Caregiver Support GroupFree
About this course
An eight-week support group for caregivers who have family or friends with a cancer diagnosis. This group may touch upon such topics as managing at home, relationships, and dealing with emotion. The group will focus on the self-care of the caregiver and aims to decrease stress while talking to others who are facing similar circumstances.
Fall 2023: Wednesday, October 4, 11, 18, 25, November 1, 8, 15, 22, 7:00-8:30 pm. – This group is full
Winter 2024: Wednesday, January 17, 24, 31 February 7, 14, 21, 28, March 6, 7:00-8:30 pm
Spring 2024: Wednesday, April 17, 24, May 1, 8, 15, 22, 29, June 5, 7:00-8:30 pm.
How to prepare
All virtual support groups require intake and a Zoom meeting with Gilda’s Toronto program staff prior to your first attendance.
Our support groups are being offered virtually at this time. The following is required to participate:
- Computer, phone or tablet with a camera
- Internet connection
- A private room without distraction
Gilda’s Toronto offers 8-week support groups three times a year. Our support groups are run by mental health professionals who have a strong understanding of the unique needs of individuals who have been impacted by cancer.
Support groups are not operated on a drop-in basis. We encourage commitment to the entire 8 weeks. A commitment to the group helps to build community and allows for topics and conversations to be built on week by week.
How do I attend?
If you would like to attend a support group an intake and new member meeting is required. You can start the process by filling out a membership inquiry form.
A Gilda’s Toronto Program staff member will call you to complete an intake and schedule a new member meeting with you.
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