At Chester County Hospital, we realize that at times our patients require more than medical treatment when facing health care issues. That's why we have developed a wide variety of support groups to provide personal counseling and emotional support to patients and their families in dealing with illness and its physical and emotional effects. Support group participants attend sessions both to learn and to share. They benefit from the information presented by guest speakers and draw strength from sharing their experiences with others.

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Bereavement Support Groups

The Bereavement Support Groups at Chester County Hospital will educate individuals about the grieving process and guide them as they move through the stages of grief.

The Mommy Wellness Network

Community group focused on keeping Chester County moms and moms-to-be healthy, hopeful and happy! Includes links to our Breastfeeding Mothers, Moms Support Moms, Lactation Counseling and Perinatal Mood Disorders support groups.

Cancer Support and Programs

The Abramson Cancer Center at Chester County Hospital offers a variety of cancer support groups and programs including art therapy, survivorship steps, coping with cancer support groups, and more. 


The Cardiac Support Group meets the first Thursday of each month.

Chronic Lung Disease

The Better Breathers Support Group is a free program organized for those coping with chronic lung disease.

Crohns and Colitis

This program is for individuals with Crohns or Colitis to help them learn about new treatment or medication information.

Defibrillator (ICD)

Do you or a loved one have an implantable cardioverter defibrillator (ICD)? Join us at Chester County Hospital in West Chester, PA for some education and story sharing with others who are learning to live with this life-saving device. 


Monthly meeting for individuals with diabetes and their family members.

Macular Degeneration

This group is run by professionals skilled in the management of low vision and provides the attendee the opportunity to share their personal experience and learn techniques to help with daily life.

Nutrition Counseling

Our dietitians will work with you to create a realistic nutritional plan that takes into consideration both your physical goals and your lifestyle.

Parkinson's Disease

Free monthly meetings inform, encourage and offer fellowship with others coping with Parkinson's Disease.

Stop Smoking Now! - Support Group

Monthly support group providing support to individuals who have quit smoking or those who are making the decision to quit.

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