NJ Support Groups

Gynecologic Cancer Support Groups in NJ.
Looking for general support groups for cancer or other conditions? The NJ Self-Help Group Clearinghouse  (https://www.njgroups.org)  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.

COVID-19 Note: Groups are taking place online via Zoom or other meeting applications. Please call for information regarding registration.  8/2020


Atlantic County:

Linwood, NJ
Gynecologic Cancer 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  Monmouth Medical Center 

Long Branch , NJ
Group offers these cancer patients and their families an opportunity to actively participate in healing after a cancer diagnosis. At Monmouth Medical Center.
Please call Leslie Shepard, RN, OCN for information 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                    

Check https://www.sharecancersupport.org/calendar/support-groups/ for times. 

 

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