Support Groups

Support Groups provide a caring place where people with similar needs come together to learn and support one another.




Bereavement Support Group (Hospice Department 619-641-4100)

Bereavement Support Groups are free and open to all Kaiser Permanente members and the community. No appointment is necessary; simply show up at the location and time for the group you wish to attend. A Hospice staff social worker facilitates each of our ongoing groups and the specific structure of each group varies according to the facilitator.

Bereavement Support Groups (KP Hospice Department)

Bereavement Newsletter 1 (2-4 weeks after loss)

Bereavement Newsletter 2 (4 months after loss)

Bereavement Newsletter 3 (7 months after loss)

Bereavement Newsletter 4 (10 months after loss)

Bereavement Newsletter 5 (13 months after loss)

Breast Cancer Support Group

Group meets twice a month, second and fourth Thursdays from 5:00 pm to 6:30 pm. Please call (619) 641-4456 for information.

Breast Cancer Support Group Monthly Calendar (KP)

Cancer Support Groups

A support group for cancer patients and family members. This group is led by a social worker. There is no charge and it is open to all members and non-members.

Making Today Count Support Group Monthly Calendar (KP)

San Marcos Cancer Support Group (KP)

Caregiver Support Group

Groups provide a safe and caring place to share feelings and concerns along with options and solutions for common problems. These groups are for anyone providing care for an ill or disabled person of any age. Groups are led by a social worker and a nurse. There is no charge. All member and non-member caregivers welcome.

Caregiver Support Group List

Caregiver Support Group Monthly Calendar (KP)


Maternal Wellness Postpartum Support Group

This group is for women struggling with depression or anxiety as a new mother or during pregnancy. For more information contact Shelly Jaffe, LCSW at 619-641-4456.

Maternal Wellness Support Group Flyer

Maternal Wellness Support Group Calendar (KP)

Special Care Nursery Parent Support Group

Special Care Nursery Parent Support Group - A support group for parents with premature or other high risk infants in the Kaiser Permanente hospital nursery. This group is led by a social worker and an occupational therapist.

Women's Cancer Support Group

This group meets once a month on the 4th Thursday from 5:00 pm to 6:30 pm. For more information call 619-641-4456.

Women's Cancer Support Group Calendar


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