Support groups to close in Auckland

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Breast Cancer Support will close its Auckland city community support groups as of the end of July 2021. While we will no longer offer monthly 'in person' group meetings in Auckland after July, we will still provide our individual services for women newly diagnosed, in treatment, and in recovery. We also support partners and caregivers with these services.

Our services include our 0800 273 222 national help and information line (operates from 830am - 5pm every day of the year), individual support (either by phone, Zoom/Skype/Facebook Messenger/WhatsApp or in person by arrangement), and social 'get togethers' for women within the Auckland city area (these will be advertised on our site and Facebook pages).

Our group on Waiheke Island will continue to meet as usual.

Our Christchurch support group will continue to meet however will take on a more social focus, meeting on a regular Sunday during the month for coffee, lunches, walks, and other social outings.

For further information on any of our services, please call us on 0800 273 222 or email a query.

Indvidual session: online support available now

If you'd prefer to talk to someone 'one to one', in confidence, we can offer an online session with one of our trained volunteers. Zoom is user friendly, effective, and we can talk any time. We also offer sessions on Skype, Facebook Messenger video and WhatsApp. Please call us on 0800 273 222 or contact us to arrange a call. You're not alone. We're here to help.   

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.

Please check listings below for latest information on group meetings, or 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

All of our Auckland city support groups will have closed by the end of July. Some have already closed so please check listings below for information or call us on 0800 273 222 to find out more.  Individual nationwide support is always available over the phone by calling 0800 273 222 (operates every day 830am - 5pm), or via Skype, Zoom, WhatsApp, or Facebook Messenger video. Please contact us or call us and we can arrange individual support for you.

Greater Auckland

Christchurch City

Support Groups: Auckland

Warkworth
This group is now closed however if you live in North Rodney and need to speak to someone, please call us on 0800 273 222. We do have a local representative in the area who can support you. 

Hibiscus Coast  
This group is now closed however if you live on the Coast and need to speak to someone, please call us on 0800 273 222. We do have a local representative in the area who can support you. 

North Shore 
This group is now closed. If you need to speak to someone, please call us on 0800 273 222.

East Auckland 
Group will meet on the third Wednesday of the month for April, May, June and July, 1pm - 3pm
Venue: Highland Park Community Centre, 47 Aviemore Drive, Highland Park

Waiheke Island 
Group meets second Tuesday of the month, Feb-Nov 2021, 11am - 1pm
Venue: Waiheke Homecare Hospice, 2/11 Moa Ave, Blackpool

Franklin Breast Cancer Support (sister organisation)
Please call to confirm meeting time and place. 
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

Sunday 18 April, 10.30am
Ilex Café, Christchurch Botanic Gardens

Come along for coffee, chat and a walk afterwards if you like.
Meet other women sharing a similar journey, make connections while enjoying the beauty of the gardens. This group will meet socially each month, on a Sunday. Meetings will be posted on this page and also on the group's Facebook page.
More info please call 0800 273 222. 

Join Christchurch on facebook.

 

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