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Family Support Groups - Connecticut Westchester Hudson Valley

Local LLS Support Groups

Leukemia, Lymphoma, Hodgkin’s disease & Myeloma Support Group - NOW MEETING VIRTUALLY
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For adult patients, family members, and friends 
White Plains Hospital Center for Cancer Care
Lobby Conference Room
2 Longview Avenue
White Plains, NY
Third Monday of the month, 3:00 - 4:30 PM
Facilitator: Victoria Assumma, LCSW-R, ACSW vassumma@wphospital.org

Leukemia, Lymphoma, Hodgkin’s disease & Myeloma Support Group - TEMPORARILY SUSPENDED
For adult patients, family members, and friends 
Trinity Lutheran Church 
2103 Route 6
Brewster, NY 
Second Monday of the month, 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm 
Facilitator: Miriam Schapiro, RN orrnwph@yahoo.com      

Blood Cancer Support Group - NOW MEETING VIRTUALLY
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For blood cancer patients and families
Enfield Senior Center
299 Elm Street
Enfield, CT  06082
First Thursday of the month, 6:00PM – 7:30PM
Facilitators: Kara Sawyer RN, BSN and Jay Burton, DO to register please email: survivorshipprogram@gmail.com

Myeloma Support Group - NOW MEETING VIRTUALLY
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For adult patients, family & friends 
Yale-North Haven Hospital 
20 York Street
North Haven, CT 
Last Tuesday of the month, 4:00pm - 5:30pm
Facilitator: Diane Dirzius, RN, BSN, OCN, CRNI, Oncology Nurse eeyore31452@hotmail.com &
Denise Armstrong, LCSW denise.armstrong@ynhh.org

Caregiver Support Group - NOW MEETING VIRTUALLY
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For family and friends of cancer survivors 
Smilow Cancer Hospital at Yale, North Pavilion 4th Floor
New Haven, CT
The 1st & 3rd Thursday of each month, 5:00pm - 6:00pm 
Facilitator: Mary Strauss, LCSW, OSW-C 203- 500-7434 mary.strauss@ynhh.org​​​​​​​

To attend a group listed above, please register at the ALL EVENTS NEAR YOU calendar https://www.lls.org/ct-hv.
 
For more information about our patient services programs, please contact: Information Resource Center (800) 955-4572 or Melissa Darbandi at (203) 388-9178 or Melissa.Darbandi@lls.org.

 



Other (Non-LLS) Support Group

Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia (CLL) Support Group 
For adult patients, family & friends 
New City NY Library 
220 N. Main Street
New City, NY 
First Thursday of the month, 7 p.m. 
Facilitator: Ann McNeill, Ann McNeill, RN, MSN, APN, Nurse Practitioner 
Please phone or email Mal for information (845)638-4393 or email to mrblot@aol.com.
 

Leukemia & Lymphoma Support Group
Please join us in a relaxed, caring environment to share your feelings, experiences and discuss coping methods
When: 2nd Tuesday of each month, 1:00 PM- 2:00 PM
To join virtually: Call 877-402-9753, then enter 2914078#
To obtain more information, please call:
Mary Strauss, LCSW, OSW-C:  (203) 500-7434