Celiac Support Groups

Celiac Support Groups

Are you looking for Celiac support groups in your area? If you have celiac disease, chances are you know how difficult it can be to find a good support structure to provide you with the information you need to successfully live a comfortable gluten-free lifestyle. Now that support groups are starting to move online, we’ve decided to attempt to collect all celiac support groups from around the United States all in one place.

Celiac Support Groups




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  • CDF: Greater Phoenix Chapter – A Chapter of the Celiac Disease Foundation: Supporting the gluten free lifestyle since March 2000!!
  • Southern Arizona Celiac Support Group – This is the official web site of the Southern Arizona Celiac Support Group, CSA/USA Chapter 15.


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  • Boulder County Celiacs


  • Branch Manager – Support group, branch of GIG, located on the CT shoreline with members from Mystic to Guilford and south from Middletown.
  • CeliacRN.com – Celiac support website run by a Registered Nurse. Site provides Celiac disease information, recipes, place for questions and comments. Classes held locally on periodic basis.
  • Gluten Free Guidance – I provide practical information regarding gluten free diets and lifestyle. I offer assistance with label reading, grocery shopping, kitchen organization and home/work/school lifestyle changes and education. I am a certified teacher with experience in teaching and corporate training. I have extensive knowledge from research, expert physicians, and seminars. I am on the Board of Directors for Central CT Celiac Support Group and have published newspaper articles on gluten free living.


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  • Atlanta Metro Celiacs – Metro Atlanta Celiac Support Group.
  • Hold the Gluten – Lyerly, Georgia (holdtheglutenxx@yahoo.com)
  • Middle Georgia Gluten Intolerance Group – Middle Georgia Gluten Intolerance Group in Warner Robins, Georgia.


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  • H.O.P.E. Without Gluten – H.O.P.E. Without Gluten, a Southeastern Idaho Branch of GIG.


  • The Gluten Intolerance Group of Greater Chicago – This is local Chicago Chapter of the Gluten Intolerance Group.
  • McHenry Celiac Support Group – McHenry Illinois Celiacs & loved ones of Celiacs who meet monthly.
  • Heartland GIG Group – We serve those with celiac disease/DH/gluten sensitivity in Western Kentucky and Southern Illinois!
  • GFREE Decatur Support Group – Newly formed GFREE Group in Mt. Zion, IL and surrounding areas. Group established in April 2011. We focus on educating those newly diagnosed, share recipes, info, etc. In the future, we hope to work with local schools and restaurants to educate them and stress the important of the gluten free lifestyle in today’s world.
  • Gluten Free Aurora – Support group serving the Aurora Illinois area.


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  • Gluten Free Lexington –
  • Gluten Free Louisville – Louisville Kentucky Celiac Support Group.
  • Heartland GIG Group – We serve those with celiac disease/DH/gluten sensitivity in Western Kentucky and Southern Illinois!


  • Bootin’ The Gluten – Join Healthy Eating Specialist Caitlin for a gluten-free discussion. We will also connect gluten-intolerant individuals who can share experiences and recipes on the adventures of gluten freedom, not to mention try new GF foods! Meets the 3rd Wednesday of each month from 6:30-7:30pm at the Veterans Whole Foods Market just outside of New Orleans.


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  • Maryland Celiacs – Baltimore Area Celiac Support Group.This site is intended to inform people about Celiac Sprue (commonly called Celiac Disease), an intolerance to gluten.


  • Boston-The Healthy Villi – The Healthy Villi, also known as the Greater Boston Celiac/DH Support Group, is here to provide you with on-going support and encouragement as you embrace the gluten-free lifestyle. If you have been diagnosed with Celiac Disease (also called Celiac Sprue) or Dermatitis Herpetiformis (DH), this is a challenging time for you and your family. You may be wondering which foods are safe. How do you know if something contains gluten? What dietary guidelines should you follow? We answer these questions.
  • Children’s Hospital Boston – Children’s Hospital Boston.


  • Tri-County Celiac Support Group – Tri-County Celiac Support Group – Serving Southeastern Michigan.
  • Michigan Capital Celiacs DH – Michigan Capital Celiacs DH.
  • Greater Grand Rapids Celiac Support – This website includes the Adult Support group, the Kids Support group and the Annual Gluten Free Food Fair held in May.
  • Traverse Area Gluten Free Support Group – Celiac support group serving Grand Traverse, Antrim, Benzie, Kalkaska, and Leelanau counties in NW lower MI. Meetings held in Traverse City.


  • Northland Celiac Support Group – Support group which meets quarterly in the Twin Cities. Group usually takes on different topics for each meeting, often bringing experts in.
  • Raising our Celiac Kids – Twin Cities Chapter – Organization for parents of celiac children. Share gluten-free finds, struggles and celebrations.


