SUPPORT GROUPS & SERVICES:
MaineHealth Cancer Care
The Breast Cancer Support Group meets twice each month at the center in Biddeford, Maine and provides a setting for those who are dealing with cancer (and also their caregivers) to come and share information about their journey. Call (207) 283-7805 or click here for more information.
Exeter Hospital Cancer Wellness
Visit the Cancer Wellness page for a list of support services provided by Exeter Hospital.
Wentworth Douglass Hospital, Dover
This peer-led group meets the 2nd Thursday of the month from 5:30-7:00 PM and provides open discussion and support to any woman who has been diagnosed with breast cancer. For location and more information, please contact Anne at
York Hospital Breast Cancer Survivors Group
Meetings are held the third Monday of the month from 6:30-8:30 PM in York Hospital’s Ellis Conference Room. To learn more, contact Jean Smith, RN at (207) 646-1364.
Women With Cancer Zoom Support Group
Meetings are held the first and third Tuesday of each month at 12:00 noon via Zoom. To learn more, contact Diane Zaidlicz (603) 988-6716 or email email@example.com.
New Hampshire Healthy Lives
New Hampshire Breast and Cervical Cancer Program (NH BCCP) helps individuals across New Hampshire access breast and cervical cancer screening and diagnostic services. Services are offered at many health care sites, such as hospitals and doctor’s offices, throughout New Hampshire. Click here for more information.
Ink 4 Pink
Ink 4 Pink helps breast cancer survivors who have undergone mastectomies finally feel at home in their bodies with nipple & breast tattooing. Click here for more information.
In collaboration with New England Cancer Specialists, Foundation4Love strives to help people battling cancer with holistic and integrative wellness programs. Click here for more information.
Betty J. Borry Breast Cancer Retreats
The Betty J. Borry Breast Cancer Retreats and Adventure Weekends provide adventure-based opportunities for women living after breast cancer. Participants challenge themselves physically, emotionally, and spiritually; they find understanding and support. They have fun, and are amazed by the new things they learn and the boundaries they push through. More
Casting For Recovery (VT)
Providing an opportunity for women whose lives have been profoundly affected by the disease to gather in a natural setting and learn the sport of fly fishing. More
On Belay provides unique adventure-based programs that build community among youth who have or had a family member with cancer. Their programs are free for participants in thanks to generous community support. More
Yoga in Action
Classes include yoga postures, flowing movements and pranayama (focus on breath) to help students achieve relaxation and mobility in everyday life. Conscious effort to link breath with movement helps relieve tension and helps students gain flexibility and improve strength in the body.
Cancer survivors and caregivers are welcome to participate in these free classes.
No yoga experience is necessary. With one exception, all classes are free to all participants newly diagnosed, in cancer treatment or in recovery as well as their caregivers More
North of Boston Cancer Resource (NBCR) online guide.
We hope you will find this resource helpful for people living with cancer, their families and providers in communities north of Boston.
ONLINE SUPPORT PROGRAMS:
My Breast Cancer Support’s Thrivers Tribe
The Thrivers Tribe is My Breast Cancer Support’s online safe space for NH & ME breast cancer survivor & thrivers! This support group is for advice, venting, sharing information & spreading LOVE!
Seacoast Breast Friends (Facebook)
This amazing group of “Breast Friends” is a non-traditional social support group. All have had breast cancer and received various treatments, some are going through it and others are years out, and each individual offers a unique perspective on this life altering experience. Ask To Join
HELP WITH TRANSPORTATION:
Transportation Assistance for Seacoast Citizens (TASC Rides)
If you need help with transportation, TASC Rides may be able to help. Click here for more information.
Ready Rides may be another option for transportation assistance. Click here for more information.