Philly Cure HD

Philly Cure HD offers support to the local Huntington's disease community, educates the greater community about HD and the impact this neuro degenerative genetic disorder has on individuals and families, and supports HD research.

We offer a HD Care Consultant to provide professional social services at no cost to the HD community. The HD Care Consultant provides supportive counseling for individuals and families living with HD including but not limited to: assisting with the disability process, caregiver/client phone support, support groups, various educational and social events, community resource referrals and assisting with long term planning.

Our Care Consultant is Sherri McELfatrick, LMSW, Sherri is a Licensed Social Worker with a background in case management with the chronically ill as well as over a decade working in hospice and palliative care.

Most of our care consultant work is done via phone consultation. Please call or email Sherri with inquiries, she is happy to provide assistance. She can be reached at 215-219-3521 or socialworker@phillycurehd.org.

In addition to phone support Sherri currently runs two in person support groups as well as volunteering at the HDSA Center of Excellence at University of Pennsylvania providing support on clinic days.

We invite you to:

Upcoming Events

The 10th Annual Philly Hope HD Walk has been postponed!

As a result of COVID-19 we are postponing the Philly Hope HD Walk until Fall 2020.

STAY TUNED for new date.

In the mean time, train with us for the Fall and stay healthy by getting out and walking. Post your pictures on our Facebook page.

Stay Well!


Visit our library of past event photos and videos

Support Group (Open to all)
Upcoming dates:

  • Support Group - July 28, 2020 - 7:00 to 8:00 pm
All support group meetings will be via video-conferencing. Please contact Sherri (215-219-3521 or socialworker@phillycurehd.org) to signup and receive the meeting invitation.



Philly Cure HD Inc.
2815 Edge Hill Road, Huntingdon Valley, PA 19006
tel: 215-219-3521 | email info@phillycurehd.org