SUPPORT SERVICES

At Nyack Hospital, we know that support from the community plays an important role.  Current offerings include:

Cancer Support Group

  • Meets the second and fourth Wednesday of the month
  • 6:30 pm
  • The Union State Bank Cancer Center at Nyack Hospital
  • Contact Rita Henderson at 845.348.8575 for information

Look Good … Feel Better

The Look Good...Feel Better program is a community-based, free service that teaches female cancer patients beauty techniques to help restore their appearance and self-image during chemotherapy and radiation treatments.

  • Meets the first Monday of the month. (No sessions July/August)
  • 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 pm
  • The Union State Bank Cancer Center at Nyack Hospital
  • Contact Sandy Gargano at 845.348.8505 to register

Breast Support Group

  • Meets the third Wednesday of the month (No sessions July/August)
  • 7:30 pm
  • American Cancer Society, 1 Executive Blvd., Suffern, NY
  • Call 845.368.1251 for information

Prostate Support Group

  • Call for meeting dates
  • 7:30 pm
  • American Cancer Society, 1 Executive Blvd., Suffern, NY
  • Call 800.227.2345 for information

Visitation and Companion Services (BY PHONE)

  • Monday through Friday
  • 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 pm
  • Eastern Division of the American Cancer Society
  • Call 800.227.2345 for information

Road to Recovery
Transportation to cancer-related medical appointments

  • Monday through Friday
  • 8:30 – 4:30 pm
  • American Cancer Society, 1 Executive Blvd., Suffern, NY
  • Call 845.368.1251 for details.

Transportation, Visitation and Companion Services
Transportation, friendly visit, and telephone reassurance. Services limited to Southern Rockland (Clarkstown and Orangetown).

  • Call for times
  • South Rockland Interfaith Volunteer Caregivers, Inc., Valley Cottage, NY
  • Call Ann Menendez at 845.267.2154 for information.

Supportive Counseling
Assists people to strengthen their coping skills, care for themselves, access information/resources, etc.

  • VCS, Inc., 77 South Main Street, New City, NY
  • Call Pat Hayes at 845.634.5729, ext. 315