Southern Cancer Support Groups

For all enquiries regarding each of the Support Groups, please phone 61691900.

Carers

For partners or immediate carers of an adult diagnosed with any type of cancer. Held in Sandy Bay on the second Wednesday of every month. Contact Cynthia

Creative Art

For adults impacted by any type of cancer, their carers and the bereaved. Held in Sandy Bay on the second Monday of every month. Contact Sarah

East Coast

For adults impacted by any type of cancer, their carers and the bereaved. Held in Triabunna on the first Wednesday of every month. Contact Cynthia

Head and Neck

For adults diagnosed with any type of cancer of the Head or Neck region. Held in Sandy Bay on the fourth Friday of every month. Contact Renata

Hobart Generic

For adults impacted by any type of cancer and their immediate carers. Held in Sandy Bay on the fourth Thursday of every month. Contact Louise

Huon Valley

For adults impacted by any type of cancer, their carers and the bereaved. Held in Huonville on the third Tuesday of every month. Contact Sarah

Prostate

For men impacted by prostate cancer and their immediate carers. Two groups. Second Thursday and Third Thursday of every month. Contact Louise

Semi Colons

For adults impacted by colorectal/bowel cancer and their immediate carers. Held in Sandy Bay on the third Friday of every month. Contact Renata

Walking

An outdoors based group for adults impacted by any type of cancer and their carers. Held around Hobart alternating fortnightly on Wednesdays and Fridays. Contact Sarah

Women Under 50

For women under 50 years impacted by any type of cancer and their carers. Held in Sandy Bay on the third Wednesday of every month. Contact Cynthia

Phone 6169 1900 for all groups

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 Cynthia on 6169 1915, or call the national Referral line on 1300 755 632.

 Other Southern Cancer Support Groups

Breast Cancer Support Group

Meets monthly at the Hobart Women’s Health Centre. For more information phone 6231 3212.

New Norfolk Cancer Support Group

Meets monthly on Wednesday at the New Norfolk (State) Library. For more information contact Elsie on 6261 3874.