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Support Groups

Please pre-register prior to attending your first support group by contacting the group facilitator listed below.

FOR PATIENTS AND SURVIVORS:

MASSACHUSETTS

Dana Farber Cancer Institute
450 Brookline Avenue
Boston, MA
Room Smith 330
Facilitator: Nancy Bailey, RN
617-632-3599
Fourth Tuesday of the month, 5:30-7:00pm

Worcester
378 Plantation Street
Worcester, MA
Facilitator: Kathy Manfield, LICSW
800-557-6352
Fourth Tuesday of the month, 7:00pm

Beverly Hospital – A Member of Lahey Health
85 Herrick Street
Beverly MA
Facilitator: Kelli Braga, LICSW
978-922-3000  ext. 2710
Second Thursday of the month, 6:00pm

Cancer Support Community
120 Longwater Drive
Norwell, MA
Facilitator: Frank McCaffrey, LICSW
781-610-1490
Second Thursday of the month, 6:00pm

Springfield
All Saints’ Episcopal Church
7 Woodbridge Street
South Hadley, MA 01075
Facilitator and Melanoma Survivor: Sarah Aasheim
To register, call 1.800.557.6352.
Second Wednesday of every month, 6:00pm

New Haven
Smilow Cancer Hospital at Yale-New Haven – CH 290
20 York Street
New Haven, CT 06510
Facilitator: Susanne Lee-Baldassini, LCSW
To register, call Susanne at 203-200-2120
3rd Tuesday of every other month: January, March, May, September and November, 5:30pm

TELEPHONIC SUPPORT GROUP

Open to all patients regardless of where they seek treatment
Facilitator: Deborah Steele, MA
603-650-7751
First Tuesday of the month, 5:30pm
Please call for more information and to register.
*Please note the October meeting will be held on Tuesday, October 11th.

FOR CAREGIVERS:

MASSACHUSETTS

Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
330 Brookline Avenue
Boston, MA
Facilitator: Frank McCaffrey, LICSW
617-667-3525
Fourth Tuesday of the month, 5:30-7:00pm
Offered simultaneously w/ above group at the Dana Farber Cancer Institute

TELEPHONIC SUPPORT GROUP

Facilitator: Kelli Braga, LICSW
978-922-3000 ext. 2710,
First Thursday of the month, 5:30pm

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