Asbestos Diseases Society of SA (Adelaide)
Located at 7 Ninth Street Bowden SA (part of the Uniting Care Wesley Bowden complex cnr Gibson Street).
Contact: 0403 914 663 or (08) 8241 7297
Asbestos Victims Association (SA) Inc.
The group provides telephone peer support and a regular support group meeting. Refer to website www.avasa.asn.au
Contact: Coordinators Maxine Williams and Lesley Shears
(08) 8212 6008 or 0455 120 588
Port Augusta Asbestos Support Group (Port Augusta)
Meetings are held of the first Friday of each month at the Port Augusta Bowling Club, Cnr Marryatt & Jervois Streets Port Augusta.
Contact: Geoff Maul (08) 8642 2884 or 0419 822 296
Whyalla Asbestos Victims Support Group (Whyalla)
Members provide support, information and advice on asbestos related and other lung diseases.
Meetings are held every third Thursday of the month. Adelaide lawyers are available to answer questions at the meetings—please ring to make an appointment (08) 8645 0555.
Support volunteers available Mon-Fri 10.00am to 3.00pm at Shop 5 87 Essington Lewis Ave Whyalla
Contact: John Arthur (08) 8645 0555 or 0416 482 673 or after hours 08 8645 3322
Solace Association (SA) Inc. (Adelaide)
Meets at the CWA Building, 30 Dequetteville Terrace, Kent Town on Tuesdays for two sessions.
12:30 pm – 1:30 pm is for one to one support for members whose loss is recent, new members and those who are dealing with special anniversaries.
1:30 pm – 3:30 pm meetings open to the general membership. Group discussion is encouraged with support workers adopting the role of group leaders. Topics are discussed relevant to grief, loss and learning to live alone.
Contact: (08) 8272 4334 email email@example.com
Griefs Journey Adelaide (Cumberland Park)
Supporting young widows and widowers through loss. Meets once a month (evening) please contact for details.
Contact: Marian 0409 677 046
Adult Brain Cancer South Australia (Adelaide)
The Adult Brain Cancer group will hold a support meeting on the last Saturday of the month 11:00 am – 12:00 pm at Adelaide South West Community Centre, 171 Sturt Street, Adelaide.
Adelaide Breast Cancer Friendship Group (Adelaide metropolitan area)
A friendship group for women (and their loved ones) whose lives are affected by early or secondary breast cancer. We meet regularly across the Adelaide metropolitan area. New members are encouraged to make contact for details.
Contact: Dianne Radloff 0402 233 329 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Second Contact: Celeste McCloud 0415 220 680
Breast Friends Support Group (Stirling)
Meets last Saturday each month at Konditorei Coffee Shop, Stirling
Contact: Yvonne Barrett 0409 637 938
Friends in Pink (Balaklava)
Meets quarterly. Call for details of the next meeting.
Contact: Diane Gregor 0439 886 312 or email@example.com
Contact: Joy Ryan 0408 621 108
Breast Cancer Support Group (Broken Hill)
Meet 4 pm on fourthThursday of the month at Lifeline Hall, Broken Hill.
Contact: Maureen Rogers (08) 8088 1576
Blackwood Hills Breast Cancer Support Group (Blackwood)
Meets monthly for coffee and chat. Call or email for details.
Contact: Jackie (08) 8270 6039 or 0438 419 305
The Booby Bunch (Mount Gambier)
Meets every three weeks, 11:30 am on Saturday at Molten Cafe, Mount Gambier.
Contact: Coordinator Kaye Chalk (08) 8725 2299 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Second contact: Lynette Hirth (08) 8723 0307
Mt Gambier Breast Cancer Support Group (Mount Gambier)
Meets monthly 1.00 pm to 3.00 pm at Mt Gambier Library, 6 Watson Terrace, Mount Gambier.
Contact: Margie Atwell or Dana Mulraney (08) 8721 1492
Naracoorte Breast Cancer Support Group (Naracoorte)
Meets twice a year at various locations. Please contact for details.
