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Survivorship Support Groups

Little Rock

Coed + Caregivers, Any cancer diagnosis

Contact: Church Office : 501-664-3600

Location: Pulaski Heights Methodist Church, Room 156, 4823 Woodlawn

Time: call for details 2nd Wednesday, 11:30 Lunch

Coed + Caregivers, Any cancer diagnosis

Contact: Alesa Garner: 501-552-3900

Location: Lifeline Baptist Church, 7601 Baseline Rd, 72209

Time: 3rd Tuesday, 6:30- 7:30 pm


Contact: April Dumond: 501-607-3249

Location: Family Home of LR, 4300 W. Markham, 72205

Time: 1st Tuesday of each month 6:00pm -8pm, Dinner provided

All cancer patients and families

Contact: UAMS Myeloma Social Work, 907-1760

Location: The Lodge, 4011 Maryland Avenue

Time: 1st and 3rd Wednesday, 2:30pm-4pm

Caregivers Welcome

Contact: Arkansas Prostate Foundation 501-379-8027

Location: 2nd Presbyterian, 600 Pleasant Valley Dr., Room 67

Time: 2nd Monday, 6pm-7:30pm,

Prostate Peer Network

2nd Presbyterian Church, 600 Pleasant Valley Dr., Room 67

Time:3rd Tuesday, 6pm-7:30pm

Coed, Any cancer diagnosis

Contact: April Dumond: 501-607-3249

Location: 2nd Baptist Church, 8th and Cumberland, LR

Time: 2nd Saturday, 11:00am- 1:00 pm


Children ages 6-12 dealing with loved ones cancer journey

Contact: Carrie Calhoon, 603-1612   Classes are offered in 6 week sessions

Breast cancer only

Contact: Candace Johnson, 603-1612

Location: UAMS Patient Support Pavilion, 1st Floor Cancer Institute

Time: 2nd Thursday, 5pm-6:30pm      

Breast Cancer Only

Contact: 202-4394

Location: CARTI Appearance Center, 8901 CARTI Way

Time: 1st Thursday, 10am and 5pm

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

Time: 1st Wednesday (September-May), 5:30pm


Contact: Jim Moore, 837-7225

Location: St. Vincent Hospital, Vincent DePaul Room

Time: 3rd Sunday, 2pm-3:30pm

Sherwood/ North Little Rock

Any cancer diagnosis, women, caregivers welcome

Contact: Alesa Garner: 501-552-3900

Location: St. Vincent Sherwood Rehab, Conference Room, 1st floor

Time: 3rd Monday, Noon to 1pm

Cancer Patients, family, and friends

Contact: Cathy Field, 835-4141

Location:  Sylvan Hills Church of Christ, Family Life Center Building

117 West Maryland Ave.

Time:  2nd Tuesday of each month, 7:00-8:30 p.m.


Coed, survivors, family, and friends

Contact: Chelsey Davis, 870-262-6205

Location: White River Medical Center, Josephine Rogers Conference Room C

Time: 2nd Wednesday, 2pm-3pm           



      Contact Linda Hankins 501-776-7764


Contact: 479-271-2257, Cancer Support Home, 2706 E. Central

       Time: 2nd Monday, 5:30pm


Women only, any cancer diagnosis

Contact: Diana Pope, 501-590-4515

Vivian Trickey-Smith, 501-472-4918

2nd Tuesday Lunch, Call for details


Contact: Arkansas Prostate Foundation, 501-379-8027

Location: Conway Regional Med. Center, Women’s Center Boardroom

Time: 2nd Tuesday, 6pm-7pm   


Location: 1101 N. Woolsey Ave, 479-521-8024

  • Oral, Head, and Neck Cancers, Coed, 3rd Saturday, 10am. Additional Contact Jack Igleburger, 479-876-1051
  • Coping and Conversation, Patients and Families, Wednesday, Noon
  • Survivors Circle, Post Treatment, 1st and 3rd Mondays, 5:30pm

