, Room 203 (use the "wellness" entrance that faces Walmart)
8001 Youree Dr.
Shreveport, LA 71115
Lauri Pearson,


Fourth Tuesday, 12 p.m.
Care Solutions
509 North Second Street
Monroe, LA  71201
Lauri Pearson, 

Louisiana Caregivers Meetings

Baton Rouge

Second Wednesday, 12 p.m.
For location information, contact Sherry Oliveto at

New Orleans

First Thursday, Noon
For location information, contact Chrissie Trosclair at


Fourth Monday, 12:30 p.m.
For location information, contact Lauri Pearson at 

Mississippi Support Group Meetings

Gulf Coast

Third Tuesday, Noon
Lyman Community Center, Room 2
13472 Highway 49
Gulfport, MS 39503
Brandi Nickles,


Fourth Monday, 6:30 p.m.
Methodist Rehabilitation Center, 2nd Floor Conference Center, Atrium Mall
1350 Woodrow Wilson
Jackson, MS 39216
Brandi Nickles, 


Second Tuesday, Noon
Longtown Medical Plaza, ground floor conference room
4381 South Eason Blvd.
Tupelo, MS 38801
Whytnie Howell,

Mississippi Caregivers Meeting

Gulf Coast

First Wednesday, 11:30 a.m.
For location information, contact Brandi Nickles at  



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