SUPPORT GROUPS & COUNSELING

Our support groups at the Erie Cancer Wellness Center encourage conversation and understanding for those who are newly diagnosed or in treatment, those who have completed treatment and those supporting loved ones along their cancer journey. 

Sign Up for Support Groups Here

 

About Our Program

Cancer Support

Why join a support group? Receiving a cancer diagnosis can be overwhelming and isolating. Friends and family often don’t know what to say or do. When you join one of our support groups, you’ll find yourself among others that are on the same journey. They’ve heard the dreaded words “you have cancer” or “your family member has cancer”. They understand. Whether you choose to just listen, share freely, or ask questions, being among others is comforting. You find your community. Our groups are a safe and confidential place to say things that others may not understand or fear hearing. We offer cancer specific support groups as well as general ones. A myriad of outside groups (L&L Society; Linked by Pink; Prostate Cancer; Ostomy) use our center for their meetings and we offer nine of our own led by therapists. You are welcome here and together, we are stronger.

  • Survivorship
  • Advanced Cancer
  • Caregiver
  • Men’s Cancer
  • Newly Diagnosed
  • Grief
  • Parents of Adult Children w/ Advanced Cancer
  • Women Over 45 Diagnosed with Breast Cancer
  • Children’s Support Groups coming this year

Below you will find our full Program Calendar

  • If you’re looking for a program that’s part of a specific category, please select your category from the dropdown in the top left corner of the calendar.
  • To view a description of each category, these are listed below the calendar, or you can access them through the ‘Get Support’ dropdown menu in the main navigation.
  • If you would like to Register for a class, or a full series of classes, click on one that you’re interested in and select the ‘RSVP’ button. Follow the required steps after selecting. If you’re viewing on mobile, the RSVP button is a bright green calendar icon located in the top right corner of the event information popup.
  • All of the program information can be viewed by clicking on one of the events listed in the calendar. If it’s hard for you to see what’s being listed, try clicking the ‘Month’ dropdown in the top-right corner of the calendar – then select ‘Agenda’. This is just another way of viewed our full list of programs. Click on any of them to view more and to RSVP.
  • If you would like to print our calendar, select the ‘Print’ button.
  • If you would like to add a class to your own personal calendar, selected the ‘Add to Calendar’ button, select which software you use for your calendar, and follow the steps.

 

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Supporting Wellness

As a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, The Erie Cancer Wellness Center relies on our friends, donors, partners, and community supporters. The organization is 100% privately funded, not receiving government monies or insurance reimbursement. Funding for The Erie Cancer Wellness Center is provided by tax-deductible donations from a caring community of individuals, families, foundations, and businesses.

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