Programs and Services

The programs and services offered at Facing Cancer Together are all based on an understanding of the emotional and social needs of people with cancer that is grounded in research and training. All of our clinicians and instructors are trained and experienced in working with people facing serious illness.

Understanding that different people choose different ways to anchor themselves and face the challenges of difficult times, we provide a range of options that participants can choose from.

You may find strength in the connection and sharing of a support group, or in the silence of meditation and the relaxation of yoga. You may prefer to write about your journey, or express your feelings through art. Whatever your choice, we hope that the community of FCT will provide a comfortable and warm holding environment for you.

Join a Group

Aug
17
Thu
Cancer Caregiver Support Group @ Open Spirit
Aug 17 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

We offer weekly support groups for people living with a cancer diagnosis. In a warm, supportive and safe community, we explore the challenges of living with cancer. Together, we find ways to cope with multiple life changes and managing uncertainty.

An intake appointment is required before joining one of these groups. Please call 617-332-5777 for more information or to schedule an appointment.

Aug
21
Mon
Cancer Support Group @ Facing Cancer Together
Aug 21 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm

We offer weekly support groups for people living with a cancer diagnosis. In a warm, supportive and safe community, we explore the challenges of living with cancer. Together, we find ways to cope with multiple life changes and managing uncertainty.

An intake appointment is required before joining one of these groups. Please call 617-332-5777 for more information or to schedule an appointment.

Caregiver Support @ Facing Cancer Together
Aug 21 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm

Intake Required

We offer weekly support groups for people caring for someone with a cancer diagnosis. In a warm, supportive and safe community, we explore together the challenges of caring for one’s self while caring for a loved one. Topics discussed include coping with multiple life changes, shifting roles and responsibilities, and managing uncertainty.

An intake appointment is required before joining one of these groups. Please call 617-332-5777 for more information or to make an appointment.

Aug
22
Tue
Writing For Wellness @ Facing Cancer Together
Aug 22 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm
Multicultural Cancer Support Group @ Roxbury Multi-Service Center
Aug 22 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

In collaboration with Roxbury Multi-Service Center, Facing Cancer Together offers this weekly support group for people living with cancer. In a warm and safe community, we explore together the specific challenges of a cancer diagnosis. Group members offer each other support, connection and the wisdom of experience while traveling the same journey.

An intake appointment is required before joining one of these groups. Please call 617-332-5777 for more information or to schedule an appointment.

Adult Bereavement Group @ Facing Cancer Together
Aug 22 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

The loss of someone you love to cancer is often prolonged, difficult and profound. In a warm, supportive and safe community, we explore together the challenges of holding our sorrow and grief, ways to cope, the multiple life changes that accompany loss, shifting roles and living uncertainty. We will consider what might grow into the space the loss created,

An intake appointment is required before joining this group.

Aug
23
Wed
Livestrong Cancer Support Group at Waltham YMCA @ Waltham YMCA, Waltham, MA
Aug 23 @ 1:30 pm – 3:00 pm

An intake appointment is required before attending this group.

Chinese Brush Painting @ Facing Cancer Together
Aug 23 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm

In this weekly drop-in class, Chinese Brush Painters see the rhythm of movement in a single brush stroke or an entire composition through the Chi, your secret life force. Using the magic of the brush, we express our inner feelings, beauty and soul. This drop-in class is open to people with cancer and their loved ones. No previous experience is necessary.

The fee for this class is $12; a package of six classes is $50. If the suggested fee is not affordable, please speak with the instructor as we are committed to offering services to all, regardless of ability to pay.

Aug
24
Thu
Cancer Support Group @ Open Spirit
Aug 24 @ 3:54 pm – 4:54 pm

We offer weekly support groups for people living with a cancer diagnosis. In a warm, supportive and safe community, we explore the challenges of living with cancer. Together, we find ways to cope with multiple life changes and managing uncertainty.

An intake appointment is required before joining one of these groups. Please call 617-332-5777 for more information or to schedule an appointment.

Aug
28
Mon
Cancer Support Group @ Facing Cancer Together
Aug 28 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm

We offer weekly support groups for people living with a cancer diagnosis. In a warm, supportive and safe community, we explore the challenges of living with cancer. Together, we find ways to cope with multiple life changes and managing uncertainty.

An intake appointment is required before joining one of these groups. Please call 617-332-5777 for more information or to schedule an appointment.