Island Hospital
Support Groups
A variety of support groups are available at Island Hospital and in the community. Support groups give you an opportunity to meet and talk with others who are dealing with a similar condition and can be a valuable resource to the patient and their care-givers.
Support Groups at Island Hospital

Group Day(s)/Time Location  Contact/Phone
Art Healing for Cancer Patients 1st & 3rd Wednesdays
1 - 3 pm
Merle Cancer Care Center Conference Room Registration required
(360) 299-4200
Parkinson's  3rd Thursday 
1:30 pm
Fidalgo/Burrows Rooms  Jerry
(360) 293-2185
Prostate Cancer 3rd Wednesday 
11 am
Fidalgo Room  Carl
(360) 299-3892
Willis-Ekbom Disease
(Restless Leg Syndrome)
Call for dates
10 am
Fidalgo/Burrows Rooms Charlotte
(360) 293-7328

Other Anacortes Support Groups

Group  Day(s)/Time Location  Contact/Phone
Alzheimer's Assocation - Caregivers 2nd & 3rd Monday
1 pm 
Westminster Presbyterian Church 
1300 9th Street, Anacortes
(360) 299-9569

Skagit County Support Groups

Group Day(s)/Time  Location  Contact/Phone 
Grief Thursdays
3:30 pm
Hospice of the Northwest
227 Freeway Drive, Mount Vernon
(360) 814-5589
Loss of a Child  1st Monday
5:30 pm
Hospice of the Northwest
227 Freeway Drive, Mount Vernon 
Pre-registration required
(360) 814-5589

Note: Rooms and times are subject to change. Please call contact before attending any support group.


For information on any support group listed on this page, please contact the Island Hospital Community Education Coordinator at (360) 299-1309.

For information on other support groups in Skagit and Island Counties, please contact the Island Hospital Health Resources Coordinator at (360) 299-1342.