US Support Groups

The ICA is pleased to provide you with a list of IC, painful bladder syndrome (PBS), and chronic pelvic pain support groups in the United States and around the world. If you know of an existing IC support group that is not on this list, please ask the leader to provide us with the following information:

    • Location (city and state)
    • Name of group
    • Meeting schedules and place (day and time)
    • Contact information (email plus phone number and best time to call)

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Alabama, Mobile

IC Support Group

Next Meeting: March 25, 2015 from 6:00-7:00 p.m. at Springhill Medical Center at the Gerald Wallace Conference Center, Building 2, on the Fourth Floor. Ann

Arizona, Tucson

Tucson IC Support Group


WHEN: Every other month on the third Sunday at 2 PM.

WHERE: University Medical Center, 1501 North Campbell Avenue, Tucson.

Please email or call for additional information.

Marsha Crawford


Arizona, Phoenix

Phoenix IC Support Group

Telephone and email support.

Barbara: (602) 441-3644 or

Heather: (602) 689-2537 or

Carolyn: 602-469-2766 or

Arizona, Phoenix

IC You of the East Valley

WHEN: Meets 2nd Wednesday of each month.

LOCATION: 48th St. and Chandler (private residence)

Arizona, Sierra Vista

IC Support Group

Contact Carol for information on location, date, and time.


Arkansas, Little Rock

Arkansas IC Support Group Meeting place: First Church of Nazarene 1200 N Mississippi St.Little Rock, Arkansas 72207

Meeting Schedule: Every other month. Third Monday of the Month at 7 pm. Next meeting is February 18th at 7pm

phone: 985-285-6541

call times Mon-Fri between 6pm-9pm. Saturday and Sunday after 1pm-9 pm

West Plains, MO

MoArk IC

Networking IC/chronic bladder pain patients and medical professionals throughout Missouri and Arkansas.

Contact Shelly Matthewson for more information.

See for more information.

Shelly Matthewson

P.O. Box 1672
West Plains, MO 65775

California, Fresno

Urology Associates of Central California (UACC) IC Education and Support Group

Group meets once a month. Please call the RSVP line, 559-321-2860 for date and location.

First contact: Kathryn Villarreal, PA-C, 559-321-2881, email:

Secondary contact: Melodie Moore

California, Glendora

Citrus Valley IC Support Group

WHEN: Fourth Tuesday of every month, 6:30 PM.

WHERE: Foothill Presbyterian Hospital in Glendora.

See for more information.

Dr. Edward Davis

Newport Beach

Orange County IC Support Group

Next Meeting: Sunday, April 19, 2015, 2:00 to 4:00 p.m.

Hoag Hospital Conference
Center, Room CC6
3900 West Coast Hwy
Newport Beach, California 92663

WHEN: Third Sunday of the month (except June and holidays) about 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM at Hoag Hospital in Newport Beach.

Please contact Lori Moody or like our Facebook page for more information.

Lori Moody
(714) 290-1531

California, Riverside

Endometriosis Support Group

WHEN: Meets the 3rd Wednesday of each month (except for August and December), rather than the third Thursday.

LOCATION: 7on the Lower Level of the Riverside Medical Clinic, 7117 Brockton Avenue, Riverside, CA 92506

Doors open at 6:30PM and meeting starts at 7:00PM

Elitia Matthews
Riverside Medical Clinic Foundation
Monday - Friday (8:30AM-5PM)

(951) 682-2753

California, San Diego

San Diego IC Support Group

Group Sponsors:

Lowell Parsons, MD

Bruce S. Kahn, MD, FACOG

WHEN: Group meetings are held from 1:30 to 3:00 pm on the first Sunday of February, April, June, October & December.

WHERE: Thornton Hospital (part of UCSD Medical Center) in the Coral Conference Room (located on the first floor near the cafeteria).

DIRECTIONS: Thornton Hospital is at 9300 Campus Point Drive, La Jolla, CA 92037. The hospital phone number is 858-657-7000 and the phone number of the Coral Conference Room is 858-657-6644.

