CANCER SUPPORT COMMUNITY SOUTH BAY
NON-PROFIT ORGANIZATIONSHEALTH AND WELLNESS
Cancer Support Community South Bay (CSC South Bay) formerly known as Cancer Support Community Redondo Beach, is a nonprofit and independent affiliate of the international Cancer Support Community network with headquarters in Washington, DC. Founded in 1987, CSC South Bay provides 200 programs per month of social and emotional support, education and hope for people with cancer and their families—completely free of charge. All programs have been provided on the virtual platform since March 2020. The goal of CSC South Bay is to help as many cancer patients as possible recover from the physical and emotional effects of cancer to the greatest extent possible. Services include drop-in networking groups, weekly support group programs, Kids Support Community, Teens Connect program, informational brochures, stress reduction and healthy lifestyle activities, educational lectures and workshops on nutrition and treatment. Offering what is considered to be the gold standard of psychosocial support, all programs at CSC South Bay are derived from evidence-based psychosocial oncology and mind-body research. CSC South Bay serves the entire South Bay, Long Beach and Orange County areas.