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Support Group List

IMG_1115.JPGSee below for a list of all our support groups and when they occur monthly. Unless otherwise noted, groups meet at Cancer Services, 550 Lobdell Avenue in Baton Rouge.

Click here to visit our calendar that includes all educational, support and exercise events. 

Specific Cancer Support Groups

Site-specific support groups provide the opportunity for cancer survivors to meet other survivors with a similar diagnosis. Meetings are held once monthly and last approximately one hour. All noon meetings are served lunch and take place at Cancer Services unless otherwise specified.

  • Brain Cancer: 2nd Monday, noon
  • Breast Cancer: 3rd Wednesday, noon
  • Survive DAT! Young Breast Cancer Survivor Meeting: 2nd Tuesday, 6 p.m.
  • Colorectal Cancer : 3rd Monday, noon
  • Blood Cancers: Last Friday, noon
  • GYN Cancers: 2nd Wednesday, noon
  • Lung Cancer: 3rd Friday, noon
  • Oral, Head & Neck Cancers: 3rd Wednesday, noon
  • Pancreatic Cancer: 1st Friday, noon
  • Prostate Cancer at Baton Rouge General - Bluebonnet: 1st Monday, 7 p.m.
  • Prostate Cancer at Mt. Pilgrim Church: 1st Tuesday, 7 p.m.

Flood Relief

Support group for those impacted by the Great Flood of 2016 and affected by cancer.

  • Flood Relief Support Group: Every Tuesday, 11 a.m., Cancer Services

Metastatic Cancer Support

Support group for those with advanced, chronic or multiple cancers.

  • Metastatic Cancer Support Group: 4th Monday, noon, Cancer Services, lunch served

Mindfulness Workshops

Learn about mindfulness and understand how it can decrease feelings of depression, increase energy and more.

  • Mindfulness Workshops: 2nd Thursday, 11 a.m., Cancer Services

Grandparent Support

Support group for grandparents with a grandchild with cancer

  • Grands Helping Grands: Typically meets the fourth Thursday of the month at 11:30 a.m. at Cancer Services. Please check the website calendar as these dates can change.

Outreach Support

Our outreach support groups provide survivors living in outlying parishes the opportunity to attend support groups without having to travel to our Baton Rouge office.

  • Ascension Parish: 4th Wednesday, noon, First United Methodist, 224 West Constitution Street, Gonzales, LA 70707
  • St. James Parish Support Group: 1st Thursday, noon, St. James Library, 1879 West Main St., Lutcher, LA 70071
  • West Feliciana Parish Support Group: 1st Wednesday, 12 p.m., St. Francisville United Methodist, 9856 Royal St., St. Francisville, LA 70775

Grief Support

In addition to cancer support groups, we also offer a weekly community grief support group open to anyone in the community coping with any kind of loss. 

  • Grief Support Team: Every Tuesday, noon, Cancer Services

After-Hours Support

In order to meet the needs of those unable to attend support groups during the day, we offer our after-hours support programs. 

  • Caregiver Support: 4th Tuesday, 6 p.m., Cancer Services, dinner served
  • Grief Support at Williamsburg Senior Living Center: 4th Wednesday, 5 p.m.
  • Reiki Circle: 1st Wednesday, 6:30 p.m., Cancer Services
  • Survive DAT! Young Breast Cancer Survivor Meeting: 2nd Tuesday, 6 pm, Cancer Services, dinner served
  • Young Adult Support Group - open tall young adults affected by cancer: 3rd Tuesday, 6 p.m., Cancer Services, dinner served

Click here to visit our calendar that includes all educational, support and exercise events.

For more information on support groups, please contact Jackie Woods by clicking here or calling 225-927-2273.