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Silicon Valley & Monterey Bay Area Support Groups


Silicon Valley & Monterey Bay Area Support Groups   
 
The following are Family Support Groups sponsored by The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society's Silicon Valley & Monterey Bay Chapter. 

To attend a support group, please contact the group facilitator listed or contact the Patient Services Staff at LLS.  

Telephone Support

First Connection is one-on-one support from a volunteer survivor or caregiver. To request a match, call your local chapter:

  • San Jose:  Lisa McGrath, MA  (408) 490-3123
  • San Francisco: Harriet Patterson, MPH (415) 581-1164


Silicon Valley

Los Gatos: 2nd Wednesdays, 6:00 p.m.
Carolyn Green, LCSW
Maureen O'Sullivan, (408) 626-7331

Palo Alto: 2nd Tuesdays, 6:30 p.m.
Anne Heideck, LCSW, (650) 725-2041
Suzanne Lambert, RN, (650) 725-7055

MDS Group in Palo Alto: 1st Friday every other month, 1-2:30p.m.
Lenn Fechter, RN, (650) 725-0744

 

Central Coast

Santa Cruz: 1st & 3rd Tuesdays, 5:30 p.m.
Anne Lindberg, RN, (831) 462-7770

Santa Cruz Caregivers: 2nd Tuesdays, 5:30 p.m.
Anne Lindberg, RN, (831) 462-7770

 

East Bay

Berkeley/Oakland: 1st Mondays, 7:30 p.m.
Nancee Hirano, ANP, (510) 823-7286
Gail Splaver, LCSW, (510) 527-3871

Walnut Creek: 1st Thursdays, 7:00 p.m.
Alan Brast, PhD, (925) 216-4050
Sarah Leonard, BSN, OCN, (925) 952-2797


North Bay

Greenbrae: 2nd Tuesdays, 7:00 p.m.
Fran Haghighi, RN, (415) 925-7922
Judith Sheridan, OCN, (415) 750-2202

Santa Rosa: 3rd Thursdays, 12:30 p.m.
Michele Kane, RN, OCN, (707) 525-5300 x 6196
Jennifer Hoegerman, RN, (707) 874-2271


San Francisco

UCSF Medical Center: 2nd Tuesdays, 6:00 p.m.
Tiffany Raffino, MSW, (415) 353-2965
Lisa McNey, ANP

 

Children & Parents

San Jose Spanish-Speaking Parents
Meets 4th Monday of each month, 5:30 p.m.
Joana deBelkadi, MA
Rich Ramos, RN, (408) 280-0811

Peninsula Parents
3rd Wednesdays, 4:00 p.m.
Analisa Trott, LCSW (650) 498-2777

Children's Hospital Oakland In-Patient: Bilingual
Meets 1st & 3rd Wednesday, 12:30 pm
Wendy Murphy, LCSW, (510) 428-3885 x 7866
Susanna Garcia (Spanish), (510) 428-3025

Walnut Creek: 1st Mondays, 6:00 p.m.
Susan Bucker, LCSW
Nancy Horan, RN, (925) 947-5272

Oakland Teen: 1st Mondays, 6:30 p.m.
Rachel Levi, PhD, (510) 287-2625
Kim Sherman, LCSW, (510) 752-7571

 


For more information about our Support Groups or any of our services for patients, contact:

Lisa McGrath, Patient Services Manager
(408) 490-3123
lisa.mcgrath@lls.org

 

 

last updated on Tuesday, March 27, 2012
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