WCRC’s support group program offers specialized and safe environments where women and other with cancer can gather to address their challenges by forming strong and trusting bonds with each other. Pre-registration and client intake are required for all groups. For more information or to register, call our Intake Coordinator at 510.601.4040 or email [email protected]. View the events calendar on our website for meeting times.
- Latina Women (in Spanish)
- Sister to Sister (African American women)
- Holistic, Integrative, and Alternative Medicine
- Metastatic Cancer
- Women with Cancer
- Caregivers and Loved Ones
We offer 12 free counseling sessions for low income women, non-binary individuals, and caregivers who desire a safe place to discuss any issue related to cancer.
We provide cancer navigation, emotional support, social support, and education to Latina women in their own language and in support of their cultural values.
Sister to Sister
Sister to Sister offers safe and welcoming support to African American women, with support groups, educational and wellness workshops, and community outreach.
Community Wellness Workshops
Workshops and programs are offered to promote healthier living and survivorship and encourage creativity, movement, education, and activism.
The JanRae Community Art Gallery
Hundreds of established and emerging artists have shown their work in the gallery, which winds throughout the WCRC building. Check out our calendar of events for upcoming art shows.
Financial Assistance Programs
The Faith Fancher Breast Cancer Fund provides one-time support to low-income people actively in treatment for breast cancer and living in Alameda or Contra Costa County. The Lindy Fund provides one-time support to low-income people actively in treatment for all other types of cancer, living in Alameda or Contra Costa County.
Our patient navigation program strives to reduce medical and treatment barriers via culturally-centered communication about a cancer diagnosis and treatment options; reduce loneliness through ongoing emotional support; and empower our clients to be advocates by working with their doctors and medical team.