Online and Community-Based Support Groups

The following online and community groups and resources are listed as a convenience for our patients and do not constitute an endorsement by City of Hope. Many of these groups may be updated or discontinued without notifying us. Please call the listed groups for most up-to-date information.
 
If you have any changes you would like to report to City of Hope, please email us at patienteducation@coh.org.
 

Alma Family Services

This clinic specializes in providing mental health services and support groups to persons diagnosed with major illnesses. Locations are in East LA and Long Beach.
9101 Whittier Blvd Pico Rivera, CA 90660
 

American Cancer Society (ACS)

The ACS provides information on cancer prevention, treatment options, clinical trials, advocacy, local community resources and online educational workshops Free wigs, turbans and breast prostheses may be available and limited transportation assistance is offered Services are available 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
 

Brain Tumor Support Group

Glendale Adventist Medical Center
Cancer Center Conference Room
Glendale, CA 91206
 

Breast Cancer Support Group

Northridge Hospital Medical Center
Northridge, CA 91328
818-885-8471, ext. 2336 (Contact Doras)
 

Breast Cancer Support Group — African American

St Mary Medical Center, 2nd Floor, Long Beach, CA 90813
 

Camp Kesem

Camp Kesem is a nationwide community driven by passionate college student leaders that supports children through and beyond their parents’ cancer. A program of Camp Kesem operates free summer camps for children who have been impacted by a parent’s cancer.
 

Cancer Care

This group provides professional support for people affected by cancer Learn how to receive free counseling from compassionate, professional oncology social workers. Participate in “Connect Education” interactive telephone workshops Join online, telephone and/or face-to-face support groups. Seek financial assistance and more.
800-813-HOPE (800-813-4673)
 

Cancer Hope Network

This nonprofit organization matches adult cancer patients with trained volunteers who have undergone and recovered from a similar cancer experience. One-on-one telephone support is available.
 

The Cancer Support Community

This group offers a resources help line, support groups, online groups and educational programs led by professionals for people with cancer and their loved ones.
 

Carcinoid & Neuro-Endocrine Support Group

Glendale Adventist Medical Center
Cancer Center Conference Room
1509 Wilson Terrace
Glendale, CA 91206
 

Carcinoid & Neuro-Endocrine Tumor Networking Group

Cancer Support Community — Redondo Beach
109 W. Torrance Blvd.
Redondo Beach, CA 90277
 

Celebrando La Vida

Cancer Support Community — Redondo Beach
109 W. Torrance Blvd.
Redondo Beach, CA 90277
 

Celebrate Life Cancer Ministry

This multicultural health ministry for all cancer types offers support and education to cancer fighters, survivors, their caregivers and family.
2851 W 20th St , Suite E185
Hawthorne, CA 90250
 

Community Senior Services

This community based agency hosts support groups for family caregivers of people with chronic illnesses, including cancer, dementia and Alzheimer’s.
Claremont, California
gtaylor@communityseniorservices.org

General Cancer Support Group

Glendale Adventist Medical Center
Cancer Center Conference Room
1509 Wilson Terrace
Glendale, CA 91206
glendaleadventist.com
 

Grupo de Apoyo

Cancer Support Community
Benjamin Center at California Hospital
1401 S. Grand Ave.
Los Angeles, CA 90015
310-314-2555, para más información
 

Grupo Fuerza Y Esperanza

Cancer Support Community
Pasadena, CA 91105
cscpasadena.org
 

Grupo para Mujeres con Cancer del Seno

Cancer Support Community — Benjamin Center
White Memorial Medical Center
Cecelia Gonzalez De La Hoya Cancer Center
1720 E Cesar E. Chavez Ave.
Los Angeles, CA 90033
310-314-2555, para más información
 

Gynecologic Cancer Foundation

Gynecologic Cancer Foundation encourages women to join the sisterhood to connect with others facing similar challenges.
foundationforwomenscancer.org
 

Gynecological and Ovarian Cancer Support Group

Long Beach Memorial Medical Center
2810 Long Beach Blvd.
Long Beach, CA 90806
memorialcare.org
 

Head and Neck Support Group

City of Hope
Duarte, CA 91010
626-256-4673, ext. 32273
 

HER2Support Group

HER2 Support Group are patients, caregivers, mothers, daughters, sons and husbands of breast cancer survivors who are HER2 positive Patients and loved ones gather here to seek information about illness, and find newly diagnosed patients and long-term survivors willing to share their experiences and knowledge.
 

Imerman Angels

This group offers one-on-one cancer support They connects a person fighting cancer, survivors and caregivers with someone who is familiar with the same experience. The service is free and helps anyone touched by any type of cancer, any age, living anywhere in the world.
 

Kidney Cancer Support Group

Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
Samuel Oschin Comprehensive Cancer Institute
Los Angeles, CA 90048
 

Latino Cancer Support Group for Survivors and Caregivers

Cancer Support Community
St John’s Cancer Center of Ventura County
Oxnard, CA 93030
 

The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society

This organization provides information, support and limited financial assistance to patients with blood cancers. Patients must qualify both medically and financially.
 

