BRCA+ Educational and Support Group
668 Eddy St., Providence. Please call for dates and times at (401) 230-3627.
Breast Cancer Support Group (Warwick)
For breast cancer patients and their families. Meets the second Thursday of every month, 6:30 to 8 p.m., Breast Health Center at Kent Hospital, 455 Toll Gate Road, Warwick. (401) 736-3737
Cancer Support Group (South County)
For all cancer diagnoses. Meets the second Tuesday of every month from 3 to 4:30 p.m. Care New England Medical Office Building 49 South County Commons Way South Kingstown. Facilitated by Diane Thompson, MSW, LICSW (401) 274-1122, ext. 47202 email@example.com.
Caregiver Support Group
For anyone caring for a patient with cancer or another serious illness. Meets the fourth Monday of every month 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. Women and Infants Breast Health Center 668 Eddy St, second-floor conference room, Providence. Facilitated by Dana D’Alessandro, MSW, LICSW, MPH, (401) 430-7111, firstname.lastname@example.org.
This is a program for kids ages eight to 12 who have a loved one with cancer. First-floor conference room, 668 Eddy St., Providence. Call for dates and times. Facilitated by: Allison Bisio, MSW, LICSW (401) 274-1122, ext. 47211.
GYN Cancer Support Group
For patients who are diagnosed with gynecologic cancer. Meets the first Thursday of every month, 5 to 6:30 p.m., 668 Eddy St., third-floor conference room, Providence. Facilitated by Nike Kendall, MSW, LICSW (401) 430-7211, email@example.com.
Hereditary Breast and Ovarian Cancer Discussion Group
Third Tuesday or Thursday-bimonthly, 5:30-7 p.m., 668 Eddy St., third-floor waiting area, Providence.
Lymphedema Support Group
First Thursday of every month, 1-2 p.m., 668 Eddy St., first-floor multi-purpose room, Providence, (401) 274-1122, ext. 47280.
Metastatic Breast Cancer Support Group
For women living with chronic disease. Meets the second Tuesday of every month 10:30 a.m. - 12 Noon. Women & Infants Program in Women’s Oncology 668 Eddy St., third-floor conference room, Providence. Facilitated by Nike Kendall, MSW, LICSW (401) 430-7211, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR)
An eight-week program that will help you develop self-care tools to manage your stress, reduce medical symptoms, and enhance your quality of life. For more information, dates, times, and location please call the phone number below. Facilitated by Lisa Fiore, LICSW (401) 430-7106.
A ten-week session introducing participants to a Chinese meditative practice that combines meditation, controlled breathing, and movement. Every Thursday 11-12 a.m. Facilitated by Lisa Fiore, LICSW (401) 430-7106, email@example.com.
Transition to Survivorship Educational/Support Group
A six-week program designed to help women transitioning from active treatment to post-treatment. Please call or email for dates, times, and locations. Facilitated by: Dana D’Alessandro, MSW, LICSW, MPH, CST (401) 430-7111, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Young Women's Support Group
For patients under the age of 40 with all types of cancer. Meets the second Tuesday of every month, 5 to 6:30 p.m. Women & Infants Program in Women's Oncology 668 Eddy St., third-floor conference room, Providence. Facilitated by Dana D’Alessandro, MSW, LICSW, MPH, CST (401) 430-7111, email@example.com.
New Mothers' Group:
An informal way to meet with other new mothers to share the new experiences of parenting. Groups meet weekly in the following locations:
Breastfeeding Support Group:
In order to provide additional help once breastfeeding moms go home after delivery, Women & Infants offers a weekly Breastfeeding Support Group.
Please bring your baby's birth date, birth weight, and weight at discharge.
Choices in Family Building
A support group for single women and lesbian couples. The objective of this program is to offer support for women and couples using cryopreserved sperm to share their experiences and build a network of community support.
Miscarriage, Infant Death & Stillbirth (M.I.S.) Group
Pregnancy After Loss (P.A.L.S.) Support Group
This support group is for women who are pregnant following a loss and would like to share their fears and concerns with other women.
Crohn's Disease and Colitis Support Group for Women
First Wednesday of each month, 6-7p.m., Health Education Department, lower level classroom, 100 Dudley St., Providence, (401) 453-7953.
Take Off Pounds Sensibly (T.O.P.S)
Nominal Fee. Second and fourth Thursdays of each month, 5:30-7 p.m., 668 Eddy St., Breast Health Center, Providence.
The spiritual care staff offers a listening and compassionate presence for patients and their families at any point during their hospital stay. Trained, multi-faith chaplains are available to offer spiritual support to people in times of illness and uncertainty.
The Bereavement Council endeavors to validate every life and death and to acknowledge each with care and respect. Through the efforts of the Council, we offer family, friends, and staff support and consolation as they grieve. We work to assure that responses are consistent in each case and to offer staff education to this end.