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Resources

Support groups provide an opportunity for people to help each other by openly sharing their challenges and successes. Below is an updated list of support groups. For current schedules, please contact the support groups directly.

Providence

Group: Alzheimer's & Dementia Educational Support Groups
Location: ...

​Pawtucket

Group:
1. Drop-in Survivor Support Group
2. Drop-in LGBTQ Cancer S...

Wakefield (Women)

Group: Art Workshop
Location: Elk's Lodge
Meets: 2nd Thursda...

Warwick
 
Group: Alzheimer’s & Dementia Educational Support Groups
Location: Pil...

East Greenwich

 

Group: Women’s Support Group

Location: 1454 S. County Trail

Meets: 1st and 3rd Thursday of the month at 4:00 PM

Contact: Elaine McDonald, (401)444-0058 for more info

Barrington 

 

Group: Hope Health Hospice & Palliative Care (Off Site Locations) Alzheimer’s & Dementia Educational Support Groups

Location: Atria Bay Spring Village, 147 Bay Spring Avenue

                     August 12

Meets: Monthly on Tuesdays at 6:00-7:30 PM 

Contact: To register or for more information, contact (401)415-4664 or email Info@HopeDementia.org

Greenville

 

Group: Hope Health Hospice & Palliative Care (Off Site Locations) Alzheimer’s & Dementia Educational Support Groups

Location: The Village at Waterman Lake, 715 Putnam Pike

Meets: Monthly on Thursdays, 2:00-3:30 PM 

                August 1

Contact: To register or for more information, contact (401)415-4664 or email Info@HopeDementia.org

Fall River

 

Group: Hope Health Hospice & Palliative Care (Off Site Locations) Alzheimer’s & Dementia Educational Support Groups

Location: Family Resource Center, 45 Rock St

Meets: Monthly on Fridays, 11:00-12:30 PM 

               July 19, August 2, August 16

Contact: To register or for more information, contact (401)415-4664 or email Info@HopeDementia.org

North Smithfield

 

Group: Landmark Cancer Center Support Group

Location: Landmark Medical Center, 116 Eddie Dowling Hwy (2nd Floor)

Meets: 2nd Wednesday of every month 4:00-5:00 PM

Contact: Lisa Cahee Stevens, (401)769-4100 ext.5985 lcaheestevens@primehealthcare.com for more info

Massachusetts 

 

Group: SPOHNC (Support for People with Oral, Head and Neck Cancer)

Location:

1. Massachusetts General Hospital 

2. Cape Cod Hospital-Rehabilitation Center

3. Massachusetts General Danvers Northshore Cancer Center

Meets:

1. One Tuesday every other month at 6:00-7:30 PM

2. 1st Monday of every month at 1:00-2:30 PM

3. 2nd Tuesday of every month

Contact: Call 1-800-377-0928 for more info​

Online or Phone

 

Leukemia & Lymphoma https://www.lls.org/chapter-selection-page Scroll down the chapter list until you see “R” for Rhode Island. Both Massachusetts and Rhode Island support groups are listed.

For more information, contact Gayle Bagley, (508)810-1304 gayle.bagley@lls.org

Cancer Care (Cancercare.org) online and phone support groups offered, scroll down and select support groups. Registration is required.

For more information and registration, 1-800-813-4673 info@cancercare.org  

Bereavement Groups

Group: The Center for Hope & Healing Grief Support Groups
L...