Georgia and South Carolina Chapter

Local Support Groups

JDRF Georgia Support Groups

Newly diagnosed? Been doing this for years? Hit a rough patch? Or just want to meet other families with T1D in your area? Whatever your situation, join us for some informal conversation at a Support Group event. All are welcome – T1D adults, parents, children, teens, and other family members!

Adults with T1D
Serving:  All of Georgia

Serving:  Alpharetta, Duluth, Norcross, Dunwoody, Johns Creek, Milton, East Roswell and Cumming

Serving:  Augusta, Richmond County, Columbia County, Lincoln County and McDuffie County, South Carolina (Aiken County, McCormick County and Edgefiled County)


Serving:  Greater Columbus Area

**Open support group leader position**

Contact JDRF Georgia: 404.420.5990 or

Facebook: Columbus, GA Type 1 Diabetes Connection

Dallas/Douglasville/West Georgia

Serving: West Cobb, Douglasville, Dallas, Carrolton
Leader:  Ashley Young

Facebook:  West Georgia Type 1 Diabetes Support Group



Serving: Laurens County, Treutlen County, Montgomery County, Wheeler County, Dodge County, and surrounding areas



East Cobb/Marietta/Kennesaw
Serving: East Cobb, Marietta, Kennesaw, Roswell, and surrounding areas

Grandparents Care
Serving: Grandparents of a type 1 child or adult

Middle Georgia/Macon/Warner Robins
Serving:  Warner Robins, Centerville, Byron, Forsyth, Thomaston, Fort Valley and surrounding areas

Facebook: GA Type 1 Diabetes Support Group

Midtown Atlanta/Emory Area
Serving:  Midtown, Atlanta, Emory, Inman Park, Little Five Points and North Druid Hills areas

South Georgia
Serving:  Valdosta, Tifton, and surrounding areas

**Open support group leader position**

Contact JDRF Georgia at 404.420.5990 or

Facebook: South Georgia Type 1 Diabetes Support Group

Northeast Georgia
Serving: Athens, Gainesville, Winder areas

*Open Support Group Leader Position

Contact JDRF Georgia – 404-420-5990 or


Serving: Rome, Cartersville, Rockmart, Cedartown

Leader: Katelyn Hill

Facebook: Rome, GA Type 1 Diabetes Community

Sandy Springs/Buckhead/Brookhaven
Serving:  Brookhaven, Buckhead, Sandy Springs, Chamblee, and Dunwoody

South Cobb/Vinings
Serving:  Smyrna, Vinings, Mableton, Austell

Coming soon! Support Groups in your area:

  • Athens
  • Gwinnett
  • North Metro Atl/Forsyth/Cherokee/Hall
  • South Metro Atl/P’tree City/ McDounough
  • West GA/LaGrange/Carrollton
  • Savannah


If you are in these areas and would like to connect to a group that is forming, please contact Lauren Kennedy at



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