List of Programs

No matter where you are on your cancer journey, The Cancer Support Center has a program that can help you enhance your life, boost your mood, form new relationships with those who are on their cancer journey, and improve your overall quality of life. Read on to learn about each of our current programs offerings, including dates, times, locations, and links to register for Zoom programs. Participants will see benefits from any singular program, but it is encouraged to combine programs from multiple areas to get the most from your time at The Center. To attend programs in person at our Homewood or Mokena locations, please call 708-798-9171 or email us. To attend programs virtually, click the underlined program name in blue to be redirected to Zoom registration.

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Education & Networking Groups

Bereavement Group (Virtual)

The first and third Thursday of the month from 5 p.m. to 6 p.m.

Blood Cancer Networking Group (Virtual)

The final Thursday of the month from 4 p.m. to 5 p.m. 

Brain Tumor Networking Group (Homewood)

Call 708-798-9171 to register. 

The second Thursday of the month from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.                                             

Breast Cancer Networking Group (Virtual)

The first Wednesday of the month from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. 

Caregivers Networking Group (Virtual)

The third Tuesday of the month from 5 p.m. to 6 p.m. 

Colorectal Cancers Group (Virtual)

The second Monday of the month from 5 p.m. to 6 p.m. 

Gynecological Cancer Networking Group (Virtual)

The third Wednesday of each month from 12 p.m. to 1 p.m.

Lung Cancer Networking Group (Virtual)

The final Wednesday of each month from 12 p.m. to 1 p.m. 

Men’s Discussion Group (Virtual)

Every Thursday from 12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m.

Metastatic Breast Cancer Networking (Virtual)

The First Wednesday of each month from 5 p.m. to 6 p.m. 

Metastatic Cancer Networking (Virtual)

The final Tuesday of each month from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m.

Mother’s Grief Group (Hybrid - Homewood or Virtual)

The last Thursday of each month from 3 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Sistas of Hope (Virtual)

The third Wednesday of every month from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Young Adult Breast Cancer Networking Group (Virtual)

The second Wednesday of each month from 5 p.m. to 6 p.m. 

Counseling & Stress Management

Art Journaling (Virtual)

Email Kelly to receive a prompt each Thursday in your inbox. 

Art Open Studio (Hybrid/Homewood or Virtual)

Every Wednesday from 2 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Art Therapy: Holiday Art-Making (Hybrid/Homewood or Virtual)

Every Monday from 2 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Art Therapy: Holiday Art-Making (Hybrid/Mokena or Virtual)

Every Tuesday from 2 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. 

Guided Imagery (Virtual)

Every Friday from 12 p.m. to 12:45 p.m.

Journeying Inward: Deep Relaxation for Well-Being & Stress Relief (Virtual)

The third Wednesday of each month from 3 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Individual, Family, and Couples counseling

In-person or virtually. Contact Kathleen Daly for more information.

 

Monday Meditation with Cecily (Virtual)

Every Monday from 1 p.m. to 1:30 p.m.

Sound Bath (Homewood)

Call 708-798-9171 to register. 

In Homewood every Thursday from 12 p.m. to 1 p.m.

Tibetan Bowl (Mokena)

Every three weeks, starting on Tuesday, October 5 from 9:30 to 10:15 a.m.

This sound meditation creates a space of peace, well-being, harmony, balance, and brings profound therapeutic benefits. Bring a pillow or blanket, and wear loose clothing. Class is limited to 7 participants. Call 708-478-3529 to register.

Fitness & Physical Wellness

Chair Yoga with Cecily (Virtual)

*CANCELED through January 2022*

Every Monday from 12 p.m. to 1 p.m.

Yoga is a body-mind-breath practice that promotes healing and well-being, and improves strength, flexibility, and balance in your body and in your life. Join us to participate in this ancient tradition done in the comfort and safety of a chair in its new time slot on Mondays at 12 p.m. Participants have said, "Yoga has helped me deepen awareness of body, mind, and spirit,” and that this program has helped them find balance in peace in life. Meditation will follow in its usual timeslot at 1 p.m.; you do not have to attend yoga to participate in meditation.

Gentle Floor Yoga Nidra with Karen (Hybrid/Mokena or Virtual)

Every Tuesday from 12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m.

Moves That Matter (Hybrid/Homewood or Virtual)

Every Tuesday from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m.

Yoga for Healthy Movement (Homewood)

Call 708-798-9171 to register. 

Every Tuesday from 3 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Yoga for Healthy Movement (Mokena)

Call 708-478-3529 to register. 

Every Thursday from 12 p.m. to 1 p.m.

Zumba Gold with Lori (Virtual)

Every Monday from 8 a.m. to 9 a.m.

Zumba Gold with Lori (Homewood) 

Call 708-798-9171 to register. 

Every Monday and Wednesday from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m.

Zumba on Demand (Virtual)

Use code "cscgold" to access each class. 

Every Friday from 7 a.m. to 12 p.m.

Nutrition Education & Special Programs


Easy Cooking for One or Two: Holiday Treats

Hybrid - Mokena or Virtual
Wednesday, December 15 from 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

It's possible to eat fresh, home-cooked meals, even if you live alone or with one other person. Chris will share tips, tricks, and recipes to make cooking fun, easy, and healthy. Call 708-478-3529 for in-person registration. Click the program title above to register on Zoom.

10 Diet & Lifestyle Strategies to Lose Weight in the New Year

Hybrid - Homewood or Virtual

Tuesday, December 21 from 11:15 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

The winter months are difficult to get outdoors and be active, leading to unwanted weight gain. Learn essential tips and strategies to maintain your desired weight and keep it off. Call 708-798-9171 to register or click the program title to register on Zoom.

Body Image Programs

The Cancer Support Center wig boutique provides high-quality wigs in a wide range of styles, colors, and textures to those undergoing chemo and experiencing hair loss. Contact us via email or by phone at 708-798-9171 to schedule a fitting.