Support Groups

Support Groups

Holding hands

For a complete list of support groups and class meeting times, please visit our online calendar.

Breast Cancer—Newly Diagnosed and After Treatment

Women diagnosed with breast cancer may feel overwhelmed with worry and fears. This group is for women who are in or just starting treatment.

Date: Second and fourth Thursday of the month

Time: 10 a.m. to noon

Location: Library Conference Room, ValleyCare Health Library

5725 W. Las Positas Blvd., Suite 270, Pleasanton

For more information, please call 925.734.3315.

Breast Cancer Support Group

Provides an opportunity to receive and give support, share your experiences and obtain educational material regarding breast cancer.

Date: Second and fourth Tuesdays of the month

Time: 7:30 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Location: LifeStyleRx

1119 E. Stanley Blvd., Livermore

Please call the American Cancer Society to register at 925.833.2784, ext. 3.

Cancer Support Group

This educational and support program is designed for people with cancer and their loved ones. Participants learn how to manage their health to keep active and improve their lives. No registration is required.

Date: Every Tuesday

Time: 2 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Location: Library Conference Room, ValleyCare Health Library

5725 W. Las Positas Blvd., Suite 270, Pleasanton

For more information, please call 925.734.3313.

Diabetes Support Group

An informative exchange of ideas and practical tips for managing diabetes. No registration is required.

Date: First Wednesday of the month

Time: Noon to 1 p.m.

Location: Conference Room 1, ValleyCare Medical Plaza

5725 W. Las Positas Blvd., Pleasanton

For more information, please call 925.416.6710.

Eric's Corner—Epilepsy Support Group

A free support group for people diagnosed with epilepsy, and to help connect local families with the resources they need to deal with the challenges of epilepsy. No registration required.

Date: Third Thursday of the month

Time: 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Location: Conference Room 2, ValleyCare Medical Plaza

5575 W. Las Positas Blvd., Pleasanton

For more information, call 925.734.3315.

Living Beyond Limits

This is an interactive cancer support group giving cancer patients and their families an opportunity to share experiences. New members welcome. No registration is required.

Date: First, third and fifth Thursday of every month

Time: 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Location: Cafeteria Conference Room 2, ValleyCare Medical Center

5575 W. Las Positas Blvd., Pleasanton

For more information, call 925.734.3315.

Mother's Support Group

For new moms to ask questions, share concerns, and bond with other moms. Topics include breastfeeding, weight gain, development, adjustments, working, etc. This group is for new moms with babies less than 6 months of age. The cost is $5 per class and must enroll in a minimum of 4 weeks.

Date: Every Tuesday

Time: 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

Location: Second Floor - Conference Room 2, ValleyCare Medical Plaza at Stoneridge and W. Las Positas

5725 W. Las Positas Blvd., Pleasanton

Registration is required. Sign up online today!

Weight Loss Surgery—Long Term Support Group

To assist patients in adapting to a new lifestyle after surgery, support group meetings are extremely beneficial. Team members guide participants in adopting dietary and exercise habits to maximize weight loss and promote optimal long-term health.

Date: First Tuesday of every month

Time: 5:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.

Location: Conference Room, ValleyCare Medical Plaza at Stoneridge and W. Las Positas

5725 W. Las Positas Blvd., Pleasanton

For more information, please call 925.416.6720.

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