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In addition to Advocate's hospital support groups, you may want to visit the following web sites and organizations that offer support through local programs (Chicago and the surrounding suburbs) and community events.

The Wellness House

131 North County Line Road
Hinsdale, IL 60521

A free program to encourage, educate and emotionally support people with cancer and their families.

Wellness Place

1619 West Colonial Parkway
Palatine, IL 60067
847.221.2810 (Fax)

A newly developing non-profit organization which will provide programs and services free of charge in a home-like setting to those living with cancer. For more information and events, contact the Wellness Place at 847.221.2400.

Gilda's Club Chicago

537 North Wells Street
Chicago, IL 60610
312.464.1487 (Fax)

Gilda's Club Chicago is a not-for-profit organization that provides a meeting place where men, women and children with cancer and their families and friends, join with others to build social and emotional support as a supplement to medical care.

Cancer Wellness Center
Barbara Kassel Brotman House

215 Revere Drive
Northbrook, IL 60062

The Cancer Wellness Center... Completing the circle of cancer care. A not-for-profit support organization offering psychosocial support and education, for people living with cancer and their families.

Cancer Support Center

2028 Elm Road
Homewood, IL 60430
708.798.0052 (Fax)

Offering free programs dedicated to encouraging, educating and emotionally supporting people with all types of cancer, their families and friends. Programs for adults, teens and children are available.

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