Affiliated Parkinson’s Support Groups

To update this information email Amanda Fessenden

Daytona Beach PD Support Group

Vince Kinsler-


Gainesville Parkinson’s Support Group

Original Parkinson’s Support Group

Contact: Amanda Fessenden
or email:

Meeting Location:
UF Center for Movement Disorders and Neuroregeneration
3450 Hull Road, 3rd floor
Meeting Time:  12:30 – 2:30
3rd Friday of each month


Young Onset Parkinson’s Disease of Gainesville (YOPD)

Contact: Amanda Fessenden
or email:
Meeting Location:

United Church of Gainesville; Seminar Room A

1624 NW 5th Avenue, Gainesville FL 32603

Meeting Time:  6:30-8:00pm
2nd Monday of each month

Jacksonville Parkinson Support Group

Contact:  Karen Perrin
Phone:  904-244-9719
Meets 2nd Wednesday of every month at
Shands at Jacksonville
Tower 1, 2nd Floor, Mason Room
580 West 8th Street
Jacksonville, FL  32209
Meeting Time: 11:30AM-1:30 PM


Parkinson’s Disease and Related Diseases Support Group

Mayo Clinic

Cannaday Building, Room 1107

4500 San Pablo Road

Jacksonville, FL 32224

1st Wednesday each month;
12:30 – 1:30p.m.
Contact:  Anne Martin

Phone:  (904) 953-6523

Jacksonville Beach Support Group

Parkinson’s Disease Support Group for Patients and Caretakers

10 a.m.-noon Thursdays, Palms Presbyterian Church, Third Street and 35th Avenue, Jacksonville Beach. Those with any movement disorders welcome.

(904) 247-7876.
Carol Rishel


Michelle Prosje-


Lake County PD Support Group

Tri County Caregiver Resource Center (they work with caregivers and patients with all types of neurological conditions)

Phone: 352-775-2952

Naples-  Parkinson Association of Southwest Florida, Inc. (PASFI)

2950 Tamaimi Trail N. Ste 20, Naples, FL  34103
Phone: 239 417 3465
Fax: 239 417 3469


Ocala/ Marion County

Mind and Motion Parkinson’s Support Network

Always the last Friday of the month-1pm to 3 pm

Presentations and Support meetings at: Master the Possibility Education Center

Circle Square Commons

Address: 8415 SW 80th St, Ocala, FL 34481

Phone: (352) 861-9751


Information or Peter at 407-619-3736

Orange Park Support Group

Group Facilitators:  Stan Harris

Phone: (904) 860-2471

Meets 3rd Saturday of each month

Meeting Time:  2:00 PM

Orange Park Public Library Meeting Room

2054 Plainfield Ave.; Orange Park

Palm Coast

Laurel Gaddy

Panama City

Group Facilitator: Karen McGee (850) 215-1793 (Senior Helpers of Panama City).

Meets on the second Tuesday of each month

Time: at 9:30 am

Brookdale Assisted Living, 2575 Harrison, Panama City, FL 32405.

Spring Hill Parkinson’s Support Group


Contact: Ramona DesLauries- (352)796-0596
Meets 1st Monday of the month

Spring Hill Enrichment Center, 11375 Cortez Blvd. (behind Oak Hill Hospital).
Time: 1 – 3pm

Tai chi group for those with Parkinson’s and their caregivers, 2:30 to 3:30 p.m. Tuesdays, Body Fitness, 5181 Mariner Drive.

St Augustine PDSG

St. Augustine PD (and PD plus) Support Group (care-partners welcome)

Contact:  Melanie Lomaglio

Phone: 904-501-8779


Meeting location:  STARS Rehab

105 Mariner Health Way

St Augustine, FL, 32086

For a list of upcoming events please visit our webpage:

Tallahassee Parkinson Support Groups

Tallahassee Memorial Parkinson’s Center

Contact:  Monica Hubmann
1401 Centerville Road, Suite 504
Tallahassee, FL  32308
Phone:  850-431-5082
Fax:  850-431-6101
For Young Onset and Newly Diagnosed Patients
Meeting Location: Tallahassee Memorial
Hospital, 4-North,  Bryan Robinson Classroom
2nd Thursday of each month at 6PM

Big Bend Parkinsons’ Support Group

Meets every 4th Friday at 12 noon at
Broadview Assisted Living Facility
Caregivers’ Support Group meets
Every 2nd Friday at 12PM  at
Woodmont Assisted Living Facility

Vero Beach- Indian River Estates

Meeting place:
Alzheimer & Parkinson Association of IRC
2300 5th Avenue, Suite 150
Vero Beach, FL 32960
Phone: (772) 563-0505
Last Tuesday of the month – 2:45 (Caregivers only)
Last Wednesday of the month – 10:30 pm (PD patients and caregivers)

The Village People with Parkinson’s

Lake County: Bill Gray 352-753-2890
Sumter & Marion Counties: Pat Pipa 352-751-3685 & Marge Gorman 352-259-8853
Meeting location: American Legion on Rolling Acres near 466 on 2nd Wednesday at 3-5 p.m.
Exercise Class
every Thursday @ 1PM. at the Chatham Rec Center on Legacy off Buena Vista south of 42.
Early-onset PD: contact Oscar Alzate
Phone: 352-307-9708