Southern Cancer Support Groups

Walking Group

 An outdoors based group for adults impacted by any type of cancer and their carers.

Walks are held in Hobart in different locations alternating fortnightly on Wednesdays and Fridays from 10:00am to 12:00pm.  For more information please contact Karen on 6169 1916.

Head and Neck Cancer Support Group

Meets on the fourth Wednesday of each month from 2.00pm to 4.00pm in Hobart. For more information contact Cynthia on 6169 1915.

 East Coast Cancer Support Group

Meets on the first Wednesday of every month from 1:30 to 3:30pm at Triabunna. For more information contact Cynthia on 6169 1915.

Huon Valley Cancer Support Group

Meets on the first Tuesday of every month from 10.00am  to 12.00pm at Huonville.  For more information contact Cynthia on 6169 1915

Hobart Cancer Support Group

A support group available for those affected by cancer and their carers. Meets on the fourth Thursday of every month from 10:00am to 12:00pm in Hobart. For further information contact Cynthia on 6169 1915.

Prostate Cancer Support Groups

The Prostate Cancer Support Groups meet on the Eastern Shore and in Kingborough.

  • Eastern Shore meets on the fourth Tuesday of every month from 2:00pm to 4:00pm at Rosny. For more information contact Cynthia on 6169 1915.
  • Kingborough meets on the second Wednesday of every month from 2:00pm to 4:00pm. For more information contact Cynthia on 6169 1915.

Semi Colons Bowel Cancer Support Group

A support group for those impacted by colorectal cancer with or without ostomies.  Meets on the third Thursday of every month from 2:00pm to 4:00pm in Hobart. For more information contact Cynthia on 6169 1915.

Art Support Group

A support group for men and women impacted by any cancer, including carers with a focus on expression through the medium of visual art. Meets on the second Monday of every month from 1.00pm to 3.00pm in Hobart.  For more information contact Karen on 6169 1916.

Carers Support Group

A support group for partners, spouses or immediate carers of an adult diagnosed with cancer.  Meets on the second Tuesday of every month from 10.00am to 12.00pm. For more information contact Cynthia on 6169 1915.

Cancer Support Group for Women Under 50

A support group for women under 50 diagnosed with any type of cancer. Meetings are held on the third Tuesday of every month between 1.00pm to 2.30pm. Contact Karen on 6169 1916

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.