Patient & Caregiver Support Groups

Being able to talk with someone who has been through a similar experience is helpful. It provides an opportunity to discuss concerns, seek information, share ideas, and learn how to cope and adapt to the outcomes and changes melanoma causes.

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United States

California

Mountain View
Healthy Young Attitude
Oak Pavilion
2505 Hospital Dr.
650-336-8477
3rd Tuesday of each Month
7:00pm-9:00pm
Ages 18-40

To Register: email HealthyYoungAttitude@gmail.com

Newport
Center for Cancer Counseling
Contact: Brandi Donaldson, MA, MFT
949-474-4337

Paso Robles
The Wellness Community
Contact: Jamie Dunn- Program Manager
cscslomail@gmail.com
www.cscslo.org
805-238-4411

San Francisco
California Pacific Medical Center
Bryan Hemming Cancer Center
2351 Clay Street, Suite 137
3rd Tuesday of each Month
2:00pm-3:30pm

To Register: 415-600-3977
or email ghalebh@sutterhealth.org

San Francisco
UCSF – Health Sciences West
513 Parnassus Ave.
Margret Gray
415-885-3693

San Luis Obispo
Hearst Cancer Resource Center
1941 Johnson Ave., Ste 201
Contact: Christie Kelly
christie.kelly@twcccc.org
805-238-4411

Connecticut

New Haven
Yale New Haven Hospital
3rd Tuesday of every month
5:30pm – 7:00pm
Contact: Sage Vogel
203-200-2120
sage.vogel@ynhh.org

Georgia

Atlanta
Cancer Support Community Atlanta
5775 Peachtree Dunwoody Road
Suite C-225
Atlanta, GA 30342
404-843-1880
1st and 3rd Wednesday each month
12:00pm – 2:00pm
NOTE: For patients only

Atlanta
Winship Cancer Institute at Emory University
Building C, Room C3018
1365 Clifton Road, NE
Atlanta, Ga 30322
Every 4th Tuesday of each month, except December 3rd Tuesday
RSVP Required
Contact: Emily C. Vereen, MSW
404-778-5926

NOTE:  For patients of Winship Cancer Institute only

Marietta
Loving Arms Cancer Outreach
833 Campbell Hill #220
Every Tuesday 12:30pm – 3:00pm
Lunch is provided
Registration required: 770-590-5153

Idaho

Boise
Idaho Sol Survivors
8077 Franklin Rd
2nd Tuesday of each month
7:00pm – 8:30pm
Contact: Christina McEvoy idahosolsurvivors@gmail.com

Illinois

Chicago
Wellness House
131 North County Line Rd.
4th Tuesday of each month
7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
For patients and caregivers
Drop ins are welcome

Massachusetts

Beverly
Beverly Hospital
85 Herrick St.
2nd Tuesday of each month
6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Contact: Kelli Braga, LICSW
978-922-3000 x2710

Boston
Massachusetts General Hospital Cancer Center
Contact: Jocelyn Warner
617-726-4274
NOTE: Open to MGH patients only

Boston
Dana Farber Medical Center
44 Binney Street
4th Tuesday of each month
5:30pm – 7:00pm
Contact: Nancy Bailey
617-632-5055

Boston
Beth Israel Medical Center
330 Brookline Ave
Last Thursday of each month
5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Contact: Frank McCaffrey, Social Worker
617-667-3525

Northhampton
Cancer Connection
41 Locust, St.
Monthly on Thursdays
5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
413-586-1642
NOTE: Must call in advance to register

Norwell
Cancer Support Community
120 Longwater Dr
2nd Thursday of the month
6:00pm

New Hampshire

Lebanon
Dartmouth-Hichcock One Medical Center
Telephone only support group
1st Tuesday of each month
5:30 pm – 7:00 pm
Ages 18 and older
Contact: Michelle Davis
603-650-7751

New York

Buffalo
Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center
CSC Ground Floor
Linda Dobmeier Conference Room
Elm & Carlton Streets
First Monday of each month
5:30 pm – 7:00 pm
Contact: Sara Sade
716-845-8569
Sara.Sade@RoswellPark.org

New York
NYU Clinical Cancer Center
160 East 34th St.
1st Wed of every month
1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Contact: Debbie Koeppel, LCSW-R
212-731-5108

North Carolina

Charlotte
Levine Cancer Center
1025 Morehead Medical Dr., Ste 600
1st Thursday of each month
1:30 pm – 3:00 pm
Contact: Meg Turner, Counselor
704-355-7283

Ohio

Columbus
Stephanie Spielman Cancer Center
2nd floor, Rm 2002
3rd Wednesday of each month
6:30pm – 7:30pm

Texas

Houston
MD Anderson Cancer Center
4th Wednesday of the month
11:30am-12:30pm (lunch is provided)
Contact: Alan Nguyen, LMSW
ADNguyen1@mdanderson.org

Utah

Salt Lake City
Cancer Wellness House
59 S 1100 E
801-236-2294, Ext 2

Virginia

Fairfax
Life with Cancer Family Center
2832 Juniper St.
Contact: Sabine Gnesdiloff
706-206-5433

Washington

Everett
Providence Regional Cancer Partnership
1717 13th St. Conference Room C/D
1st Wednesday of each month
6:15 pm – 7:15 pm

Providence Regional Cancer Partnership
1717 13th St. Conference Room A/B
1st and 3rd Thursday of each month
1:30 pm – 3:00 pm
NOTE: Open to Stage IV cancer patients, their caregivers, family and friends
425-297-5521

Lacey
Providence Western Washington Oncology
4525 3rd Ave. SE, Ste 200
360-493-7768

Olympia
Providence St Peter Hospital
413 Lilly Rd NE
2nd and 4th Monday of each month
1:30 pm – 3:00 pm
360-493-7768

Walla Walla
Providence St Mary Medical Center
401 W Poplar St. Marian Room on Level 1
2nd and 4th Monday of each month
4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
509-897-5700

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1-800-813-4673
www.CancerCare.org

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