Caring Community – Living with Cancer – East County Program (CCLC-EC)
Cancer support groups for patients/survivors and caregiver/family members at the Herrick Library (Community Room) on the 2nd and 4th Thursday of the month from 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Pre-registration is required to attend these groups and no walk-ins will be allowed. Relaxation & visualization classes are held on the 2nd and 4th Thursday of each month from 12:15 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Contact: Sara at (619) 890-9730
Circle of Faith (Komen Grantee)
African American breast cancer support group in Southeast San Diego. This group meets the second Saturday of each month at 1601 Kelton Road, San Diego, 92114 from 10:30 am – 12:00 pm.
Contact: Cassandra at (619) 482-2037 or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org
General Cancer Support Groups (San Diego)
Support group for women who have currently been diagnosed with breast cancer providing them with education on the topic.
phone: (858) 822-5240
Family Health Centers (Komen Grantee)
Bicultural Patient Navigation Program to promote women’s screening, diagnostics, treatment, and follow-up.
phone: (619) 515-2300
Jewish Family Services (Komen Grantee)
This program will provide treatment, support, and navigation assistance to newly-diagnosed breast cancer patients.
phone: (858) 637-3000
Kaiser Breast Cancer Support Group
Support group helping women (who are members of Kaiser) diagnosed with breast cancer through their battle.
Click here for website.
phone: (619) 641-4456
Reach to Recovery Support Program (American Cancer Society)
Breast cancer survivors reach out to women who have been diagnosed with breast cancer.
phone: (800) 227-2345
Scripps Healthcare (La Jolla and Encinitas)
Support groups facilitated by licensed professionals available to patients and non-Scripp patients on a monthly basis. Check out their website for various sessions.
Sharp Chula Vista Breast Cancer Support Group (South Bay area)
Support group provided by Sharp Chula Vista Medical Center to help breast cancer patients through their battle with breast cancer.
phone: (619) 502-3204
Sharp Patient Navigation Program (Komen Grantee)
Provides patient navigation services to patients living with breast cancer in San Diego. Bilingual services available.
phone: See website for location-specific phone number
Tri-City Breast Cancer Support Group (Oceanside)
Support group provided by Tri-City Medical Center exclusively for cancer patients.
U.C.S.D. John Moores Cancer Center (La Jolla area) (Komen Grantee)
Patient and family support services assisting patients and families in facing the challenges of cancer.
phone: (858) 822-5381
Live professional counseling and therapy services delivered via computer in homes of individuals, couples, families, older adults, service members, and veterans who are California residents. To receive these services, clients must have a computer or laptop less than 4 years old, webcam, and high-speed internet. This is convenient (no driving), private, confidential, free and sponsored by University of Southern California.
phone: (866) 740-6502
Spanish Speaking Support Groups
Grupo Esperanza Spanish Speaking Support Group (La Jolla area)
This is a “hope group” that provides discussion and relaxation for Spanish-speaking women fighting their battle with breast cancer.
Frequency: 2nd Wednesday of every month, 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. in Spanish
4th Wednesday of each month from 2 to 3:30 it is in English
Location: Moores UCSD Cancer Center
phone: Please call Mercedes Garcia-Mohr at (858) 822-6201 or Sara Feinstein at (619) 326-1712
Support Groups for Women 40 & younger
Young Survival Coalition
Offers resources, connections and outreach to young women with breast cancer.
phone: (866) 541-1972