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Auburn Support Groups

General Cancer Support Group (Virtual)

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

When: 2nd Thursday of the month

Where:  Virtual

For Information: Contact Tamara Miller, MSHS, BCPA (253) 697-4899; milleta@mutlicare.org

Cost: Free


Olympia/Lacey/Centralia/Chehalis

Living With Cancer (Virtual)

Who: Patients and caregivers welcome.

When: 1st & 3rd Wednesday of the month, 2:00 pm-3:30 pm

Where: Virtual

For Information: Contact Mae Kessler: (360) 912-9041, mae.kessler@providence.org

Cost: Free

Enhancing Life Through the Cancer Journey (Virtual)

Who: Individuals with an advanced cancer diagnosis

When: 1st & 3rd Thursday of the month, 6:30 pm-8:00 pm

Where: Virtual

For Information: Contact Cobie Whitten, Ph.D.: (360) 789-7576

Cost: Free

Breast Cancer Support (Centralia)

Who: Individuals diagnosed with breast cancer

When: 2nd Monday of the month, 5:30 pm-7:30 pm

Where: Not listed, contact facilitator for location

For Information: Contact Candy Coons at (360) 304-8472

Cost: Free

Prostate Cancer- “Us Too” (Lacey group meeting virtually)

Who: Individuals diagnosed with prostate cancer

When: 3rd Tuesday of the month, 7:00 pm-8:30 pm

Where: Virtual

For Information: Contact Paul Eldenburg, (206) 419-3802 or visit olyustoo.org

Cost: Free

Prostate Cancer Support (Centralia)

Who: Individuals diagnosed with prostate cancer

When: 4th Thursday of the month, 7:00 pm-8:00 pm

Where: Not listed, contact facilitator for location

For Information: Contact Arnie Guenther: (360) 388-6271, arnieguenther@gmail.com

Cost: Free


Puyallup Support Groups

General Cancer Support Group (Virtual)

Who: Patients, caregivers, adult family members, and friends. Meeting includes an educational  program and a time of sharing.

When: 1st Thursday of the month, 1:00 pm-3:00 pm

Where: Virtual

For Information: Please call Cancer Resource Center at (253) 697-4899

Cost: Free (Donations welcome. Sponsored by Good Samaritan/Multicare)

General Cancer Support Group

Who: Open to all cancer survivors and care partners

When: 1st Thursday of the month, 6:30 pm-7:30 pm

Where: Elite Physical Therapy: 9909 224th St. E, Graham, WA 98338

For Information: Call Dr. Jessica Sorano, (253) 780-4965

Cost: Free

Advanced Stage Cancer Support Group (Virtual)

Who: Individuals diagnosed with stage III or stage IV cancer

When: 3rd Thursday of the Month, 1:00 pm-2:00 pm

Where: Virtual

For Information: Call Abra Kelson: (253) 200-3164, akelson@nwmsonline.com

Cost: Free (Pre-registration required)


Spiritual Support Groups

Chaplains are here to help with a wide range of needs you might have. Chaplains meet with patients and families from all religious/spiritual backgrounds and with those who aren’t religious. Call the St. Anthony Spiritual Care Office at 253-530-2142.


Tacoma Support Groups

General Cancer Support Group (Virtual)

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

When: 2nd & 4th Thursday at 5:30 pm

Where: Virtual

For Information: Contact Betsy Allen/MultiCare Tacoma Regional Cancer Center at (253) 403-3169.

Cost: Free

Knit for Life

Who: Individuals affected by cancer

When: 1st and 3rd Wednesday of the month, 1:00 pm–3:00 pm

Where: Saint Joseph Hospital in Room 10B-8, 1717 South J Street, Tacoma

For Information: Call the Franciscan Cancer Resource Center at (253) 426-6746, or Carol Magelssen at (253) 472-4886.

Cost: Free

Tacoma Prostate Cancer Support Group (Virtual)

Who: Individuals with prostate cancer

When: 4th Tuesday of the Month (except December) at 6:30 pm

Where: Virtual

For Information: Call Bob Freeborn; raf0444@comcast.net, (253) 566-1651

Cost: Free


 

Click the link below for a more comprehensive list of local area support groups.

Community Cancer Support Group List

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