Australian Capital Territory, Australia

Support Groups

A variety of groups meet regularly. These groups provide the opportunity to share information and encouragement in living effectively with a chronic condition.

Arthritis Support Group

10.30 am every 2nd Tuesday of the month
Venue: Coffee Shop, Hellenic Club, Phillip, ACT

Rheumatoid Arthritis & Sjogren’s Syndrome Interest Group

10.30 am every 2nd Thursday of the month
Venue: Mawson Club, Heard St Mawson ACT

Men’s Chat Group

An online support group for Men with Musculoskeletal Conditions. Meets via Zoom Thursday mornings at 10am. Contact the office for an invite. 


Arthritis ACT Peer Mentor Program
Arthritis ACT Provides trained volunteers of different ages and backgrounds that live with some form of Arthritis and other longer-term health conditions. Over one or several meetings a Peer Mentor might assist with personal understanding, listening and feedback; helping you make plans for your well being; providing information; and suggesting possible helpful resources and services. This is a free service over seen by experienced health professionals.

For further information about any of our support programs you may download our support groups flyer, access one of our facebook groups or call Arthritis ACT on 1800 011 041 or email

Links to Facebook Groups

Arthritis ACT

Canberra JIA Support Group

Hypermobile support group

Parenthood with Autoimmune Disease Support Group

Peer Mentors Group

Young Women’s Autoimmune Friendship Group