Contact: Emma Schultz (08) 8762 8130 or 0409 423 627 or email@example.com
Noarlunga Breast Cancer Support Group (Noarlunga)
Meets first Wednesday of the month, 1.00pm to 3.00pm at Noarlunga Hospital (in meeting room in Nursing Administration)
Contact: Coordinator Inara Gorbunovs, Womens health care nurse 0427 250 031 or (08) 8325 0030 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
BOC Girls – Barossa Breast and other female only cancers Support Group (Gawler)
Meets on the last Tuesday of the month, 1.00 pm at Alchemy Cafe
2/29 Adelaide Road Gawler (situated to the rear of Pizza Hut)
Contact: Mandy Temple (08) 8280 7242 or 0428 378 076 or email email@example.com or Kate Cox 0427 998 767 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Port Adelaide Breast Cancer Support Group (Port Adelaide)
Meet fortnightly Fridays 10:00 am –12:00 pm at Wonggangga Turtpandi (formerly known as Port Adelaide Health & Community Centre) Cnr Church & Dale Street.
Contact: The centre on (08) 8240 9611 for information and meeting times
Bosum Buddies Northern Districts Breast Cancer Support Group (Sailsbury East)
Meet every second month. Please contact for venue details.
Contact: Trish Simmons (08) 8283 2619
Whyalla Pink Spirits (Whyalla)
Meets weekly Fridays. Alternates between Whyalla Library (1.00 pm -4.00 pm) and the Sundowner Hotel (2.00pm -4.00 pm).
Contact: Raelene Williams 0429 966 094 or email email@example.com
Contact: Marie Woodfield 0428 292 038 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
SA Dragons Abreast (West Lakes)
All breast cancer survivors welcome (male and female 16 years and over). Group training on Tuesday evenings and Saturday mornings at West Lakes.
Contact: David Morallee 0439 844 106 or email email@example.com
Adelaide Survivors Abreast (Semaphore Park)
Group is based at West Lakes Canoe Club, Bower Road Semaphore Park.
Contact: PO Box 3395 Port Adelaide SA 5015, 0432 068 180
Aldinga and Surrounds Breast Cancer Support Group (Aldinga Beach)
Meet fortnightly Wednesdays 10:00 am – 12:00 pm at the Aldinga Medical Centre, 89 Rowley Road, Aldinga Beach.
Contact: Annette Freeman email firstname.lastname@example.org
Cancer Council Online Community
Provides online support groups and forums
Naracoorte Mens Cancer Support Group (Naracoorte)
Meets on the 4th Wednesday of each month from
10:00 am – 12:00 pm at the Naracoorte Hotel, 73 Ormerod Street, Naracoorte.
Contact: Graham Hinze 0408 803 793 or email@example.com
Informal Support Group for Men Diagnosed with Cancer (Victor Harbor)
Meets on the third Friday of the month at 10 am at Fleurieu Cancer Support Foundation, Carrickalinga House, Cnr Hill & Torrens Street.
Contact: John Francis 08 8552 4755
KI Cancer Support Group (Kingscote, Kangaroo Island)
The group provides support to people affected by cancer, through raising funds to support people living with cancer and to access treatment.
The groups meets on the 4th Monday of the month at 1:00 pm at Murray Street, Kingscote.
Contact: Cheryl May 0427 596 013
Sunnybrook General Cancer Support Group (Tea Tree Gully Council area)
Cancer social/support group. Every Friday during school terms. Jubilee Community Centre, 7 Jubilee Way, Wynn Vale 5127.
Contact: Alex Nimmis (08) 8397 7422
Meets on the second Wednesday month at 11.00 am Bridge Club, Sturt Park.
Contact: Coordinator – Lyn Farguharson (08) 8087 7642
Ceduna Cancer Support Group (Ceduna)
Meets on the third Tuesday of each month in the evening. If anyone is interested please contact the coordinator for a program.
Contact: Sharon Woods 0429 970 109 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Kingston Cancer Support Club (Kingston SE)
Meets three times a year on a Monday from 2.00 pm – 3:30 pm
Contact: Coordinator Jacquie Halliday (08) 8767 0238 or 0427 600 159 or email@example.com
Merrygold’s Cancer Support Group (Mildura)
For women only.
