Support Connection, Inc.

40 Triangle Center
914-962-6402

Support Connection is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization established in 1996 that specializes in free, confidential support services to people affected by breast and ovarian cancer. Our office is located in Yorktown Heights, but we offer support to people all over the country via our toll-free cancer information and support hotline (800-532-4290.) Our mission is to provide emotional, social and educational support services to women, their families and friends affected by breast and ovarian cancer. The support enables women to help each other and empowers them to become their own health care advocates.

Support Connection is about caring. Each person that reaches out for support is given personalized attention in a warm, compassionate atmosphere. It is our goal to assist people so that they make educated decisions about their health care. Once the connection is made, our services span prevention, diagnosis, treatment and recovery. We do not tell people what they need. Rather, we offer multiple resources to help meet their individual needs via a full array of individual and group services.

Breast and ovarian cancer support groups are offered once a month, including groups offered by toll-free teleconference which enable women to be part of a group regardless of where they live, from the comfort of their own homes. In-person support groups are held at various community locations in Westchester, Putnam and Dutchess counties. Groups are led by trained peer facilitators who have experienced breast or ovarian cancer, and focus on topics relating to all stages of diagnosis, treatment and post-treatment. Specialized groups include groups for young women with breast cancer, women with ovarian and gynecological cancers, women experiencing a recurrence of cancer. All support groups are free of charge.

One-on-One Peer Counseling means that anyone seeking information or support speaks directly to a trained counselor who is a survivor of breast or ovarian cancer. Callers receive immediate help during business hours Monday - Friday. After hours-calls are returned the next business day. Counseling is available by phone or in person. Counselors offer information about breast and ovarian cancer, ongoing emotional support, community resources and referrals, connections to other women with similar situations. There are no limits on our peer counseling services. This individualized, free support is available as often as you need it, for as long as you need it, regardless of where you are on your journey through diagnosis, treatment and recovery.

Support Connection offers many other services, all free of charge, which empower women to better cope with recovery and treatment while continuing with their day-to-day lives. There are programs to enhance the quality of life of women living with cancer by focusing on the needs of mind, body and spirit. These include wellness classes (e.g. yoga, meditation and fitness) as well as interactive workshops and educational programs on holistic health, healing, nutrition, and similar topics. Other services include: Free public educational forums about prevention, detection and treatment of breast and ovarian cancer; A lending library; Referrals to other agencies; Community outreach and collaboration with other service providers.

For more information and a full calendar of programs and services, call (914) 962-6402 or 1-800-532-4290 or visit www.supportconnection.org.

 

 


Upcoming Events at Support Connection, Inc.

Tai Chi for Women with Cancer

Wednesday, Oct 17, 2018 from 10:30am to 11:30am
Yorktown Community Cultural Center
Yorktown Heights, NY
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Canasta, Coffee and Camaraderie

Thursday, Oct 18, 2018 from 10:00am to 11:30am
Support Connection
Yorktown, NY
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Book Club for Women with Cancer

Thursday, Oct 18, 2018 at 7:00pm
Yorktown Heights, NY
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Advanced Stage Women’s Cancers Support Group

Friday, Oct 19, 2018 at 12:30pm
Support Connection
Yorktown, NY
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Yoga for Women with Cancer

Saturday, Oct 20, 2018 at 12:00pm
Club Fit Jefferson Valley
Jefferson Valley-Yorktown, NY
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Breast and Ovarian Cancer Support Group

Tuesday, Oct 23, 2018 at 7:00pm
Support Connection
Yorktown, NY
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Educational Webinar: Hormonal Therapy for Breast Cancer

Tuesday, Oct 23, 2018 at 8:00pm
Yorktown Heights
Yorktown Heights, NY
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Tai Chi for Women with Cancer

Wednesday, Oct 24, 2018 from 10:30am to 11:30am
Yorktown Community Cultural Center
Yorktown Heights, NY
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Wing Night Out: For Men Only

Wednesday, Oct 24, 2018 at 7:00pm
Yorktown Heights
Yorktown Heights, NY
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Breast and Ovarian Cancer Support Group

