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Local Resources

*Some groups do not meet over the summer or due to holidays. Please contact the group before attending to confirm or receive more information.

General support

  • Coping with Cancer
    • Ask the Expert Series
      • 1st Monday of every month: 12 to 1pm
      • UCHealth Cancer Center- Lone Tree
        9548 Park Meadows Drive, Lone Tree, CO 80124
        1st Floor Conference Center
      • This group is also offered via video call to partake from home.
      • Registration is not required for in-person but is required for the video call. Please register for the video call with Brittany Cain at: 720.848.4254 or [email protected]
      • For more information: Brittany Cain at: 720.848.4254 or [email protected]
    • Cancer Caregiver Support Group
      • 3rd Wednesday of every month: 4 to 5:30pm
      • UCHealth Cancer Center- Highlands Ranch
1500 Park Central Drive, Highlands Ranch, CO 80129
Summit B Conference Room, Garden Level
      • This group is also offered via video call to partake from home.
      • Registration is not required for in-person but is required for the video call. Please register for the video call with Brittany Cain at: 720.848.4254 or [email protected]
      • For more information: Brittany Cain at: 720.848.4254 or [email protected]
    • Cancer Caregiver Support Group
      • 2nd & 4th Thursday of every month: 4 to 5:30pm
      • UCHealth Cancer Center- Anschutz Medical Campus
        1635 Aurora Court, Aurora, CO 80045
        Anschutz Outpatient Pavilion, Room 1603
      • Registration is not required
      • For more information: Brittany Cain at: 720.848.4254 or [email protected]
    • Cancer Patient Support Group
      • 3rd Wednesday of every month: 4 to 5:30pm
      • UCHealth Cancer Center- Highlands Ranch
        1500 Park Central Drive, Highlands Ranch, CO 80129
        Summit A Conference Room, Garden Level
      • This group is also offered via video call to partake from home.
      • Registration is not required for in-person but is required for the video call. Please register for the video call with Brittany Cain at: 720.848.4254 or [email protected]
      • For more information: Brittany Cain at: 720.848.4254 or [email protected]
    • Cancer Patient Support Group
      • 2nd & 4th Thursday of every month: 4 to 5:30pm
      • UCHealth Cancer Center- Anschutz Medical Campus
        1635 Aurora Court, Aurora, CO 80045
        Anschutz Outpatient Pavilion, Room 2005
      • Registration is not required
      • For more information: Brittany Cain at: 720.848.4254 or [email protected]
    • Head & Neck Cancer Support Group
      • 2nd Wednesday of every month: 12 to 1:30pm
      • UCHealth Cancer Center- Highlands Ranch
        1500 Park Central Drive, Highlands Ranch, CO 80129
        Summit A Conference Room, Garden Level
      • Registration is not required
      • For more information: Brittany Cain at: 720.848.4254 or [email protected]
    • Head & Neck Cancer Support Group
      • 3rd Thursday of every month: 10 to 11:30am
      • UCHealth Cancer Center- Anschutz Medical Campus
        1635 Aurora Court, Aurora, CO 80045
        Anschutz Outpatient Pavilion, Room 2005
      • Registration is not required
      • For more information: Brittany Cain at: 720.848.4254 or [email protected]
    • Mindfulness Meditation Course (for Patients and Caregivers)
      • From 03.25.20 until 04.29.20
      • Every Wednesday: 3 to 4:30pm
      • UCHealth Cancer Center- Anschutz Medical Campus
        12505 E. 16th Ave., Aurora, CO 80045
        Anschutz Inpatient Pavilion #2, Bruce Schroffel Conference Center (BSCC), Room C
      • Registration is required. Please register with Brittany Cain at: 720.848.4254 or [email protected]
      • For more information: Brittany Cain at: 720.848.4254 or [email protected]
    • Wellness Education Series
      • 2nd Wednesday of every month: 12 to 1pm
      • Only Video Call
      • Registration is required. Please register with Brittany Cain at: 720.848.4254 or [email protected]
      • For more information: Brittany Cain at: 720.848.4254 or [email protected]
    • Writing with Cancer Workshops
      • In partnership with Lighthouse Writers Workshop, Writing with Cancer Workshops are offered to both cancer patients and caregivers.
      • For more information: Brittany Cain at: 720.848.4254 or [email protected]
    • Young Adults with Cancer Support Group
      • 2nd Tuesday of every month: 4 to 5pm
      • UCHealth Cancer Center- Anschutz Medical Campus
        12505 E. 16th Ave., Aurora, CO 80045
        Anschutz Inpatient Pavilion #2, Bruce Schroffel Conference Center (BSCC), Room B
      • Registration is not required.
      • For more information: Brittany Cain at: 720.848.4254 or [email protected]
    • Colorado Cancer Coalition
    • St. Joseph's Hospital-Coping with Cancer
      • Support group for patients, family and caregivers
      • Meets the first Wednesday of each month from 3-4:30PM
      • Please call 303-318-3449
    • Good Samaritan Cancer Center
      • Support group for patients and caregivers
      • Meets the first Thursday of each month from 12-1:30PM
      • Please call 303-673-1620 to register
    • Men's Cancer Group
      • Colorado Blood Cancer Institute
      • Meets the second Tuesday of each month from 11-12:15pm
      • Please call 720-754-4856 to register
    • Lutheran Hospital
      • Support group for patients and families
      • Meets the second Thursday of every month from 6-7:30PM
      • Please call 303-403-3608 to register
    • Lymphedema Class
      • For those newly diagnosed with this condition and their families
      • Meets every other month from 6-7pm
      • Lutheran Hospital
      • Please call 303-403-3608 to register
    • Living Beyond Limits with Metastatic/ Advanced Cancer
      • Bi-Monthly patient group
      • Located at Rocky Mountain Cancer Centers Longmount
      • Please call 720-498-5340 to register and for information about times
    • Supporting Each Other Together
      • Open discussion support group for individuals with any type of cancer
      • National Jewish Health
      • Last Thursday of every month from 2-3pm
      • Please call 303-270-2743 for more information

