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At Chester County Hospital in West Chester, PA, 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 the residents of Chester County, PA with personal counseling and emotional support in dealing with illness and its physical and emotional effects. Support group participants attend sessions both to learn and to share. Patients and family members 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 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.

Living With Heart Failure Support Group

Join others who live with chronic heart failure at this monthly meeting. Learn important information from the Heart Failure Team Representatives to help you avoid hospitalizations and live a longer, fuller life.

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.

ICD Support Group

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 held at Chester County Hospital in West Chester, PA.

Parkinson's Disease

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

Struggles & Solutions (Weight Control)

Struggling with weight loss? Each month, a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist will lead Chester County, PA residents in a discussion on an interesting, timely and immediately useful topic about food, activity, stress and wellness to help you lead a healthier lifestyle.

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