Fort Smith

Contact: 479-782-6302

Location: Cancer Support House, 3324 South M Street


  • Kids Kicking Cancer Ages 7-17   Call to register, 2nd and 4th Monday, 6pm
  • Prostate Peers, Facilitator Paul Rust, Last Wednesday 11am-Noon and every Wednesday, 6pm
  • Men’s Cancer Support Every Monday, 4pm
  • 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


Contact: 870-743-2472

      Location: Jimmy Hammerschmidt Room Durand Center, 303 N. Main

      Time: 1st Tuesday (except June and July), Noon-1:30pm

Hot Springs


Contact: Regina Foster: 501-622-4730

Location:CHI St. Vincent Hot Springs Cancer Center, Daffodil Room

Time: Fourth Thursday, 12:00- 1:00 pm

CHI St. Vincent Hot Springs, Daffodil Room

Facilitators: Pam Howlett and Marsha Oliver, 501-622-2277

Time: 1st Friday, 10am-11am

Contact: 601-622-2100

Location: CHI St. Vincent Daffodil Room

Time: 2nd Monday, 11am-1pm


Coed, 1st Monday, 6pm, Piney Grove UMC, 2903 Airport Rd


Hot Springs Village

Women with Breast Cancer

Mt.Carmel Dining Room, 540 Ponce de Leon

Time: 4th Tuesday of each month, 11:30am


Contact: 479-738-2612, Madison County Health, 709 N. College

Time: 1st Wednesday, Noon


Women with Breast Cancer

Contact: 870-919-5251, Carol Moore

Location: 1st Monday, 5:30 pm, Lazzari Italian Oven, 2230 S. Caraway Rd.

Contact: Cynthia Abel, 870-207-7595

Location: UAMS Center on Aging, 303 E. Matthews, Ste 201

Time: 1st Thursday, 6pm-7:30pm

Contact: Dorcy Bowser, 870-930-2204

Location: East AR Area on Aging, 2005 E. Highland Dr.

Time: 3rd Tuesday, Noon; 2nd Monday, 10am

Contact: 870-207-8210

Location: St. Bernards Cancer Center, 225 E. Jackson

Time: 1st and 3rd Tuesday, Noon;  2nd Thursday, 6pm

Contact: 870-207-8210, Tanja Mead  870-897-1089

Location: Jonesboro First AG, 1404 Stone Street

Time: 2nd Thursday, 6pm


Women with Breast Cancer

Contact: Regina Minor, 870-904-0522 or Barbara Hall 870-234-3277

Location: 1st Presbyterian Church

Time: 2nd Tuesday, 5:30 pm

Mountain Home

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
  • Ostomy Support Group, 1st Friday, 1pm

Pine Bluff

2nd Monday, 11:30am, meets at local restaurants

Contact Karen Gray, 870-879-9941


Location: 5835 W. Sunset Avenue

Contact: 479-361-5847

  • Art Healing and Hope, Coed, 6 week class, Contact Miki Biggers,
  • Blood Cancers Group, Contact Julie Kientz, 2nd Monday, 11:30am-1pm
  • CLIMB, for Children 6-12, Contact Lauren Dallas, 6 week session
  • Empower Your Recovery, Contact Lauren Dallas, 5 week session, once weekly.
  • NWA Myeloma Support Group, Contact Julie Kientz, 1st Tuesday, 11:30am-1pm
  • Ostomy Support Group, 3rd Sunday, 2pm-4pm. Contact Anne Hartney 479-903-3541 or Diane Gallagher 479-530-7193
  • Living With Cancer Hispanic Speaking; Patients, Survivors and Caregivers. Contact Tania Martinez 479-361-5847, 3rd Monday, 5:30pm-7:30pm


Contact 479-756-3595

                        Facilitator Marita Pilcher

                        Location: Springdale Country Club, Dogwood Room, 608 W. Lakeview

                        Time: 3rd Tuesday, 6pm-7:30pm

Contact Letty Hug, 479-361-5847

Contact Claire Rinehart, 479-361-5847

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