Support groups suspended as of 1 April 2020

All of our support group meetings in Auckland (including Waiheke Island), Cambridge and Christchurch, and meetings of our sister organisations Franklin Breast Cancer Support and the Horowhenua Pink Ladies, have been suspended as of 1 April due to the situation with Coronavirus in New Zealand.

To find out more, or if you are in need of support, please call us on 0800 273 222 any time.

I've been diagnosed with breast cancer

We can help. We've been there too. Call us on 0800 273 222 or email us by completing our contact form.

Our Auckland (including Waiheke Island), Cambridge, and Christchurch support group meetings, and meetings of our sister organisations Franklin Breast Cancer Support and the Horowhenua Pink Ladies in Levin, have been suspended as of 1 April. We are not sure at this time when meetings will resume so please contact us on 0800 273 222 or email us for support and information.

Would you prefer one-to-one contact? Please contact us.

I'm a partner, caregiver, friend

Caring for a partner, family member, or friend with breast cancer can be hard and talking to someone who understands the stresses and strains can help.

Please call us on 0800 273 222 and let's chat.

I need more information

If we don't provide services in your area, or you need information about breast cancer or support options, we'll do our best to find what you need through our national network of contacts with other community and professional providers.

This service guide page on our site may be helpful.  Need more? Please call us on 0800 273 222, or  complete the email query on our Contact page.

Our Services

Please note our support group meetings have been suspended as of 1 April 2020 due to the situation with Coronavirus in New Zealand. However we can offer support over the phone by calling 0800 273 222, or via Skype, Zoom, or Facebook Messenger video. Please contact us or call us and we can arrange individual support for you.

We are not sure at this stage when our meetings will resume. If you are interested in attending a group in the areas listed below, please complete the contact form and we'll keep  you advised. 

Breast Cancer Support has community support groups and one to one 'buddy' services in the following areas (please note that our Central Auckland and West Auckland groups are not operating at this time):

Greater Auckland
Levin
Cambridge
Christchurch City

We provide in-person, individual support in:
Motueka
Rolleston/Selwyn
Balclutha

Our Nationwide Help Line is available on 0800 273 222 every day of the year.

Scroll down to find the location of the group nearest you. 

For more information, please call us on 0800 273 222, or email us.
Please note that some groups may, from time to time, meet in other venues. Although this is rare, it can happen so check our Calendar for monthly meeting venues. 

Support Groups: Auckland

All Auckland group meetings suspended as of 1 April 2020. Please call 0800 273 222 for support and information. 

Warkworth
Please call for information about this group.
0800 273 222.

Hibiscus Coast (proudly supported by Bayley's Orewa and Rosalind Warren/Bayleys)
Meets the 3rd Tuesday of the month, Feb-Nov, at 7pm.
Bayley's Orewa Realty, 14 Florence Ave, Orewa

North Shore
Meets the 2nd Wednesday of the month, Feb-Nov, at 7pm.
Senior Citizens' Hall, 141 Kitchener Rd, Milford

East Auckland
Meets the 3rd Wednesday of the month, Feb-Nov, at 7.30pm
Highland Park Community House, 47 Aviemore Drive, Highland Park

South Auckland
Please call for information about this group.
0800 273 222.

Waiheke Island
Meets the 2nd Tuesday of the month, Feb-Nov, 11am
Waiheke Homecare Hospice, 2/11 Moa Ave, Blackpool

Franklin Breast Cancer Support (sister organisation)
This group has also suspended meetings until further notice - call for information.
Meets the 4th Thursday of the month, 7.30pm, at venues in Pukekohe and Waiuku.
Please call (09) 238 6433 for venue information.

Support Groups: Christchurch City

Meetings suspended as of 1 April 2020. Call 0800 273 222 for information and support.
Meets the 4th Tuesday of the month, Feb-Nov, 7pm.
Canterbury/West Coast Cancer Society, 97 Fitzgerald Ave, Christchurch
Join Christchurch on facebook.

Support Groups: Levin (Horowhenua)

Meetings suspended as of 1 April 2020. Call 0800 273 222 for information and support.
The Horowhenua Pink Ladies meet the 3rd Wednesday of the month, Feb-Nov.
Please email them for meeting information.

Support Groups: Cambridge (Waikato)

Meetings suspended as of 1 April 2020. Call 0800 273 222 for information and support.
Meets every Friday at 10am at the Absolute Coffee House (New World car park), Cambridge. For further information contact Ruth Crampton  on 022 601 1099.
Join Cambridge on Facebook (closed group)

Support Services: South Island

One to one services via telephone are still available in these areas.
We provide individual/one to one services in Motueka, Rolleston and Balclutha.
Please call us on 0800 273 222 to learn more.
Join Rolleston/Selwyn on Facebook

 

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