General Resources

Spanish Resources

Personal Support

  • Women of Courage (support group for women living with lupus)
    Contact Bobbie Drake-Saucer,
    617-989-2770
  • Daughters of Comfort (support group for women with health issues)
    Contact Loraine Hector,
    617-298-0278
  • Churches Organized to Save Tomorrow (COST)
    Contact Teresa Kelley,
    617-298-0305

Children Living with Lupus

  • Kids living with lupus
    Nemours Foundation
  • The Dish
    A newsletter by and for teens with lupus (Lupus Foundation of America's Wisconsin Chapter)
    414-541-3033 for subscription information.

For Friends and Family of People Living with Lupus

Lupus Research

Sun and Ultraviolet Lighting Sensitivity

Some women with lupus recommend the following resources for sun and ultraviolet lighting sensitivity.

The Mass. Dept. of Public Health does not endorse any specific products or vendors.

  • Sun Solutions, Inc.
    (Toll free) 1-800-895-0010
  • Sun Precautions (clothing)
    (Toll free) 1-800-882-7860
  • Friends Boutique
    at the Dana Farber Cancer Institute
    (hats) 617-632-2211

Other Health Resources


This information is provided by the Environmental Health within the Department of Public Health.