Beyond Dane County

Painting of Gilda relaxing in a field

Do you live outside of Dane County? Gilda's Club Madison may offer in-person programming in your area. Check the counties listed below for support in your area. Would you like to participate in support at one of these locations? Call or email Kirsten Norslien at 608-828-8880 or


Iowa County


Upland Hills Health Cancer Network of Support

2nd Monday of each month, 2-3:30 pm

Upland Hills Center, 800 Compassion Way, Dodgeville, WI


Jefferson County


Johnson Creek Cancer Network of Support

2nd Wednesday of each month, 3:30-5 pm

UW Johnson Creek Cancer Center, 250 Doctors Ct., Johnson Creek, WI



Cancer Support Helpline 888-793-9355


Gilda's Club Madison is a part of the international Cancer Support Community. If you live too far away from our in-person programming, you may call  the Cancer Support Community’s TOLL-FREE Cancer Support Helpline. This helpline is for anyone affected by any kind of cancer.

Call 1-888-793-9355, Monday through Friday from 9:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m. ET


The Cancer Support Helpline is staffed by counselors and resource specialists who have over 170 years of combined experience helping people affected by cancer. They are available to provide emotional support as well as information and referral to local, regional and national resources to anyone impacted by a cancer diagnosis. All of the helpline's services are provided in English and Spanish.

The Cancer Support Helpline’s licensed counselors provide guidance, resources and support to cancer patients or their loved ones with a variety of needs—from getting information about cancer, identifying a local support group or just finding someone who is willing to listen. We speak your language! We provide supportive counseling in over 200 languages.

Additional Cancer Support Helpline services include:

Connecting callers to local or national resources, including support groups, transportation services and other programs
Short-term cancer counseling and emotional assistance
Treatment decision planning
Financial navigation and counseling regarding the costs of cancer and its treatments
Specialized information in pediatric oncology, finances, clinical trials, and genetics/genomics
Clinical trials navigation
Access to an online distress screening program, CancerSupportSource®
General information about the Cancer Support Community
Supportive counseling available in over 200 languages


Call today or learn more at the Cancer Support Community website.


Cancer Support Outside of Wisconsin


Visit the Cancer Support Community Location Finder today to find your nearest Gilda's Club or Cancer Support Community.