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Support Groups and Services

Art for the Soul
Please join us for a morning of creative expression and the opportunity to work with two talented artists.

Dates:  Meetings are held the first, third and fifth Thursday of every month.
Time:  10 a.m. to noon
Location:  Chao Family Comprehensive Cancer Center, 1st Floor Resource Center
Contact:  Jennifer Higgins, MSW, 714.456.5235
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Brain Tumor Education and Support Group
This group is for individuals diagnosed with a brain tumor and those who support them. The focus of the group will be both education and support. Some meetings will include a speaker; others an opportunity to share with each other.

Dates:  Meetings are held the second Monday of every month.
Time:  6 to 7:30 p.m.
Location:  Chao Family Comprehensive Cancer Center, 4th floor conference room
Contact:  Marlyn Tavira, 714.456.8609.

Head and Neck Cancer Support Group
Please join us the 1st Monday of each month for support and education in coping with oral, head and neck cancer.  The group meets from 6:30 to 8:00 PM in 3rd Floor Lobby. 

For more info, contact Jennifer Higgins at 714.456.5235.

Kids Konnected
Support Group for children who have a parent with cancer
Grunigen Medical Library:  Building 22A, 2nd Floor Classrooms:  6:30pm -7:30pm
March 4th - Room 2114
April 1st – Room 2103
May 6th Room 2114
Please call Yency Padilla: 714.235.5973

Korean Women's Support Group
Help and support for Korean-speaking women who are coping with a cancer diagnosis.

Dates:  Meetings are held the second Thursday of every month
Time:  3 to 4:30 p.m.
Location:  Chao Family Comprehensive Cancer Center, 4th floor conference room
Contact:  Jane Choi, 714.456.5057

Look Good, Feel Better
Learn make-up, hairstyling and grooming techniques that can help you deal with changes in appearance that may occur due to treatment.  Location: 4th Floor Conference Room from 10 AM – 12 PM.

To RSVP, contact American Cancer Society at 1-800-ACS-2345.

Multiple Myeloma Support Group
Patients, family members and friends are encouraged to join us at this meeting.

Dates:  Meetings are held the first Thursday of every month
Time:  7 to 9 p.m.
Location:  Neuropsychiatric Center (Building 3), Room 101
Contact:  Kelly Cox, 800.452.2873, Ext. 233

Young Adult Support Group
A special educational support group for individuals with any cancer diagnosis, ages 18-39.  Group meets quarterly, the third Wednesday of Jan, April, July & October 6:30 – 8:30 PM in Bldg 3 room 101.  For more info contact Courtney Sparkuhl at 714.456.7057 or csparkhul@uci.edu
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