Please check out our group website at:

Cathy Salazar-Martiarena
(858) 672-2249

Terry Ward
(619) 266-2701

Colorado, Colorado Springs

Mountain Oasis Psych Assoc support/psycho-educational group for IC patients   J Blair Cano, MA
(719) 964-8953

Colorado, Denver


WHEN: Second Wednesday of each month at 6PM

WHERE: The Urology Center of Colorado, 2777 Mile High Stadium Circle, third floor conference room

Please call 303-825-8822 to confirm

Urology Center of Colorado
2777 Mile High Stadium



Email support and information serving the state of Colorado.

Amelia R.

Connecticut, New Hartford

 IC Support Group

WHEN: Second Tuesday of the month from 6:30 to 8:00 PM.

WHERE: Licia & Mason Beekley Community Library, 10 Central Ave., New Hartford, CT 06057

Lisa Cushman

Connecticut, New Haven

Yale Medical Group

WHEN: Second Tuesday of every month.

Kylie O'Connor

Florida, Statewide


Please email for more information or support.

Susie Turnau

West/Central England

Patient Advocate

Provides phone and email support, IC information, and healthcare provider referrals.

Iliana C. Brockman

Florida, Jacksonville

  Call or email for support.

Patricia Jones

Florida, Orlando IC Support of Central Florida Contact Amber for location details Amber Carter

Florida, Fort Lauderdale

South Florida IC Support Group

WHERE: “Baptist Medical Plaza at Coral Springs”
6264 W. Sample Road
Coral Springs, FL 33067
(in the Diagnostic Imaging lobby)

NEXT MEETING: November 16, 2014

Marcia Gordon

Florida, Miami

IC & Bladder Health Support Group

South Miami Hospital
Sunday May 3, 2-4 pm
Sunday August 30, 2-4 pm
Sunday November 1, 2-4 pm
Victor E. Clarke Education Center, Classroom F
Best time to call 8am - 4 pm Monday through Thursday
8am -12pm Fridays
Florida, Tampa OPPT Pelvic Pain Support Group When: May 9, 2013
Time: 7:00 P.M.
Where: 2700 W. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., Blvd Suite 300
Tampa, FL 33607
Phone: 813-805-8108
Florida, Tampa/St. Petersburg  

Meetings: The third Tuesday of each month

Seabreeze Physical Therapy
419 Pasadena Ave.
St. Petersburg, FL 33707

Leader: Ann-Marie Bragano
Phone: 727-384-3600

Florida, Vero Beach

Interstitial Cystitis Support Group of the Treasure Coast

Meets on the 2nd Saturday of each month at 11:00am

First Church of God Vero Beach
1105 58th Avenue
Vero Beach, FL 32966

Michelle Lindsey

Georgia, Cartersville

Metro Atlanta Interstitial Cystitis Support Group

Meets every other Month on the 3rd Thursday of each month at Cartersville Medical Center, 960 Joe Frank Harris Parkway, Cartersville Hospital, Classroom #1 (across from the cafeteria) Cartersville, GA 30120 from 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm

2015 support group meetings schedule:

March 19, 2015
Guest Speaker – Jessica Reale physical therapist speaking on Physical Therapy for pelvic floor dysfunction in IC patients.

May 21, 2015
Topic Guest Speaker to be announced

July 16, 2015
Dr. Proctor speaking on the highlights of the annual 2015 AUA (American Urological Association) meeting

September 17, 2015
Topic Guest Speaker to be announced

November 19, 2015
Guest Speaker Judy Eichner & Dr. Proctor IC Diet

Judy Eichner

Jeffrey Proctor, M.D.

Georgia, Savannah


WHEN: Quarterly, call for dates and times.

WHERE: Chandler Hospital.

Jolene Seese

Hawaii, Haiku Maui

IC Phone & Email Support

For more information Please contact Antoinette Pahia. IC Ongoing Phone or E-mail Support. E-mail:
Text/Phone :808-280-4949

Hawaii, Maui

Maui Support Group

Contact Suzzana.

Suzzana Goodwin

Illinois, Chicago   WHEN: Saturday, September 21 from 2-3:30pm in the Lincoln Park Library.

Jennifer Kilcline

Illinois, Dekalb Dekalb Area IC Support Group For information on location, date, and time, please contact Tracie.

