Bloomington Virtual Program & Support Group Offerings

To download a printable version of the Bloomington Virtual Program Calendar, click HERE.

*Due to the the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic Cancer Support Community Central Indiana (CSC) support groups, educational workshops, and wellness classes will be offered via a VIRTUAL online connection accessible from any smart phone, tablet, or computer until further notice.

For a list of Financial and Medication Resources, click HERE.


Support Programs

The following patient and caregiver support groups will be held via video conference.  For information for how to participate, please call 317-257-1505 or email faith@cancersupportindy.org.

Breast Cancer Support Group | 2nd Saturday of Each Month | 9:30AM

Family & Friends Support Group | 2nd Thursday of Each Month | 6:30PM

Living with Cancer Support Group | 2nd & 4th Wednesday of Each Month | 5:30PM

Living with Loss Support Group| 2nd & 4th Wednesday of Each Month | 6:30PM

Men’s Support Group | Every Thursday | 6:30PM

Patient Support Group | 1st & 3rd Wednesday of Each Month | 9:00AM

Pediatric Cancer Moms Support Group | 4th Thursday of Each Month | 6:00PM

Prostate Cancer Support Group | 2nd & 4th Wednesday of Each Month | 6:30PM

Strength in Sisterhood | Every Tuesday | 6:00PM

Women’s Support Group | 2nd Thursday of Each Month | 6:30PM

Virtual Individual Counseling Services

For information for counseling, please call at 317-257-1505 or email faith@cancersupportindy.org.)


Wellness Programs

Cooking for Wellness

Monday, September 21st • 5:30 pm (Virtual)

Quick and easy breakfast ideas that all contain veggies! We still have great produce available let’s use it creatively and maybe even be a little sneaky! Attend via Facebook Live at:  https://www.facebook.com/cancersupportindy/


Education Programs

FSAC:  Making Treatment Decisions

Tuesday, September 22nd • 6:00 pm (Virtual)

Making treatment decisions can be hard, but learning how to navigate options and resources can help. Join us for Frankly Speaking about Cancer: Making Treatment Decisions educational workshop to learn and discuss various treatment options, the cost of care, and navigating the decision-making process. This workshop will be held virtually. Complimentary copies of a booklet and planner will be provided. Lynn Gooden, BSN, RN with Community Health Network will be leading this informative session. You won’t want to miss out! To receive educational materials, updates, and the link to join the program virtually please register at https://na.eventscloud.com/ehome/561303/1071716/

 

Fear of Recurrence 

Tuesday, September 29th • 5:30 pm (Virtual)

Join CSC & Leukemia & Lymphoma Society for our annual Fear of Recurrence education session. Shelley Johns, PsyD, HSPP, ABPP, will be leading this session. During this virtual session, participants will learn about the prevalence and impact of cancer-related fears on the lives of survivors. Participants will also have an opportunity to “try out” a few coping skills designed to increase ease during times of challenge. Be sure to RSVP to receive updates, reminders, and the link to join the session! Email rachel@cancersupportindy.org to RSVP and for more information.


Social Programs

Open Art Studio

Every Tuesday • 6:00 pm (Virtual)

Open Art Studio is open to all participants. Making art can enhance well-being and improved quality of life. Members of open art will be working together on a collaborative mosaic piece. Please join us to create art in a peaceful, enjoyable, and creative environment. Contact Shelbi at shelbi@cancersupportindy.org for more information on how to join.


Cancer Support Hotline

Give us a Call at 1-888-793-9355

The Cancer Support Helpline is staffed by community navigators, resource specialists and a Helpline navigator who have over 170 years of combined experience helping people affected by cancer. The Helpline provides guidance, resources and support to cancer patients or their loved ones with a variety of needs—from getting information about cancer, identifying a local support group or just finding someone who is willing to listen. We speak your language! We provide help with coping in over 200 languages.

Cancer Support Helpline services include:

  • Connecting callers to local or national resources, including support groups, transportation services and other programs
  • Short-term cancer coping assistance
  • Short-term housing resources
  • Treatment decision planning
  • Financial navigation and counseling regarding the costs of cancer and its treatments
  • Specialized information and navigation in pediatric oncology, finances, clinical trials, and genetics/genomics
  • Access to an online distress screening program, CancerSupportSource®
  • General information about the Cancer Support Community

Cancer Support Community Virtual Program Bank

Visit the Cancer Support Community Central Indiana YouTube page at https://www.youtube.com/user/cancersupportindyorg/videos for our bank of recorded programs for viewing.

 


Join our Community!

Getting involved in Cancer Support Community programs and services is easy! Attend one of our newcomer meetings and you’ll learn more about CSC, the programs we offer, how to get involved, and more!

Simply fill out the form below and we’ll reach out to discuss how best we can help!  We can’t wait to meet you!

Bloomington Programming Sign Up

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