Parent & Guardians Support Group
An eight-week virtual support group for parents/guardians who are concerned about the impact that their cancer diagnosis and treatment may have on their child(ren). The group will provide a welcoming space for you to connect with others who are facing shared experiences. Along with peer connection, you will receive resources and skill-building opportunities. We will discuss how to talk to child(ren) about your diagnosis, treatment, coping, death, and the emotions that come with this.
This group is open to parents/guardians who are living with a cancer diagnosis and their partners, who have child(ren) under 17 years of age.
Spring 2022: Thursday, April 7- May 26, 8:00-9:00 pm-this session is currently full
Please note this is a virtual support group that requires a meeting with Program staff prior to your first attendance.
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.
Computer, phone or tablet with a camera
A private room without distraction