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Support Groups – Community

Here are some of the support groups that regularly meet at Saint Raphael’s. Please call the numbers listed or meeting times, locations or more information. You may also visit our online calendar.

Looking Forward Program – Support Groups
All Looking Forward sessions are held at Saint Raphael’s Father Michael J. McGivney Cancer Care except where noted.

Living with Breast Cancer Lecture Series
3rd Tuesday of each month
6:00 – 7:30 p.m.

Contact: Vanna Dest, APRN, BC, AOCN, 203.789.3131
             
Lori Ratchelous, MSW, 203.789.3946          

Head & Neck Cancer Support Group
2nd Tuesday of each month
5:00 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.

Contact: Vanna Dest, APRN, BC, AOCN, 203.789.3131
            
Lori Ratchelous, MSW, 203.789.3946

Cancer Support Group for patients and their caregivers
Weekly on Wednesdays
6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.

Contact: Vanna Dest, APRN, BC, AOCN, 203.789.3131
            
Lori Ratchelous, MSW, 203.789.3946

Prostate Cancer Support Group
First Thursday of each month
6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
     
Contact: Vanna Dest, APRN, BC, AOCN, 203.789.3131

Community Support Groups

Stroke Support Group
a group for survivors and their caregivers
Last Tuesday of each month
1:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Cafeteria Conference Room – Registration Required
Call Katie Novack, 203-789-3362
     

Alcoholics Anonymous                                                           (203) 789-3480
All Heart Club                                                                              (203) 789-3275
American Parkinson Disease Association
(Greater New Haven and statewide support groups)     (203) 789-3936
Automatic Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator           (203) 789-3401
Bereavement Support                                                               (203) 789-3247
Caring Kids
(children who have a caregiver or relative affected by cancer)           (203) 789-5956
Coronary Care Unit Waiting Room Group                           (203) 789-3401
Dialysis                                                                                      (203) 789-4029
Domestic Violence Support Group                                             (203) 784-8700
Leukemia and Lymphoma Support Group                                 (203) 789-3131
Lung Life                                                                                    (203) 789-3995
Men Who Want to End Their Violence Against Women             (203) 784-8700
Prepared Childbirth, Sibling Tours                                       (203) 789-3300
Stress Management Group                                                   (203) 784-8700
Stroke                                                                                       (203) 789-3362
Weight Loss Surgery                                                                  (203) 776-4677

 

Page last updated on Oct. 13, 2010