Memorial Hospital’s cancer program has oncology social workers available to assist our patients in the cancer journey.

Social workers assist by providing resources and linking patients with community agencies that may include:

  • Support groups
  • Medication assistance programs
  • Emotional support
  • Advanced Directives
  • Financial assistance/ Co-pay assistance programs
  • Insurance information assistance

 

Support groups

Life After Cancer: Group for cancer survivors who have completed their primary treatment.
2nd Tuesday of every month, 5-6:15 p.m.
525 Bob Peters Grove, Suite 309
Colorado Springs, CO 80909
Contact: Kara Sloan, LCSW, OSW-C, (719) 365-6710

PYNK Force: Empowering young women through the breast cancer journey.
3rd Tuesday of the every month, 4:30-5:30 p.m.
Hyatt Place
503 W. Garden of the Gods Rd.
Colorado Springs, CO 80907
Contact: Rebecca Clinton, LCSW, (719) 365-8531

GI Cancer Support Group
2nd Tuesday of every month, 3-4:15 p.m.
Memorial Medical Building
525 Bob Peters Grove
Colorado Springs, CO 80909
Contacts:

  • Tara Shaw, RN, BSN, (719) 365-6721
  • Kathy Lehman, RN, BSN, (719) 365-6765

Yoga for Cancer Patients
Every Monday from 5:15-6:30 p.m.
Memorial Medical Building
525 Bob Peters Grove, Suite 309
Colorado Springs, CO 80909
Contact: Kara Sloan, LCSW, RYT 200, (719) 365-6710

General Cancer Support Group
4th Monday every month, 3-4 p.m.
American Cancer Society
1445 N. Union Blvd, Suite 100
Colorado Springs, CO 80909
Contact: Joshua Caiyem, RN, (719) 365-6725

Breast Cancer Support Group
2nd Wednesday every month, 12-1:30 p.m.
Printer’s Park Medical Plaza
175 S. Union Blvd.
Colorado Springs, CO 80909
Parkside conference room, 3rd floor
Contact: Sayla Dennington, LCSW, (719) 365-8517

CLIMB: Children’s Lives Include Moments of Bravery
Pre-registration required
Contact- Ally Hackett, LCSW, (719) 365-6710

Caregiver Support Group
Every other Monday, 2:15-3:30 p.m.
Please call for future group start dates Memorial Medical Building
525 Bob Peters Grove, Suite 202
Medical Oncology Conference Room
Colorado Springs, CO 80909
Contact: Sayla Dennington, MSSW, LCSW, (719) 365-8517

Men to Men Group for Prostate Cancer
1st Monday of every month, 5-7 p.m.
Memorial Administrative Building
2420 E. Pikes Peak Avenue
Colorado Springs, CO 80909
Contact: Susan Burget, RN