The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society Networking Group

This group meets at John’s Cancer Center of Ventura County in Oxnard, California.
Cancer Support Community
Westlake Village, CA 91361
 

Leukemia, Lymphoma and Multiple Myeloma Networking Group

Cancer Support Community — Redondo Beach
Redondo Beach, CA 90277
Leukemia, Lymphoma and Multiple Myeloma Support Group
City of Hope
Duarte, CA 91010
626-256-4673, ext. 32273
 

Leukemia, Lymphoma and Myeloma Support Group

Pomona Valley Hospital Medical Center
Robert and Beverly Lewis Family Cancer Care Center
Pomona, CA 91767
 

Little Company of Mary Women’s Wellness Center

This center offers breast cancer support for patients.
514 N. Prospect Ave.
Redondo Beach, CA 90277
 

Lung Cancer Networking Group

Cancer Support Community — Redondo Beach
Redondo Beach, CA 90277
 

Lung Cancer Support Group

Orange Coast Memorial Medical Center
Fountain Valley, CA 92708
 

Lymphedema Networking Group

Torrance Memorial Medical Center
Torrance, CA 90505
Contact CSC-Redondo Beach
 

Mommy Has Breast Cancer

Mommy Has Breast Cancer helps raise money to help struggling families and single mothers fight breast cancer.
 

Multiple Myeloma Support Group Cancer

Support Community
Westlake Village, CA 91361
 

National Ovarian Cancer Coalition

National Ovarian Cancer Coalition provides information to assist newly diagnosed patients, hope to survivors and support to caregivers.
 

Neuro-Endocrine Support Group

Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
Samuel Oschin Comprehensive Cancer Institute
Los Angeles, CA 90048
 

Oral, Head and Neck Cancer Support Groups

 

Ovarian Cancer Research Fund Alliance

Ovarian Cancer Research Fund Alliance provides education about ovarian cancer, supportive services to persons affected by ovarian cancer and fosters alliances to further those purposes.
 

Pancreatic Cancer Drop-In Group

Cancer Support Community-Benjamin Center
Los Angeles, CA 90025
 

People in Pain Network

This network offers pain self-management education and support groups.
 

Pomona Valley Hospital

The Robert & Beverly Lewis Family Cancer Care Center
This center offers support groups, wellness programs, American Cancer Society’s Look Good Feel Better classes, wig salon, yoga, deep relaxation and other programs.
1910 Royalty Drive, Pomona, CA 91767
 

Prostate Cancer Group of Los Angeles

3824 Hughes Ave.
Culver City, CA 90034
 

Prostate Cancer Support

Group Lutheran Church of the Master
Lancaster, CA 93535
 

Prostate Cancer Support Group

MemorialCare Todd Cancer Institute
Long Beach, CA 90806
 

Prostate Cancer Support Group

Orange Coast Memorial Medical Center
Fountain Valley, CA 92708
 

Prostate Cancer: Gay Men’s Prostate Group

L A Gay & Lesbian Center
The Village at Ed Gould Plaza
Los Angeles, CA 90038
 

San Antonio Community Hospital

Women’s Breast Imaging Center
Cancer Resource Center
901 San Bernardino Road, 3rd Floor
Upland, CA 91786
 

Sarcoma Alliance Networking Group

Cancer Support Community
Redondo Beach, CA 90277
 

Sarcoma Support Group

Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
Samuel Oschin Comprehensive Cancer Institute
Los Angeles, CA 90048
 

Spanish Groups with Cancer Support Community

St John’s Regional Medical Center Cancer Center of Ventura County
1700 N. Rose Ave., Oxnard, CA 93030
Contact Dian Martell
 

Spanish Speaking Group

Harbor-UCLA Medical Center
Oncology Primary Care Diagnostic Center
Torrance, CA 90502
Contact CSC-Redondo Beach
 

Stage IV — A Discussion Group

Cancer Support Community
Westlake Village, CA 91361
 

Telling Kids About Cancer

800-334-8571, ext. 25128
 

Thyroid Cancer Networking Group

Cancer Support Community
Redondo Beach, CA 90277
 

Torrance Memorial Health System/Hunt Cancer Institute

This group’s services include image enhancement services, Look Good Feel Better classes, Evelyn’s Corner Cancer Survivor, Oncology Caregiver and Friends, Cancer Survivorship Support Group for Women, Bereavement Support, Cancer Survivors in Transition and Caregiver Support Group.
3330 Lomita Blvd , West Tower
Torrance, CA 90505
 

Well Spouse Association

This association provides peer support and education about special challenges and unique issues facing “well” spouses every day.
 

weSpark Cancer Support Center

This center offers a post-treatment support group for cancer patients who have completed treatment. Topics addressed concern how the cancer diagnosis has affected all areas of one’s life Some of the areas discussed are fear of recurrence, familial relationships, intimacy and sexuality, body image, career, finances and medical issues. Overall this group focuses on how to better adjust to life after cancer Spanish groups are available.
13520 Ventura Blvd.
Sherman Oaks, CA 91423
 

When Cancer Enters Your Life Support Group

Pomona Valley Hospital Medical Center
Robert and Beverly Lewis Family Cancer Care Center
Pomona, CA 91767
 

Women of Color

This group addresses African-American women with breast cancer.
301 N. Prarie Ave., Suite 420
Inglewood, CA 90301
 

Women’s Cancer Support Group

Cancer Support Community
Redondo Beach, CA 90277
 

Wonders & Worriers: A Family’s Illness - A Child’s Journey

Wonders & Worries helps ensure that children and teens continue succeeding even though their parent is going through an illness.
 

Young Adult Drop-In Group

Cancer Support Community — Benjamin Center
1900 S. Bundy Drive, Suite 100
Los Angeles, CA 90025
 

Young Adult Survivors Networking Group

Cancer Support Community
Westlake Village, CA 91361
 

YWCA Harbor Area

This group provides bilingual breast cancer support.
437 W. 9th St.
San Pedro, CA 90731