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Patient Support Groups

Patient Support Groups

The links below take you to listings of cancer support groups around Vermont. Please call the group's contact number for the latest information about meeting locations, dates, and times. They are sorted by county.

If you have a support group you wish to be listed here, please contact the webmaster or call (802) 656-2176.

Addison County

  • Helenbach Cancer Support Group
    For all individuals whose lives have been affected by cancer
    Nola Kevra- (802) 388-6107
    Ripton, VT

Bennington County

  • Women with Cancer
    Bernard Bandman, PhD- (802) 447-0037
    Southwestern Vermont Regional Cancer Center
    Every other Monday, 5:30-7 PM
  • Open Group (patients, family, friends)
    Bernard Bandman, PhD- (802) 447-0037
    Southwestern Vermont Regional Cancer Center
    Third Wednesday of every month
  • Women with Cancer
    Kathy de Rham- (802) 867-4053
    1st Wednesday of each month, 5:30 PM
    Northshire Women's Group, Equinox Terrace, Manchester Center, VT, 05255

Chittenden County

  • Blood Cancers Support Group
    Kerry Stanley, LICSW - (802) 847-6873
  • Cancer Patient Support Program
    (802) 847-4848 or (800) 358-1144 ext 4848
  • Friends for Life Thurday Tea
    Rose Colletti, PhD - (802) 847-5714
    1st Thursday of every month, 10-11:30 AM
    Hope Lodge, Burlington, VT
  • Luncheon for Cancer Survivors and their Caregivers
    Rose Colletti, PhD - (802) 847-5714
    1st Tuesday of every month, 12-1:30 PM
    The University of Vermont Medical Center, Hematology/Oncology Healing Space
  • Luncheon for Caregivers of Cancer Survivors
    Kathleen McBeth - (802) 847-5715
    3rd Tuesday of every month, 12-1:30 PM
    The University of Vermont Medical Center, Hematology/Oncology Healing Space
  • Dragonheart Vermont
    (802) 434-4423
  • Champlain Valley Prostate Cancer Support Group
    Mary L. Guyette, RN, MS- (802) 274-4990, vmary@aol.com
    2nd Tuesday of each month, 6-8 PM
    Hope Lodge, 237 East Ave, Burlington, VT
  • Wives of Prostate Cancer Survivors
    Carla Osgood, EdD - (802) 879-1207
    2nd Wednesday of each month, 7 PM
    The Growth Center, 8 Pearl Street, Essex Jct, VT 05452
  • Women's Cancer Support Group
    Rose Colletti - (802) 847-5715
    1st and 3rd Tuesday of each month, 5-6:30 PM
    The University of Vermont Medical Center, 1 South Prospect St, Frymoyer Resource Center
  • Multiple Myeloma Support Group
    Kay Cromie- (802) 655-9163, kgcromey@aol.com
    JoAnn Nielson- (802) 847-5649
    3rd Tuesday of each month, 5-6:30 PM
    Hope Lodge, Burlington, VT
  • Young Survivor's Group
    A support group for cancer patients age 18-40 years of age.
    For more information please contact Kathleen McBeth (802) 847-5715.

Caledonia County

  • Breast Cancer
    Dorothy Desrochers- ( 802) 748-8116
    1st Thursday of each month, 7 PM
    Caledonia Home Health Care, Sherman Drive, St. Johnsbury, VT

Franklin County

  • The Healing Circle Breast Cancer Support Group
    Olivia Laporte, LICSW- (802) 524-8479
    1st Tuesday of each month, 5:30-7 PM
    Northwestern Medical Center
    133 Fairfield Street, St. Albans, VT

Lamoille County

  • Breast Cancer
    Mary Hoisington- (802) 888-4051
    Carol Young- (802) 888-4675
    1st Tuesday of each month, 7 PM

Rutland County

  • Open Support Group for Women Cancer Survivors
    Erica- (802) 747-1693
    1st Tuesday of each month
    RRMC CVPS/Leahy Conference Center
  • Prostate Cancer
    Bob Harnish- (802) 483-6220
    4th Wednesday of each month, 5:30 PM
    Rutland Regional Medical Center, Rutland, VT
  • Young Adult Survivors
    For cancer patients age 18-40
    2nd Thursday of each month, 4-5:30 PM
    Cafe Provence, Brandon, VT
    Erica- (802) 747-1693

Washington County

  • All Types of Cancer
    Ellen Fein- (802) 229-1134
  • Talking Together
    Betty Blouin- (802) 223-7342

Windham County

  • Breast Cancer
    Carol Westing- (802) 258-3737 ext 6140 or (802) 387-2152
    1st and 3rd Wednesday of each month, 5-6:30 PM
    Brattleboro Memorial Hospital, Tyler Conference Room
  • Prostate Cancer
    Bob Tichener, Patient Support Services- (603) 650-7751
    4th Monday of each month
    Fuller Board Room, Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center

Windsor County

  • Breast Cancer
    Nancy Thibodeau- (802) 885-7584
    3rd Wednesday of each month, 11:30 AM

Plattsburgh, NY

  • Treasure Chests: Breast Cancer Support Group
    Patty Johnson, RN- (518) 562-7148, pjohnson@cvph.org
    6 PM monthly - call or email to be added to the mailing list
    FitzPatrick Cancer Center waiting area
  • Look Good...Feel Better
    Cancer Resource Volunteers- (518) 562-7100 ext 5010, fvolunteers@cvph.org
    2nd Monday of each month, 10 AM
    FitzPatrick Cancer Center Conference Room
  • The Big C Club: A Group for Men with Cancer
    Stacey LaFave, MS- (518) 562-7534, slafave@cvph.org
    2nd Monday of each month, 6 PM
    FitzPatrick Cancer Center waiting area
  • The Lymphoma & Leukemia Society’s Support Group for People with a Cancer of the Blood
    Stacey LaFave, MS- (518) 562-7534, slafave@cvph.org
    3rd Monday of each month, 6 PM
    FitzPatrick Cancer Center
  • Grief Support Group
    Stacey LaFave, MS- (518) 562-7534, slafave@cvph.org
    1st Monday of each month, 6 PM
    United Way Building, 45 Tom Miller Rd., Plattsburgh
  • Reach to Recovery
    Stacey LaFave, MS- (518) 562-7534, slafave@cvph.org
    One-on-one peer support for women diagnosed with breast cancer

Last modified March 13 2015 02:04 PM