Support Group meetings

Cancer Support

PERU - Illinois Valley Community Hospital’s cancer support group will meet at 6 p.m. on Monday, Aug. 13 in the IVCH special procedures conference room, just off the West Street lobby. This group is open to anyone who has any type of cancer.

The group is led by Dan Brooks, retired teacher and cancer survivor, and Rev. Diana Kurtz, local minister and a member of the IVCH Pastoral Care Dept.

For more information, call the IVCH Community Outreach Department at (815) 780-4618.

Live Life Group

PERU - The Live Life pre- and post-transplant support group will meet at 6:30 p.m. on Monday, Aug. 13 in the conference room of Illinois Valley Community Hospital office building at 1305 Sixth St., Peru.

Live Life is an IVCH support group for individuals who have had transplant surgery or who are on waiting lists for transplants. The group meets on the second Monday of each month.


SPRING VALLEY - Visions, a support group for anyone with any type of visual problem, will meet from 3:30 to 5 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 16 in St. Margaret’s First Floor Presentation Room in Spring Valley.

Visions meets regularly on the first and third Thursday of each month. For more information, call (815) 664-5311.

Grief Support

SPRING VALLEY - St. Margaret’s Grief Support Group will meet on Thursday, Aug. 16 from 6-7 p.m. at St. Margaret’s Hospital, First Floor Presentation Room. Anyone who is experiencing grief due to the loss of a loved one is welcome to attend. Meetings are held the third Thursday of the month. 

For any questions, please call (815) 664-1402.

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