Caregivers

  • Circle of support
    • Lutheran Hospital
    • A support group for those caring for a person who is chronically or seriously ill
    • Meets the first Tuesday of each month from 5:30 – 7 p.m.
    • Please call 303-425-8000 at Collier Hospice Center
  • Cancer Caregiver Support Group
    • Kaiser Permanente Franklin Building
    • Meets the Third Wednesday of every month
    • Please call 303-764-5047 to register
  • Care 2 B Well!
    • Anschutz Outpatient Pavillon 
    • Meets the second and fourth Thursday of each month from 4-5pm
    • Registration not required
    • For more information call 720-848-0316
  • Caregiver Support Group
    • Sky Ridge Medical Center
    • A support group for men whose partner is a breast cancer survivor
    • Meets the last Thursday of each month, from 6-7 pm
    • Please call 720-225-2273 for more details

Cancer Specific

  • Breast Cancer groups
    • Ongoing STaRS Breast Cancer
      • Support group 2+ years after diagnosis
      • Lutheran Hospital
      • Meets the first Wednesday of each month from 6-7:30PM
      • Register at 303-403-3608
    • Newly STaRS Breast Cancer
      • Support group for first 2 years of diagnosis
      • Lutheran Hospital
    • Parker Adventist Hospital
      • Meets the third Thursday of every Month
      • Please call 303-269-4155 to register
      • Also meets the third Tuesday of each month from 6-7:30PM
      • Register at 303-403-3608
    • Breast Cancer Support Group
      • UCHealth Cancer Center- Anschutz Medical Campus
        1635 Aurora Court, Aurora, CO 80045
        Anschutz Cancer Pavilion, Room 2006
      • Meets the third Monday of each month from 3:00-4:30 pm
      • This group is also offered via video call to partake from home.
      • Registration not required for in-person attendance, but is required for the video call. 
      • For more information or to register for the video call contact Brittany Cain at: 720.848.4254 or [email protected] 
    • Breast Cancer Support Group
      • Sky Ridge Medical Center
      • Breast cancer survivors and newly diagnosed patients
      • Meets the third Tuesday of each month from 5-630pm
      • For more information call 720-225-2273 
  • Leukemia Lymphoma Society Family Support Group
    • For patients and families living with blood cancers
    • Presbyterian/St. Luke's Hospital
    • Meets the first Wednesday of each month from 6-7:30PM
    • Please call 303-253-1582 to register
  • Ovarian
    • Nicki's Circle
      • 6 Different locations, varied days and times
      • Register online
      • Can also call 720-519-3122
  • Prostate Cancer
    • Prostate Cancer Educational Support Group
      • Meets the second Tuesday of most months from 6-7:30PM
      • UCHealth Cancer Center- Anschutz Medical Campus
        12505 E. 16th Ave., Aurora, CO 80045
        Anschutz Inpatient Pavilion #2, Bruce Schroffel Conference Center (BSCC), Room B
      • This group is also offered via video call to partake from home.
      • Registration not required for in-person attendance, but is required for the video call.
      • For more information or to register for the video call contact Brittany Cain at: 720.848.4254 or [email protected]
    • The Urology Center of Colorado
      • Meets the third Thursday of each month
      • Please call 303-762-7666 to register
  • Lung Cancer
    • National Jewish Health
      • Meets the third Thursday of every month from 2-3PM
      • Please call 303-270-2392 to register
  • Bladder Cancer
    • The Urology Center of Colorado
      • Meets the fourth Tuesday of each month
      • Please call 303-762-7666 to register
  • Head and Neck Cancer
    • Porter Hospital
      • Meets the fourth Tuesday of every month from 630-8pm
      • Please call 303-765-3888 to register
  • Thyroid Cancer 
    • Thyroid Cancer Support Group
      • UCHealth Cancer Center- Anschutz Medical Campus
        12505 E. 16th Ave., Aurora, CO 80045
        Anschutz Inpatient Pavilion #2, Bruce Schroffel Conference Center (BSCC), Room B
      • Meets the third Monday each month from 7-8:30pm
      • This group is also offered via video call to partake from home.
      • Registration not required for in-person attendance, but is required for the video call.
      • For more information or to register for the video call contact Brittany Cain at: 720.848.4254 or [email protected]

Survivorship

  • Cancer Survivorship 101
    • For those who complete active treatment for cancer
    • Kaiser Permanente Franklin Building
    • Meets the fourth Thursday of every month 6-7:30PM
    • Please call 303-764-5047 to register
  • Live By Living
    • Connects cancer survivors and caregivers with nature and one another through walks in the park, day hikes, snowshoeing, and weekend retreats. 
    • All activities are free
    • To register
      • http://livebyliving.org/contact/
    • For more information
      • 303-808-2339
  • Transitions: Life after Cancer Treatment
    • For patients who have completed treatment and are facing the future as a cancer survivor
    • St. Joseph Hospital Cancer Center
    • Meets the first Tuesday of every month 3-4:30pm
    • For more information
      • 303-318-3449

Support For kids

  • Kids Alive
    • Monthly support and education group for children who have a parent with cancer
    • Porter Hospital
    • Please call 303-765-3811 to register

Support For finances

  • The Pink Fund
    • Provides non-medical financial assistance to breast cancer survivors in active treatment 

Advance Care Planning

  • University of Colorado Cancer Center
    • Anschutz Outpatient Pavillon 
    • Meets the fourth Friday of each month from 1-2pm
    • Registration not required
    • For more information 720-848-0316