Caregiver Support GroupFree
About this course
An eight-week support group for caregivers (family or friends) who have a loved one 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 2021: Wednesday, October 6- November 23, 7:00-8:30 pm- This session is currently full
Winter 2022: Wednesday, January 19- March 9, 7:00-8:30 pm
Spring 2022: Wednesday, April 6- May 25, 7:00-8:30 pm
How to prepare
All virtual support groups require intake and a Zoom meeting with a GCGT 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 Club Greater 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-week. A commitment to the group helps to build community and allows for topics and conversations to be built on week by week.
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