Support Programs That Come to You

We know that our community already faces isolation as they live with the impact of cancer, making it even more vital for Gilda’s Club to find ways to create opportunities to gather, connect, and learn…even from the comfort of your own home. Below is information about some of our programs that are offered virtually—For the full listing of our activities, please visit our program calendar.

New Member Meetings

We continue to welcome new members! Click here to learn more about our FREE membership.

People who are living with cancer, their family members and friends, caregivers and bereaved, can talk one-to-one with a licensed mental health professional who will listen to their cancer experience, hear their needs and connect them to appropriate support groups (video and/or phone), community resources, online educational workshops and more.

Schedule a meeting by emailing or calling (608) 828-8880.

Emotional Support

Many of our professionally-facilitated support groups offered via Zoom, a HIPPA-compliant online tool, that allows group members to meet via online video conference and/or phone. We also offer short term individual counseling and other emotional support services virtually. Learn more here >

Patient Advocacy

Our Patient Advocate can meet with individual members virtually to help them navigate cancer-related challenges with insurance coverage, employer accommodations, and more. Learn more here >

Healthy Living

Cooking Classes

Live, interactive cooking classes offer an opportunity to learn about nutrition and cooking from talented chefs. You can cook along or observe as a lecture. We offer multiple classes each month on different topics—Visit our program calendar to find the latest offerings and to register. 

Relaxation & Guided Imagery

Wednesdays from 12 pm – 1 pm

Activate your relaxation response. Science has shown guided meditation can be of great benefit – from reducing anxiety and depression, to increasing overall happiness. Join us for an hour of relaxation. Registration is required. Visit our program calendar to register.


Tuesday from 10 am – 11:15 am

More information about these and other classes can be found on our Program Calendar. Registration is required.

Therapeutic Expression (Art & Writing)

Every week we offer a variety of opportunities to explore your creative side. Art classes include drawing, art journaling, crafting, and more. We also offer writing workshops. Check out our Program Calendar to see what we’re offering this week.

Tai Chi

Mondays from 9:15am – 9:45am, and Thursdays from 9am-9:30am

Tuesdays from 7pm – 7:30pm

Visit our Program Calendar for more information. Registration is required.

Information & Referral

Please see our Community Resources page for reliable local and national resources.

Visit our COVID-19 Updates page for information and resources related to COVID-19.

For additional support you can also utilize the Cancer Support Helpline via phone at 888-793-9355 or via web chat.