Social Support for Caregivers

Cancer Connection is a grass-roots, nonprofit organization designed to assist people living with cancer, their families, and support systems. They offer education programs, awareness events, social support, and financial relief with the intent of prevention and early detection of cancer.

Cancer Connection’s mission is to bring together health and wellness resources for people residing in Southeast Alaska, thereby empowering them to make sound decisions and choices with the goal of prolonging their quality of life whether in time of crisis or fulfillment.

They offer connections to counseling and mental wellness resources and a support group for Juneau caregivers.

The support group meets on the third Tuesday of each month at 6:30pm at 3225 Hospital Drive.

To learn more about their resources and support group, please visit their website here. You can also reach out to or (907) 796-2273.

The Interior Alaska Cancer Association is an all-volunteer nonprofit organization that helps people with cancer and their families in the Interior and educates the community. They provide support groups and financial relief.

The Interior Alaska Cancer Association organizes a monthly virtual support group on the second Wednesday of each month at 6pm. 

To join the support group or to learn more about their work, please visit their website here and reach out to or their Facebook page here.

Southcentral Foundation offers the Power of Hope Cancer and Education Social Group as a resource for anyone in the community with cancer, caregivers, and support partners. The group is designed to provide healthy methods for preventing, managing, and surviving cancer.

Southcentral Foundation’s Power of Hope Cancer and Education Social Group provides an opportunity for people with cancer, caregivers, and supporters to join a community of others with similar experiences. The group features professional and providers who share stories information on coping with stress, choosing the right treatment options, nutrition, meal planning, gene counseling, risk factors, early detection, prevention, and more.

The Power of Hope support group meets virtually on the first Thursday of each month at 12pm. 

For more information or to join the group, please download this flier and reach out to or (907) 729-2689.

Us TOO is an informal support group for people with prostate or testicular cancer and their support people in Alaska. They provide opportunities to meet with others and to discuss cancer detection, side effects of treatment, and how to cope with issues related to cancer.

Us TOO helps people with prostate and testicular cancer and their families find resources for their particular situation and make informed decisions about detection, treatment, and related side effects, but they do not provide medical advice or referrals. 

They strongly encourage anyone affected by these cancers, caregivers, or support people to join the group and find the support they need.

The group meets twice weekly, one in-person and one virtually for anyone in Alaska. Their in-person meeting is every Thursday at 10am at the Barnes & Noble Café at 200 E. Northern Lights Blvd. in Anchorage, and their virtual meeting is every Wednesday at 10am. 

To join the group, please reach out to and visit their website here.