Support Groups

Our support groups are free and open to any and all survivors and their families and friends. In these groups, people share thyroid cancer information, their experiences with their thyroid cancer, and insights on how they are coping with thyroid cancer, and support.

Local Support Groups

ThyCa support groups are free and open to any and all survivors and their families, students, etc. You may contact the facilitator identified on each page by e-mail or telephone, or you can simply show up on the identified day! Friends and family are always welcome.

If you are interested in starting a support group in your area, please contact the ThyCa Support Group Coordinator at support_coord@thyca.org. Or you can do either of the following:

Welcome to our new support groups in Atlanta, Georgia; Austin, Texas; and Medellin, Colombia. At this time, they are providing support by phone and e-mail.

Welcome to our new support group in Brockville, Ontario, Canada. Their first meeting will be on May 20. Thereafter, meetings will be on the third Tuesday of each month, except July, August, and December.

View our interactive GoogleTM maps showing all ThyCa support groups:

State index: A C D F G I K M N O P S T U V W
Outside United States: Australia  Canada  Colombia  Costa Rica  Philippines

Please note: Our web site and free support services are for education and support. They are not for commercial use. You are welcome to contact ThyCa to learn more about thyroid cancer and to participate in our support groups and events. Please do not use ThyCa's e-mail address links to send solicitations or marketing messages for businesses or fundraisers.

ThyCa Support Groups - State Contacts List

Note: Some groups do not hold regular meetings, but provide phone and/or e-mail support. Their web pages also list other nearby groups, if any.

State
City or Region
Alabama Columbus, GA (phone/e-mail support)
Opelika (phone/e-mail support)
Arizona Chandler (ThyCa East Valley -- phone/e-mail support)
Phoenix (phone/e-mail support)
Arkansas Benton (phone/e-mail support)
Australia Canberra
California Benicia (ThyCa Solano County -- phone/e-mail support)
Chatsworth (ThyCa San Fernando Valley)
Eureka (ThyCa Humboldt)
Foster City (ThyCa Silicon Valley)
Fresno
Modesto (ThyCa Central Valley -- phone/e-mail support)
Newport Beach (ThyCa Orange County)
Redondo Beach (ThyCa South Bay)
Sacramento
San Bernardino
San Diego
San Luis Obispo (ThyCa Central Coast -- phone/e-mail support)
Sierra Madre (ThyCa San Gabriel Valley) 
Canada Brockville, Ontario (ThyCa Ontario)
Newfoundland & Labrador
Colombia Medellin (phone/e-mail support)
Colorado Denver
Glenwood Springs (ThyCa Western Slopes -- phone/e-mail support)
Connecticut Stratford (ThyCa Southern Connecticut -- phone/e-mail support)
Waterbury
Costa Rica San Jose (phone/e-mail support)
Delaware Dover
Newark
Dist. of Columbia Washington (ThyCa Silver Spring, MD)
Florida Cocoa (ThyCa Space Coast Central -- phone/e-mail support)
Fort Myers (ThyCa Suncoast)
Hollywood (ThyCa S. Broward County -- phone/e-mail support)
Melbourne (ThyCa Space Coast South -- phone/e-mail support)
Miami (Spanish and English -- phone/e-mail support)
North Miami Beach (ThyCa North Miami Dade -- phone/e-mail support)
Sarasota-Manatee
Tampa
Titusville (ThyCa Space Coast North -- phone/e-mail support)
South Florida (ThyCa Tri-counties)
Georgia Atlanta (phone/e-mail support)
Columbus (phone/e-mail support)
Opelika, AL (phone/e-mail support)
Idaho Idaho Falls -- phone/e-mail support
Illinois Belleville (ThyCa Southern Illinois -- phone/e-mail support)
Chicago
Dupage -- e/mail support
Indiana Evansville -- phone/e-mail support
Indianapolis -- phone/e-mail support
Lawrenceburg (ThyCa Eastern Indiana -- phone/e-mail support)
South Bend
Iowa Cedar Rapids Corridor -- phone/e-mail support
Waterloo -- phone/e-mail support
Kansas Wichita -- phone/e-mail support
Kansas City, MO (ThyCa KANMO)
North Kansas City, MO
Kentucky Latonia (ThyCa Northern Kentucky -- phone/e-mail support)
Lexington -- phone/e-mail support
Louisville -- phone/e-mail support
Maryland Baltimore
Rockville
Silver Spring (Washington, DC)
Massachusetts Boston
Brockton
Taunton (ThyCa Southeast Massachusetts)
Michigan Ann Arbor (ThyCa SE Michigan)
Charlevoix -- phone/e-mail support
Grand Rapids (ThyCa SW Michigan)
Troy
Minnesota St. Paul (ThyCa Twin Cities)
Mississippi Tupelo
Missouri Columbia (ThyCa Central Missouri -- phone/e-mail support)
Kansas City (ThyCa KANMO)
North Kansas City
Osage Beach -- phone/e-mail support
St. Louis
Nebraska Lincoln
Nevada Las Vegas (ThyCa Southern Nevada -- phone/e-mail support)
Reno
New Hampshire Nashua
New Jersey Denville (ThyCa Northern NJ -- E-mail support only)
Neptune (ThyCa Jersey Shore University Medical Center)
Trenton (ThyCa Central Jersey)
Vineland (ThyCa Southern Jersey)
New Mexico Albuquerque
New York Albany -- phone/e-mail support
Bronx -- e-mail support
Buffalo (ThyCa Western New York)
Manhasset (ThyCa Long Island)
Manhattan
Rochester
Syracuse
Troy (ThyCa Capitol Region)
North Carolina Charlotte
Concord
Greensboro (Piedmont)
Greenville -- e-mail support
Raleigh
Wilmington -- phone/e-mail support 
Ohio Canton -- phone/e-mail support
Cincinnati -- phone/e-mail support
Columbus -- phone/e-mail support
Oklahoma Oklahoma City
Oregon Portland
Tri-Cities, WA -- phone/e-mail support
Pennsylvania Bethlehem (ThyCa Greater Lehigh Valley)
Harrisburg -- phone/e-mail support
NW Philadelphia (ThyCa NW Philly)
Philadelphia (ThyCa Philly)
Pittsburgh
Philippines Cebu City
South Carolina Myrtle Beach
Spartanburg -- phone/e-mail support
Tennessee Nashville
Texas Angleton (ThyCa Southeast Texas)
Austin
Dallas
Utah Salt Lake City
Vermont Northern Vermont -- phone/e-mail support
Virginia Arlington (ThyCa Northern Virginia)
Richmond -- phone/e-mail support
Roanoke -- phone/e-mail support
Washington Seattle
Tacoma -- phone/e-mail support
Tri-Cities -- phone/e-mail support
Wisconsin Fox Cities -- phone/e-mail support
Madison
Manitowoc
Milwaukee

State index: A C D F G I K M N O P S T U V W
Outside United States:  Australia  Canada  Colombia  Costa Rica  Philippines 

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This page was updated on April 21, 2014.

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