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.

Like to attend a support group? Please scroll down to see our times and meeting places, or would you prefer a one-to-one visit? Please contact us.

Our Support Group Meeting Calendar provides a quick reference for monthly dates, times, venues and speakers - please click on the button below to visit the Calendar.

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 about support

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.

We do have a service guide page on our site which may be helpful.

Need more? Please call us on 0800 273 222, or complete the email query on our Contact page.

Support Groups and Services

Breast Cancer Support has community support groups and one to one 'buddy' services in the following areas:
Greater Auckland (including a group for Young Women)
Levin
Christchurch City

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


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

Support Groups: Auckland

Scroll down to find the location 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.


Young Women

The Young Women's Group will not meet again in 2017 at the Auckland Cancer Society.
Please contact us on 0800 273 222 for information and meeting locations.
Join Young Women on facebook

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

Central Auckland
Meets the 2nd Monday of the month, Feb-Nov, at 1pm.
Auckland Cancer Society (Domain Lodge), 1 Boyle Crescent, Grafton
(Please feel free to bring a small plate for a shared lunch)

West Auckland
Meets the 3rd Tuesday of the month, Feb-Nov, at 7pm.
Plunket Family Centre, 5 Woodford Ave, Henderson

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 Thursday of the month, Feb-Nov, 11am
Estuary Cottage (Waiheke Homecare Hospice), 2/11 Moa Ave, Oneroa

Franklin Breast Cancer Support (sister organisation)
Meets the 3rd Thursday of the month, 7.30pm
Please call (09) 238 6433 for venue information.

Support Groups: Christchurch City

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

The Levin Pink Ladies meet the 3rd Wednesday of the month, Feb-Nov, 9.45am.
Salvation Army Rooms, 11 Durham St, Levin

Support Services: South Island

We provide individual/one to one services in Motueka, Rolleston and Balclutha.
Please call us on 0800 273 222 to learn more.