Kids and Parent Support Groups

WE ARE STILL HERE FOR YOU.

Cancer Pathways is continuing to support patients and family members facing cancer. Support groups are being offered through the easy-to-use Zoom online platform, at no cost to our participants.

To join one of these groups, please register here or contact our social worker, Maddie Ritter at maddie@cancerpathways.org. Please feel free to contact us if you have any questions or concerns at 206-709-1400.

View our Program Calendar or learn more about our COVID-19 Response here.


Family Support Groups

Families Living with Cancer Group

2nd and 4th Tuesday of the month, 7:00-8:00pm, currently meeting on Zoom.
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, currently meeting on Zoom.
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

*not currently meeting, 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 lead by a licensed clinician. Appropriate for children ages 5-12.