Leader: Tracie Klug
Phone: (815) 761-4902

Illinois, Dupage

Dupage Interstitial Cystitis Support Group

Contact Jean for more meeting information



Illinois, Naperville

Women's Center for Pelvic Medicine IC Support Group Meetings are held on the third Thursday of each month from 6:30-7:30pm in the Heart Hospital conference room on the main floor. For more information please call 630.527.5120 or go to

Illinois, Park Ridge


NW Suburban Illinois IC Support Group

When: Contact Barb for meeting dates.

Lutheran General Hospital
10th Floor of Main Hospital - Room 1064
1775 Dempster Street
Park Ridge, IL

Barb Zarnikow

Illinois, Peoria

IC & PBS Support Group

Meetings will be held from 6 – 7:30p, 2nd Thursday each month. The 1st (Oct 9) & 2nd (Nov 13) meeting will be at Accelerated Physical Therapy, 3531 Willow Knolls Drive in Peoria next to The Attic furniture resale store. After this we will be moving to a new location on the 4th floor of the IMC medical building at 1001 N. Main Street in Peoria-near the UI School of Medicine.

Debbie Millis

Indiana, Evansville

IC Support Group of Evansville

Contact group coordinators for information on location, date, and time.

Gerald Roach and
Angela Roach R.N.

812-205-6798 (days)
812-464-0068 (after 6:00 PM)

Indiana, Fort Wayne

Fort Wayne IC Group

WHEN: 1st Tuesday of month, 5:30pm-7pm

WHERE: Women’s Health Center Parkview Hospital North
11123 Parkview Plaza Dr,
Ste 200
Fort Wayne, IN 46845

CONTACT: Deb Farrell
PHONE: 260.482.8681 x3327

Indiana, Indianapolis

Pelvic Pain Support Group

WHEN: Monthly on Saturdays at 2PM

NEXT MEETINGS: Saturday, September 7, October 12, and November 23, 2013

Healthy Pelvis Healthy Core
9640 Commerce Dr. Ste 410
Carmel, IN 46032

phone: 317.735.2479
fax: 317.663.0799

Iowa, Iowa City



WHEN: Last Monday of every month.

WHERE: Iowa City Public Library, 123 Linn Street, Iowa City.

Beth Krayenhagen

Kentucky, Bowling Green   Meets on the third Wednesday of each month at 5:30PM

Medical Center
350 Park St.
Bowling Green, KY

Meetings are in the conference room
April Lee

Cell: 270-991-5698

Kentucky, Lexington

Lexington IC Support Group When: 2nd Thursday of each month

Time: 5:30 pm

Place: Morning Pointe
Private Dining Room
150 Shoreside Drive
Lexington, KY 40515
Contact: Cindy Hayden

Cell: 615 426 1492

Call between 10 am and 3 pm EST

Louisiana, Lake Charles


Call or e-mail for schedule of meeting dates, times and general information.

Jacqueline Daigle
337-588-4586 (after 6:00 PM)

Louisiana, Shreveport


IC Support Group

Group sponsor: Regional Urology LLC

Family and friends welcome.

WHEN: Third Thursday of the month (this date may fluctuate slightly according to speaker availability) on an every 3 month basis. IC friendly meal served.

WHERE: Office lobby at 255 Bert Kouns, Shreveport.

Malinda Whitfield, APRN, FNP-BC
318-683-0411 ext 175

Maine, Bangor


Bangor Maine Area IC Support Group

WHEN: Second Mony of every month from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM.

WHERE: Eastern Maine Medica Center, second floor cafeteria area.

Brenda Hanson


Maryland, DC metro area

Baltimore/DC IC Support Group

For IC information and support by telephone/Skype or email, please contact

For more information, visit the group web site at

Tina Nachodsky


Maryland, Baltimore Interstitial Cystitis Support Group Where: Center for Urologic Specialties
5051 Greenspring Ave.
Ste. 302
Baltimore, MD 21209

For questions, contact Donna at 410-937-8882.
Hosted by David Gordon, MD, FACS

Facilitated by Donna Shin, MS, LCPC
Maryland, Rockville Pain Connection Support Group

Where: 12320 Parklawn Dr.
2nd Floor
Rockville, MD 20852

When: April 14, 2014,

Gwenn Herman, LCSW-C, DCSW
Massachusetts   Phone & Email Support Molly Glidden
Massachusetts, Dedham IC Support Group Endicott Library
257 Mount Vernon St
Dedham, MA

