Support Groups

Breast Cancer Support Groups in Arkansas

*Please note that due to the current COVID-19 (coronavirus) public health situation, support groups are not meeting in-person at this time. Please contact the group facilitators or venues to find out about online meetings or other options.


Cancer Friends
Coed + Caregivers, Any cancer diagnosis
Contact: Church Office : 501-664-3600
Location: Pulaski Heights Methodist Church, Room 156, 4823 Woodlawn
When: 2nd Wednesday, 11:30 am Lunch
Time: Call for details

Cancer Support Group, sponsored by New Outlook
Coed + Caregivers, Any cancer diagnosis
Contact: Alesa Garner: 501-552-3900
Location: Lifeline Baptist Church, 7601 Baseline Rd, 72209
When: 3rd Tuesday
Time:  6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Connections of Hope
All cancer patients and families
Contact: UAMS Myeloma Social Work, 907-1760
Location: The Lodge, 4011 Maryland Avenue
When:  1st and 3rd Wednesday
Time: 2:30pm-4pm

Cancer Companions
Coed, Any cancer diagnosis
Contact: April Dumond: 501-607-3249
Location: 2nd Baptist Church, 8th and Cumberland, LR
When:  2nd Saturday
Time: 11:00am- 1:00 pm, Lunch included

CLIMB (Children’s Lives Include Moments of Bravery)
Children ages 6-12 dealing with loved ones cancer journey
Contact: Carrie Calhoon, 603-1612
When: Classes are offered in 6 week sessions

Real Talk
Breast cancer only
Contact: Candace Johnson, 603-1612
Location: UAMS Patient Support Pavilion, 1st Floor Cancer Institute
When:  2nd Thursday
Time:  5pm-6:30pm

My Sisters Keypers
Breast Cancer Only
Contact: 202-4394
Location: CARTI Appearance Center, 8901 CARTI Way
When:  1st Thursday
Time: 10am and 5pm

Faithful Friends
Women only
Contact: Vicki Kovaleski, 227-0143
Location: Christ the King Catholic Church, 4000 N. Rodney Parham
U-shaped building next to Family Life Bldg., 3rd floor
When:  1st Wednesday (September – May)
Time: 5:30pm


New Outlook
Any cancer diagnosis, women, caregivers welcome
Contact: Alesa Garner: 501-552-3900
Location: St. Vincent Sherwood Rehab, Conference Room, 1st floor
When:  3rd Monday
Time: Noon to 1pm

Cancer Support Group
Cancer Patients, family, and friends
Contact: Cathy Field, 835-4141
Location:  Sylvan Hills Church of Christ, Family Life Center Building
117 West Maryland Ave.
When:  2nd Tuesday of each month
Time:  7:00-8:30 p.m.


Circle of Hope
Coed, survivors, family, and friends
Contact: Chelsey Davis, 870-262-6205
Location: White River Medical Center, Josephine Rogers Conference Room C
When:  2nd Wednesday
Time:  2pm-3pm


Hands of Hope
Contact: Linda Hankins, 501-776-7764


Women’s Cancer Support Group
Women only, any cancer diagnosis
Contact: Diana Pope, 501-590-4515
Vivian Trickey-Smith, 501-472-4918
When:  2nd Tuesday,  Lunch
Time:  Call for details


Reynolds Cancer Support House
Contact: 479-782-6302
Location: Cancer Support House, 3324 South M Street
Breast Cancer Support:  Every Monday, 5pm and Every Tuesday, 6pm
Co-Survivors and Caregivers Support:  1st Monday, 5:30pm
Women’s Cancer Support:  Any diagnosis, Monday, 5:30pm and Tuesday, 6pm


Breast Cancer Support Group
Contact: 870-743-2472
Location: Jimmy Hammerschmidt Room Durand Center, 303 N. Main
When:  1st Tuesday (except June and July)
Time: Noon-1:30pm 


Cancer Survivors Group
Contact: Regina Foster: 501-622-4730
Location: CHI St. Vincent Hot Springs Cancer Center, Daffodil Room
When: 12:00 – 1:00 pm
4th Thursday

Bosom Buddies Breast Cancer Support Group
Location: CHI St. Vincent Hot Springs, Daffodil Room
Contact:  Facilitators: Pam Howlett and Marsha Oliver, 501-622-2277
When:  1st Friday
Time: 10am-11am

Beautiful Soul and Spirit
Contact: 601-622-2100
Location: CHI St. Vincent Daffodil Room
When:  2nd Monday
Time: 11am-1pm

Cancer Support
Contact:  501-767-4765
Location:  Piney Grove UMC, 2903 Airport Road
When:  1st Monday
Time:  6pm


Pink Ribbon Sisters
Women with Breast Cancer
Location: Mt.Carmel Dining Room, 540 Ponce de Leon
When:  4th Tuesday of each month
Time:  11:30 am


Breast Cancer Support Group
Contact: 479-738-2612
Location: Madison County Health, 709 N. College
When:  1st Wednesday
Time: Noon


NEA Breast Cancer Group
Women with Breast Cancer
Contact: 870-919-5251, Carol Moore
Location: Lazzari Italian Oven, 2230 S. Caraway Rd.
When:  1st Monday
Time:  5:30 pm

Family and Caregiver Support
Contact: Dorcy Bowser, 870-930-2204
Location: East AR Area on Aging, 2005 E. Highland Dr.
When:  3rd Tuesday and 2nd Monday
Time:  Noon on Tuesday and 10 am Monday

General Cancer Support Group
Contact: 870-207-8210
Location: St. Bernards Cancer Center, 225 E. Jackson
When/Time:  1st and 3rd Tuesday, Noon;  2nd Thursday, 6pm


Steel Magnolias
Women with Breast Cancer
Contact: Regina Minor, 870-904-0522 or Barbara Hall 870-234-3277
Location: 1st Presbyterian Church
When:  2nd Tuesday
Time: 5:30 pm


Peitz Cancer Support House
Contact: 870-508-2273, Melissa Hudson
Location: Peitz Cancer Support House, 624 Hospital Drive
General Cancer Support, 1st and 3rd Fridays, 11am
Coffee and Conversations, Caregivers and Co-Survivors, 2nd Wednesday, 9am
Journey Through Cancer, Coed/any diagnosis, 2nd Tuesday, 1pm
Living Beyond Breast Cancer, 2nd and 4th Thursday, 5:30pm
Living Beyond Metastatic Cancer, 2nd and 4th Thursday, Noon
Men’s Coffee, Survivors and Caregivers, 2nd Thursday, 9am


Women only
Contact:  Karen Gray, 870-879-9941
Location:  meets at local restaurants
When:  2nd Monday
Time:  11:30 am


Hope Cancer Resources
Location:  5835 W. Sunset Avenue, 479-361-5847
Art and Nature
Contact: Miki Biggers or Lauren Dallas
Art,Healing and Hope, Coed, 6 week class
Contact: Miki Biggers
CLIMB, for Children 6-12,
Contact: Lauren Dallas, 6 week session
Empower Your Recovery
Contact: Lauren Dallas, 5 week session, once weekly
Living With Cancer Hispanic Speaking; Patients, Survivors and Caregivers
Contact: Tania Martinez 479-361-5847
3rd Monday, 5:30pm-7:30pm



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