Contact Us

We are proud to be a resource to anyone with ALS and we encourage you to direct anyone you know with ALS to contact the Joan Dancy & PALS Foundation. However, medical privacy laws prohibit us from contacting a patient who has not already reached out to us.


If you would like to attend our monthly Support Group Meeting, please call Patricia Schaeffer, RN at 732.239.4724,Kathy Valentino, LCSW at 609.433.6333 or Kate Sperring, RN at 732.532.4568 – or email

Meetings are held at Riverview Medical Center, Red Bank, NJ for patients, families and caregivers the first Tuesday of each month from 6:30 to 8:00 pm and the third Tuesday of each month from 6:30 to 8:00 pm – for caregivers and families.


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