One on One Lymphedema Support

This One on One Lymphedema Support is for individuals interested in the prevention and treatment of lymphedema symptoms.

Candace Bridgewater
Orange Park, Florida 32073

Look Good Feel Better Foundation

A free program that teaches women in active cancer treatment ways to deal with the appearance-related side effects of treatment.

National Cancer Information Center

Look Good, Feel Better

An American Cancer Society (ACS) program for women cancer patients. Group meets the 2nd Wednesday of each month. You must call the ACS to RSVP for this one-time meeting.

Please call Gwen Carriere, ARNP if you have questions or need more information.
North Florida Regional Medical Center
Cancer Center
6420 Newberry Road
Gainesville, FL 32605

Leukemia & Lymphoma Society’s Family Support Group

Family Support Groups provide mutual support and education for patients and family members. They offer an opportunity to discuss anxieties and concerns with others who share the same experiences. This sharing strengthens the family bond and enhances everyone’s ability to cope with cancer.

If you or a loved one has a diagnosis of Leukemia, Hodgkin Lymphoma, Non- Hodgkin Lymphoma, Myeloma or Myelodysplastic Syndrome, or any other form of blood cancer, please join us in the community room. We meet the first Thursday of every month at 6:30 pm.

Dr. Michelle Bishop
Cancer Center of North Florida Regional
6420 Newberry Road
Gainesville, FL 32614
Health & Healing Place – 1st Room on Right

Healing Touch Cancer Support

Meets the 3rd Thursday of each month, 5:30 p.m. in the Trinity United Methodist Church. All cancer patients, family and friends as well as cancer survivors are welcome. This group began in 1995 and continues today as an encouraging and loving place for those experiencing cancer in their lives. Every month has a focus and all meetings begin and end in prayer.

352-331-2960, (Church phone number: 352-376-6615)
Trinity United Methodist Church
4000 NW 53rd Avenue
Gainesville, FL 32653

Healing Hearts at Haven Hospice of North Central Florida

The Healing Hearts grief support program offers individual, family and group counseling to help anyone who is coping with loss, regardless of how it occurs. Throughout the year, Healing Hearts offers grief support and educational programs for those who may have lost a mate, parent, child or other family member. This program is available to children and teens, adults and families.

Vonceil Leine
6037 W. US HWY 90
Lake City, FL 32055

Haven Hospice Transitions at Skate Station

SASHA’s (Support, Awareness, Strength, Hope, Acceptance) Friends is an Anticipatory Grief Support Group for Children. This groups offers support for children (ages 6 -14) who are dealing with a family member or adult friend that has been diagnosed with a life-limiting illness.

Evelyn James, Bereavement Coordinator
1311 NW 76th Boulevard
Gainesville, FL 32606

Haven Hospice of the Lakes—Bereavement and Grief Support Group

In this support group, members have the opportunity to express their feelings and thoughts of coping with the death of a loved one as well as gain an understanding of grief and how it impacts their lives.

See website for specific grief support programs in your Florida area.

Bereavement Coordinator
6400 Saint Johns Avenue
Palatka, FL 32177

Caregivers Support Group

Suwannee River Economic Council offers a Caregivers Support Group for anyone caring for a loved with a chronic illness. This group allows participants an opportunity to meet with other caregivers in a confidential environment to share problems and concerns. Meetings are held the last Thursday each month.

Bruce Evans, Case Manager
Suwannee Senior Center
1171 Nobles Ferry Road
Live Oak, FL 32064

Breast Cancer Support

An ongoing, monthly Support Group that provides participants an opportunity to share experiences and gain support and strength from each other. Meetings are held the 2nd Tuesday of each month from 6 to 7:30 p.m.

Susie Ulloa, RN
The Cancer Center at NFRMC
3420 Newberry Rd
Gainesville, FL 32605