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New Hampshire

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New Jersey

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New Mexico

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New York

  • Celiac group of New York – This is a group for all of those in New York affected directly or indirectly by celiac disease. It is a forum to provide and obtain information about celiac disease, local doctors and medical facilities, local grocery stores, local restaurants with gluten free menus, grocery products and support for those newly learning to deal with this condition.
  • Celiac Support Group of Long Island – This is a group for all of those in Long Island affected directly or indirectly by celiac disease. It is a forum to provide and obtain information about celiac disease, local doctors and medical facilities, local grocery stores, local restaurants with gluten free menus, grocery products and support for those newly learning to deal with this condition.
  • Westchester Celiacs – Westchester Celiac Sprue Support Group
  • The New York City Celiac Disease Meetup Group – We are a group of people in New York City with Celiac Disease or a gluten-intolerance who enjoy sharing information about Celiac Disease, eating gluten-free food, and getting to know others with Celiac Disease. We can all relate to each other’s sagas of being misdiagnosed and sick for many years and our meetups are a great time to get together and share stories and gluten-free tips.
  • Hudson Valley Celiac Support Group – Poughkeepsie, NY – a Resource for celiac support and gluten free life.
  • Suffolk County Celiacs – Support and Awareness Group – A Branch of the Gluten Intolerance Group.
  • Buffalo Gluten Free – Western New York Celiac Support Group.
  • Rochester Celiacs – Rochester New York Celiac Support Group.
  • Gluten Free in WNY – Support Group for Buffalo New York Celiacs.
  • Hudson Valley Celiac Support Group – Poughkeepsie – Hudson Valley Celiac Support Group which covers Poughkeepsie, New York area

North Carolina

  • Raleigh Celiac Support Group – Celiac Support Group group for the Raleigh, North Carolina area
  • Western North Carolina Celiac Support Group – Western North Carolina Celiac Support Group covers the greater Hickory area in North Carolina.  Contact Terrie at ncceliacs AT charter DOT net with questions.
  • Asheville Gluten Intolerance Group – Gluten Intolerance Group in Asheville, North Carolina.
  • Raleigh Cel-Kids – Raleigh Celiac Kids Support Group in Raleigh, North Carolina
  • Charlotte Celiac Connection – This is a support group for individuals with Celiac Disease or Gluten Intolerance as well as their family and friends. We live in the greater Charlotte, NC area as well as Fort Mills, SC; Mooresville, NC and even have members in other states. We started in April 2005 and, as of December 2011, we have over 425 members. We share information via the YAHOO GROUP forum. We always meet the 2nd Saturday of each month at a local Fuel Pizza.

North Dakota

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  • Cleveland Celiac – Northeast Ohio Celiac Support Group (NEOCSG).
  • Northeast Ohio Celiac Support Group – Celiac Support Group which covers the North East Ohio area.
  • Northcoast Celiac Support Team – Northcoast Celiac Support Team (Bellevue, Ohio)
  • Gluten Free Support of Toledo – Toledo and Holland Gluten Free Support Group.
  • Dunlap Celiac Information and Support Group (Wayne County,OH) – Dunlap Community Hospital, 832 S. Main St., Orrville, Ohio 44667 – Celiac Information and Support Group … Meets in the Community Room on the 4th Monday of each month at 6:00 p.m.
  • Scioto Celiacs Support Group (Scioto County, OH) – Founded in May 2008 and open to those with celiac disease, wheat allergy, or gluten intolerance.
  • Greater Cleveland Celiac Association – The Greater Cleveland Celiac Association CSA Chapter #50 is a non-profit celiac organization. We are dedicated to helping individuals with celiac disease and dermatitis herpetiformis through awareness, education and support. We meet monthly on Sunday afternoons on the east and west sides of Cleveland. Contact us for exact locations and times. Restaurant and other events are added frequently. Contact Cindy for more information: glutenfree1@yahoo.com. Please put “Celiac” in the subject line.
  • Greedy Gluten Free – The Reluctant Gluten Intolerant’s Self Help Site – Reviews of gluten free food and tips for a gluten free lifestyle
  • Logan County Celiac Support Group (Bellefontaine) – Located just 1 hour from Columbus and Dayton, this group has been meeting under the direction of a Amy Jones, registered dietitian, for 2 years.


  • Oklahoma Celiacs – Gluten Free Living Made Easy.


  • Portland-Metro Gluten Intolerance Group – Portland-Metro Gluten Intolerance Group of Portland, Oregon.
  • Eugene Gluten Intolerance Group – Gluten Intolerance Group of Eugene, Oregon.
  • Gluten Free Friends – Gluten Free Friends Celiac Support Group in McMinnville, Oregon.


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Rhode Island

South Carolina

South Dakota

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  • Gluten Free Utah – Gluten Intolerance Groups of Utahbranches of the Gluten Intolerance Group of North America.


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Washington D.C.

  • D.C. Celiacs – Support group for Washington D.C. Celiacs.

West Virginia

  • WV Gluten Intolerance Group – WV GIG, in collaboration with the Department of Pediatrics at Marshall University School of Medicine, Huntington, WV, is a non-profit organization offering support to people in the Tri State area diagnosed with celiac disease. We are a branch of the Gluten Intolerance Group of North America.


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Know of a celiac support group missing from our listing above? Please send us the link!

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