Held on the third Saturday of the every month at 10:15am

Due to the holidays, the support group will not meet on December 21st.
Group Leader: Annette Eddy
Massachusetts, Newton Pelvic Pain Support Group When: 2nd and 4th Monday of every month
Time: 7-9pm
Where: Newton Wellesley Hospital 2014 Washington St.
Newton, MA
Conference Center Bowles 6
Contact: Annette Eddy 781-407-0914

Grand Rapids

Female Pelvic Medicine IC Support Group

WHERE: Female Pelvic Medicine & Urogynecology (@ Women’s Health Center of West MI)
555 Mid Towne St. NE
Suite 450
Grand Rapids, MI 49503

For more information: ... icsupportgroup/

Elizabeth Braun, Dietician

Michigan, Sagninaw

Midwest Support Group for Interstitial Cystitis/ Chronic Pelvic Pain


WHEN: Quarterly.

WHERE: Saginaw Center for Female Urology and Incontinence, 1740 Midland Road, Sagninaw.

Laura Hintz, Nurse Practitioner

Angie Powers 810-694-3813 (home)
248-321-5692 (cell)

Michigan, Muskegon


Muskegon IC Support Group


WHEN: We will now be meeting the second Tuesday of all odd months from 6-7pm. The dates for 2014 include: 5/13/14, 7/8/14, 9/9/14, and 11/11/14.

WHERE: Mercy Health Partners, Lakes Village, the meeting will take place in the Board Room on the 2nd Floor. 6401 Prairie Street, Muskegon, MI 49444.

For directions or to RSVP please call 231-727-7944

Jennifer Mosher, WHNP-BC, CUNP

Kristin Felt, CURN

Michigan, St. Joseph


St. Joseph


WHEN: Third Thursday of the month at 7:00 PM, September through May.

WHERE: Room #1, Upton Center in Lakeland Hospital in St. Joseph, Michigan.

Marcia Koehler

Chris Volk

Traverse City

Traverse City IC Support Group


Please call for phone support and information.

Jeri Hansen

Kansas City


Kansas City MO IC Support Group


New Group Starting October 6, 2014

WHEN: The 1st Monday of each month from 7pm-8:30pm

WHERE: North Kansas City Hospital Health Services Pavilion—Burlington Room, 1st floor (2790 Clay Edwards Drive Kansas City, MO) Parking: Parking on the "Purple" section of Parking garage (Level 1) in between entrances 6 and 7 When: The 1st Monday of each month from 7pm-8:30pm

Madalyn Henderson
(660) 654-4398

Missouri, Saint Louis

  Call or email for schedule of meeting dates, times, and general information. Kellie
phone: 314-747-9842

Missouri, West Plains


MoArk IC

Networking IC and chronic bladder pain patients and medical professionals throughout Missouri and Arkansas!

Contact Shelly Matthewson for more information.

See for more information.

Shelly Matthewson

P.O. Box 1672
West Plains, MO 65775

Montana, Kalispell


Flathead Valley Support Group

Contact Alyson for meeting location and times.

Alyson Gregory
406-212-2488 (anytime)

Montana, Statewide


Please phone or email for support or information.

Dianne Armstrong, RN

Nebraska, Lincoln

IC support group of Nebraska

Where: Urology PC
5500 Pine Lake Road
Lincoln, NE

Next Meeting: February 17, 2015
6:30-7:30 PM

Jodi Wills or Doris Minchew/ or or contact Urology PC @ 402-489-8888 and ask to speak to a nurse

New Jersey, Barnegat

Hope for Healing

For anyone struggling with loss due to chronic pain syndromes and illnesses


WHEN: Every other Wednesday from 7:00 PM to 10:00 PM. Call or email Kimberlee for meeting place and dates.

Kimberlee Armengol

New Jersey,
New Brunswick

IC Support Group of Central New Jersey

WHEN: Evenings from 7-9pm on the following 2014 dates: April 22, June 17, August 19, October 21, December 16

WHERE: Health Center for Women: 3rd Floor Conference Room. CARES Building at St. Peter's University Hospital, 254 Easton Avenue, New Brunswick, NJ

DIRECTIONS: Park in the CARES building lot. Take elevator to 3rd floor.

