I Am Living With A Loss
Finding people to support you is perhaps the most important thing you can do following the loss of someone you love. If someone in your life has died of cancer, Gilda’s Club Westchester is here to help during this difficult time. Grief is experienced in many different ways. At Gilda’s Club Westchester, we recognize and support the range of emotions that many individuals feel after a loss. Our living with loss support groups are for family members, friends or caregivers who have lost a loved one to cancer. We also offer support groups for children who have experienced a cancer related loss. Click for more information.
For more information on the programs we offer for individuals living with cancer, or to sign up for a support group or activity, please call 914.644.8844
Health and Wellness
Educational/ Supportive Series
Gilda’s Club Westchester can offer up to 6 counseling sessions to anyone with a cancer-related loss. Counseling provides the opportunity to meet with a mental health clinician who is an expert in addressing issues that are commonly experienced by those who are living with loss, such as anxiety, sadness, depression, and anger and difficulty with decision-making.
These 8-week support groups, facilitated by an experienced, licensed mental health professional, provide emotional support for those who are living with a cancer-related loss. Advanced registration is required for all support groups. For more information and for the start date of the next group , please call 914.644.8844.
- Living with Cancer Group – A weekly group for adults who are diagnosed with cancer and are in treatment.
- Next Steps Bereavement Group – A monthly group for adults who are entering the next stage in their grieving process. Most members experienced their loss over a year ago.
Social activities provide an opportunity meet and connect with others who are living with loss, around a common interest such as reading, knitting or book group.