Region 5 – Valley Support Groups

Please note that the dates and times of meetings may change. Please contact the support group before attending to confirm details.

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Botetourt County Breast Cancer Support Group

Meeting Days: First Tuesday of the month
Meeting Time: 7pm
Meeting Location: Fincastle United Methodist Church Family Life Center
Address: 137 South Church Street, Fincastle, VA 24090
Phone: 540-863-8031
Contact: Dolores Turner

Coping with Cancer as a Younger Woman
Surviving cancer as a younger woman presents unique challenges. Come share support with others who are coping with similar concerns.
Meeting Days: Every Other Monday
Meeting Time: 4:30 pm – 5:45 pm
Meeting Location: Martha Jefferson Cancer Care Center
Address: 500 Martha Jefferson Drive, Charlottesville, VA 22911
Phone: 434-654-8407
Contact: Suzanne Smith
Email: shsmith4@sentara.com
Website: www.mjhcancer.org/Cancer/ SupportGroups2.aspx?srcaud=Cancer

Coping with Cancer: Sisters Side By Side
Join other women who are being treated for or have survived any type of cancer to share common concerns.
Meeting Days: Every Other Monday
Meeting Time: 4:00 pm – 5:15 pm
Meeting Location: Martha Jefferson Cancer Care Center
Address: 500 Martha Jefferson Drive, Charlottesville, VA 22911
Phone: 434-654-8407
Contact: Suzanne Smith
Email: shsmith4@sentara.com
Website: www.mjhcancer.org/Cancer/ SupportGroups2.aspx?srcaud=Cancer

Men’s Cancer Network
Join other men with all types of cancer to exchange information, tips, and advice for coping with this experience.
Meeting Days: Every Other Monday
Meeting Time: 10:45 am – 11:45 am
Meeting Location: Martha Jefferson Cancer Care Center
Address: 500 Martha Jefferson Drive, Charlottesville, VA 22911
Phone: 434-654-8407
Contact: Suzanne Smith
Email: shsmith4@sentara.com
Website: www.mjhcancer.org/Cancer/SupportGroups2.aspx?srcaud=Cancer

More than Just Surviving: Life After Cancer Treatment
Come listen and share with others. Help one another in the healing process. Pre-registration IS required for this group.
Meeting Days: Wednesdays
Meeting Time: 9:15 am – 10:45 am
Meeting Location: Martha Jefferson Cancer Care Center
Address: 500 Martha Jefferson Drive, Charlottesville, VA 22911
Phone: 434-654-8837
Contact: Ann Atwell
Email: alatwell1@sentara.com
Website: www.mjhcancer.org/Cancer/ SupportGroups2.aspx?srcaud=Cancer

Friend Listening to Friend
For newly diagnosed cancer patients who have fears, questions or concerns. This group also addresses life after cancer treatments.
Meeting Days: Every Thursday
Meeting Time: 11:00 am – 12:15 pm
Meeting Location: Augusta Health Cancer Center, Conference Room
Address: 78 Medical Center Drive, Fishersville, VA 22939
Phone: 540-245-7105
Contact: Leigh Anderson
Website: http://www.augustahealth.com/cancer-center/support-groups

Lean on Me (For Caregivers)
To help those who take care of loved ones take care of themselves.
Meeting Days: Mondays
Meeting Time: 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Meeting Location: Augusta Health Cancer Center, Conference Room
Address: 78 Medical Center Drive, Fishersville, VA 22939
Phone: 540-245-7105
Contact: Leigh Anderson
Website: http://www.augustahealth.com/cancer-center/support-groups

Moving Forward
For cancer patients transitioning out of active treatment.
Meeting Days: Second Wednesday of each month
Meeting Time: 4:00 pm – 5:15 pm
Meeting Location: Augusta Health Cancer Center, Conference Room
Address: 78 Medical Center Drive, Fishersville, VA 22939
Phone: 540-245-7105
Contact: Leigh Anderson
Website: http://www.augustahealth.com/cancer-center/support-groups

Caregiver’s Support Group
For caregivers only. Please call to register.
Meeting Days: 3rd Friday of each month
Meeting Time: 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Meeting Location: Sentara RMH Funkhouser Women’s Center
Address: 530 Neff Avenue, Harrisonburg, VA 22801
Phone: 540-689-7065
Contact: Elaine Dunaway

General Cancer Support Group
For all types of cancers. Please call to register.
Meeting Days: 3rd Monday of each month
Meeting Time: 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm
Meeting Location: Sentara RMH Funkhouser Women’s Center
Address: 530 Neff Avenue, Harrisonburg, VA 22801
Phone: 540-689-7065
Contact: Elaine Dunaway

Women’s Cancer Support Group
A collaborative service of Sentara RMH Hahn Cancer Center and Sentara RMH Funkhouser Women’s Center. Please call to register.
Meeting Days: 4th Thursday of each month
Meeting Time: 6:00 pm
Meeting Location: Sentara RMH Funkhouser Women’s Center
Address: 530 Neff Avenue, Harrisonburg, VA 22801
Phone: 540-689-7065
Contact: Elaine Dunaway

You Can Live Well!
This is a six-week program offered three times a year for cancer survivors and their caregivers. The group is designed to help lower the distress associated with a diagnosis of cancer, cancer treatment, care giving and survivorship. Based on an evidence based program from Stanford University- Chronic Disease Prevention: www.vdh.virginia.gov. A workbook is provided. There is no cost. Call 540-689-7065 for the next group time.
Meeting Days: Call for Schedule
Meeting Location: Sentara RMH Funkhouser Women’s Center
Address: 530 Neff Avenue, Harrisonburg, VA 22801
Phone: 540-689-7065
Contact: Elaine Dunaway

Breast Friends
This group is for young women recently diagnosed, going through treatment and discovering the “new normal” after treatment. Please call for meeting details.
Meeting Location: Lynchburg
Phone: 434-665-3359 (Jenny) or 434-401-2505 (Tamara)
Contact: Jenny or Tamara
Website: http://cancer.centrahealth.com/services/support-groups

BRCA Mutation Support Group
Meeting Days: 3rd Monday of each month
Meeting Time: 6:00 pm
Meeting Location: Pearson Cancer Center Library
Address: 1701 Thomson Drive, Lynchburg, VA 24501
Phone: 434-200-5925
Contact: Phyllis Everett
Website: http://cancer.centrahealth.com

On Eagle’s Wings
Support for women at any stage of their breast cancer journey. Please call to register.
Meeting Days: 1st Thursday of each month
Meeting Time: 5:30 pm
Meeting Location: Pearson Cancer Center Library
Address: 1701 Thomson Drive, Lynchburg, VA 24501
Phone: 434-200-5127 (Kara) or 434-200-5528 (Lindsay)
Contact: Kara Lamb or Lindsay Darrah
Email: kara.lamb@centrahealth.com
Website: http://cancer.centrahealth.com/services/support-groups

Carilion Clinic Breast Cancer Support Group
A general support group for women diagnosed with breast cancer.
Meeting Days: 1st and 3rd Tuesdays
Meeting Time: 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Meeting Location: Carilion Clinic Breast Care Center
Address: 102 Highland Avenue, Suite 202, Roanoke, VA 24014
Phone: 540-224-6939
Contact: Catherine Hagan
Email: cchagan@carilionclinic.org

General Cancer Support Group
Please call to confirm details prior to attending.
Meeting Days: 1st and 3rd Thursday
Meeting Location: Jollivue United Methodist Church
Address: 551 Lee Jackson Highway, Staunton, VA 24401
Phone: 540-885-5517
Contact: Reverend Jack Pettyjohn

Updated September 2016.