Contact: Group Coordinator Paula Gordon 0419 524 737, (03) 5024 8624 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Sunraysia Cancer Resources (Mildura)
Located at 145 Tenth Street Mildura and open Tues-Fri 9.30am – 3.30 pm. The centre facilitates a number of different support groups and provides many other services.
Refer to website www.sunraysiacancerresources.com.au
Contact: Viona Woodroffe (03) 5025 8866 or email@example.com
Hills Cancer Support Group (Mount Barker)
Meets on the first Thursday of the month at Community Health Centre, Wellington Road, Mount Barker. Group is run by a volunteer.
Contact: Bette Barrow 0408 200 211 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Peterborough Cancer Support Group (Peterborough)
Meets on the last Monday of the month at 11 am at Sally’s Boutique, Main Street, Peterborough.
Contact: Coordinator Don Smith (08) 8651 3242 or 0488 713 242
Caring Cancer Support Group (Port Lincoln)
Meets on the first Wednesday of the month, 2.00 pm at the Boston Hotel Port Lincoln.
Contact: Pat Boylan (08) 8682 5813
Port Pirie Cancer Support Group (Port Pirie)
General support group for those affected by cancer. Meets on the first Monday of the month (except public holidays) at 1pm, GP Plus, Gertrude Street Port Pirie.
Contact: Coordinator Ann Thorsteinsen (08) 8633 1283
Mt Gambier Cancer Support Group Inc. (Mount Gambier)
Meets on the second Monday of the month 1.30 pm at Naval Association Clubrooms, Birdwood Avenue, Mt Gambier. The group provides support to people and their families living with cancer.
Contact: Lorraine Musgrove (08) 8725 3076 or 0419 826 559 or email@example.com
Fleurieu Cancer Support Foundation Inc (Victor Harbor)
Cancer support drop-in centre located at Carrickalinga House, 17-19 Torrens Street Victor Harbor. Support to all who experience cancer, their carers, families and friends. Regular meetings are held. Craft group meets every Friday.
Contact: Lesley Hancocks, President (08) 8552 1269
Contact: Heather Burns, Secretary (08) 8552 9304, 0416 225 982 or
Barossa Valley Prostate Cancer Support Group (Nuriootpa)
Men affected by any cancer welcome
Meets on the 3rd Tuesday of the month from February – November at the Vine Inn Hotel Board Room, Nuriootpa.
Contact: Coordinator Don Piro 08 8562 3359 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Victor Harbor Women’s Cancer Support Group (Breast of Friends)
Fleurieu Cancer Support Foundation (Victor Harbor/Goolwa)
Meets first Monday of each month at Carrickalinga House, Cnr Torrens & Hill Streets, Victor Harbor
Contact: Mandy Boyd 0422 210 678
Compass Cancer Support Group (Mitchell Park)
Meets each Tuesday from 2.30 pm – 3.30 pm at Mitchell Park Neighbourhood Centre, 1 Cumbria Court, Mitchell Park.
Contact: Robyn Combes 0458 635 418 or email@example.com
Head & Neck Cancer Support Group
Contact: Coordinator John Jandy (08) 8248 6276 or 0448 819 491
Other contacts: Frank Webster 0418 806 006 or Liz Neale (08) 8364 0129
Melanoma Patients Australia
National peer support helpline
Contact: Peer support helpline 1300 88 44 50 or www.melanomapatients.org.au
Melanoma Support Group (Unley)
The group meets on the last Monday of the month at The Cancer Care Centre 76 Edmund Avenue Unley from 10:30 am – 11:30 am.
Contact: Karen on (08) 8272 2411 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Myeloma Australia is the only myeloma specific organisation in Australia supporting those living with myeloma. They provide up to date information and caring support via their specialist myeloma nurses.
Contact: Myeloma support line 1800 693 566
Myeloma Foundation of Australia (SA division) (Adelaide)
Meetings held at Fullarton Park Centre, 411 Fullarton Road, Fullarton.
Contact: Ian Driver (08) 8556 6041, 0417 874 252 or email@example.com
Myeloma Foundation of Australia (SA division) (Mid North)
Support network and information for multiple myeloma patients and carers.
