WCH Support Groups
At Wooster Community Hospital, we have found that support groups provide an important source of emotional and psychological benefits for current patients, former patients, and their friends and families.
Breast Cancer Support Group
For all women who have experienced breast cancer
Contact Polly Johnson at (330) 202-5162.
Diabetes Support Group
A support group for people with diabetes to learn, share ideas, and help solve problems. Group meets on the 3rd Monday of each month from 6 pm – 7 pm at WCH.
Contact the Diabetes Clinic and Nutrition Services Department at (330) 263-8196.
2019 Support Group Schedule Here
Healing Hearts (Pregnancy Loss Support Group)
A support group for parents who have lost a newborn or experienced a miscarriage. Group meets on the 4th Monday of each month at the Wayne County Library from 6:15 pm – 7:30 pm.
Contact Becky Yoder, RN, at (330) 202-5548 or Krista Asher, LISW-S, MSW, at (330) 202-5191.
Multiple Sclerosis Support Group
A support group for those newly diagnosed and living with multiple sclerosis. Meets at 7 pm on the 2nd Monday of each month at Wooster Community Hospital.
Contact Pixie at (330) 345-7374.
Ostomy Resource Information
For individuals who wish to engage in a discussion regarding any surgically created opening in the body for the discharge of body wastes.
Contact Susan VanSickle, RN, at (330) 263-8631.
Parkinson’s Support Group
A support group for Parkinson’s patients and their caregivers to provide understanding, comfort, sharing, and information.
Contact Nancy Jordan at (330) 669-8568.
Step-by-Step Stroke Club
A support group for stroke survivors and their families to share ideas and help solve problems that can occur after a stroke. The group meets on the 2nd Tuesday of each month at Wooster Community Hospital from 1 pm – 2:30 pm in the South Auditorium.
Contact Sherry Atanasov at (330) 263-8417.
A support group for parents with a child diagnosed with type 1 diabetes.
Contact Heidi Steiner, RN, at (330) 345-6475 x7172.
Whit's End Community Place Support Group (Cancer Support Group)
Local support for cancer patients and caregivers. The group meets on the 1st Thursday of every month at 6:30 pm in the hospital auditorium.
Contact Sandy Kline (330) 466-2707 or Cathy Ballinger at (330) 465-5325.
Download a PDF of our support groups.