About this course
An eight-week support group for individuals who have completed cancer treatment. The group offers a space to discuss dealing with the impact of cancer on your relationships, emotions, long-term side effects from treatment and decrease stress while talking to others who are facing similar circumstances.
Fall 2023: Thursday, October 5, 12, 19, 26, November 2, 9, 16, 23, 7:00-8:30 pm (There is currently a waitlist for the Fall session of this program)
Winter 2024: Thursday, January 18, 25, February 1, 8, 15, 22, 29 March 7:00-8:30 pm
Spring 2024: Thursday, April 18, 25, May 2, 9, 16, 23, 30 June 6, 7:00-8:30 pm
How to prepare
All virtual support groups require intake and a Zoom meeting with a 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-week. 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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