Mission Hope Cancer Center
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support groups

All the activities listed here are offered to the community FREE of charge, many on a regular monthly basis.

GETTING STARTED

Patient Orientation Class For Mission Hope Patients

Are you new to the Mission Hope family? A cancer diagnosis often requires navigating an unfamiliar world. You are invited to get to know us and our services so we can take this journey together. A mandatory meeting for cancer patients, families and caregivers.

Mission Hope Cancer Center, SM
By appointment:
Please call 805.219.4673 (English)
Please call 805.346.3406 (Spanish)

* For dates, times and locations, please download pages 14 - 18 of our newsletter.

Bereavement Support Group
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Providing a safe place to express your feelings and begin working through the grieving process.
Mission Hope Cancer Center, SM

Caregiver Support Group
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A forum for people to get together with those who understand their concerns, share helpful strategies, lend support and encouragement.
Mission Hope Cancer Center, SM

Journaling Group
Many people find expressing their feelings in a journal to be healing— especially when coping with a challenge like cancer. Join us!
Mission Hope Cancer Center, SM

Kids Support Circle
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An activity group for the kids of parents/grandparents with cancer to make friends and learn coping skills for living with cancer in the family. Provides a safe, enjoyable place where children can express themselves using art and games.
Mission Hope Cancer Center, SM
Reservations Required; please call: 805.219.HOPE (4673).

Lymphoma, Leukemia & Multiple Myeloma (LL&MM) (All Blood Cancer Support Group)
Established to help individuals and their families cope with diagnosis, before, during and after treatment.
Mission Hope Cancer Center, SM

Men’s Cancer Discussion Group
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Facilitated by Sean Hunt, RN, BSN, OCN, this meeting provides a relaxed forum to discuss issues, exchange information, share concerns and get answers. The group is designed to benefit men at any stage of the cancer journey: newly-diagnosed, currently undergoing treatment and those finished with treatment.
Mission Hope Cancer Center, SM
Reservations Required; please call: 805.219.HOPE (4673).

Men’s Spanish Group • En Español
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de Cáncer Hombres encargados del cuidado de pacientes con cancer y familiares (hombres) son bienvenidos. Tome la oportunidad de aprender e intercambiar informacion relacionada con todos los tipos de cáncer y asi como el cuidado de su salud.
Mission Hope Cancer Center, SM
Favor de llamar para una reservación a 805.346.3406

SPOHNC, Santa Maria (Support for People with Oral, Head and Neck Cancer, Inc.)
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These meetings offer information and practical support to address the particular challenges of oral, head and neck cancer. Newly-diagnosed patients, survivors and their loved ones are welcome.
Mission Hope Cancer Center, SM

Warm Yarns Knitting and Crocheting Support Group
All levels are welcome; instructions, needles and yarn are provided.
Mission Hope Cancer Center, SM