Southwest Resources


Southwest Parkinson Society -
TX and NM

Area Support and Exercise Group List
Special Events

3610 22nd St., Suite 300
Lubbock, TX  79410
Jo Bidwell – Director – 806-725-0941


APDA Arizona Chapter

Area Support and Exercise Group List

P.O. Box 40067
Tucson 85717
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Fountain Hills Parkinson Support Group

Area Support and Exercise Group List

13001 La Montana Dr.
Fountain Hills, AZ 85268
Ron & Peggy Dew – 480-816-6080
Fountain Hills PSG

Muhammad Ali Parkinson Center

Medical Services and Research
Community Support & Exercise Groups
Educational & Special Events
Support Group & Exercise Resource List

240 West Thomas Rd., Suite 301
Phoenix, AZ 85013
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Parkinson Network of Arizona

Servicios en español
MAPC Partner Organization

240 W. Thomas Rd., Ste 302
Phoenix, AZ  85013
Melanie Wright – 602-406-4921; 602-618-7478

Parkinson's Support Group of Green Valley

Support and Exercise Groups
Educational Events
Social Activities

P.O. Box 714
Green Valley, AZ 85622
Charlene Ostlund – 520-437-2041

New Mexico

The Parkinson’s Disease Support Group of Southern New Mexico

Support and Exercise Group
Local Events

Las Cruces, NM   88011
Sarah Stegall – 575.496.2550


APDA Oklahoma Chapter

Area Support and Exercise Group List

P.O. Box 3113
Broken Arrow, OK  74013
Lindsay Morris – President
Jennifer Johnson – Executive Director
APDA Oklahoma

Parkinson Foundation of Oklahoma

SPEAK OUT!® - Voice Therapy
Support Groups
Educational & other Community Events
Area Support and Exercise Group List

Oklahoma City Office
720 W. Wilshire, Suite 109
Oklahoma City, OK  73116
Bruce McIntyre – Executive Director – 405-810-0695

Tulsa Office
1831 E. 71st St.
Tulsa, OK  74136
Richard McCutchen – Eastern Oklahoma Director


Houston Area

Houston Area Parkinson’s Society (HAPS)

HAPS Support & Exercise Groups
Emergency Financial Assistance
Social Services (two MSWs)
Monthly Newsletter

2700 SW Freeway, Suite 296
Houston, TX  77098
Kathleen Crist – 713-626-7114   
Main number – 713-626-7724
Groups and a majority of classes and functions are free.
HAPS is a member of AIRPO (Alliance of Independent Regional Parkinson Organizations).

Michael E. DeBakey VAMC - Parkinson's Disease Research, Education & Clinical Center

Medical Services/Treatment for Veterans
Education and Support

2002 Holcombe Blvd., Room 2B-150
Houston, TX  77030
Aliya Sarwar, MD – Director
Olga Diverse – Nurse – Support Group Contact – 713-794-7842
Main Number – 713-770-1679

Dallas / Fort Worth Area

Dallas Area Parkinsonism Society (DAPS)

DAPS Support & Exercise Groups
Speech Groups
Community Events
Monthly Newsletter
Masters Level Therapists

6370 LBJ Freeway, Suite 170
Dallas, TX  75240
Mike Miles – Executive Director
Carrie Marquis
Membership is encouraged and includes monthly newsletter. Groups and a majority of classes and functions are free.
DAPS is a member of AIRPO (Alliance of Independent Regional Parkinson Organizations).

Heart Of Texas Parkinson’s And Caregivers Support (HOTPACS)

Support & Exercise Groups
Community Events
Monthly Newsletter

1257 Drake Ct.
Waco, TX  76710
Mike Rose – President – 254-716-4402
Membership dues ($15 individual; $20 family) includes 10 monthly newsletters (Sept-June), Annual Directory, and free admission to Mayborn Museum.

Parkinson’s Support Group of Tarrant County

Support & Exercise Groups

P.O. Box 939
Hurst, TX 76053
Sandie Hampton – 682-216-7947

Parkinson Voice Project

SPEAK OUT® & LOUD Crowd® Services & Choir
Provider training In-Person & Online
Young Onset Support Group
Lecture Series

646 N. Coit Rd., Suite 2250
Richardson, TX 75080
Parkinson Voice Project
All services are free of charge, funded through donations. SPEAK OUT! trainings are provided to speech pathologists and include CEUs.

Skypass Foundation

Exercise Programs
Lodging Assistance for Dallas appointments
PT Grants and Online Exercise Scholarships
Medical Student (Resident) Grants
Transportation Program
Patient Assistance Fund

950 W. John Carpenter Fwy, Suite 102
Irving, TX  75309
Skypass Foundation

South - San Antonio / Austin Area

Capital Area Parkinson's Society (CAPS)

Support Groups
CAPS Cares

P.O. Box 27565
Austin, TX 78755
Tereasa Ford – 512-371-3373
CAPS Website
$25 Annual Dues, $40 per family, $250 Sustaining; $500 Lifetime: includes newsletter and help to fund services.
CAPS Cares provides an array of social services to families in need.

Comal County Parkinson Support Group

Several Area Support Groups

%Oakwood Baptist Church, Adult Education Building
2154 TX-337 Loop
New Braunfels, TX 78130

Georgetown Area Parkinson’s Support Group (GAPS)

Support and Exercise Groups
Social Activities

Mary Jane Berry – 512-240-4167 (h) 512-658-3658 (c)
GAPS Website

Power for Parkinsons

13 free weekly exercise classes in 9 locations around Austin

10900 Research Blvd., Suite 160c #53
Austin, TX  78759
Nina Mosier – Director and Co-Founder – 512-750-8091
Susan Stahl – Co-Founder  – 512-497-3574
Main number – 512-464-1277
Power for Parkinsons

Wimberley Area Parkinson's Association (WAPA)

Support and Exercise Group

San Antonio Area Parkinson’s Disease and Movement Disorders Foundation (SA Moves)

Education & Outreach

P.O. Box 592797
San Antonio, TX  78259


Southwest Parkinson Society

Area Support and Exercise Group List
Special Events

Lubbock, TX
Jo Bidwell – Director – 806-725-0941