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The following are ongoing support group meetings in various Florida communities:

 

Please call before attending to confirm dates, times, and locations, as they may change.

 

ALACHUA COUNTY


3RD MONDAY OF EACH MONTH

Breast Cancer Support Group

7pm – 9pm

Church of the Nazarene annex

5020 NW 23rd Avenue

Gainesville, FL

Info: 386.418.3737

 

1ST TUESDAY OF EACH MONTH

I Can Cope

Cancer support group for patients and caregivers

3-4:30pm

North Florida Regional Medical Center, Cancer Center

6500 West Newberry Road 

Gainesville, FL 32605

Info: 352.333.4511

 

2ND WEDNESDAY OF EACH MONTH

Look Good, Feel Better

This class is for women in cancer treatment

9:30-11:30am

North Florida Regional Medical Center, Cancer Center

6500 West Newberry Road 

Gainesville, FL 32605

Info: 352.376.6866

 

3RD THURSDAY OF EACH MONTH

Healing Touch Support Group

Open to patients and survivors of all cancers.  The bible is referred to for guidance.

Trinity United Methodist Church

4000 NW 53rd Avenue

Gainesville,FL

For more information, call 352.331.2960

 

BROWARD COUNTY


EVERY TUESDAY, ongoing

Breast Cancer Survivors Group Meetings

7pm – 8:30pm

Memorial Regional Hospital South 

3600 Washington Street

Hollywood, FL 33021

Call Barbara Ferriolo for more info: 954.791.6318

 

2ND THURSDAY OF EACH MONTH

The Beautiful Gate Cancer Support & Resource Center presents “A Gateway for African American Women”

6:00-8:00pm

City of Hallandale Human Services Center

750 NW 8th Ave (Foster Road)

Hallandale Beach, FL 33009

For more information call 305.836.9408 or email thebeautifulgate@bellsouth.net.

 

DUVAL COUNTY


EVERY MONDAY

Bosom Buddies: A Support Group for Breast Cancer Survivors

7pm – 8:30pm

Women’s Center of Jacksonville

5644 Colcord Avenue

Jacksonville, FL 32211

Call Coco 904.722.3000 x224 for details

 

4TH TUESDAY OF EACH MONTH

G.R.A.C.E. - Genetic Risk Awareness of Cancer Early - for women and families that carry the BRCA genetic mutation

7:00pm

Hill Breast Center Baptist Medical Center - Downtown

1235 San Marco Blvd. 4th Floor

Jacksonville, FL 

www.brcasupportgroup.org

 

1ST TUESDAY OF EACH MONTH

Breast Cancer Support Group, Hosted by the Mayo’s Breast Clinic & The Pink Sisters & Friends

6:30-8pm

Mayo Clinic

4500 San Pablo Road

Cannaday Building, Room 107

Jacksonville, FL

Info: 904.953.0707

 

INDIAN RIVER COUNTY


Friends After Diagnosis Support Group

To enhance the lives of those touched by breast cancer through regular support meetings, education, celebration, and networking. Each month there are meetings that are open to patients, survivors, and their loved ones and caregivers. All meetings provide time for open discussion, and there is an educational guest speaker once per month.                                                     

Lin Reading, Founder, linreading@bellsouth.net   

(772) 978-9392 

For more support groups and other events by Friends After Diagnosis Support Group: 

Events Calendar: Friends After Diagnosis Support Group

2ND AND 4TH MONDAYS

2:00 – 3:30 P.M.

Indian River Medical Center Cancer Center

1000 36th Street

Vero Beach, FL 32960

772.567.4311

 

1ST SATURDAY

10:00 – 11:00 A.M.

Sebastian River Medical Center Conference Room

13695 U.S. Highway 1

Sebastian, FL 32958

772.589.3186

 

3RD SATURDAY

10:00 – 11:00 A.M.

Indian River Medical Center Executive Dining Room (adjacent to the cafeteria)

1000 36th Street

Vero Beach, FL 32960

772.567.4311

 

MIAMI-DADE COUNTY


EVERY THURSDAY, ongoing

Cancer Bereavement Group

7pm – 9pm

Cancer Support Community

8609 South Dixie Highway

Miami, FL 33143

Contact 305.668.5900

www.CancerSupportCommunityMiami.org

 

2ND WEDNESDAY OF EACH MONTH

Breast Cancer Monthly Networking Groups* (patients and caregivers)

6-8pm

Cancer Support Community Greater Miami

8609 South Dixie Highway

Miami, FL 33143

Contact 305.668.5900

www.CancerSupportCommunityMiami.org

 

1ST THURSDAY OF EACH MONTH

The Beautiful Gate Cancer Support & Resource Center presents “A Gateway for African American Women”

6:00-8:00pm

The Beautiful Gate Cancer Support & Resource Center

6600 NW 27th Ave Suite A-9

Miami, FL 33147

For more information call 305.836.3408 or email us at thebeautifulgate@bellsouth.net.

 

2ND SATURDAY OF EACH MONTH

Family Circle: Helping Children & Families Cope when a Parent has Cancer, English & Spanish

10am - 1pm

Cancer Support Community Greater Miami

8609 South Dixie Highway

Miami, FL 33143

Contact 305.668.5900

www.CancerSupportCommunityMiami.org

 

3RD SATURDAY OF EACH MONTH

African Americans Affected by Cancer Monthly Networking Groups* (patients and caregivers)

10am - 12noon

Cancer Support Community Greater Miami, meets at The Beautiful Gate

Call 305.668.5900 or 305.754.8815 for more information.

 

2 SUNDAYS OF EACH MONTH

The Heroines Choir by Heroes Unite

To improve the health and quality for breast cancer survivors and their supporters while inspiring audiences through the art of chorale.

3:00pm - 4:30pm

Victor Clarke Education Center at South Miami Hospital

Alice Billman, Director Heroines

305-948-6878

info@heroesunite.org

 

SARASOTA COUNTY


EVERY TUESDAY AND THURSDAY

Breast Cancer Exercise

The Wellness Community of Southwest Florida

3900 Clark Road Building P-3

Sarasota, FL 34233

For exact times, contact 941.921.5539