Teen and Young Adult Online Support Resources

Online support resources can provide a space to connect with other people around your age who are going through a similar journey.

Groups that are moderated by a counseling professional can provide access to research-proven approaches to deal with the emotional challenges of cancer treatment and life after cancer.

Since they are on online you can access these resources from wherever you are as long as you have internet access. All services listed here are free.

Online support resources can provide a space to connect with other people around your age who are going through a similar journey.

Online support resources can provide a space to connect with other people around your age who are going through a similar journey.

Cancer Care Young Adult Post-Treatment Survivorship Support Group

Cancer Care’s young adult post-treatment survivorship support group provides a space to connect with other young adults who have completed treatment. It is led by an oncology social worker.

Cancer Care Young Adults with Cancer Support Group

Cancer Care’s young adults with cancer support group provides an opportunity to connect with other young adults coping with cancer. It is led by an oncology social worker.

Lacuna Loft

Lacuna Loft provides online support programs to young adult cancer survivors and caregivers. Programs include creative writing workshops, book clubs, journaling, online hangouts, and game nights.

GRYT App

The GRYT app is a mobile app that provides instant, anonymous peer support and information for anyone affected by cancer including patients, survivors, caregivers, friends, family, medical professionals, researchers, and advocates. Users complete a profile and are matched with peers based on self-selected criteria or can participate in unstructured, moderated group chats.

Imerman Angels Mentor Angels

Imerman Angels matches individuals seeking cancer support with a “Mentor Angel.” These one–on–one relationships offer the chance to ask questions and receive support from someone who is uniquely familiar with the experience. Each applicant speaks personally with a staff member of Imerman Angels and all Mentor Angels are screened and trained.


Reviewed: August 2020