Cancer House of Hope Programs & Events

From art therapy to support groups, you’re welcome to participate in any programs or events that interest you (free!). Friends and loved ones are also welcome to join.

Certified Oncology Massage Therapy

Mondays and Tuesdays: 3 pm – 6 pm

This hour-long massage focuses on soreness, muscle pain, fatigue, and the imbalance of the mind and body. Each massage is specially tailored based on the treatment and side effects of each individual.

Call to schedule appointment (413) 733-1858.

 

Reiki

Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays

This ancient eastern art balances and restores the body’s energy levels. It induces a sense of relaxation and has many known health benefits such as alleviating pain and strengthening the immune system.

Call to schedule appointment (413) 733-1858.

 

Gentle Chair Yoga

Thursdays: 11 am and 2 pm
Fridays: 10 am

90-minute sessions are offered for those affected by any kind of cancer – newly diagnosed, post treatment, or friends and family, including those in bereavement. Props and adjustments are made to make yoga accessible for everyone.

Register with the Cancer House of Hope at (413) 733-1858 or mtoomey@chd.org.

 

Women’s All Cancer Support Group 

1st and 3rd Tuesday of each month
6 pm – 7:30 pm

 

Men’s All Cancer Support Group

2nd and 4th Monday of each month
7:30 pm – 8:30 pm

Men’s All Cancer Support Group aims to provide support for men surviving all types of cancer. The group is led by Paul Lambert, who serves as a master’s level clinician at one of CHD’s outpatient behavioral health clinics in Springfield.

 

Weekly Knitting Group 

Mondays 10 am – 12 pm

This relaxing knitting group welcomes people of all skill levels. Learn basic techniques as well as how to make hats, gloves, scarves, and more!