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:

Support Group (Open to all)

All support group meetings will be on the 4th Tuesday of the month at 7pm virtually. Please contact Sherri (215-219-3521 or socialworker@phillycurehd.org) to signup and receive the meeting invitation.

The Blue Jean link will be sent out the day of the group to those who RSVP.



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