Counseling and Support Groups

Cancer CAREpoint Support Group

Counseling

Cancer CAREpoint offers one-on-one, couple and family counseling sessions with Master’s level professionally trained social workers to provide cancer patients, survivors, family members and caregivers with the personalized support they need.  Clients can ask questions, learn coping skills, express emotions and obtain referrals to services and resources appropriate for their situation.

Please call 408.402.6611 to schedule an appointment.

Support and Expressive Art Groups

Cancer CAREpoint provides a wide variety of support groups and expressive arts programs for both cancer patients and their caregivers. Support groups may focus on a specific cancer or different stages of cancer. All provide a supportive environment to explore the challenges of a cancer diagnosis. Support groups are offered both during the day and in the evening.  Unless otherwise stated, all groups meet at the Cancer CAREpoint Resource Center.

Groups and meeting times are subject to change. Please check the calendar on our website for the latest information. Please call 408.402.6611 to register to attend a group session.

Breast Support Group
Meets 1st Friday of each month at 1:00 pm and the 3rd Wednesday of each month at 3:30 pm.  Open for breast cancer patients/survivors at any point of the journey from diagnosis through survivorship.
Caregivers Support Group
Meets 1st and 3rd Wednesdays of each month at 6:00 pm.  Open to adult loved ones (relatives or friends) of cancer patients to share exper­iences in a supportive environment.
Collage Art
Meets 2nd and 4th Fridays of the month at 10:00 am.  Open to all cancer patients at any stage of their journey as well as caregivers to express themselves through simple art while having meaningful discussion.
General Support Group (all cancer types)
Meets 2nd Tuesday of the month at 10:00 am.  Open to people diagnosed with all kinds of cancer at any point of the journey from diagnosis through survivorship.
GI-Colorectal Support Group
Meets 4th Tuesday of the month at 6:00 pm.  Open to anyone diagnosed with GI-Colorectal cancer and their caregivers. Patients share experiences and information about the GI-Colorectal cancer journey from diagnosis through survivorship.
Healing Through Art
Meets 1st and 3rd Thursdays of each month at 10:45 am.  Open to cancer patients. The program combines art, movement and mindfulness. No experience needed.
Living & Thriving with Grace Support Group
Meets 2nd and 4th Thursday of each month at 12:00 pm.  Open to those dealing with cancer recurrence or metastatic disease for support and education.
Men's Breakfast
Please check the calendar for meeting schedule.  Open to all men diagnosed with cancer from diagnosis through survivorship.
Ovarian Support Group
Meets 3rd Friday of the month at 12:00 pm.  Open to ovarian cancer patients and survivors at any point of the journey from diagnosis through survivorship.
Villages General Support Group
Meets at the Villages in San Jose on the 1st Thursday of each month at 10:00 am.  Open only to Villages Residents.

Survivorship

More and more individuals are living with cancer and facing the emotional and physical challenges that come with finishing treatment. Cancer CAREpoint has created a variety of programs to support cancer survivors.

Find out more about Survivorship.

Family CARE

A cancer diagnosis impacts the whole family, and for a parent diagnosed with cancer, there is additional stress regarding how to help their child cope. Cancer CAREpoint offers  programs designed to help parents and their child communicate and provides tools and emotional support to cope. Learn more about Family CARE.

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Community Helpline:
408.402.6611