Support Groups

SibStars

SibStars is for siblings ages 6 to 11 who have a brother or sister with a chronic illness. Monthly meetings include dinner, games and therapeutic activities that address common issues these siblings face, such as anger, jealousy, taking on responsibilities, loss of control, fear of the future, hospitalizations and more.
Registration is required.

Fourth Wednesday of each month • 5 to 7 p.m.

Norton Children’s Hospital
231 E. Chestnut St.
Louisville, Kentucky

For more information and to register, Call (502) 629-7542 or:

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Parents and Caregivers Support

A monthly Parent and Caregivers Support Dinner provides an opportunity to share experiences with other caregivers of children diagnosed with cancer.
Free event, but registration is required.

Fourth Wednesday of each month • 5 to 7 p.m.

Call (502) 629-1234 or:
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Teen Warriors

Group for teens ages 15 to 18 affected by cancer. They meet weekly for music jam sessions and have monthly “hangouts” that include dinner and an activity at a community park or attraction.
Weekly Music Therapy Jam Studio (no musical experience needed)

Thursdays • 5 to 7 p.m.

Norton Cancer Institute Resource Center
Medical Towers South, Suite 161
676 S. Floyd St.
Louisville, Kentucky

For more information and to register,

Call (502) 629-1234 or:
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7 West Warriors Facebook group

This private social media group is named after the location of the Addison Jo Blair Cancer Care Center in Norton Children’s Hospital. The Facebook group is for patients, parents and family members with the goal of making support and information more easily accessible.
Get an invite

Cancer – 7725

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Norton Children’s offers advanced pediatric cancer care

(502) 629-7725

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