Support Groups

We are still here for you.

Cancer Pathways is continuing to support patients and family members facing cancer during the COVID-19 pandemic. All groups are being offered through the Zoom platform, at no cost to our participants. Our facilitators are available to provide technology tutorials. Once you have registered, our social work team will reach out to you with further information.

Support Groups

Cancer Pathways offers a variety of emotional support groups for cancer patients, caregivers, family members and friends. Our groups offer a place for validation, connection and emotional processing. All support groups are facilitated by a licensed social worker and require pre-registration.

All times are PST.

Living with Cancer

Group A: 1st and 3rd Tuesdays, 6:30-8:00pm
Group B: 2nd and 4th Wednesdays, 6:30-8:00pm

Emotional support for anyone living with cancer.

Caregivers

Wednesdays, 6:30-8:30pm

Supportive group for anyone who has a family member or friend with cancer.

Bereavement

Thursdays, 6:30-8:30pm

Supportive group for anyone who has lost a loved one to cancer.

Mindfulness-Based Arts Group

1st and 3rd Wednesdays, 12:00-2:00pm

Therapeutic art and mindfulness group for people living with cancer and their loved ones.

Workplace Support

1st Wednesdays of the month, 6:30-8:00pm

Join others living with cancer to explore employment concerns and challenges.

Lung Cancer Group

2nd and 4th Tuesdays, 6:30-8:00pm

Join others living with lung cancer to share experiences in a confidential and supportive environment.

Mindful Moments

Every Monday, 10:00-10:30am

Mindfulness techniques for people living with cancer and their family members.

Families Living with Cancer Group

2nd and 4th Tuesday of the month, 7:00-8:00pm

This support group offers a space for parents with children under age 18 to share and discuss the challenges they face when cancer is in the family. We discuss topics such as communicating with kids, family functioning, relationships, behavior changes in kids, grief and loss, maintaining hope, family resources, and more. This is a confidential group facilitated by a licensed clinician.

Family Grief Group

1st and 3rd Tuesday of the month, 7:00-8:00pm

This support group offers a space for parents with children under age 18 to share and discuss the challenges they face when their family has lost someone to cancer. We discuss topics such as grief reactions in kids, activities and resources for families, anger, fear, adjusting to a death, meaning-making, and more. This is a confidential group facilitated by a licensed clinician.

Children’s Expressive Arts Group

This group is not currently meeting, but will resume when it is safe to gather.

This support group provides a safe space for children to identify and express their emotions, thoughts, and questions related to cancer. This group is available to children who have a family member with cancer or who have recently lost a family member to cancer. Children participate in an art or drama therapy project led by a licensed clinician. Appropriate for children ages 5-12.

Activities Calendar

We host numerous events that educate, support and enrich our community. Join us at no cost to you!