Support Groups

Gynecologic Cancer Support Groups in NJ.
Looking for general support groups for cancer or other conditions? The New Jersey Self-Help Group Clearinghouse , a program of Saint Clare’s Health System , made possible by funding from the NJ Division of Mental Health and Addictions Services provides information on support groups for various health, mental health, bereavement, addiction, disability and family issues. The information is in pdf format. You can also call 1-800-367-6274 for information.

Atlantic County:
Linwood, NJ 
Gynecological Cancers Group 
4th Monday of the Month. Time 4:00 PM Location 700 New Road, Linwood, NJ 08221
A professionally facilitated, monthly group for women with gynecological cancers, at any stage in their cancer experience.
Please call (609) 926-2699 to register.

Camden County :
Cooper Cancer Institute
Gynecologic Cancer Patient and Family Support Group
Call for information 
Call 1-800-8-COOPER



Essex County: 
FORCE (Facing Our Risk of Cancer Empowered)
Support and Education for women whose family history and genetic status puts them at high risk for getting breast or ovarian cancer. Open to Family Members. 
Meeting vary, 4 times per year ( Jan, April, June, Sept)
Montclair Breast Center, 37 Fullerton Avenue, Montclair
Call or e-mail Jessie 914-420-7936,  jessieb@facingourrisk.org

Middlesex County:
Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey
195 Little Albany Street
New Brunswick, NJ
Gynecological Cancer Support Group
1st and 3rd  Tuesday of the month 7:00-8:30pm
Women's Center Waiting Room, 1st floor
Contact social work department - 732-235-6792 ,

Monmouth County:
RWJ Barnabas Health 
Long Branch , NJ
For women diagnosed with cervical, ovarian, endometrial or uterine caner. Group offers these cancer patients and their families an opportunity to actively participate in healing after a cancer diagnosis. At Monmouth Medical Center.
Meets the second Tuesday of each month from 11:30 am-1:30 pm at Monmouth Medical Center, Long Branch, in the Pauline Fromkin Family Living Room, located at: W-224, next to BBR-2 Oncology Unit.
Please call Leslie Shepard, RN, OCN to register at 732-923-6709


Neptune, NJ
Gynecologic Cancer  Support Group
This group is for women diagnosed with cervical, endometrial, ovarian, or uterine cancer.
The first and third Tuesday of every month from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. All sessions are facilitated by Kimberly Higgins, LCSW, MSW.
Amdur Ambulatory Care Pavilion Cancer Care Conference Room. 
1945 State Rt. 33, Neptune, NJ   
732-776-3316 




Somerset County:
3 Crossroads Dr.
Bedminster, NJ 07921
908-658-5400
Gynecologic Cancer Networking Group 
1st and 3rd Monday of the Month noon - 1:30pm 
Register online: http://cancersupportcnj.org/program-registration/



ONLINE/TELEPHONE SUPPORT GROUPS
SHARE Ovarian Cancer Discussion Group
Thursday 1pm ET check link below for topics. 
https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSdTk-NOM0pD4brpBo5o7DjepfxYDWPt5T5cnsyIujXkMs-dYw/viewform

OCNA 's Support Group
OCNA Online Support Community- Inspire

PEER SUPPORT

These organizations will match you with another ovarian cancer survivor Cancer Hope Network ( a NJ based organization)
Imerman Angels
http://www.imermanangels.org/



ONE-ON-ONE SUPPORT Contact  for professional counseling services:
CancerCare

Cancer Support Community