Contact: Group Coordinator Bronwyn Gerschwitz (08) 8664 0682 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Myeloma Foundation of Australia (SA division) (South East)
Support group for patients, families and friends who are coping with multiple myeloma and related disorders. Meetings held at Katnook Estate (The Stable), 6km from Penola.
Meetings held 2nd Tuesday of every 3rd month from 11:30 am to 2:30 pm.
Contact: Carol Koch on 08 8765 9014 or 0427 659 014
Myeloma Foundation of Australia (SA division) – Flinders (Bedford Park)
Meets on the third Tuesday of alternate months from
10.00 am to 12.00 pm at Living Kaurna Cultural Centre, Warriparinga Way, Bedford Park.
Contact: Jenny Naylor 0405 391 616 or email@example.com
Oesophageal Cancer Support Group of South Australia (Adelaide)
Meets every three months on a Sunday at 11:30 am at Cancer Council Lodge – Flinders, 27 Dequetteville Terrace, Kent Town.
Contact: Jane Osborn 0418 834 174 or (08) 8294 9562 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Pancare Patient Support Group (Adelaide and regional)
Meets on the third Tuesday of the month at various locations in Adelaide and regionally.
Contact: Pancare on 1300 881 698 or email email@example.com
Prostate Cancer Foundation of Australia
Prostate Cancer Foundation of Australia are dedicated to reducing the impact of prostate cancer on Australian men.
Contact: 1800 220 099
Adelaide-Mitcham Prostate Cancer Support Group (Colonel Light Gardens)
Meetings normally on the 3rd Thursday of each month (Feb-Oct), 7:00 pm – 8:45 pm, at RSL Club, 4 Prince George Parade Colonel Light Gardens.
See www.adelaide-mitchampcsg.org for more information.
Adelaide Hills Prostate Cancer Support Group (Mt Barker)
Meets at 10:00 am on the 3rd Friday of the month (excluding December) at Adelaide Hills Community Health Service, Wellington Road Mt Barker.
Contact: Convenor Sue Tulloch (08) 8393 1833 or Sue.Tulloch@sa.gov.au
Gay Prostate Support Adelaide (Hindmarsh)
If you have interest in attending or accessing a peer group support please contact.
Contact: Ivan Wooller (08) 8165 3303, 0429 673 712 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Lower Eyre Prostate Cancer Support Group (Port Lincoln)
Please call for details.
Contact: Convenor Ross Allen 0478 228 399 or email@example.com
Lower North Prostate Cancer Support Group (Clare)
Meets from 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm bimonthly on Wednesdays in the Community Room Clare Hospital, Webb Street Clare.
Contact: Group Leader Stephen Pink firstname.lastname@example.org
Westside Prostate Cancer Support Group (Henley Beach)
Meets at 7:30 pm on the last Wednesday of the month at Henley Fulham Uniting Church Temple Worship Centre, 214 Military Road, Henley Beach.
Contact: Group Leader Andrew Luciani 08 8356 0887 or email@example.com Secondary Group Leader John Cox 08 8356 8650 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Yorke Peninsula Prostate Cancer Support Group (Minlaton)
Meets at 7:30 pm on the second Monday of every second month (even months) at Minlaton Community Health Centre, South Terrace, Minlaton.
Contact: Trevor Franke 0428 827 903 or email@example.com
Barossa Valley Prostate Cancer Support Group (Nuriootpa)
Currently meets on the third Tuesday of the month at Don Piro’s home, 28 Kindler Avenue Nuriootpa from 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm.
Contact: Coordinator Don Piro (08) 8562 3359 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Riverland Prostate Cancer Support Group (Berri)
Contact: Allan Dand 0488 994 803 email@example.com
Gawler Prostate Cancer Support & Awareness Group (Gawler)
Meets on the first Tuesday of each month except January. 7:00 pm in the Conference Room at the Gawler Health Services, 21 Hutchinson Road Gawler East.
Contact: Convenor Lynton Carle (08) 8524 4086, 0421 421 793 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Kingston and Robe Prostate Cancer Support Group (Kingston SE)
Meets on the third Monday of even months at 7:30 pm or as needed. Group meets at the Kingston Bowling Club, James Street Kingston SE.
