Patient Support Groups

Below is a listing of known Hep C Patient Support Groups in NYC.

*Group leaders: Please contact us with any changes to the information below.


Boom!Health Hepatitis C Groups

Every Friday: 10:30 AM-11:30 PM

226 East 144th Street Bronx, New York 10451
Contact: George Santana (718) 292-7718 x454

Montefiore Hepatitis C Support Groups

Third Thursday of the Month: 6-7 PM

Montefiore Hospital: 3400 Bainbridge Ave – 2nd Floor Conference Room, Bronx 10467
Contact: Mara Tushaj  (718) 920-835

Russian Hepatitis B & C Education & Support Group in Coney Island

Last Tuesday of the Month (6:30-7:30 PM).

Kings Highway Library: 2115 Ocean Ave
Facilitator: Greg Romenski – (718) 395-9120


Brooklyn VA Hospital Hepatitis B and C Support Groups

Friday’s @ 12:30 – 1:30 PM

VA New York Harbor HCS Brooklyn Campus
800 Poly place Brooklyn NY 11209 ~ Room: POD D
Contact: Dr. Shalini Sehgal, 
Facilitator: Dr Shalini Sehgal (Liver Team Psychologist)
*Group is open to VA Hospital patients after Liver Team evaluation

Friends in Deed

Support groups for people living with life threatening conditions and their loved ones 


Lower East Side Harm Reduction Center

HCV Support Group ~ Every Wednesday at 4PM

Lower East Side Harm Recuction Center: 25 Allen Street New York, NY 10002
*The criteria for the group is that the member be living with HCV and complete an LESHRC intake. Healthy meal served.


AIDS Service Center of New York Hepatitis C – HIV Coinfection Support Group

Mondays 5:00 – 6:00pm

41 East 11th Street, 5th Floor New York , NY (Between University Place & Broadway)
Contact: Diane (212) 645-0875×334
* Open to people with HIV, HCV or co-infected. Medical Documentation Required.

Betances Health Center Hepatitis C Support Group

Date and time: TBA 

280 Henry Street New York, NY 10002
Contact: Fidel Bu Contreras, 212-227-8401 Ext. 127
*Open to Hepatitis C patients

Positive Health Project, Inc. Hepatitis C Groups

Thursdays, 1-2pm

301 West 37th Street, 3rd Floor, New York, 10018
Group Facilitator: Andrew Bonfrancesco ( & Keith Allens
Group Eligibility: HCV+ *Metrocard & Snacks provided.
*Other topics discussed sex work and drug use

The Center for the Study of Hepatitis C – Weill Cornell Medical College

Hepatitis C Support Group
1st Wednesday of the month, 5:30-6:30 PM

1305 York Ave (70th and York), 4th Floor Waiting Area, New York, NY 10021
Contact: Mary Olson, ANP (646) 962-4372
*Open to the public, Refreshments provided.


Mount Sinai Division of Liver Diseases Hepatitis C Support Group

3rd Wednesday of the month 6-7:30

East building, located on 1425 Madison Ave and 98th street, Room number 1184
Facilitated by: Viktoriya Khaitova,, and David Motamed,
*Open to the public, refreshments provided.


New York Harm Reduction Educators Hep C Support Groups

Tuesdays, 12-1pm

1991-A Lexington Ave, Manhattan (Between 121st & 122nd)
Contact: Louis Jones (718) 842-6050 ext. 403 or 347-775-5308
*Metro cards are given to the first 10 people to sign-up for the group.


Harlem United Co-infected Support Group

Every Friday (2-4pm)

Willis Green Jr. Health Center, 123-125 West 124th Street, New York, NY 10027 – 3rd Floor Art Room
Contact: Adisa Yamusah
Eligibility: Clients must be HCV positive


Harlem United Intro to Hep C Group

Every second Wednesday of the month

Willis Green Jr. Health Center, 123-125 West 124th Street, New York, NY 10027 – 3rd Floor Art Room
Contact: Cinthia Castro 646.762.4950 ext. 3263 or cell: 917.498.7553
Eligibility: Anyone seeking information regarding Hep C regardless of diagnosis, and who may be interested in care and treatment.


Harlem United HCV Mono-infected Support Group

Mondays at 1:00pm 

El Faro Adult Day Care Center, 179 East 116th St New York, NY
Contact: Cinthia Castro 212.531.1300 ext 3421

AIDS Center of Queens County (ACQC)

Transgender Support Group for Spanish Speakers

Health education about all topics, including Hep C, and social events
Fridays: 6-8PM

62-07 Woodside Avenue, Woodside, NY 11377
Contact: Lorena Borjas 917-601-6047 (speaks Spanish only) or Dennis Camacho 718-781-0432

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