Michelle Brill, Group Director


New Jersey, Cherry Hill

South Jersey IC Support Group

WHEN: Saturday afternoons on Jan 10, March 14, May 9, July 11, Sept. 12, & Nov. 14 2015

TIME: 1:00-3:00pm

Kennedy University Hospital
2201 Chapel Avenue West
Cherry Hill, NJ 08002

5th Floor Administrative Conference Room A (turn right off elevator)

Linda Benecke

New York, Montrose


Hendrick Hudson Free Library
185 Kings Ferry Road
Montrose, New York 10548

Meetings are the 4th Monday of every month from 1:30 to 3:30.

Inez Benedict
(914) 739-0315

New York, Lowville


Northern New York


WHEN: Contact Beth for meeting details.

WHERE: Lewis County General Hospital in Lowville.

Beth Monnat

New York,
New Hyde Park

Interstitial Cystitis Support Group

WHERE: The Arthur Smith Institute for Urology, conference room
450 Lakeville Road Suite M-41, New Hyde Park, NY 11040

Please RSVP at either or or
(516)734-8565 (leave message)

New York,
New York

Support Group for Men and Women Coping with Pelvic Pain

When: Monthly

2013 Meeting Dates:
August 14, September 11, October 9, November 6, December 4
1:30 - 3:00 p.m.

Where: Office of Beyond Basics Physical Therapy

Who Should Attend: Anyone Dealing with Pelvic Pain

Next Meeting:
August 14, 2013

Directed by: Alexandra T. Milspaw, M.Ed., LPC

MUST RSVP: Alexandra Milspaw 484-894-1246 or

Fee: $20 ($10 if you RSVP 48 hours before group)

Topics to be Covered:

  • What is Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR)?
  • How does MBSR help chronic pain?
  • Why does MBSR work?
  • How can I apply MBSR to not only my personal life, but also my relationships?

Come and experience a guided mindfulness meditation and receive $5 off Alex’s meditation CD!

Alexandra Milspaw
484-894-1246 or

New York, Rochester

IC Support Group of Rochester

WHEN: Meets monthly. See website for dates, times, locations and contact info.

New York, Saratoga Springs

    Support group forming in Saratoga Springs, NY, for IC bladder patients. For more information, please call 518-587-0326 and leave a message with your name and number.

New York, Syracuse

IC Support Group Meetings are the 4th Monday of the month at Naturtyme in Dewitt New York. Anne Marafino

North Carolina, Charlotte

IC Support Group This is a meetup group anyone can join and it will give the meeting date, destination and topic. It is called the Charlotte Interstitial Cystitis Support Group and can be linked to:

Ohio, Centerville

IC/Pelvic Dysfunction Support Group Meets 4th Tuesday of every month.
Collision Center of Dayton Community Room
7576 Paragon Road
Centerville, OH 45459

Please RSVP to Liz Knecht
Liz Knecht
Cell: 937-414-7913

Ohio, Cleveland

IC We Can Help Each Other

WHEN: Saturday, 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM.

WHERE: Panera Bread (Small Meeting Room) 5090 Tiedeman Rd, Brooklyn

DIRECTIONS: 216-362-8130

Heather M. Schwarz
216-351-4579 (Home)
216-218-4606 (Cell)

Ohio, West Chester

IC Support Group of Cincinnati

Call or email for meeting dates and times.


Contact Nancy or Erin with questions.



Ohio, Columbus

IC Support Group of Columbus

WHEN: Second Wednesday of the month from 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM. Please contact Tina prior to each meeting date to confirm the event.

WHERE: Meadow Park Church of God, 2425 Bethel Road, Columbus, OH, Room 149 C&F.

For more information, visit

Tina Evans

Ohio, Lima

Interstitial cystitis support group

Contact Jackie, Cheryl or Jaime at Dr. Chung's office, 419-228-1000 or 800- 27CHUNG.

Jackie, Cheryl, or Jaime

Ohio, Marion

IC support group

WHEN: Fourth Monday of every month from 6:30 PM to 8:00 PM.

WHERE: Marion-Smith Clinic in Marion.


Oklahoma, Choctaw

IC Support Group

The group is for people with IC, fibromyalgia, chronic fatigue syndrome, trigeminal neuralgia, facial pain, IBS and other painful disorders.

