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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.

Addison County

  • All Types of Cancer
    Nola Kevra- (802) 388-6107
    Ripton, VT

Bennington County

  • Women with Cancer
    Leslie MacMurty, RN, OCN; Celia Bandman- (802) 447-1836
    Southwestern Vermont Regional Cancer Center
    Every other Monday, 5:30-7 PM
  • Open Group (patients, family, friends)
    Leslie MacMurty, RN, OCN; Celia Bandman- (802) 447-1836
    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
  • Coping Together Support Group
    Rose Colletti, PhD- (802) 847-4848
    The University of Vermont Medical Center, Breast Cancer Center, Burlington, VT
  • Friends for Life Testing
    Rose Colletti, PhD - (802) 847-4848
    Tuesdays, 11 AM- 12:30 PM
    The University of Vermont Medical Center, Breast Care Center Library, Burlington, VT
  • 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) 847-4848
    1st and 3rd Tuesday of each month, 5-6:30 PM
    The University of Vermont Medical Center, 1 South Prospect St, Arnold 2 Resource Room
  • Open Support Group for Women Cancer Survivors
    Erica- (802) 747-1693
    1st Tuesday of each month
    RRMC CVPS/Leahy Conference 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
  • Prostate Cancer
    Fern Mercure- (802) 524-0719
    1st Wednesday of each month, 5:30-7 PM
    Northwestern medical Center, Conference Room 2, Saint Albans, VT 05478

Lamoille County

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

Orange County

  • Women with Cancer
    Linda Grimes- (802) 728-4779, lgrimes@giffordmed.org
    2nd/4th Thursday of each month, 6- 7:30 PM
    Dr. Hodges Office Doctor's Office Building
    Gifford Medical Center, Randolph, VT 05060

Orleans County

  • All Types of Cancer
    Laurie Gray- (802) 895-4015
    North Country Hospital, 189 Prouty Drive, Newport, VT
  • Breast Cancer
    (800) 750-7331
    North Country Hospital, 189 Prouty Drive, Newport, VT
  • Prostate Cancer
    Murray Bruns - (802) 988-4798
    4th Tuesday of each month, 6:30 PM
    North Country Hospital, Newport, VT

Rutland County

  • Prostate Cancer
    Bob Harnish- (802) 483-6220
    4th Wednesday of each month, 5:30 PM
    Rutland Regional Medical Center, Rutland, VT

Washington County

  • All Types of Cancer
    Ellen Fein- (802) 229-1134
  • Talking Together
    Betty Blouin- (802) 223-7342
  • All Types of Cancer
    Rev. Regis Cummings- (802) 223-6043
    1st Wednesday of each month, 7-9 PM; 2nd/4th Wednesday, 4-6 PM
    Bethany Church, Main St, Montpelier, VT
  • Prostate Cancer
    Fred Cook- (802) 223-2933
    3rd Wednesday of each month, 6 PM
    Central Vermont Medical Center, 130 Fisher Rd, Berlin, VT

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- (800) 639-6918
    4th Monday of each month
    Fuller Board Room, Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center

Windsor County

  • All Types of Cancer
    Anne Waldman- (802) 885-3672
    3rd Tuesday of each month, 6 PM
    Meets in the boardroom just inside the main entrance to the Springfield Hospital, Springfield, VT
  • Breast Cancer
    Anne Simone, RN- (802) 885-2151 ext 124, anne.simone@hitchcock.org
    3rd Tuesday of each month, 5:15 PM
    Springfield Hospital, Level A, Room A2

Plattsburgh, NY

  • All Types of Cancer
    Stacey LaFave, MSW- (518) 562-7100
    Fitzpatrick Cancer Center, 100 Beekman St, Plattsburgh, NY
  • Breast Cancer
    Elli Collins, RN, MS, OCN- (518) 562-7148
    Fitzpatrick Cancer Center, 100 Beekman St, Plattsburgh, NY

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