At Hospitals & Treatment Centers

Your hospital or treatment center has a social worker who can help you find your way to programs and support groups that they offer either on-site or nearby. Several hospitals have support groups just for young adults with cancer. Click on your facility to see what is available.

Botsford Cancer Center

For information about cancer support programs and services available at Botsford’s Cancer Center, including an on-site partnership with Gilda’s Club, click here.

To talk with someone at the Cancer Center regarding any of these programs or to make an appointment with the oncology social worker, call (248) 471-8120.

C.S.Mott Children’s Hospital

The University of Michigan C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital provides comprehensive care for children, adolescents and young adults with all forms of childhood cancer, including rare and resistant forms of cancer.  Our experienced physicians offer the most advanced therapies for patients who are newly diagnosed, and those seeking innovative treatments for rare, relapsed and recurrent cancers.

For General Support Service information at Mott:

Children’s Hospital of Michigan

For information about general cancer resources and support programs at Children’s Hospital, follow this link.

Children’s Hospital has also established a Childhood Cancer Survivorship Program to help survivors of childhood cancer receive vital information to help them manage late effects of their cancer treatment. You can find more information on this program by clicking the link above.

To contact an oncology social worker at Children’s Hospital of Michigan, contact Wendi Henning, call (313) 745-5510 or email

Crittenton Hospital

For information on cancer support groups within Crittenton Hospital, click here.

Genesys Regional Medical Center

For general information on support groups and services available at the Genesys Hurley Cancer Institute, click here.

To contact the Genesys Hurley Cancer Institute, call 888 762-8675.

To speak directly with the social worker at the cancer institute, call 810 762-8122.

Helen DeVos Children’s Hospital

Treating a teen is not like treating an adult, located in Grand Rapids DeVos Children’s Hospital is a premier hospital in West Michigan.

For general information about Helen DeVos Children’s Hospital, cancer treatment for teens. Helen Devos teen and young adult medicine

For more information regarding support email:

Henry Ford Hospital

For general information on cancer support programs and information available at the Josephine Ford Cancer Institute at Henry Ford Hospital, click here

To speak with a nurse, call (888) 777-4167.

Huron Valley – Sinai Hospital (HVSH)

For general information on cancer support available at the Charach Cancer Treatment Center at HVSH, click here.

To contact the oncology social worker at HVSH, call Teri Sahn-Silver at (248) 937-5163.

Karmanos Cancer Institute

For general information on support groups at Karmanos Main and Farmington Hills locations, click here.

Karmanos Hospital Young Women’s Group meets the last Thursday evening of every month from 5:30pm-7:00pm at the Weisberg Cancer Treatment Center in Farmngton Hills.

This group is for women in their 20’s and 30’s with all types of cancer. If you are interested in joining this dynamic group of ladies contact Kathleen Hardy.

Kathleen Hardy
(248) 538-4712

Mercy Health System

Lacks Cancer Center, Grand Rapids Michigan

Cancer is a difficult journey. That’s why Mercy Health Lacks Cancer Center is doing everything we can to support you and your loved ones — with world-class technology, such as CyberKnife, leading specialists, emerging treatments and complementary medicine.

For General information about the Lacks Cancer Center:

McLaren Health Care

For general information on cancer support services at McLaren Health, click here.

For general information on cancer support services at the McLaren Cancer Institute in Flint, including contact information for the medical social worker, click here.

McLaren-Northern Michigan/Karmanos Cancer Institute

Located in Petoskey, McLaren Northern has partnered with Karmanos Cancer Institute to bring comprehensive cancer care to Northern Michigan. The agreement between the two hospital systems greatly expands clinical capabilities, access to trials and research, and collection of treatments and therapies available to patients.

Click here for additional information about the organization.

To reach a social worker at McLaren-Northern Michigan/Karmanos Cancer Institute, email Andrea Cherry.

Sparrow Hospital

For general information about support groups at the Sparrow Hospital Cancer Center, click here.

To contact the Cancer Center at Sparrow Hospital, call 800 968-5570.

Spectrum Health

Located on the Medical Mile in Grand Rapids in the Lemmen-Holton Cancer Pavilion, Spectrum Health boasts being the largest cancer care provider in the region. Their cancer specialists deliver individualized care to each patient. They also work as part of multi specialty teams to address not just the physical aspects and treatment strategies but also the emotional well-being of patients and their families.For general information on cancer at Spectrum Health: Lemmen-Holton Cancer Pavilion

To contact a Nurse Navigator:

St. John Providence Hospital

For general information on support available at St. John Providence, click here.

For information on cancer support groups, call Jennifer Gillette at 248.849.3243.

To contact a Cancer Care Coordinator, call 866 246-4673.

St. Joseph Mercy

St. Joseph Mercy has a Nurse Navigator Program that will guide patients through the health system by scheduling necessary tests and appointments. They also connect patients and families to a variety of resources, including: a team of social workers, nutritionists, cancer research nurses, financial consultants and more.

To connect with a social worker at St. Joseph Mercy, contact the Nurse Navigator Program at 734 712-4673.

University of Michigan Comprehensive Cancer Center

The UM Cancer Center has a support group for Young Adults with Cancer (ages 18 – 35). The group meets the second Monday of every month from 7 – 8:30pm. Walk-ins are welcome.

For more information contact Lena Arend at (734) 936-5372 or via email at

For general information on Patient and Family Support Services Programs, click here.

For general information on cancer support groups available at The University of Michigan Comprehensive Cancer Center, click here.

To contact an oncology social worker, call the Psychosocial/Social Work Intake Coordinator at (734) 615-8548.