Having the support of others while going through
cancer treatment can be an important part of the
overall healing process for patients and caregivers.
Participating in a group with people who are
undergoing a similar situation can make a
significant contribution in restoring a sense of
Our patient support services staff are involved in
several support groups. For a complete listing or
for other resources, please call 479-361-5847.
Art, Healing & Hope: Collaging Your Story
This 6-week art group is available for patients with
any type of cancer. All supplies needed for
the project will be provided. For more
information or to RSVP (reservations are required),
call Miki Biggers, LCSW, OSW-C at 479-361-5847.
For adult patients, family and friends coping
with leukemia, lymphoma, myeloma, MDS and other
blood cancers meets once a month at Hope Cancer
Resources, 5:30-7:00 p.m. Contact Julie Kientz, LSW
at 479-361-5847 for more information.
This group is for women with breast cancer who
live in Madison County and meets the 2nd Tuesday
every month at 5:00 p.m. at the Madison County
Health Unit in Huntsville. For more information,
Cancer Survivors Carroll County
The group is open to any with a cancer diagnosis
and their family the 1st and 3rd Thursday at 4:00
p.m. at the Holiday Island Community Church. Call
479-253-7235 for information.
CLIMB – Children’s Lives Include Moments of
For children ages 6-12 who have a parent or
other adult loved one with cancer. This 6-week
program is offered twice a year. Contact
Lauren Dallas, LCSW at 479-361-5847 for more information
or to RSVP (reservations are required).
Coping and Conversation
Anyone with a cancer diagnosis and their
caregiver are welcome every Wednesday at noon at the
Washington Regional Cancer Support Home in
Fayetteville. Call 479-521-8024 for information.
Empower Your Recovery: A Program for Healing & Growth for Living Beyond Cancer
This new support group is a 5-week program that provides support and education for living beyond cancer, after treatment ends. The group will cover physical recovery, self-care, relationships, doubt and hope in survivorship, and what’s next. The group is open to anyone who has completed treatment for any type of cancer. For more information, please contact Sarah Bryson, LCSW or Lauren Dallas, LCSW at 479-361-5847. Members must RSVP to attend.
Breast cancer support group that meets on the
3rd Monday of every month at 11:30 a.m. Call
479-756-1700 for more information.
Lymphedema Support Group
Patients affected by lymphedema and caregivers are invited to meet quarterly from 12:00-1:30pm at Highlands Oncology Group in Rogers. Please contact Letty Hug, LSW at 479-361-5847 for more information.
NWA Ostomy Support
Every third Sunday from 2:00-4:00 p.m. at Hope
Cancer Resources in Springdale. For more
information, please visit
Pink Divas Breast Cancer
Springdale – every Friday at 11:00 a.m. at
Circle of Life. Call 479-957-1433 for information.
Siloam Springs – every Thursday at 1:30 p.m. at the
Senior Activity Center. Call 479-549-4455 for
NWA Peer Network Prostate Cancer
The Peer Network is a completely private and
confidential setting for prostate cancer survivors
to get together to discuss prostate cancer-related
issues. It meets the 3rd Tuesday every month at
6:00-7:30 p.m. at the Springdale Country Club. For
more information, call 479-521-8024.
Supports men diagnosed with prostate cancer and
their partners. This group meets the 4th Tuesday
every month at Community Church in Bella Vista,
4:00-5:00 p.m. (except November and December). Call
479-855-1126 for information.
SPOHNC – Support for People with Oral, Head &
This group is dedicated to meeting the emotional
and physical needs of oral and head and neck cancer
patients and their caregivers. This group meets the
3rd Saturday every month at 10:00 a.m. at the
Washington Regional Cancer Support Home at
Fayetteville. Contact Jack Igleburger at
Supporting Stage IV
This group provides support for men and women living with any type of stage IV cancer. Group members will have the opportunity to share personal experiences and discuss coping tips and strategies. This group meets the last Friday of every month from 1-2:30 p.m. at Hope Cancer Resources. You must RSVP for this group. Contact Claire Rinehart, LMSW at 479-361-5847 for more information or to RSVP.
A support group for women with cancer, meets the
first and third Monday of each month at 5:30 p.m. at
the Washington Regional Cancer Support Home in
Fayetteville. Call 479-521-8024.
Support group for women with cancer meeting the
1st Wednesday every month at 11:30 a.m. Papa Mike’s
in the Kingsdale Complex in Bella Vista. Call
479-855-6275 for information.
Women with Cancer
All women cancer patients and their support
companions are welcome the 2nd Monday every month at
5:30 p.m. at the Washington Regional Cancer Support
Home in Bentonville. For more information, call
Regional Cancer Support Home in
Fayetteville. For more information, call
Viviendo con Cancer
Este grupo es de apoyo y educación, es para Pacientes Hispanos y sus seres queridos que tengan cáncer. Toda la comunicación del grupo será en Español. Este grupo se reúne el tercer lunes de cada mes de 5:30-7 p.m. en Hope Cancer Resources. Llame a Tania Martinez, LSW al 479-361-5847 para más información.