Brenda Finch

Oklahoma, Newcastle

IC Support Group

Meetings are held at First Baptist Church Newcastle located at 1650 North Main Street, Newcastle, OK 73065. Park on the north side where the volley ball court is and enter in the Parlor under the green awning.

For more information, please contact:

Kathy Gaynor

Sherry Valdez

Oklahoma, Tulsa

Tulsa IC Support Group

July 11, 2013 for naturopathic physician with benefits of Kangen water

October 10, 2013 for pelvic pain physical therapy by Christian McSoud PT

January 16th and April 10, 2014- speakers to be confirmed

TIME: 5:15 - 6:15PM

WHERE: Urologic Specialists of OK at 10901 East 48th st South 74146

Urologic Specialist Offices are located just west of the big Garden Ridge shop. Garden Ridge is located on the corner of 51 and Garnett

Grace Ballard
Phone: 918-508-9696

Oregon, Eugene

Eugene IC Support Group Meeting schedules: Planning Monday evenings once per month. Subject to change as group gets going. Email:
Phone: 541-935-9599

Oregon, Grants Pass

Southern Oregon Interstitial Cystitis Support Group

Can leave a message anytime. Plan on having meetings at my house the first Monday of each month. Call for address.


Cheryl Gross

Oregon, Portland

IC Support of Oregon - Meets in NE Portland

Leave a message at either number for Wendy. Our group meets monthly, the second Wednesday of the month, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.

Wendy Cohan, RN
RSVP and for address of meeting.
Pennsylvania, Downingtown Empowerment!

Support for IC, Vestibulitis and Vulvodynia
Empower Physical Therapy
150 East Pennsylvania Ave
Suite 210
Downingtown, PA 19335
contact Jennifer Meyer
Pennsylvania, Holland / Richboro / Newtown Harlee's IC Support Group Meeting time and Place: 1st Thursday of each month@7P.M. AT MY HOME E-mail:

Best time to call is any day between 9A.M AND 9P.M.@215-968-5556 or 610-659-8228. Please leave a message with your name and number if it goes to voice mail.
Pennsylvania, Montgomery County Montgomery County PA Interstitial Cystitis & Pelvic Pain Support Group The Resiliency Center
602 S.Bethlehem Pike, Bldg B
Ambler, PA 19002

Wednesdays 7-9:00pm
And occasional weekend meetings/speakers

Support, Resources, Guest Speakers, Relaxation/Stress Management
Kathleen Krol, LCSW – “Support Group” in subject line
215-289-3101#1 - (voicemail)
Pennsylviania, Williamsport Pelvic Pain Support Group

Susquehanna Health
Costello Center Physical Therapy
1705 Warren Ave., Suite 102 Williamsport, PA 17701

November 20th (6-730pm)

Please call or email to reserve your seat.

Puerto Rico


Iraida Cortijo

Rhode Island

Rhode Island Support Group Phone, Text, Email, One-to-one, Meetings

Lynne LaBianca

South Carolina, Greenville

IC Support Group   Martha Fowler

South Dakota, Sioux Falls


Meets Quarterly
Call for dates and times.

NEXT MEETING: October 13, 2014, 6:30 p.m. at the Sanford Women’s Plaza, 5019 S Western Ave., Sioux Falls, SD 57108.

Please RSVP to our office at 605-328-8750. If you have any questions or concerns, please feel free to contact us at 605-328-8750 or 1-800-618-3329.


Texas, Austin

Central Texas IC Support Group – Austin

All IC patients and persons seeking IC information are welcome.

WHEN: Second Monday of every month, from 6:30 PM to 8:00 PM.

WHERE: Seton Hospital on 38th Street, Austin.

Joel Rose
(512) 662-9543

Texas, Dallas

IC Dallas Support Group

WHEN: First Monday of every month from 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM.

WHERE: Baylor Richardson Medical Center at 401 W. Campbell Road, Richardson, Texas. Medical Office Building I - Conference Room #2 (first floor).

