All Support Groups

Current Ongoing Cancer Support Groups In the Cape Cod Community

The following cancer groups and support resources are offered in the community on Cape Cod.

With all resources that you may encounter; the types of group leadership, composition of the membership and meeting schedule may change. Groups can be led by professionals or non-professionals and the style of the group may vary as well.

We urge all potential participants in a support group to call the contact listed to ask if the group may meet their needs. A call can also confirm the day, date, time and location of the group.

Cape Cod Healthcare is not responsible for the content or the leadership of groups that are not led by staff employed by Cape Cod Healthcare.


Haven for Healing

Haven for Healing offered a free weekly cancer support ‘clinic’ for cancer patients in which ‘body workers’ volunteer their time and expertise.  Complimentary services include massage, Asian body work treatments and Reiki.  After treatment the participants may gather for informal discussion.

Knitting Support Group on the 2nd and 4th Tuesdays of the month.

When: Fridays from 10 AM to Noon

Where: 305 Dillingham Ave,  Falmouth, MA 02540; In the Uptown Bodies building on the second floor. (Get Directions)

More Information: By appointment only.  Contact: Shelly Levin 508-563-5722

 

Our Lady of Victory Catholic Cancer Support Group

Healing Mass in Church at 6, Group after in Parish Center

When: 2nd Tuesday of each month, 6:00-9:00 PM

Where: Our Lady of Victory Parish; 230 Main Street, Centerville, MA 02632 (Get Directions)

More Information: Contact Mary Lees 508-771-1106

 

Faith-Based Cancer Support Group

A faith-based cancer support group open to all faiths for individuals with cancer and their family and friends.  Group starts with Mass service then refreshments and conversation downstairs in the church hall.

When: 3rd Wednesday of each month, 7:00-9:00 PM

Where: Saint Elizabeth Seton Church; 481 Quaker Road, North Falmouth, MA 02556 (Get Directions)

More Information: Contact: Reverend Arnold Medeiros 508-563-7770


HOW  Helping Our Women

Cancer Support Group

When: Every other Monday 11:30 AM – 1:30 PM

Where: Provincetown Senior Center 26 Alden Street, Provincetown, MA 02657 (Get Directions)

More Information: Call Irene Rabinowitz 508-487-4357

 

Chronic Illness Support Group

Where: St Mary’s of the Harbor Church; Provincetown, MA 02657 (Get Directions)

When: Every Tuesday 12:30 – 2:00 PM

More Information: Contact Irene Rabinowitz 508-487-4357

 

Cancer Talk – Support & Survival Group for Women

Support group offered by the Cape Cod Women’s Cancer Collective open to women of all ages with any form of cancer. 

When: Every Thursday 5:30 – 7:00 PM

Where: VNA of Cape Cod; 434 Route 134, South Dennis, MA 02660 (Get Directions)

More Information: Contact Jane Chase 508-432-1452


Well Spouse Association

Well Spouse is a national, not-for-profit membership organization, giving support to wives, husbands and partners of the chronically ill and/or disabled.

When: 3rd Tuesday of each month 7:00 – 8:30 PM

Where: Spaulding Rehabilitation of Sandwich; 311 Service Road, East Sandwich, MA 02537 (Get Directions)

More Information: Call Gil Martin 508-833-2833


Nu Voice Club of Cape Cod

A support group sponsored by the Yarmouth Council on Aging. It is an informal self-help (discussion format) support group for individuals with laryngectomies and their spouses. Call for more information and walk-ins are welcome.

When: 2nd Thursday of each month; 11:00 AM

Where:Yarmouth Senior Center; 528 Forest Road, South Yarmouth, MA 02664

More Information: Contact: Stephen Peer 508-349-1673


Ostomy Clinic

Free wound, ostomy and continence nursing support for children and adults with new or established stomas (both urinary and intestinal).

When: 1st Wednesday of each month; 8:00 AM – Noon

Where:VNA of Cape Cod – Falmouth Site; 67 Ter Heun Drive, Falmouth, MA

More Information:Call 508-957-7476 for an appointment


Ostomy Clinic

Free wound, ostomy and continence nursing support for children and adults with new or established stomas (both urinary and intestinal).

When: 2nd and 4th Wednesdays of each month; 8:00 AM  - Noon

Where:VNA of Cape Cod – South Dennis; Cranberry Plaza, 434 Route 134, South Dennis, MA

More Information:Contact 508-957-7476 for an appointment