This support group is open to all cancer patients and their loved ones regardless of where they are along this journey. Talk over coffee and pastries while sharing experiences and ways to cope with all aspects of cancer –from the emotional and physical, down to the practical.
Site-specific support groups provide the opportunity for cancer survivors to meet other survivors with a similar diagnosis. Meetings are held once monthly and last approximately one hour. All noon meetings are served lunch and take place at Cancer Services unless otherwise specified.
Check at Information Desk for location of Meeting Room
A compassionate support program for patients and families living with cancer
Receiving a diagnosis of cancer is one of our deepest fears. When this happens, the consequences often impact greatly on an individual and on families. Responsibilities shift, values and beliefs are questioned and endless decisions call for immediate action without a clear understanding of our options or our goals. Regardless of the prognosis, this event permanently changes our lives and leaves us vulnerable to depression and other problems that undermine our hope and complicate our medical care.
Thanks to the generous support of the Monadnock United Way, MAPS offers free support groups to individuals with cancer and to family members caring for someone with cancer. These groups meet weekly for support, education, spiritual reflection and healing. In addition, MAPS offers individual or family counseling for those who are need additional care
The Cancer Support Group is a support group for individuals that have been diagnosed with any type of cancer, at any stage of treatment. Join us on the first and third Wednesday of each month from 12:00 p.m.-1:00 pm
The Circle of Friends Breast Cancer Support Group meets the third Wednesday of the month, 5:30 – 7:30 p.m., at the Harold Alfond Center for Cancer Care, 361 Old Belgrade Road, Augusta. Call MaineGeneral’s Breast Care Program at (207) 621-6162 for more information.
Stop by and tell us what’s on your mind or just enjoy a sip or two with friends. The coffee is on USTOO! Look for our sign on a table.
Every Wednesday @ 10 am,
Barnes & Noble Cafe
Newly diagnosed and can’t make it? Call Dave Jaeger at 333-8624 to set up another time.
The general cancer group is a free, ongoing, weekly group open to patients with cancer of all stages and types. Please call for more information and to register. Meets every wednesday
Location subject to change.
Our support groups provide people with cancer and caregivers with a place to explore ways of coping with the stress of a cancer diagnosis and treatment. Our licensed clinicians help support group participants learn how to take an active role in their own health and well-being. Attendance at an orientation session is required prior to joining a group.