Support Groups

Stroke Education Group
This group is for current inpatients at Riverside Rehabilitation Institute who have had a stroke. Families are welcomed as well as survivors and their caregivers in the community. The group provides education on stroke such as types of strokes, symptoms, risk factors, effects of stroke and lifestyle changes to prevent recurrent stroke.

    • When:
      Every other Wednesday from 1-2 p.m.
    • Where:
      First floor classroom at Riverside Rehabilitation Institute
      245 Chesapeake Ave., Newport News, VA 23607
    • Information:
      Call 757-534-9633 or 757-928-8000

Stroke Survivor and Care Partner Support Group
This group is open to stroke survivors, care partners, and others dealing with the effects of a stroke, who are trying to understand and deal with the changes a stroke has brought to their lives.

    • When:
      Every other Thursday from 4:30-5:30 p.m.
    • Where:
      First floor classroom at Riverside Rehabilitation Institute
      245 Chesapeake Ave., Newport News, VA 23607
    • Information:
      Call 757-534-9633 or 757-928-8000

Amputee Support Group
This group supports those who have had amputations as well as their family members and friends.

    • When:
      Fourth Wednesday of each month from 2-3 p.m.
    • Where:
      Riverside Rehabilitation Institute
      245 Chesapeake Ave., Newport News, VA 23607
    • Information:
      Call 757-534-9673

Brain Injury Support Group
This group is for individuals who have suffered a brain injury. This support group emphasizes the social, emotional and psychological aspects of the brain injury recovery process.

    • When:
      Second Monday of each month from 2-3 p.m.
    • Where:
      Riverside Rehabilitation Institute
      245 Chesapeake Ave., Newport News, VA 23607
    • Information:
      Call 757-534-9633 or 757-928-8000

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