North West Cancer Support Groups

Cancer Support Group (Expressions Through Art)

This group invites you to explore and express some of your experiences through art in a safe, supported and enjoyable way. Accessible to anyone affected by cancer (Including those diagnosed, their carers, family and friends). No experience or artistic skills required, and no cost to participate. All art supplies provided.

Meets the 2nd Tuesday of each month, 10.00am till midday. For further information contact Kris on 6425 8600.

Sheffield Cancer Support Group

An opportunity to share your story and experiences with other people who have been affected by a cancer diagnosis. Support and helpful information from people who understand and the chance to encourage and listen to others.

Meets the 3rd Wednesday each month from 10.00am – midday. For further information contact Stan on 6425 8600.

Devonport Prostate Cancer Support Group

Meets on the first Wednesday of every month from 6.30pm to 8.00pm in Devonport.  For further information contact Peter on 0417 362 129

Telephone and Internet Cancer Support Groups

There are a variety of telephone and internet cancer support groups available to those patients and carers who prefer the convenience and privacy of receiving peer related support in their own home.  Each group is facilitated by trained professional staff.  Participation is free and members are from all states of Australia.  For more information contact Cancer Council Tasmania’s Devonport office on  on 6425 8600 or call the national Referral line on 1300 755 632.