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Austin Central Patient Support Services

Treating cancer and blood disorders goes beyond medicine. Austin Central has a wide range of support services for you and your caregivers. Our services include:

Educational Services

Nutritional Services

Support Groups

We offer support groups for ovarian, breast, and colon cancers as well as the Look Better, Feel Better program.

Breast Cancer Support Group
Every 4th Tuesday of the month between 5:30pm and 7:00pm in the reception area on the 1st floor. For more information contact Suzie Gick, RN at 512-427-9456

Colon Cancer Support Group
Every 4th Tuesday of the month between 5:30pm and 7:00pm in the reception area on the 2nd floor. For more information contact Kim Nugent-Anderson at kna@austin.rr.com.

Gynecological Cancers Support Group
Every 3rd Tuesday of the month between 5:30pm and 7:00pm in the reception area on the 1st floor. Contact Amanda Williams, RN at 512-427-9410 or Mandy McKinzie, RN at 512-427-9408 for more information.

Coping with Cancer Support Group for Patients and Caregivers (separate meetings)
Every 1st Tuesday of the month between 10:00am and 11:30pm in the conference room on the 2nd floor. Contact Brandi Juracek, LCSW at 612-421-4167 or Penny DeCou, LCSW at 512-427-9433 for more information.

Volunteer Programs

We’re pleased to offer an active volunteer program supported with the assistance of trained individuals from the Breast Cancer Resource Center, the American Cancer Society, and Cancer Connection. Please call the center for more information on how to volunteer.

Where to Eat

Chez Zee, McDonald's, Kneaded Pleasure, El Arroyo, Hop Doddy Burger Bar, China Town, Subway, Bartletts, Cover 3

Where to Stay

Hampton Inn, Marriott Courtyard, Embassy Suites, Staybridge Suites - Arboretum

Other Services