Last updated: February 2021

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Virtual Camp Celiac
Monthly events March-July 2021
Administered by the Celiac Community Foundation of Northern California.
Go to Registration opens February 22, 2021, on the camp website. As in 2020, we are again unable to host in-person Camp Celiac at Camp Arroyo. While we are optimistic that Camp Celiac will return in person in summer 2022, to help maintain the camp spirit, our directors and counselors are offering an exciting “Virtual Camp Celiac 2021,” with fun and innovative monthly events scheduled. Camp is for kids ages 9-17 who live in Northern California and have been diagnosed by a medical doctor with celiac disease or another gluten-related disorder. Virtual Camp Celiac is free to attend.

North Bay

Napa County
Celiac Community Foundation of Northern California 
Gluten-Free Events at Whole Foods in Napa
A support group for those with celiac disease and non-celiac gluten sensitivity meets at the Culinary Center of Whole Foods in Napa, 3682 Bel Aire Plaza. Admission is free. Members of the public are welcome and sign-ups are not necessary unless specified. Meetings are sponsored by the Celiac Community Foundation of Northern California ( and Whole Foods Market, Napa.
Upcoming Meeting: On hiatus

Sonoma County
Celiac Community Foundation of Northern California
Gluten-Free Events at Whole Foods in Santa Rosa
The Celiac Community Foundation of Northern California partners with Whole Foods in the Coddingtown Mall in Santa Rosa to offer occasional gluten-free support meetings. The events are free and open to the public. We meet in the community room next to the Customer Service Desk. Contact:
Upcoming meeting: On hiatus

East Bay

Celiac & Gluten Free Discussion Group in Walnut Creek  
The Celiac & Gluten Free Discussion Group is a local partner of the National Celiac Association and meets to discuss matters of health and how to live a gluten free life!  We discuss gluten free products, vendors, restaurants and other topics of interest for people that are diagnosed celiac or simply wish to follow a healthy gluten free diet. Meeting fee is $3 per meeting or $10 per year.
Meetings in 2021 may be virtual.
Email list: If you wish to be on the email list, please send your name, address and email to Walter Moeller at or call 925-930-8875.

S.F. Peninsula, South Bay, Santa Cruz and Monterey

Santa Cruz Celiac
This is a Facebook group that provides support to those living with celiac disease and gluten intolerance in Santa Cruz County, California.

Santa Cruz Celiac Support Group
This group is primarily active on this “Celiac Bay Area” online support group (formerly a Yahoo Group):
Contact information: Pam Newbury 831-423-6904
Join the Celiac Bay Area online support group to connect with the local celiac community from Santa Cruz to San Francisco. We offer each other support in our journey to better health while living with celiac disease and gluten intolerance. Ask questions, exchange recipes, discover gluten-friendly restaurants and businesses, find out about local events, learn about the gluten-free diet, get product information, and, most important of all, receive support from members who are living gluten-free.  This is a non-commercial, non-professional online group. We do allow local celiac-friendly businesses to post occasional announcements, but please contact a moderator for guidelines first. Expand your celiac horizons and learn more about the local celiac community.

Generation GF San Francisco/Peninsula
Support group for kids and their parents
Peninsula GFFs Facebook
Contacts: Amy Fothergill
Check the Facebook page or contact Amy for upcoming events.

Sacramento Area and Davis

Sacramento Celiacs  This group is active on its Facebook page and organizes occasional events. It is for all Sacramento Area celiacs: children and teens with celiac, their parents, and adults with celiac. This is a group to support one another, to exchange gluten-free recipes, local restaurants that serve gluten-free or are gluten-free friendly, gluten-free cooking and baking classes, and to let you know of upcoming celiac events in the area. Contact: Joann Mitchell

Gluten-Free Group at the Davis Food Co-op
The Davis Food Co-op gluten-free group has a Facebook page

Central California

Central Coast Celiacs
Contact: Isabella Porter
Central Coast Celiacs provides information about Celiac Disease/Dermatitis Herpetiformis. Membership is free of charge. Central Coast Celiacs is a volunteer-only support group and a chapter of the Celiac Disease Foundation (CDF)
For meetings and information, please go to:

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