TMA does not want leading a support group to cost you money. If you have a meeting that includes a modest meal, it is reasonable to ask attendees to contribute $5 or $10 to cover the cost of the meal. If there are expenses not covered by donations from your members, TMA will reimburse any meeting expenses up to $200 per year.

If your members want to meet via a conference call, TMA will arrange for you to use TMA’s conference calling service free of charge. Just notify TMA in advance of the date, time and expected duration of the call.

For those members who have SKYPE or another video chatting service, they might want to consider meeting using a free video service. The number of participants in such meetings are limited but these are good for one to one interactions.