Many people find online support groups helpful, especially if they’re not able to be present during the time or place of a scheduled group meeting.
It is important to discuss any information you receive with your healthcare team to determine if it applies to your particular situation.
A national organization that provides free, professional support services to anyone affected by cancer: people with cancer, caregivers, children, loved ones, and the bereaved. Programs include counseling and support groups, education, financial assistance and practical help.
Local organization offering emotional support and information about cancer-related issues. Services include a 24-hour telephone counseling service. Other offerings include a family support program, workplace consultation, relaxation and stress-reduction series, and a benefits check-up program.
Provides meeting places where adults and children living with cancer, and their families and friends—join with others to build emotional, social—and educational support. Services include support and networking groups, lectures, workshops—and social events free of charge.
Toll-free: 888-GILDA-4U (888-445-3248)
Local chapter: 206-709-1400
The mission of Harmony Hill is to provide free cancer programs both to those facing cancer and also to their loved ones. The programs provide a supportive, nurturing environment, as well as resources and tools to cope with the physical, emotional and spiritual challenges of cancer.