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Thrive/Survive Los Angeles, a Project of The Giving Back Fund, is a resource community that provides young adult cancer survivors access to various medical and lifestyle resources as well as a host of networking events and informational seminars. This free support group is for any young adult survivor post-treatment between the ages of 18-49(ish) and meets every 2nd Wednesday of the month, 8-9:30pm.

Contact Info:

Thrive/Survive Los Angeles

1260 18th Street, The Cottage at the Unitarian Universalist Church
Santa Monica, CA 90404

Phone:  310-998-7253, Shoshana Levine, LCSW
Website: http://www.thrivesurvive.org

For more info, contact nico@thrivesurvive.org

Note: Specifically for survivors post-treatment


weSPARK Cancer Support Center is a local Los Angeles based nonprofit offering free support services for young adults facing cancer. The groups get together every 3rd Thursday of the month, 7-9pm (but check the website for changes). Each group offers a support group and is followed by an activity. Past groups have included Self Defense Lessons, Thanksgiving Dinner and Cookie Decorating.

Contact Info:

weSPARK Cancer Support Center

13520 Ventura Boulevard
Sherman Oaks, CA 91423

Phone:  818.906.3022
Website: http://www.wespark.org

For more info, contact info@wespark.org

Note: Groups mix young adults both in and out of treatment


If you are a young adult between the ages of 18 and 40ish in-treatment or out of treatment, come to this drop-in support group at the Cancer Support Community – Benjamin Center in West Los Angeles. Los Angeles has a growing population of young adult survivors; this is an opportunity to come together to share concerns and information. Questions? Call 310-314-2555. Every Wednesday at 6pm. No RSVP required.

Contact Info:

Cancer Support Community – Benjamin Center

1990 S. Bundy Drive, Suite 100
Los Angeles, CA 90025

Phone:  310.314.2555
Website: http://www.cancersupportcommunitybenjamincenter.org

For more info, contact info@cancersupportcommunitybenjamincenter.org

Note: Groups mix young adults both in and out of treatment