AFTD can connect you with reliable information, valuable resources, essential support, and opportunities to make a difference.
Contact AFTD’s HelpLine
AFTD's Helpline can provide guidance on resources and opportunities to connect in your state. We can also answer questions you may have regarding FTD diagnosis, care and support.
Find a Support Group for Care Partners Near You
Support groups are a resource and a place to connect and share with others who understand.
PLEASE NOTE: In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, as of March 13th AFTD suspended all face-to-face volunteer activities, including support group meetings. AFTD support group volunteers are providing remote options as they are able. Please contact the group leader closest to where you live (see below) to learn more. AFTD continues to provide information and resources about COVID-19 and FTD on our main page. If you have questions about support in general, please contact AFTD's HelpLine at 1-866-507-7222, or by email at [email protected]
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Contact a Medical Center
FTD-oriented medical centers can offer diagnosis, guidance, and connections to research opportunities.
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