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Federal Way Support Groups

Knit for Life

When: 2nd and 4th Tuesday of each month from 11:00 AM -1:00 PM.
Where: Saint Frances Hospital, Radiation Oncology Clinic’s main waiting room “G” level, 34515 9th Ave South, Federal Way.
For Information: Call the Franciscan Cancer Resource Center, (253) 426-6746 or Carol Magelssen, (253) 472-4886.
Cost: Free


Gig Harbor Support Groups

General Cancer Support Group

For patients,  caregivers, adult family members, and friends. Meeting includes an educational  program, refreshments, and a time of sharing.

When: Meets the 2nd and 4th Friday of each month from 1:30 – 3:00 PM. 
Where: Conference Room at 4545 Point Fosdick Road, Gig Harbor.
For Information: Contact Betsy Allen/MultiCare Tacoma Regional Cancer Center at (253) 403-3169.
Cost: Free

St. Anthony Hospital’s Cancer Support Group

For patients, caregivers, adult family members, and friends.

When: 4th Wednesday  3:00 -4:30 PM.
Where: Jane Thompson Russell Cancer Care Center, 11511 Canterwood Blvd, Gig Harbor, Conference Room
For Information: Contact Jenna Lewis R.N. at (253) 530-2642.
Cost: Free


Puyallup Support Groups

General Cancer Support Group

For patients,  caregivers, adult family members, and friends. Meeting includes an educational  program, refreshments, and a time of sharing.

When: First Thursday of the  month; 1-3 p.m.
Where: Good  Samaritan Cancer   Center Conference Room, 400 15th Ave.  SE, first floor 
For Information: Please call Cancer Resource Center at (253) 697-4899
Cost: Free (Donations welcome. Sponsored by Good Samaritan/Multicare)

Advanced Stage Cancer Support Group

When: 1st Thursday of the Month 2:00-3:30 PM
Where: Puyallup NWMS-Conference Room
For Information: Abra Kelson 253-841-4296
Cost: Free (Pre-registration required)

Widow/Widower Support Group 

Come join this group designed especially for those who are experiencing the unique challenges that come when a spouse dies. Finances, legal matters, nutrition, grief resources and support, health concerns, practical living matters, home repair, family dynamics, and coping with loneliness are just a few of the topics that may be addressed at the monthly meetings.
Education will be combined with spiritual and social support, helping you to network with those who have experienced similar losses and challenges. Some meetings will be “just for the fun of it”, including entertainment and food.

When: Second Tuesdays of every month, 6:30-8:00pm.
Where: Dr. Richard C. Ostenson Cancer Center, 400 15th Ave SE Puyallup, WA 98372 in the first floor Conference Room
For Information: Contact Chaplain Dorothy Prybylski at 253-697-1781.
Cost: Free


Tacoma Support Groups

General Cancer Support Group 

For patients,  caregivers, adult family members, and friends. Meeting includes an educational  program, refreshments, and a time of sharing.

When: Each Thursday from 5-7 p.m.
Where: Katterhagen Resource Center, 4th Floor at Tacoma General Hospital
For Information: Contact Betsy Allen/MultiCare Tacoma Regional Cancer Center at (253) 403-3169.
Cost: Free

Knit for Life

When: 1st and 3rd Wednesday of each month from 1:00  – 3:00 PM.
Where: Saint Joseph Hospital in Room 10B-8, 1717 South J Street, Tacoma.
For Information: Call the Franiscan Cancer Resource Center at (253) 426-6746, or Carol Magelssen at (253) 472-4886.
Cost: Free

Knit for Life

When: Meets every Tuesday from 1:30 – 3:30 PM
Where: Katterhagen Resource Center in Tacoma General Hospital.
Cost: Free


Auburn Support Groups

General Cancer Support Group 

For patients,  caregivers, adult family members, and friends. Meeting includes an educational  program, refreshments, and a time of sharing.

When:  It meets on the 2nd  Thursday of every month  Who:  It is open to anyone touched by cancer: patients, survivors, family, friends, etc.
Where:  It is located in the MultiCare Regional Cancer Center Auburn Conference Room,  121 N. Division Street #100 Auburn, WA 98001 Phone: 253-403-1677
For Information: Contact Caroline Waceke 253-403-1677  caroline.waceke@multicare.org
Cost: Free