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.

Cancer House of Hope Wellness Therapies

October Lecture Series

October 7, 2021 at 6:30pm
Ruth Cho, MD presents “Breast Cancer Staging, De-escalation in Breast Cancer, and Supportive Care”

October 13, 2021 at 6:30pm
Cynthia Lydiard, Certified Bra Fitter presents “Find the Right Fit”

October 20, 2021 at 6:30pm
Robin Davis from Davis Wellness presents ” Prepare for Surgery, Heal Faster”

October 27, 2021 at 6:30pm
Gina Durante, Dietician presents “Nutrition and Breast Care- Our Current Understanding”

For more details about registration, contact the Cancer House of Hope at (413) 733-1858 or [email protected].

Therapeutic Riding at Whispering Horse

1st and 3rd Wednesday at 6:00 p.m.
253 Hampden Road
East Longmeadow, MA 01028

Join CHH at Whispering Horse for therapeutic riding sessions. Space is limited to 5 participants.

  • September 1 & 15
  • October 6 & 20

For more details about registration, contact the Cancer House of Hope at (413) 733-1858 or [email protected].

 

Art Therapy

Presented by the Red Thread Network

Third Saturday of each month from 10 a.m to 12 p.m. at Cancer House of Hope

Upcoming Sessions:
Saturday, September 18

For more information or to register, contact the Cancer House of Hope at (413) 733-1858 or [email protected].

 

All Cancer Support Group

1st and 3rd Monday of each month at 6:30 p.m.
CHD Cancer House of Hope
1999 Westfield St., West Springfield, MA 01089

Upcoming dates:

  • September 20 CANCELED
  • October 4 & 18
  • November 1 & 15
  • December 6 & 20

For more information please contact the Cancer House of Hope at (413) 733-1858 or [email protected].

 

Breast Cancer Support Group

1st and 3rd Tuesday of each month at 6:30 p.m.

CHD Cancer House of Hope
1999 Westfield St., West Springfield, MA 01089

Upcoming dates:

  • September 21 CANCELED
  • October 5 & 19
  • November 2 & 16
  • December 7 & 21

For more information please contact the Cancer House of Hope at (413) 733-1858 or [email protected].

 

Outdoor Walking Group

Thursdays at 1:00 p.m.

A relaxing walk at different parks and sites around West Springfield. If you plan to attend, please contact Cancer House of Hope in advance to confirm that week’s location. Each walk will take place weather permitting.

For more information please contact the Cancer House of Hope at (413) 733-1858 or [email protected].

 

Relaxation with Brad

Tuesdays at 5 p.m.

This service helps aid relaxation and helps develop emotional, mental and spiritual well-being.

Please call for additional details or to register at (413) 733-1858.

 

Gentle Chair Yoga

Fridays: 10-11 a.m.

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 [email protected].

 

Certified Oncology Massage Therapy

Thursday morning and Friday afternoons.

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 with Annie Knox

Wednesdays by appointment only

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.

 

Virtual Yoga Classes

Tuesdays: 5:00 p.m.
Thursdays: 11:00 a.m.

This relaxing and therapeutic service is offered at no cost to those diagnosed at any time with cancer of any kind and their loved ones. “The Healing Art of Yoga for Ongoing Cancer Recovery” group classes support this yoga journey in the comfort of home, featuring chair and mat options for all abilities. The class is taught by Patricia “Niti” Seip Martin, B.A. Health Psychology; EYT-500 Certified Yoga Therapist and Yoga Teacher; founder of The Healing Art of Yoga for Ongoing Cancer Recovery.

A Zoom meeting invitation is required to join this virtual program. Those interested in joining can email Cancer House of Hope program director Margaret Toomey at [email protected] or call Cancer House of Hope at (413) 733-1858.

 

Wig Consultation

Available in-person and via Zoom

Cancer House of Hope’s Wig Boutique is now open for in-person visits by appointment only, as well as consultation services by phone, for those in need of new wigs or more information about wig care.

For more information please contact the Cancer House of Hope at (413) 733-1858.

 

One-to-One Phone Counseling

By appointment only.

The Cancer House of Hope is currently offering counseling services by phone for those who find themselves overwhelmed during these trying times.

To set up an appointment please contact the Cancer House of Hope at (413) 733-1858 or [email protected].

 

Wellness Outdoor Activities

This program offers a new relaxing wellness activity each week on Saturday mornings. The next set of WOA will start up in October 2021. Check back for more info or contact Cancer House of Hope at (413) 733-1858.

 

Knitting Group 

Group to resume in October 2021.

This relaxing knitting group welcomes people of all skill levels. Whether you’re an experienced knitter or interested in learning how, the knitting group is a great place to practice techniques while spending time with a great group.

Please call the Cancer House of Hope at (413) 733-1858 for more information.

 

‘Cooking in the House’ Demonstrations

Thursdays at 5:30 p.m. (program resumes in October 2021)

This program is offered via Zoom.

For more information or to register, contact the Cancer House of Hope at (413) 733-1858 or [email protected].

September 13, 2021

CHD Cancer House of Hope 17th Annual Golf Tournament

Save the Date: September 13, 2021! Twin Hills Country Club 700 Wolf Swamp Road Longmeadow, MA 01106 Cancer House of Hope’s largest fundraising event of
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December 6, 2021

Cancer House of Hope Luminaria

Save the Date: Monday, December 6, 2021 West Springfield Town Common 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. Mark your calendars for this special evening of beauty, inspiration,
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