Support Groups

Hackensack Meridian Health Cancer Care Support Groups

Hackensack Meridian Health Cancer Care hosts support groups for people with cancer and those touched by the disease. Joining a support group has many benefits, including being able to connect with others who have had similar experiences. Our support groups provide a time and space for patients and family members to discuss feelings, concerns and attitudes in a compassionate environment. Our experienced staff facilitates and guides the discussion in small-group settings to encourage open dialogue.

Learn more about our support groups across Monmouth and Ocean counties.

 

BEREAVEMENT GROUPS

Bereavement groups serve as a healing way to help cope with the loss of a loved one from cancer. Our support groups offer a comfortable space to share your story and help you develop new coping strategies.

Bayshore Medical Center
727 North Beers St., Holmdel, NJ 07733
Date: Meets the second and fourth Tuesday of each month
Time:  1 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. and 7 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
Location: Bayshore Chapel, 3 North

To learn more and sign up please call 732-739-5888.


Ocean Medical Center
425 Jack Martin Blvd., Brick, NJ 08724

Date:
Meets the first Monday of each month
Time:
7 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
Location:
Ocean Medical Center, Community Room

To learn more and sign up, please call 732-836-4573


Hackensack Meridian Health at Home – South
80 Nautilus Dr., Manahawkin, NJ 08050

To learn more about upcoming dates and times, please call 609-607-6156.

 

BREAST CANCER SUPPORT GROUPS

Breast cancer support groups are open to all women and men going through their journey, and those who are survivors. Our breast cancer support groups offer participants the opportunity to share personal experiences and provide emotional support to each other.

Jersey Shore University Medical Center
1945 New Jersey 33, Neptune City, NJ 07753

Date:
Meets the first Thursday of each month
Time: 1:30 p.m. – 3 p.m.
Location: Amdur Ambulatory Care Pavilion, Cancer Care Conference Room

To learn more and sign up, please call 732-776-3316.


Ocean Medical Center
425 Jack Martin Blvd., Brick, NJ 08724

Date:
Meets the second Wednesday of each month
Time: 6 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
Location: Ocean Medical Center Community Room

To learn more and sign up, please call 732-836-4048.      

 

Riverview Medical Center

1 Riverview Plaza, Red Bank, NJ  07701

Date: Meets the second Tuesday of every month

Time: 7 p.m. – 8 p.m.

Location: 5th Floor Conference Room

To learn more and sign up, please call 732-450-2633

 

Southern Ocean Medical Center Family Resource Center

700 Route 9 South, Stafford, NJ 08092

Date: Meets the second Tuesday of each month

Time: 7 p.m. – 8 p.m.

Location: 4th Floor Conference Room

To learn more and sign up, please call 609-978-3559

 

CAREGIVER SUPPORT GROUP

Being a cancer caregiver can be overwhelming – join us to learn more how to balance the role.

 

Southern Ocean Medical Center Family Resource Center

700 Route 9 South, West Creek, NJ 08092

Date: Meets the third Monday of each month

Time: 3 p.m. – 4 p.m.

Location: 4th Floor Conference Room

To learn more and sign up, please call 609-978-3559

 

HEALING HELPERS SUPPORT GROUP

Healing Helpers offers an outlet for patients and their families who are coping with chronic illness, such as cancer.

 

Bayshore Medical Center

727 North Beers St., Holmdel, NJ 07733

Date: Meets every second and fourth Thursday of each month

These groups do not meet in the month of July and August

Time: 10:30 a.m. – 12 p.m.

Location: Bayshore Chapel, 3 North

To learn more and sign up, please call 732-739-5832

 

INNER CIRCLE SUPPORT GROUP

This group is offered to those affected by cancer. Patients, caregivers, family members, and friends are welcome. This support group offers individuals an opportunity to share their experiences and resources, make connections, and gain a sense of empowerment and control.

 

Jersey Shore University Medical Center

1945 New Jersey 33, Neptune City, NJ 07753

Date: Meets the third Wednesday of each month

Time: 3:30 p.m. – 5 p.m.

Location:  Amdur Ambulatory Care Pavilion Cancer Care Conference Room

To learn more and sign up, please call 732-776-3316

 

LIVING WITH CANCER SUPPORT GROUP

This group is designed for individuals who have been diagnosed with any type of cancer. This support group can help you by gaining a sense of empowerment & control, sharing  your experiences, making connections, feeling less isolated, learning coping mechanisms and reducing stress, depression and anxiety.

 

Jersey Shore University Medical Center

1945 New Jersey 33, Neptune City, NJ 07753

Date: Meets the first Wednesday of every month

Time: 3:30 p.m. – 5 p.m.

Location:  Amdur Ambulatory Care Pavilion Cancer Care Conference Room

To learn more and sign up, please call 732-776-3316

 

Riverview Medical Center

1 Riverview Plaza, Red Bank, NJ  07701

Date: Meets the first Wednesday of every month

Time: 4 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.

Location: Community Room on the 2nd Floor of the Jane Booker Cancer Center

To learn more and sign up, please call 732-450-2633

 

OSTOMY SUPPORT GROUP

This group gives patients an outlet to share their feelings and ask questions as they learn to live with their ostomy. Our ostomy support group is sponsored by the United Ostomy Associations of America (UOAA).

 

Ocean Medical Center

425 Jack Martin Blvd., Brick, NJ 08724

Date: Meets the first Wednesday of every month

Time: 5:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.

Location: Ocean Medical Center Community Room

To learn more and sign up, please call 732-836-4573 or 732-836-4897

 

Southern Ocean Medical Center Family Resource Center

700 Route 9 South, Stafford, NJ 08092

Date: Meets the second Thursday of each month

Time: 1 p.m. – 2 p.m.

Location: 4th Floor Conference Room

To learn more and sign up, please call 609-978-3559

 

GYNOCOLOGIC CANCER SUPPORT GROUP

This support group is designed for women diagnosed with cervical, endometrial, ovarian, and/or uterine cancer.

 

Jersey Shore University Medical Center

1945 New Jersey 33, Neptune City, NJ 07753

Date: Meets the first and third Tuesday of every month

Time: 11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.

Location: Amdur Ambulatory Care Pavilion, Cancer Care Conference Room

To learn more and sign up, please call 732-776-3316

 

THYROID CANCER SUPPORT GROUP

Our support group is open to all thyroid cancer survivors and their families and friends. Our program is supported in partnership with ThyCa – The Thyroid Cancer Survivors’ Association, Inc. – an international nonprofit organization for thyroid cancer patients, survivors, and families.

 

Jersey Shore University Medical Center

1945 New Jersey 33, Neptune City, NJ 07753

Dates: February 5, April 2, June 4, August 6, October 1, December 3

Time: 5 p.m. – 6 p.m.

Location: Brennan Pavilion, Medical Staff Board Room

To learn more and sign up, please call 732-776-4455

 

 

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