Thank you for stopping by for a visit. We hope you will browse around and learn more about this friendly community where cancer patients and their loved ones meet and learn that there is hope, that they are not alone, and that there are skills to become more effective partners with their health-care team in their fight for recovery.
If you, a loved one, or a friend have cancer, you have come to the right place. You'll find information about our services and programs, all of which are FREE. You'll also learn how to get information about various types of cancer, latest treatments, support groups, and mind-body programs. Please visit our community or contact the Cancer Support Community affiliate nearest you.
The Cancer Support Community Valley/Ventura/Santa Barbara provides professional programs of emotional support, education and hope for people affected by cancer at no charge so that no one faces cancer alone. We serve West San Fernando Valley and Santa Barbara and Ventura Counties. Our main office is in Westlake Village with a satellite in Winnetka and offsite programs in Sylmar, at Olive New UCLA Medical Center, and in Ventura, at Ventura County Medical Center. We are proud of our hospital partnerships with the Cancer Resource Center at Community Memorial Hospital in Ventura and at the Cancer Center at St John’s Regional Medical Center in Oxnard and St John’s Pleasant Valley in Camarillo.
Our programs provide a full-range of support and education for adults and children with cancer, their loved ones, and caregivers. Programs are provided in English and Spanish and include in orientation, groups for cancer survivors, family groups, groups for people beyond the day-to-day fight, cancer specific groups such as brain tumors, gynecological cancer, breast cancer, prostate cancer, Leukemia/lymphoma and melanoma. We also offer Kids and Teen Circle for children and teens affected by cancer, bereavement groups, and a buddy program.
We service over 40 Southern California cities including: Agoura Hills, Oxnard, Calabasas, Santa Barbara, Camarillo, Canoga Park, Simi Valley, Carpenteria, Sherman Oaks, Encino, Sylmar, Tarzana, Los Angeles, Thousand Oaks, Malibu, Valencia, Newbury Park, Oak Park, Van Nuys, Ventura, Newhall, Westlake Village, Winnetka, and Woodland Hills.