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Cancer Support Groups

There are a variety of cancer support groups in central Vermont and nearby that can help support you and your family during and after cancer treatment.

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Kindred Connections

Peer support for all cancer survivors, from diagnosis through treatment and beyond. Matches you with a local trained volunteer who has had an experience or a concern similar to yours.

For information about getting support or becoming a volunteer, call 800-652-5064 or go to www.vcsn.net.

Cancer Support Potluck

Meets the first Wednesday of each month from 6:00 – 8:00 p.m.

Meets at different members’ homes (volunteering your home as a meeting place is not a requirement). Organized and facilitated by members.

Contact Carole MacIntyre at 229-5931.

Alive! With Song

Meets the third Wednesday of each month from 5:30-7:30 at Bethany Church, 115 Main St., Montpelier.

Central Vermont’s chorus of cancer survivors and caregivers.   Potluck supper and conversation until 6:15, when the singing begins.  Open to all affected by cancer who like to make music.  Contact Theresa Lever, 225-5449 or theresa.lever@cvmc.org

H.U.G.S. – Help Us Give Support

Meets first and third Mondays of each month from 5:00 – 6:30 p.m.

Meeting held at the Bagel Shop in Stowe, in the Baggy Knees Shopping Center

Contact Terry Smith at 249-0812.

Energy Healing

Every Tuesday from 5:30 – 6:30 p.m.
Meets at Bethany Church, 115 Main St., Montpelier
Contact Andy Christiansen at 223-1342.

Christian Meditation

Every Monday from noon – 1:00 p.m.
Christ Church, State St., Montpelier (across from the post office)

Contact Rev. Mr. Regis Cummings at 223-6043.

Bereavement Support Group

Daytime group meets every other Wednesday from 10:00 – 11:30 a.m.
Evening group meets every other Monday from 6:00 – 8:00 p.m.
Both groups meet at Central Vermont Home Health and Hospice, 600 Granger Rd., Berlin

The focus is to learn together how to cope with grief and to receive and offer support to each other. “Our goal is to provide a safe and supportive environment for exploration of the changes brought to our lives by the death of a loved one.”

Facilitated by Ginny Fry. Contact at 223-1878.

Look Good . . . Feel Better

Free workshop led by trained cosmetologists volunteering for the American Cancer Society. Get help with cosmetics, skin care, and head covering options; take home a wonderful goodie bag of cosmetics and more!

Call Linda Comstock at 802-225-5418 to register.

Meets the third Wednesday of each month from 1:00 – 3:00 pm at CVMC Cancer Center Resource Room (main hospital campus).