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For a list of support groups in your area, please refer to the list below.

El Dorado

Group Name S.I.G.H.T. Group
Location Our Savior Lutheran Church, 900 West Faulkner, El Dorado, AR 71730
When Third Sundays - 2:30 p.m. (except holidays)
Contact Pat Qualls | 870-862-2225

Fayetteville

Group Name Cross Disabilities Support Group
Location Sources for Community Independent Living Services , Scullcreek Apartments, 2619 North Quality Lane, Fayetteville, AR 72703
When Tuesdays - 3:30 - 5:30 p.m.
Contact Brooke Bell | 479-442-5600 | Toll Free: 888-284-7521 | TDD: 479-251-1378
 
Group Name Focus on Ability Blind or Low Vision Support Group
Location Sources for Community Independent Living Services, 1918 North Birch Ave., Fayetteville, AR 72703
When Mondays - 11 a.m. - noon
Contact Sandra Bullins | 479-442-5600 | Toll Free: 888-284-7521 | TDD: 479-251-1378
 
Group Name Job Club
Location Sources for Community Independent Living Services, 1918 North Birch Ave., Fayetteville, AR 72703
When Thursdays - 9:00 - 10:00 a.m.
Contact Howard Funkhouser | 479-442-5600 | Toll Free: 888-284-7521 | TDD: 479-251-1378
 
Group Name Self Advocacy Support Group
Location Sources for Community Independent Living Services, 1918 North Birch Ave. , Fayetteville, AR 72703
When Wednesdays - 1:30 - 2:30 p.m.
Contact Brooke Bell | 479-442-5600 | Toll Free: 888-284-7521 | TDD: 479-251-1378

Little Rock

Group Name Division of Services for the Blind Job Club
Location DSB Tech Lab, 700 Main Street, Little Rock, AR 72203
When Mondays - 9:00 - 11:00 a.m.
Contact 501-682-5463 | Toll Free: 800-960-9270
 
Group Name First Lutheran Church Support Group for the Blind and Visually Impaired
Location First Lutheran Church, 314 East 8th Street, Little Rock, AR 72202
When Third Tuesdays - 5:30 - 7:30 p.m.
Contact Dale Hoff | 501-224-7393
 
Group Name Mainstream Peer Group
Location Mainstream Independent Living Resources Center, 300 South Rodney Parham, Suite #5, Little Rock, AR 72205
When 2nd Wednesdays - 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Contact Saundra Harris Brent | 501-280-0012 - Ext. 124

 

Mountain Home

Group Name Visually Impaired Persons (VIP)
Location The North Church of Christ, College and North Streets, Mountain Home, AR 72653
When Last Wednesdays - noon to 2:00 p.m. (except November and December)
Contact Donna Smith | 870-425-4330

Ozark

Group Name Ozark Low Vision Support Group
Location Ozark First Baptist Church, 304 West Market Street, Ozark, AR 72949
When Last Tuesdays - 3:00 p.m.
Contact Brenda Mann | 479-667-2204

Paragould

Group Name Greene Co. Low Vision Support Group
Location Senior Citizen Center, 123 North 12th Street, Paragould, AR 72450
When Third Tuesdays - 12:30 p.m.
Contact Margaret Johnson | 870-236-8498

Searcy

Group Name Vision Impaired Support Information Opportunities and Networking (V.I.S.I.O.N.)
Location Harding Place Retirement Community, 801 Benton Street, Searcy, AR 72143
When 1st Mondays 6:00 - 7:00 p.m.
Contact Mollie Hernandez | 501-230-9474 | 501-305-3100

Springdale

Group Name Ozarks Chapter Arkansas Council of the Blind
Location Denny's Restaurant, Highway 412 West, Springdale, AR 72764
When Third Sundays - 3:30 p.m.
Contact John Sullivan | 479-925-8472

Texarkana

Group Name Collins Senior Center
Location Collins Senior Center, 3000 Texas Blvd., Texarkana, TX 75501
When Fourth Tuesdays - 12:15 p.m.
Contact 903-794-4852

White Hall

Group Name Pine Bluff Area Support Group
Location White Hall Library, 300 Anderson Street, White Hall, AR 71602
When TBA (They meet 4 times a year.)
Contact Helen Williams | 501-993-8363 | 870-247-5064

 

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