National Alopecia Areata Foundation (NAAF)
14 Mitchell Boulevard
San Rafael, CA 94903
The National Alopecia Areata Foundation is the main source of funding for research on basic hair biology Alopecia Areata worldwide. They are the international center for Alopecia Areata information and educational materials, providing support for those with the condition and their physician. They have local chapters and will assist anyone wishing to start a local support group in their area. Call or fax for further information.
NAAF has pen pal lists, and currently developing a slide presentation for use at children's schools. They collect information on research being done and make this available to parents and physicians and will provide referrals to other organizations and suppliers of special products.