Local and National Support Groups and Workshops

Many of the following groups are sponsored by the American Cancer Society. Please call the numbers listed for meeting times, visit the ACS website, or call 800-227-2345 for additional information.

General Support

Cancer Support Group/Patient, Family, Friends (San Diego)

858-8493-5660

Green Cancer Center/Friend to Friend (La Jolla)

858-554-8533

San Diego Cancer Center (Vista)

760-536-7737

Sharp Chula Vista

619-482-3640

Children's Hospital (Spanish)

800-215-1098

Look Better, Feel Better Workshops

800-277-2345

Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction: UC San Diego Center for Mindfulness

858-334-4633

Breast Cancer

ACS/Reach to Recovery/Peer Visitors

800-227-2345

Coronado Breast Cancer Support Group

619-437-4745

San Diego Kaiser Support Group

619-516-7185

Escondido Health Concerns

800-628-2880

Y-Me/Between Women (Brawley)

760-352-3006

Caregiver Support

Adult child as caregiver (San Diego)

800-827-1008

Caregiver group for men (San Diego)

858-268-4432 x105

Family member as caregivers (Rancho Bernardo)

619-291-0473
858-674-6441

For Families

CHAMPS – For children and pre-teens – 9-12 years old

858-494-0361

San Diego Families Supporting Families – Parent/Teen group 18-21 years old

858-576-1700 x3878

Others

Brain

San Diego Brain Tumor Support Group
Second Tuesday of the month, 6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
Moores Cancer Center, Comer Commons (call to confirm time and place)

619-515-9908

Leukemia

Family Support Group, San Diego

858-277-1800

Lymphedema

Stevens Cancer Center, women's group (La Jolla)

858-626-5207

Young Women

The Brighter Side/Self-Help Support Group (Solana Beach) 858-481-7565