UPDATE: Support Groups

For your safety during these uncertain times, some face-to-face support groups may be cancelled, offered virtually or otherwise adapted to follow social distancing guidelines.

ALS Support Groups (Virtual)

During the COVID-19 pandemic, we are holding virtual support group meetings. Please call or e-mail for details.

Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS, also known as Lou Gehrig's disease) is a serious neurological disease that affects the nerve cells, which control the voluntary muscles of the body. These groups are intended to give moral support and provide information to ALS caregivers and people affected by ALS, friends and family members.

Dates: See Meeting Dates & Times below

Time: See Meeting Dates & Times below

Location: Virtual - ZOOM Meeting

Equipment Needed: A smartphone, computer, tablet for other devise with an internet connection. Or you can listen in using your phone.

Questions: For any questions about these ZOOM meetings or to receive a link, call (800) 882-5764 or email linda@alsofmi.org.

Cost: Free

Meeting Dates and Times


  • Caregiver Only Group
    Last Tuesday of the month; 10:00 - 11:00 a.m.
  • PALS/Family/Caregiver Group
    First Monday of the month; 6:30 - 8:00 p.m.
  • PALS/Family/Caregiver Group
    Second Tuesday of the month; 6:30 - 7:30 p.m.
  • PALS/Family/Caregiver Group
    Third Tuesday of the month; 6:30 - 8:00 p.m.

Personal Assistance

MidMichigan Health Line can help you register for a class or find your way to one of our facilities.

Phone (989) 837-9090

Toll Free (800) 999-3199

Hours 9 a.m. - 4 p.m., Monday - Friday, Eastern Time