Community Support Groups

Contact the support groups directly to ensure most current class offerings/schedules.

First Connection (Leukemia/Lymphoma)

  • Location: 1 to 1 Support
  • Hours: Call to arrange
  • Contact: 800-726-2873 x. 2882

Leukemia/Lymphoma Support Group

  • Location: Great Lakes Home Healthcare/Hospice: 1700 Peach Street, Suite 244
  • Hours: Last Wednesday 6 - 7:30 PM
  • Contact: 800-726-2873 x. 2882

Linked by Pink Breast Cancer Support Group

  • Location: Call for location
  • Hours: 1st Wednesday 6:30 PM
  • Contact: Norma Zimmer (814) 969-5957 or email

Look Good, Feel Better (female cancer patients)

  • About: Arranged through American Cancer Society. All classes are free. A free make-up sample kit with skin care products will be provided.
  • Hours: Call for next meeting
  • Contact: 800-227-2345

Ostomy Support

  • Location: Saint Vincent Women's Center
  • Hours: 3rd Thursday, 6:30 PM (except Dec., Jan., & Feb.)
  • Contact: (814) 452-7214

Prostate Cancer Support Group of Erie

  • About: Open to men who have been diagnosed with prostate cancer, regardless of current treatment status.
  • Location: St. Vincent Hospital – West Room outside of cafeteria
  • Hours: 2nd Thursday of every month at 7pm
  • Contact: Don Waltz, (814) 899-3709

Road to Recovery

  • About: Transportation Assistance to and from treatment. A free service run by volunteers. Patient needs to be able to in and out of vehicle and may have someone accompany them.
  • Hours: Call to arrange, need 4 business days advance notice
  • Contact: 800-227-2345