Support Group - Cancer, Families of Cancer Victims
275 7th Ave, New York, NY, 10001-6754
Distance: 219 Miles
Group of people that meet on a regular basis to share their experiences and provide mutual support
Offers online, telephone and face-to-face support groups that connect you with other people who are in a similar situation. There are separate groups for caregivers, patients, and those dealing with loss.
Support Groups are:
* Led by professional social workers specializing in supporting cancer patients
* Available over the phone, online
* Group format where meetings are held for 15 weeks at a time and group members must register to join. After completing the registration process (which can take up to 2-3 business days), members can participate by posting in the groups 24 hours, 7 days a week.
To learn more about support groups or to register, call (800) 813-HOPE (4673) or visit agency website to register for support groups online.
10:00am - 6:00pm, Monday -Thursday; 10:00am - 5:00pm, Friday (Eastern Time)
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This provider does not offer this service at other locations.
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PN-8100.1000Bereavement Support Groups Definition
Mutual support groups whose members are people who have experienced the loss of a loved one. The groups meet in-person, by telephone or via the Internet; and focus on helping participants accept their loss, express their grief, move through the bereavement process and put their lives back together.
PN-8100.1400Caregiver/Care Receiver Support Groups Definition
Mutual support groups whose members are family, friends, significant others, non-familial caregivers or attendants who are caring for someone who has a temporary, chronic, life-threatening or terminal illness or disability or who is elderly and increasingly unable to provide for his or her own care. The groups meet in-person, by telephone or via the Internet; and provide emotional support, information and resources to help participants ensure their own well-being while remaining involved in the intense care of a loved one. Also included are care receiver support groups that help people who have a caregiver cope with the fact that they require care. Care receiver support groups are often offered in conjunction with caregiver support groups and are structured to allow care receivers to participate in their own group while their caregiver attends another.
PN-8100.3000Health/Disability Related Support Groups Definition
Mutual support groups whose members are people who have specific disabilities, illnesses or other health conditions, their families and friends. The groups meet in-person, by telephone or via the Internet; and provide an opportunity for participants to share information, resources, practical tips for daily living and encouragement about issues related to the disability or health problem.
PN-8100.4500-400LGBTQ Support Groups Definition
Mutual support groups whose members identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer or questioning. Some groups may include intersex individuals. Groups may also be structured for the parents, children, heterosexual spouses or partners or other relatives or significant others of LBGTQ individuals. The groups provide an opportunity for members to share their issues and concerns with others in a safe, supportive environment. Meeting formats may include in-person, telephone or Internet options.
Any of a broad group of malignant neoplasms which are either carcinomas which have their origin in epithelial tissues or sarcomas which develop from connective tissues and those structures which had their origin in mesodermal tissues (the muscular, skeletal, circulatory, lymphatic and urogenital systems and the linings of body cavities). Cancer is invasive and tends to metastasize to new sites spreading directly into surrounding tissues or through the lymphatic or circulatory systems.
YJ-0900Bereaved Individuals Definition
Individuals who have lost someone who was close to them and whose own patterns of personal, social and familial coping have been significantly affected by the loss.
YJ-6740Families/Friends of People With Cancer Definition
The parents, children, spouses, partners, friends or other relatives or significant others of people who have cancer, whose own patterns of personal, social and familial coping have been significantly affected by concern about the individual.
YT-2400LGBTQ Individuals Definition
People who identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, two-spirit or queer, or who are in the process of coming out or questioning their sexual orientation or gender identity.