Beth Ann McKinney

Texas, North Texas

North Chapter

Meetings held bi-annually. For more information go to

Tina Dodd

Texas, Houston

Medical Center Chapter

Meetings held bi-annually. For more information go to

Jennifer Ward

Novetta Tudor

Texas, San Antonio

Bi-annual IC education and support meetings

Group sponsor: Urology San Antonio

WHEN: Meeting held at least once every six months from 6:30 PM to 7:30 PM. See Urology San Antonio website for specific dates.

WHERE: 7718 Louis Pasteur Court, San Antonio.

Urology San Antonio
Community Education and Outreach Coordinator

Texas, Lubbock

IC Lubbock
Lubbock Texas

Please contact us for meeting info.

Wendy Cowan

Texas, Tyler East Texas IC Support Group When: 2nd Tuesday of the month, on a Quarterly basis: (April, July, October, January)
Time: 5:30pm
Where: University of Texas Health Science Center at Tyler, Riter Physicians Building, 4th Floor Conference Room

Please so kindly rsvp for meeting, so leader can prepare accordingly to accommodate all guests and notify of any changes to schedule
Wendy Vanderwater-Bratteli at or 903-570-5351
Vermont, Burlington IC Support Group Contact Diana Dunn at for more information. Diana Dunn

Vermont, Nashua, NH

Group for people suffering from bladder diseases

Contact Cecilia for more information.

Cecilia Svendbye

Vermont, Norwich

IC Support and Discussion Meeting

Norwich Library
Conference Room
Main Street
Norwich, VT


DC metro area

Baltimore/Washington DC IC Support Group

For IC information and support by telephone/Skype or email, please contact

For more information, visit the group web site at

Tina Nachodsky


Virginia, McLean Pain Support Group The Kaplan Clinic
6829 Elm St., Suite 300
McLean, VA 22101
Group Leader: Jodi Brayton LCSW 703-532-4892
Virginia, Springfield Northern Virginia IC Support Group

WHEN: Every 3rd Tuesday of the month from 7:00-8:30

WHERE: Kirkwood Presbyterian Church

PLEASE NOTE: This group will be on hiatus until June 2015.
CONTACT: Jennifer
Virginia, Virginia Beach IC Support Group Virginia Beach, VA area (Norfolk, Portsmouth and Suffolk)

WHEN: Meetings will be held the 2nd Thursday of each month from 6:00 to 7:00 PM.

WHERE: The meeting will be held in the Physical Therapy Department waiting area, located at Urology of Virginia, 225 Clearfield Avenue, Virginia Beach, VA 23462.
CONTACT: Physical Therapy at
(757) 457-5110.

Washington, Bremerton


WHEN: Third Saturday of every month from 11:00 AM to 12:30 PM.

WHERE: Main floor auditorium of the Harrison Hospital, 2520 Cherry Avenue, Bremerton, WA.

DIRECTIONS: Go in the main entrance and directly to the left to auditorium.

Jeannine Lewis

Washington, Everett (Snohomish County)   Where: Everett Providence Hospital - Colby Campus - Olympic Room (Ground Floor, New Tower) 1321 Colby Ave, Everett, WA 98203 Lori-Ann Curtis, LPN

Washington, Yakima

Yakima IC Support Group

Contact Sherry for information and support.

509-965-9771 or 509-961-8619

South West

Oregon Support Group

Please contact us for meeting info. Also call for telephone support.

Barb Wills, Internet Support - Volunteer - E-Mail: *First Choice

Telephone Support (If needed) (360) 573-6518*Second Choice

*Will cover VANCOUVER, WASHINGTON, and outline areas if needed. (WASHINGTON STATE)

Washington, Wenatchee

IC Valley Gals

WHEN: Meeting dates vary, at least once per quarter. Local Physician normally attends.

WHERE: Meet at Central Washington Hospital, Conference Room A, adjacent to the cafeteria.

Lisa de Vera
509-663-6755 or
Cell: 509-860-7466

West Virginia, Charleston

Kanawha Valley IC Support Group If interested in attending a support group meeting please contact:
Joy Harmon at 304-545-2839
or email:

Wisconsin, Statewide


WHEN: Please email for dates, times and locations.

WHERE: Meets in different places to make things easier on those that can't travel well.


United States  Email Support IC Information Specialist Provides phone and email support, IC information, and healthcare provider referrals. Iliana C. Brockman


Revised May 11, 2015