Thursday, Oct 25, 2018 at 7:00pm
Vassar Brothers Medical Center
Poughkeepsie, NY
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Yoga for Women with Cancer

Saturday, Oct 27, 2018 at 12:00pm
Club Fit Jefferson Valley
Jefferson Valley-Yorktown, NY
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Tai Chi for Women with Cancer

Wednesday, Oct 31, 2018 from 10:30am to 11:30am
Yorktown Community Cultural Center
Yorktown Heights, NY
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Yoga for Women with Cancer

Saturday, Nov 3, 2018 at 12:00pm
Club Fit Jefferson Valley
Jefferson Valley-Yorktown, NY
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Life After Cancer Diagnosis: A Personal Odyssey

Tuesday, Nov 6, 2018 at 7:00pm
Yorktown Heights, NY
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Tai Chi for Women with Cancer

Wednesday, Nov 7, 2018 from 10:30am to 11:30am
Yorktown Community Cultural Center
Yorktown Heights, NY
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Yoga for Women with Cancer

Saturday, Nov 10, 2018 at 12:00pm
Club Fit Jefferson Valley
Jefferson Valley-Yorktown, NY
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Tai Chi for Women with Cancer

Wednesday, Nov 14, 2018 from 10:30am to 11:30am
Yorktown Community Cultural Center
Yorktown Heights, NY
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Canasta, Coffee and Camaraderie

Thursday, Nov 15, 2018 from 10:00am to 11:30am
Support Connection
Yorktown, NY
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Advanced Stage Women’s Cancers Support Group

Friday, Nov 16, 2018 at 12:30pm
Support Connection
Yorktown, NY
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Yoga for Women with Cancer

Saturday, Nov 17, 2018 at 12:00pm
Club Fit Jefferson Valley
Jefferson Valley-Yorktown, NY
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Breast Cancer Support Group

Monday, Nov 19, 2018 at 7:00pm
NewYork-Presbyterian Hudson Valley Hospital
Cortlandt, NY
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Breast and Ovarian Cancer Support Group

Thursday, Nov 22, 2018 at 7:00pm
Vassar Brothers Medical Center
Poughkeepsie, NY
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Yoga for Women with Cancer

Saturday, Nov 24, 2018 at 12:00pm
Club Fit Jefferson Valley
Jefferson Valley-Yorktown, NY
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Breast and Ovarian Cancer Support Group

Tuesday, Nov 27, 2018 at 7:00pm
Support Connection
Yorktown, NY
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Yoga for Women with Cancer

Saturday, Dec 1, 2018 at 12:00pm
Club Fit Jefferson Valley
Jefferson Valley-Yorktown, NY
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Yoga for Women with Cancer

Saturday, Dec 8, 2018 at 12:00pm
Club Fit Jefferson Valley
Jefferson Valley-Yorktown, NY
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Yoga for Women with Cancer

Saturday, Dec 15, 2018 at 12:00pm
Club Fit Jefferson Valley
Jefferson Valley-Yorktown, NY
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Breast Cancer Support Group

Monday, Dec 17, 2018 at 7:00pm
NewYork-Presbyterian Hudson Valley Hospital
Cortlandt, NY
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Canasta, Coffee and Camaraderie

Thursday, Dec 20, 2018 from 10:00am to 11:30am
Support Connection
Yorktown, NY
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Advanced Stage Women’s Cancers Support Group

Friday, Dec 21, 2018 at 12:30pm
Support Connection
Yorktown, NY
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Yoga for Women with Cancer

Saturday, Dec 22, 2018 at 12:00pm
Club Fit Jefferson Valley
Jefferson Valley-Yorktown, NY
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Breast and Ovarian Cancer Support Group

Thursday, Dec 27, 2018 at 7:00pm
Vassar Brothers Medical Center
Poughkeepsie, NY
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Yoga for Women with Cancer

Saturday, Dec 29, 2018 at 12:00pm
Club Fit Jefferson Valley
Jefferson Valley-Yorktown, NY
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