Contact: Convenor Bob Hancock 0408 672 288 or email@example.com
Murray Bridge Prostate Cancer Support Group (Murray Bridge)
Meets on the third Wednesday of the month at Lutheran Homes Village Owl Drive, Murray Bridge.
Contact: Chairperson Ron Nance 08 8532 2873 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Onkaparinga Prostate Cancer Support Group (Noarlunga)
Meets on the first Wednesday of the month (except January), 6:30 pm –9:00 pm in the Board Room, Noarlunga Hospital, Alexander Kelly Drive, Noarlunga.
On the first Sundays of June and December the group has a BYO luncheon in the hospital canteen and contact for the lunch is Phyllis Shields (08) 8382 6671.
Contact: Malcolm Ellis (08) 8326 5588, 0416 268 601 or email@example.com
Whyalla Prostate Cancer Support Group (Whyalla Norrie)
Meets on the first Tuesday of the month at 7.00 pm, excluding January, in Room 72, UniSA, Nicholson Avenue, Whyalla Norrie.
Contact: Terry O’Brien 0447 757 855 or email firstname.lastname@example.org or Peter Corbett
(08) 8645 2475
Naracoorte Prostate Cancer Support Group (Naracoorte)
Meets on the fourth Wednesday of each month from 10:00 am – 12:00 pm at the Naracoorte Hotel, 73 Ormerod Street, Naracoorte.
Contact: Graham Hinze 0408 803 793 or email@example.com
Tatiara Prostate Cancer Support Group (Bordertown)
Meets on the last Friday of each month from 10:00 am – 12:00 pm in the Men’s Shed, 67 Cannawigara Road, Bordertown (behind the RSL)
Contact: Peter Hall (08) 8753 2382 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Limestone Coast Prostate Cancer Support Group (Mt Gambier)
Meets on the first Thursday of each month at 7:30 pm at the District Council of Grant (old council chambers), 324 Commercial St West, Mt Gambier.
Hear guest speakers, talk with men who have had treatment, find out information and get support for you, your partner and family,
Contact: Richard Harry 0427 978 898 or email@example.com
TISGs—Telephone and Internet Support Groups, NSW
Telephone and internet support groups.
Contact: 1300 755 632
Carers Support Group (Unley)
The group meets on the first and third Thursday of the month at The Cancer Care Centre 76 Edmund Avenue Unley from 6:30 pm – 8.00 pm.
Contact: Mike Gallasch (08) 8272 2411 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Lower Murray Women’s Cancer Support Group (Murray Bridge)
Please email for details.
Contact: Email LowerMurrayWomensCancerSupport@gmail.com
Riverland Women’s Cancer Support Group (Barmera)
Meets on the second Thursday of the month at 1.00 pm – 3.00 pm, Resource Centre, 9-11 Seekamp Street, Berri. Group provides friendship, discussions, support and fun.
Contact: Rebecca Semmens (08) 8588 0434 or email@example.com
Men’s Support Group (Unley)
The group meets on the first and third Tuesday of the month at The Cancer Care Centre 76 Edmund Avenue Unley from 7.00 pm – 9.00 pm.
Contact: Mel Heath on (08) 8272 2411 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Women’s Support Group (Unley)
For women over the age of 45 years. The group meets on the 1st and 3rd Thursday of the month at The Cancer Care Centre 76 Edmund Avenue Unley from 10 am – 12 pm.
Contact: Serena Rose on (08) 8272 2411 or email@example.com
Young Women’s Support Group (Unley)
For women under the age of 45 years. The group meets on the 1st and 3rd Monday of the month at The Cancer Care Centre 76 Edmund Avenue Unley from 6:30 pm – 8.00 pm.
Contact: Lee Hutton on (08) 8272 2411 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Unicorn – Neuroendocrine Cancer Support Group (Eastwood)
This group provides information and emotional support to its members and meets every second month on Tuesday afternoons at Cancer Council SA 202 Greenhill Road Eastwood from 3.00 pm – 5.00 pm.
Contact: Kathy Hatzi 0413 300 010, NET nurse helpline 1300 287 363 or see www.unicornfoundation.org.au for more information.