Local and National Support Groups

The following support groups for San Diego and Imperial counties are sponsored by the American Cancer Society. Please call the numbers listed for meeting times, or visit the ACS website or call 800-227-2345 for additional information.

General support

Cancer Support Group/Patient, Family, Friends/San Diego

858-8493-5660

Green Cancer Center/Friend to Friend/La Jolla

858-554-8533

San Diego Cancer Center/Vista

760-536-7737

Sharp Chula Vista

619-482-3640

Children's Hospital/Spanish

800-215-1098

Breast cancer

ACS/Reach to Recovery/Peer Visitors

800-227-2345

Coronado Breast Cancer Support Group

619-437-4745

San Diego Kaiser Support Group

619-516-7185

Escondido Health Concerns

800-628-2880

Y-Me/Between Women/Brawley

760-352-3006

Caregivers support

Adult Child as Caregiver/San Diego

800-827-1008

Caregiver group for Men/San Diego

858-268-4432 x105

Family member as Caregivers/ Rancho Bernardo

619-291-0473
858-674-6441

Families

CHAMPS - for children and pre-teens- 9-12 yr old San Diego

858-494-0361

SD Families Supporting Families – Parent/Teen group 18-21 yr. San Diego

858-576-1700 x3878

Others

Brain

San Diego Brain Tumor Support Group
1st Tuesday of the month, 6:30 - 8:30 p.m.

619-515-9908

Leukemia

Family Support Group, San Diego

858-277-1800

Lymphedema

Stevens Cancer Center, Women's group in La Jolla

858-626-5207

Young Women

The Brighter Side/Self Help Support Group, Solana Beach 858-481-7565