Support Groups

Share your feelings and experiences with us.

Breast cancer can cause many feelings to emerge, such as shock, confusion, fear, sadness anger and uncertainty. Our support groups provide the opportunity for participants to share their feelings and experiences with the guidance of social workers and social work interns.


Support Group Schedule

The Adelphi NY Statewide Breast Cancer Hotline & Support is offering three support groups for women with breast cancer.
Participants will have the opportunity to talk openly and confidentially about their concerns.

Two groups will meet at the Adelphi School of Social Work in Garden City and the other will be a Virtual Support Group.

Virtual Support Group
Begins Tuesday March 3, 2015 from 12:00 – 1:00 p.m. Having difficulty getting out of the house this winter but still need support? This group will be conducted virtually through the use of google hangouts. Any survivor is welcome to join the group. Not sure how to join a group through google hangouts? Call Erin Nau, LCSW at 516-877-4314 to sign up or click here for instructions.

Support Group
Wednesdays, 6:00 – 7:30 p.m. (ongoing) Starting on Wednesday, March 4, 2015

Metastatic Support Group
Thursdays, 6:00 – 7:30 p.m. (ongoing) Starting on Thursday, March 26, 2015


To participate in any of our support groups:

  • Pre-registration is required.
  • These groups and others are offered upon request.
  • Additional groups can also be offered off-site, in the community.
  • For information, questions, or to join a support group, call the Hotline at 800.877.8077 or Erin Nau, LCSW, Counseling/Education Coordinator, at 516.877.4314.
  • Groups are held at the Adelphi Breast Cancer Program, Adelphi University School of Social Work, Garden City, NY. 
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All services are free and confidential. Call our hotline at 800.877.8077 for answers to your questions and concerns about breast cancer.
Our 2015 support groups are sponsored by the Alpern Family Foundation.
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