Support Groups

Local Support Groups

Benton Harbor

Strong Women of Faith Breast Cancer Support Group

Held the first Monday of each month (except January and July), at Harbor Point Apartments Community Room, 1350 Fairplain Avenue, Benton Harbor. For more information, contact Bertha M. King at (269) 926-1812.

Niles

Cancer Support Group

This group is for patients, family members, and caregivers. Plese come share your successes, feelings, fears, and practical methods of coping with the physical and emotional aspects of living with the diagnosis of cancer. The group meets the second and fourth Tuesday of each month at 1:30 p.m. at the Niles Senior Center on Bell Road. Learn more, call (269) 429-3281.

St. Joseph

Chemosabies

Held the second Saturday of each month at 9:30 a.m. at the Marie Yeager Cancer Center, 3900 Hollywood Road, St. Joseph. For more information, call (269-5567114.

Rainbows of Hope Cancer Support Group

Held on the second Thursday of the month, in partnership with Berrien County Cancer Service, at 5:30 p.m. in the Kinney and Ward conference rooms at the Marie Yeager Cancer Center, St. Joseph. For more information, call (269) 556-2885.

Stevensville

Caner Support Group

This group is for patients, family members and caregivers. Please come share your successes, feelings, fears, and practical methods of coping with the physical and emotional aspects of living with the diagnosis of cancer. The group meets the first and third Tuesday of each month at 1:30 p.m. at the Berrien County Cancer Services building on Red Arrow Highway in Stevensville. To learn more, call (269) 429-3281 or (269) 465-5257.

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