Support Groups

Our support groups are free and open to any and all survivors and their families and friends. In these groups, people share thyroid cancer information, their experiences with their thyroid cancer, and insights on how they are coping with thyroid cancer, and support.

Local Support Groups

ThyCa support groups are free and open to any and all survivors and their families, students, etc. You may contact the facilitator identified on each page by e-mail or telephone, or you can simply show up on the identified day! Friends and family are always welcome.

If you are interested in starting a support group in your area, please contact the ThyCa Support Group Coordinator at Or you can do either of the following:

View our interactive Google® maps showing all ThyCa support groups:

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Please note: Our web site and free support services are for education and support. They are not for commercial use. You are welcome to contact ThyCa to learn more about thyroid cancer and to participate in our support groups and events. Please do not use ThyCa's e-mail address links to send solicitations or marketing messages for businesses or fundraisers.

ThyCa Support Groups - State Contacts List

Note: Some groups do not hold regular meetings, but provide phone and/or e-mail support. Their web pages also list other nearby groups, if any.

City or Region
Alabama Columbus, GA -- phone/e-mail support
Mobile -- phone/e-mail support
Opelika -- phone/e-mail support
Arizona Chandler (ThyCa East Valley -- phone/e-mail support)
Phoenix -- phone/e-mail support
Tucson (ThyCa Southern Arizona)
Arkansas Benton -- phone/e-mail support
The Bahamas Freeport
California Benicia (ThyCa Solano County -- phone/e-mail support)
Foster City (ThyCa Silicon Valley)
Fresno -- phone/e-mail support
Los Angeles (ThyCa N. LA County -- phone/e-mail support)
Modesto (ThyCa Central Valley -- phone/e-mail support)
Mountain View (ThyCa South Silicon Valley)
Newport Beach (ThyCa Orange County)
Redondo Beach (ThyCa South Bay)
Sacramento (ThyCa Sacramento Valley)
San Bernardino -- phone/e-mail support
San Diego
San Luis Obispo (ThyCa Central Coast -- phone/e-mail support)
Santa Cruz
Canada Brockville, Ontario (ThyCa Ontario)
Colorado Colorado Springs

Glenwood Springs (ThyCa Western Slopes -- phone/e-mail support)
Connecticut New Haven
Stratford (ThyCa Southern Connecticut -- phone/e-mail support)
Costa Rica San Jose -- phone/e-mail support
Delaware Dover -- phone/e-mail support
Newark -- phone/e-mail support
Dist. of Columbia Washington (ThyCa Silver Spring, MD)
Florida Cocoa (ThyCa Space Coast Central -- phone/e-mail support)
Fort Myers (ThyCa Suncoast)
Hollywood (ThyCa S. Broward County -- phone/e-mail support)
Melbourne (ThyCa Space Coast South -- phone/e-mail support)
Miami (Spanish and English -- phone/e-mail support)
North Miami Beach (ThyCa North Miami Dade -- phone/e-mail support)
Titusville (ThyCa Space Coast North -- phone/e-mail support)
South Florida (ThyCa Tri-counties)
Georgia Atlanta
Columbus -- phone/e-mail support
Opelika, AL -- phone/e-mail support
Greece Athens -- phone/e-mail support
-- phone/e-mail support
Hawaii Wailuku (ThyCa Maui -- e-mail support only)
Honduras Tegucigalpa (ThyCa AHCAT Honduras)
Idaho Boise
(Northern Idaho & Spokane-- phone/e-mail support)
Illinois Belleville (ThyCa Southern Illinois -- phone/e-mail support)
Indiana Evansville -- phone/e-mail support
Indianapolis -- e-mail support
Lawrenceburg (ThyCa Eastern Indiana -- phone/e-mail support)
South Bend -- phone/e-mail support
Iowa Cedar Rapids Corridor
Des Moines (ThyCa Central Iowa -- phone/e-mail support)
Waterloo -- phone/e-mail support
Ireland Dublin (ThyCa Ireland -- phone/e-mail support)
Kansas Coffeyville -- (ThyCa Southeast Kansas -- phone/e-mail support)
Kansas City, MO (ThyCa KANMO)
North Kansas City, MO
Kentucky Latonia (ThyCa Northern Kentucky -- phone/e-mail support)
Lexington -- phone/e-mail support
Louisville -- e-mail support
Pikeville -- phone/e-mail support
Kenya Nairobi
Maine Falmouth
Scarborough -- phone/e-mail/Skype support
Maryland Baltimore
Silver Spring (Washington, DC)
Massachusetts Boston
Brockton -- phone/e-mail/text message support
New Bedford (ThyCa Southeast Massachusetts)
Michigan Ann Arbor (ThyCa SE Michigan -- phone/e-mail support)
Charlevoix -- phone/e-mail support
Minnesota St. Paul (ThyCa Twin Cities)
Mississippi Tupelo
Missouri Columbia (ThyCa Central Missouri Columbia -- phone/e-mail support)
Kansas City (ThyCa KANMO)
North Kansas City
Osage Beach (ThyCa Central Missouri Osage Beach -- phone/e-mail support)
St. Louis
Nebraska Lincoln
Nevada Reno -- phone/e-mail support
New Hampshire Nashua
New Jersey Neptune (ThyCa Jersey Shore University Medical Center)
Trenton (ThyCa Central Jersey -- phone/e-mail support)
Vineland (ThyCa Southern Jersey)
Wood-Ridge (ThyCa Bergen County) 
New York Bronx -- e-mail support only
Buffalo (ThyCa Western New York)
Latham (ThyCa Hudson-Mohawk)
Liverpool (ThyCa Syracuse)
Manhasset (ThyCa Long Island)
Rochester -- phone/e-mail support
Troy (ThyCa Capitol Region -- phone/e-mail support)
North Carolina Charlotte
Concord -- phone/e-mail support
Greensboro (ThyCa Piedmont -- phone/e-mail support)
Wilmington -- phone/e-mail support 
Ohio Canton -- phone/e-mail support
Cincinnati -- phone/e-mail support
Strongsville (ThyCa Cleveland)
Oklahoma Oklahoma City
Tulsa -- phone/e-mail support
Oregon Bend
 -- phone/e-mail support
Tri-Cities, WA -- phone/e-mail support
Pennsylvania Bethlehem (ThyCa Greater Lehigh Valley)
Harrisburg (ThyCa Central Pennsylvania -- phone/e-mail support)
Newtown -- phone/e-mail support
NW Philadelphia (ThyCa NW Philly)
Southampton (ThyCa Bucks County)
Philippines Cebu City
South Carolina Myrtle Beach -- phone/e-mail support
Tennessee Memphis -- e-mail support only
 -- phone/e-mail support
Texas Brownsville (ThyCa Cameron County)
Houston -- e-mail support only
United Kingdom Brentwood (ThyCa Essex -- phone/e-mail support)
Utah Salt Lake City
Vermont Northern Vermont -- phone/e-mail support
Virginia Arlington (ThyCa Northern Virginia -- phone/e-mail support)
Richmond -- phone/e-mail support
Roanoke -- phone/e-mail support
Washington Hayden, ID (Northern Idaho & Spokane -- phone/e-mail support)
Wisconsin Fox Cities -- phone/e-mail support
La Crosse -- phone/e-mail/text message support
Milwaukee -- phone/e-mail support


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This page was updated on September 7, 2019.

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