New Breast Cancer Support Groups For Long Island Women

The Adelphi NY Statewide Breast Cancer Hotline & Support Program in Garden City is offering new ongoing support groups.

Support for Caregivers of People with Breast Cancer

Mondays from 6 to 7:30 p.m.

Taking care of person with breast care can be stressful. This group is designed to address the needs of caretakers. Any person who is experiencing the stress and anxiety of caring for a loved one with breast cancer should attend this group. 

Young Women’s Support Group, Under 40

Tuesdays from 6 to 7:30 p.m.

Women under the age of 40 who are diagnosed with breast cancer have unique needs. This support group will focus on those unique needs while allowing the members to share their feelings in a safe supportive environment. Anyone who wants to connect with and receive support from women under 40 should attend this group.

Support groups are provided by the Adelphi NY Statewide Breast Cancer Program and sponsored in part by a grant from the Alpern Family Foundation.

Groups will meet at the Adelphi School of Social Work in Garden City. There is no charge.

Current on-going groups also include a general breast cancer group, women with metastatic disease and women with newly diagnosed Stage 4 breast cancer.

All groups are facilitated by a social worker.

For information, questions and to register, call Erin Nau, LCSW, counseling and education coordinator, at 516-877-4314, or the Breast Cancer Hotline at 800-877-8077.

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