Support Groups

Gilda’s Club is a local resource for cancer support, and offers free social and emotional assistance to men, women and children with cancer, their families and friends. Members attend group sessions, lectures, workshops, seminars and social activities with the goal of learning to live with cancer, whatever the outcome. To learn more, visit, or call (616) 453-8300.

Gilda’s Club
1806 Bridge St. NW
Grand Rapids, MI 49504

The American Cancer Society has further information, if available, regarding other local support groups or patient education opportunities. To search for the right resource for you, visit ACS Support Programs and Services.

Cancer Care provides education and counseling, referral sources, financial assistance, online support groups and tips on coping. Visit for more information.

The United Way also offers a searchable database of resources local to Western Michigan.