Stroke, brain aneurysm and AVM support groups

Nebraska Medicine and Madonna Rehabilitation Hospitals Stroke and Brain Aneurysm Support Group

Nebraska Medicine Fred & Pamela Buffett Cancer Center
505 S. 45th Street, Omaha, NE 68198

Madonna Rehabilitation Hospitals - Omaha Campus Location
17500 Burke Street, Omaha, NE 68118

More detailed schedule, location and contact information here.

Other Omaha Metro Area support groups

Immanuel Rehabilitation Center Stroke Support Group

Immanuel Conference Center
6901 N. 72nd St.
Omaha, NE., 68122
Meets from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m., the first Tuesday of each month
For information contact Michel Clair,, 402.572.2887 or 402.572.2918
Please RSVP if you plan to attend

Lakeside Hospital

16901 Lakeside Hills Court., Omaha, NE
Swanson Conference Room
Second Tuesday of every month
Please call 402.717.8392 to RSVP

Methodist Health System Stroke Support Group

8303 Dodge St., Omaha, NE, 68114
Methodist Hospital Prairie Room
We are alternating between in-person and outings so please call or email for details.
For information contact Jamie Dethlefs by calling 402.354.4461, emailing

VA Nebraska – Western Iowa Healthcare System Stroke Support Group

4101 Woolworth Ave., Omaha, NE., 68105
For information call 402.346.8800 x5126

Lincoln area support groups

Madonna Rehabilitation Hospitals - Lincoln Campus Stroke Support Group

5401 South St., Lincoln, NE., 68506
Flanagan Meeting Room
1 to 2 p.m. on the fourth Thursday of the month
For information contact: Carol Olson, PT, at 402.413.3886 or

Greater Nebraska support groups

Alliance: Box Butte General Hospital Stroke Support Group

2101 Box Butte Ave., Alliance, NE, 69301
Alliance Room
Meets at 3 p.m. on the second Tuesday of each month
For information contact 308.761.3372

Columbus: Columbus Community Hospital Stroke Support Group

Columbus Wellness Center, multi-purpose room
Prairie Room, 4600 38th St.
Meets from noon to 1 p.m. on the fourth Wednesday of each month
For information contact Megan Jantzi at 402.562.3333

Grand Island: CHI Health St. Francis Stroke Support Group

2620 West Faidley Ave. Grand Island, NE, 68803
Room 6 A and B
Meets from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. on the third Thursday of each month
For information contact Kristi Farley at 308.398.6507 or

Hastings: Hastings Stroke Support Group

Mary Lanning Memorial Health Care
Medical Services Building - Lower level
715 N. St. Joseph Ave., Hastings, NE, 68901
Meets from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m., the first Wednesday of every month
For information contact Andrew McCarty, RN, coordinator at 402.461.5256 or 402.462.2139

Scottsbluff: Scottsbluff Stroke Support Group 

Educational Services Unit
4215 Avenue I, Scottsbluff, NE, 69361
ESU 13
Meets at 4:30 p.m. MST on the third Tuesday of each month.
For information contact Martha Douglas at 

Regional West Medical Center
4021 Avenue B, Scottsbluff, NE, 69361
308.630.1440 (Acute Rehab Unit), Scottsbluff 1 room
Meets from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Mountain Standard Time, the second Tuesday of each month.
For information contact Gene McDowell, PT, MHS, DPT, CSRS, by emailing
RSVP is appreciated but not required. Lunch is included.

West Point: St. Francis Memorial Hospital Stroke Support Group

430 N. Monitor St., West Point, NE, 68788
For information contact Olivia Walker at 402.372.2372

For additional support groups in Nebraska, visit the Brain Injury Alliance of Nebraska.

Greater Iowa support groups

Iowa City: Aphasia Reading Club

Wendell Johnson Speech and Hearing Clinic
250 Hawkins Drive, Iowa City, Iowa
Tuesday afternoons
For information contact Alison Lemke, MA, MPA, CCC-SLP, Clinical Assoc Professor, at 319.335.6560 or

LeMars: Stroke Support Group

For information call 712.546.3381

Sioux City: Mercy Medical Center Stroke Support Group

801 5th St., Sioux City, Iowa 51102
For information contact Nicole Shay at 712.279.5879

Spencer: Spencer Hospital Cardiac Rehab 

For information call 712.264.6266

South Dakota support groups

Sioux Falls: The Center for Active Generations

2300 W. 45th St., Sioux Falls, SD 57105
For information contact Karen Brokenleg at 605.275.8309