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:



Note: ThyCa Cedar Rapids Corridor, IA is now holding support group meetings on the last Thursday of every month.

View our interactive Google
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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/Nation
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
The Bahamas Freeport
California Benicia (ThyCa Solano County -- phone/e-mail support)
Eureka (ThyCa Humboldt)
Foster City (ThyCa Silicon Valley)
Fresno
Los Angeles (ThyCa North Los Angeles County)
Modesto (ThyCa Central Valley -- phone/e-mail support)
Mountain View (ThyCa South Silicon Valley)
Newport Beach (ThyCa Orange County)
Redondo Beach (ThyCa South Bay)
Sacramento (ThyCa Sacramento Valley)
San Bernardino
San Diego
San Luis Obispo (ThyCa Central Coast -- phone/e-mail support)
Canada Brockville, Ontario (ThyCa Ontario)
Newfoundland & Labrador
Colorado Colorado Springs
Denver

Glenwood Springs (ThyCa Western Slopes -- phone/e-mail support)
Connecticut New Haven
Stratford (ThyCa Southern Connecticut -- phone/e-mail support)
Waterbury
Costa Rica San Jose -- phone/e-mail support
Delaware Dover
Newark -- phone/e-mail support
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)
Orlando
Sarasota-Manatee
Tampa
Titusville (ThyCa Space Coast North -- phone/e-mail support)
South Florida (ThyCa Tri-counties)
Georgia Atlanta
Columbus -- phone/e-mail support
Opelika, AL -- phone/e-mail support
Greece Athens
Patras
-- phone/e-mail support
Hawaii Honolulu -- phone/e-mail support
Wailuku
(ThyCa Maui)
Honduras Tegucigalpa (ThyCa AHCAT Honduras)
Idaho Boise
Hayden
(Northern Idaho & Spokane-- phone/e-mail support)
Idaho Falls -- phone/e-mail support
Illinois Belleville (ThyCa Southern Illinois -- phone/e-mail support)
Chicago
Dupage -- e-mail support only
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
Waterloo -- phone/e-mail support
Kansas Coffeyville -- (ThyCa Southeast Kansas -- 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
Pikeville -- phone/email support 
Maine Falmouth
Scarborough -- phone/e-mail/Skype support
Maryland Baltimore
Rockville
Silver Spring (Washington, DC)
Massachusetts Boston
Brockton -- phone/e-mail/text message support
Taunton (ThyCa Southeast Massachusetts)
Michigan Ann Arbor (ThyCa SE Michigan)
Charlevoix -- phone/e-mail support
Grand Rapids (ThyCa SW Michigan -- phone/e-mail support)
Troy
Minnesota St. Paul (ThyCa Twin Cities -- phone/e-mail support)
Mississippi Tupelo
Missouri Columbia (ThyCa Central Missouri Columbia -- phone/e-mail support)
Kansas City (ThyCa KANMO)
North Kansas City
Osage Beach (ThyCa Central Missouri Osage Beach)
St. Louis
Nebraska Lincoln
Nevada Reno
New Hampshire Nashua
New Jersey Neptune (ThyCa Jersey Shore University Medical Center)
Trenton (ThyCa Central Jersey -- phone/e-mail support)
Vineland (ThyCa Southern Jersey)
Wood-Ridge (ThyCa Bergen County) 
New Mexico Albuquerque -- phone/e-mail support
New York Bronx -- e-mail support only
Buffalo (ThyCa Western New York)
Latham (ThyCa Albany)
Manhasset
 (ThyCa Long Island)
Manhattan
Rochester -- phone/e-mail support
Syracuse -- phone/e-mail support
Troy (ThyCa Capitol Region)
North Carolina Charlotte
Concord
Greensboro (ThyCa Piedmont -- phone/e-mail support)
Raleigh
Wilmington -- phone/e-mail support 
Ohio Canton -- phone/e-mail support
Cincinnati -- phone/e-mail support
Strongsville (ThyCa Cleveland)
Columbus
Oklahoma Oklahoma City
Tulsa -- phone/e-mail support
Oregon Portland -- phone/e-mail support
Tri-Cities, WA -- phone/e-mail support
Pennsylvania Bethlehem (ThyCa Greater Lehigh Valley)
Harrisburg (ThyCa Central Pennsylvania -- phone/e-mail support)
Hershey
NW Philadelphia (ThyCa NW Philly)
Philadelphia (ThyCa Philly -- phone/e-mail support)
Pittsburgh
Philippines Cebu City
South Carolina Myrtle Beach
Tennessee Nashville
Texas Angleton (ThyCa Southeast Texas -- e-mail support only)
Austin
Brownsville (ThyCa Cameron County)
Dallas
Houston
United Kingdom Brentwood (ThyCa Essex -- phone/e-mail support only)
Utah Salt Lake City
Vermont Northern Vermont -- phone/e-mail support
Virginia Arlington (ThyCa Northern Virginia)
Norfolk
Richmond -- phone/e-mail support
Roanoke -- phone/e-mail support
Washington Hayden, ID (Northern Idaho & Spokane -- phone/e-mail support)
Seattle
Vancouver
Wisconsin Fox Cities -- phone/e-mail support
La Crosse
Madison
Manitowoc
Milwaukee

 

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This page was updated on July 24, 2016.

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