The Long Island Chapter supports 1000's of patients & their families residing in Nassau and Suffolk. Patient service programs include:
Family Support Groups - Family support groups meet regularly to help patients and their families in an atmosphere of understanding and emotional support. These groups, facilitated by healthcare professionals, are offered free of charge. Unless otherwise noted, please call for more information and to register, (631) 370-7532
Leukemia and Lymphoma Patient Support Groups
Winthrop University Hospital - group meets on Tuesday mornings.
Stony Brook University Hospital - group meets on the fourth Wednesday of the month in the afternoon.
North Fork cancer support group in Southold - third Tuesday of the month in the afternoon.
Call 631-477-5425 for more information and to pre-register
South Shore Family Support Group
West Islip Library - group meets on the 2nd Tuesday of the month in the evening.
Lymphoma Patient Support Group
North Shore University Hospital in Manhasset - group meets on the third Thursday of the month in the evening. For more information and to register, please call (516) 562-8715.
Myeloma Patient Support Group
Unitarian Universalist Congregation at Shelter Rock - group meets on the third Wednesday of the month in the evening.
Caregiver Support group
Winthrop University Hospital - Monday mornings.
Young Adult Support Group
Bertucci's, Westbury- group meets approximately every 6 weeks.
For times and additional information for all groups, please contact Karen DeMairo at (631) 370-7532.
Spanish Speaking Cancer Support Group
Peconic Bay Medical Center - group meets on the 3rd Tuesday of the month in the evening.
Teen Get together
Please call Karen DeMairo (631-370-7532) for more information.