Support Groups

We offer support groups for patients, siblings and families.

Some of My Best Friends are Bald (SOMBFAB)

  • For cancer patients ages 13 older and their teen siblings
  • Meets the 3rd Tuesday of the month at Rady Children’s (Medical Office Building, Room 113) from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.
  • 858-576-1700, ext. 5429

Families Supporting Families

  • For parents of children with cancer
  • Meets the 3rd Tuesday of the month at the Ronald McDonald House from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m
  • 858-576-1700, ext. 5429

Sibling Support Group (SIBS)

  • For siblings of children with cancer
  • Meets the 3rd Tuesday of the month at the Ronald McDonald House from 6:30 to 8:30 pm.
  • 858-576-1700, ext. 5429

CHAMPS

  • For children with cancer ages 6 to 12
  • Meets the 3rd Tuesday of the month at Rady Children’s (Acute Care Pavilion) from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m
  • 858-576-1700, ext. 5429

Kites of Hope Group

  • For bereaved parents of children who had cancer
  • Meets the last Wednesday of the month at the Ronald McDonald House (TV Room #3) from 6-8 p.m.
  • 858-576-1700, ext. 2936

Grupo Papalotes de Esperanza

  • Grupo de apoyo para padres de niños que han fallecido por causa del Cancer.
  • Se reunen todos los Jueves en casa Ronald McDonald (Cuarto de TV # 3) de 10 a 11:30 am.
  • 858-576-1700, ext. 2936

Contact Us

  • For more information about SOMFAB, Families Supporting Families, SIBS, and CHAMPS, call 858-576-1700, ext. 5429.
  • For the Kites of Hope groups, call 858-576-1700, ext. 2936.