CancerCare is offering a free, 12-week live support group for people in New York caring for a loved one with cancer. This group will provide a safe place to exchange support, get information and receive guidance while discussing the unique challenges of caregiving.

Our Groups:

  • Provide cancer-focused support
  • Reduces feelings of loneliness, anxiety and distress
  • Help increase feelings of hope and empowerment
  • Assist you in learning new ways of coping
  • Help you improve communication with your loved ones
  • Provide you with practical information and resources in your community

Start Date

This group meets weekly on Thursdays from 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. EST. The June 2023 cycle is currently at capacity. Please call CancerCare’s Hopeline to speak with a social worker and register for the October 2023 cycle, at 800-813-HOPE (4673).

This group will utilize a secure video platform. Group members will still have the option to call in if they do not have access to video technology.


Space is limited and pre-registration is required. For more information or to register, call our Hopeline at 800-813-HOPE (4673) or contact Dina Smith, LMSW, at 516-740-8622 or

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