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Support Connection Offers Cancer Support Programs In Westchester

Support Connection, Inc.will be hosting upcoming support groups throughout Westchester County.
Support Connection, Inc.will be hosting upcoming support groups throughout Westchester County. Photo Credit: File

YORKTOWN HEIGHTS, N.Y. – Support Connection, Inc., a not-for profit organization that provides free, confidential support services for people affected by breast and ovarian cancer, offers a wide range of free support groups for women with breast and ovarian cancer.

Groups focus on topics pertaining to living with cancer through all stages of diagnosis, treatment and post-treatment. They are offered in Westchester, Putnam and Dutchess counties, and by toll-free teleconference. For a complete calendar of groups at all locations, click here .

Advance registration is required for all groups; call (914) 962-6402 or 800-532-4290.

The following support groups are scheduled for Westchester in June:

At the support connection office in Yorktown:

  • Breast and Ovarian Cancer Support Group: First Thursday of the month, June 4 at 10 a.m.
  • Breast Cancer Support Group: Fourth Tuesday of the month, June 23 at 7 p.m.
  • Young Women’s Support Group: For women who have or had breast or ovarian cancer at a young age. Second Wednesday of the month, June 10 at 7 p.m.

At New York-Presbyterian/Hudson Valley Hospital in Cortlandt Manor:

  • Breast Cancer Support Group: Monday, June 15 at 7 p.m.

At the Yorktown Jewish Center In Yorktown Heights:

  • Support Group for Women Living with Recurrence: For women living with recurrence of breast or ovarian cancer, with advanced stage and/or metastasis. Third Friday of the month June 19 at 12:30 p.m.

At Northern Westchester Hospital at Chappaqua Crossing, Chappaqua:

  • Breast and Ovarian Cancer Support Group: First Wednesday of the month, June 3 at 7 p.m.

By Teleconference: For those unable to attend groups in person, there are monthly telephone support groups via toll-free teleconference, enabling women to participate regardless of their location and from the comfort of their homes. Call a few days ahead to learn how to participate.

The Advanced Stage or Metastatic Breast Cancer Telephone Group will take place Monday, June 1 at 8 p.m.

The Ovarian Cancer Telephone Group will take place Wednesday, June 10 at 8 p.m.

To learn more, to provide a donation or to view upcoming events, click here , or for toll-free cancer support, call 800-532-4290.

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