Support Groups in our Community
Please check links to individual Hospitals to ensure most up-to-date information.
Contact number: 603.580.7084
A Women's Perspective
For women seeking support for various cancers. Spend time connecting with other women for support and education. This group provides participants with an opportunity to discuss new methods of coping with cancer while promoting stress reduction, hope and empowerment. Please call for more information or to register at 603-580-7084.
There may be additional programs offered at various times throughout the year. Please contact the Oncology Social Worker for details.
Contact number: (888) 421-1080
Portsmouth Regional Hospital offers comprehensive inpatient and outpatient cancer care, recovery and support services to residents of Portsmouth and the entire Seacoast region. We partner with the American Cancer Society (ACS) for educational resources, library, events and in-person counseling.
Multiple breast cancer support groups, including Stage IV and Look Good...Feel Better®
Support groups for gynecologic and prostate cancers
Breast Cancer Support
This peer-led group provides open discussion and support to any woman who has been diagnosed with breast cancer. Second Thursday of every month, 5:30 - 7:00 pm.
Contact Anne Daugherty, LICSW, OSW-C, Oncology Social Worker, (603) 740-2830
Newly Diagnosed Breast Cancer Support
This quarterly group is designed for any woman currently in treatment and/or diagnosed in the past year. This group meets at the Wentworth-Douglass Garrison Auditoriums. Light refreshments will be served. For dates and times, call (603) 609-6120.
Gynecologic Cancer Support
First Wednesday of every month, 5:30 - 7:00 pm
Meetings alternate monthly between an educational format facilitated by professional staff and an informal peer-led format. Contact Kathy Quinn, RN, at (603) 609-6024
First Tuesday of every month, 5:30 - 7:30 pm
Contact Monica Viel-Weiss, MSW, (603) 740-2853
Look Good Feel Better
Sponsored by the American Cancer Society. Meets the 1st Wednesday of the month, 11:00-12:30 PM in the Seacoast Cancer Center at Wentworth-Douglass Hospital.
Women undergoing cancer treatment are welcome to attend. Contact Anne at (603) 740-2830 to register.
Cancer Support Group - Surviving and Thriving
Anna Jaques Hospital welcomes individuals and families affected by cancer to join the free monthly support group. The group is open to anyone coping with a cancer diagnosis so that they can spend time with others facing similar situations. The group provides ongoing support, encouragement and friendship.
Breast Cancer Support Group
Whether you have recently been diagnosed with breast cancer or are a longtime survivor, we invite you to join the Anna Jaques Hospital breast cancer support group. This group is a gathering where you can meet and discuss your situation with others who have faced similar issues. We gather together to share our experiences, triumphs, challenges, and our friendship.
Bereavement Support Group
Please come join us as we support one another in a shared loss, yet knowing that our grief experiences are unique to us. Laughter and tears are equally welcome. All are welcome! There is no charge but pre-registration is requested as space is limited.
Contact number: 603.663.1804
A variety of support groups are available. Please see link for details.