NewYork-Presbyterian Lawrence Hospital


In order to meet the expanding needs of individuals impacted by cancer in our community, Gilda’s Club Westchester partners with several clinical and community- based organizations in order to provide emotional support and educational programs for those living throughout Westchester County.

Gilda’s Club Westchester at NewYork-Presbyterian Lawrence Hospital


Gilda’s Club Westchester is proud to offer the following programs at the Cancer Center at NewYork-Presbyterian Lawrence Hospital through a partnership with NewYork- Presbyterian Lawrence Hospital. These support groups and programs are offered free of charge and are open to the community.


Pre-registration is required for all programs. Contact Gilda’s Club Westchester at 914.644.8844 x133 or email


Location:
NewYork Presbyterian Lawrence Hospital
Cancer Center, Cancer Conference Room
55 Palmer Road
Bronxville, NY 10708


Living with Cancer Support Group


Meets the first and third Thursday of every month from 5:00-6:30 PM.


Share your cancer experiences with others and engage in discussion on cancer-related issues. Facilitated by a Gilda’s Club Westchester Licensed Social Worker, this support group complements medical care by providing ongoing exploration of emotional and social concerns, personal wisdom and practical advice that comes from the experience of being impacted by cancer. This group is open to anyone currently in treatment.

Post-Treatment Group


Meets the second Tuesday of every month from 4:00-5:00 PM


Share your post-treatment cancer experiences with others and engage in discussion on life after cancer treatment. Facilitated by a Gilda’s Club Westchester Licensed Social Worker. This group is open to anyone who has completed active treatment.

Mindfulness Workshop


This workshop introduces techniques for practicing mindfulness to increase self- awareness and connection to the present moment. Mindfulness practice can help one to reduce stress and anxiety, act effectively and enhance coping with the emotional impact of cancer. Please contact Gilda’s Club Westchester for upcoming dates.

Coping Skills Workshop


As a complement to medical care, this workshop addresses the emotional experience of living with cancer and ways to effectively manage intense feelings, enhance communication and learn coping techniques to decrease anxiety. Please contact Gilda’s Club Westchester for upcoming dates.

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