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Family Support Groups - Greater Los Angeles

Connect with individuals in your community impacted by blood cancer diagnoses at an LLS Support Group.

Family Support Group meetings are postponed until further notice. Please contact the group’s facilitator if you have any questions about when the group will begin to meet again. You can also contact Leila Evangelista at leila.evangelista@lls.org or call (310) 846-4704. Note that LLS has free online resources for engagement like our LLS Community and Online Chats that you can access at any time, and especially during this postponement of meetings. Thank you for your patience during this time.


Duarte - Blood Cancer Family Support Group meets on the 1st Thursday of each month.

City of Hope National Medical Center
1500 E. Duarte Rd
Duarte, CA 91010

For more details, please contact facilitator Terence Hung, MSW 626.256.4673 ext. 62282

South Bay - Blood Cancer Networking Group meets on the 2nd Thursday of each month.
Cancer Support Community
109 W.Torrance Blvd. Suite 100
Redondo Beach, CA

For more details, please contact the facilitator: Joan Schleper, MS, RN, GNP, Robin Herman, RN, Stacy Byone, RN, NP, MSN, OCN 310.376.3550

West Los Angeles - Blood Cancer Support Group meets on the 1st & 3rd Wednesday of each month.
Cancer Support Community Benjamin Center
1990 South Bundy Drive, Suite 100
Los Angeles, CA

For more details, please contact the facilitator: Lynne Silbert, MA, LMFT 310.314.2555

Blood Cancer Support Group (East San Gabriel Valley) This group meets on the 1st Wednesday of each month.
Cancer Care Center
1910 Royalty Drive
Pomona, CA

For more details, please contact the facilitator:
Kathy Yeatman-Stock 909.865.9555

Ventura/Oxnard - Blood Cancer Support Group meets on the 1st Monday of each month.
St. John's Cancer Center of Ventura County
1600 North Rose Ave.
Oxnard, CA

For more details, please contact the facilitator: Diane Martell, LMFT 805.988.2550 ext.4696

Santa Maria Blood Cancer Support Group meets on the 3rd Thursday of each month.
Mission Hope Cancer Center
1325 Church Street
Santa Maria, CA

For more details, please contact the facilitator: Debby Schobel 805.739.3780

Ventura/Oxnard - Pediatric/Family Support Group
Ventura County Medical Center
3291 Loma Vista Rd.
Ventura, CA

For more details, please contact the facilitator Becca Solodon 805.563.4785

Santa Barbara - Young Adult Support Group
Cancer Center of Santa Barbara
526 West Pueblo Street
Santa Barbara, CA

For more details, please contact the facilitator: Mary Solis, LCSW 805.682.7300

Orange - CML Busters Family Support Group meets on the 2nd Monday of each month from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m.​
LLS Orange County Office
515 N. Cabrillo Park Drive, Suite 102
Santa Ana, CA 92701

Facilitators are: Jessica L. Kozuki, MSN, RN, AOCNP, NP-C, AOCNS and Gail Munzing, BSN.

Please contact Roxanne Garza, Senior Patient Access Manager, at 714.481.5605 or roxanne.garza@lls.org.


Myeloma Support Group (Riverside County) This group meets on the 3rd Thursday of each month from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m.
Eisenhower Lucy Curci Cancer Center
39000 Bob Hope Drive
Rancho Mirage, CA 92270

For more details, please contact the facilitator: Alison Sachs, MSW OSW-C 760.834.3798

Blood Cancer Family Support Group (Riverside, CA) This group meets on the 1st Tuesday of each month from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Kaiser Permanente Hospital Center/MOB2 Auditorium MC 1- A & 1-B (1st floor)
10800 Magnolia Ave.
Riverside, CA​

LLS SoCal Cancer Connection Young Adult Group (Orange, CA)
Events and meetings are posted on Facebook.
https://www.facebook.com/LLSSoCalCancerConnection/
You may also contact Leila Evangelista at (310) 846-4704 or leila.evangelista@lls.org for more information.

 

CLL-Specific Patient Support Groups
Please click here for support groups sponsored by the CLL Society.