Hospital:

ER Wait Times

ER Wait Times

Jefferson Cherry Hill Hospital

63 min.

Jefferson Stratford Hospital

4 min.

Jefferson Washington Township Hospital

5 min.

Support Groups

Talking about issues or concerns in a supportive and confidential environment can help with the learning, healing or coping process. That's why Jefferson Health New Jersey offers support groups on a number of topics hosted in or near our three hospital locations. Most of these sessions are free and open to the public. Check back often as new groups and events are constantly being updated.

Support Groups

Alcoholics Anonymous

These meetings offer help, support and encouragement for those who have an alcohol addiction. They are free and open to the public, no registration is required.

AA - Back to Basics - Every Sunday evening from 7-8 pm. Jefferson Cherry Hill Hospital, 2201 Chapel Avenue Cherry Hill, NJ 08002

AA - Get Well - Every Wednesday 7:30 p.m. -9 p.m. Jefferson Cherry Hill Hospital, 2201 Chapel Avenue Cherry Hill, NJ 08002

Al-Anon and Al-Ateen - Every Wednesday evening at 8:00 - 9:30 pm. Jefferson Cherry Hill Hospital, 2201 Chapel Avenue, Cherry Hill, NJ 08002

AA - 12-Step Program - Every Wednesday from 7:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. Jefferson Washington Township Hospital, 435 Hurffville Cross Keys Road, Turnersville, NJ 08012, 1st Floor Classroom

Bereavement Support Group

These monthly meetings offer compassionate support and provide effective coping skills for those grieving a loss. They are free and open to the public.

Bariatric Support Goup

These Bariatric Support Group meetings are for those who are either considering or have already undergone weight-loss surgery. Meetings are free and open to both pre- and post-operative patients and the family members and friends who support them.

Breastfeeding Support Group

These sessions provide an opportunity for expectant or nursing mothers to meet new moms and have their questions answered.

Center for Hope & Healing - Cancer Support Group

These cancer education and support programs are free to cancer patients and their caregivers. Space is limited, so please register in advance.

Chronic Pain Support Group

These support group sessions teach relaxation techniques and coping methods. They are free and open to the public.

Diabetes Support Group

These support group sessions focus on improving coping skills, enhancing self-image and learning new problem-solving skills.

Dialysis Support Group

Join Jefferson Health New Jersey’s Licensed Social Worker Hillary Scott for a monthly support group with fellow dialysis patients and family members in a non-judgmental, supportive environment.

The support groups have two meeting times each month:

2nd Wednesday Each Month
2 p.m.
Jefferson Dialysis Center
201 Laurel Oak Road
Suite A
Voorhees, NJ 08043

2nd Friday Each Month
10:30 a.m.
Jefferson Dialysis Center
300 Medical Center Drive
Sewell, NJ 08080

For more information, contact Hillary Scott, LSW, at (856) 780-0414 or h.scott@kennedyhealth.org.

Narcotics Anonymous

These meetings offer help, support and encouragement for those who have a narcotic addiction. They are free and open to the public.

Narcotics Anonymous - Every Monday at 7:30 p.m., Jefferson Washington Township Hospital, 435 Hurffville Cross Keys Road Turnersville, NJ 08012, 1st Floor Classroom

Parents Bereavement Support Group

Jefferson Health New Jersey is introducing a new, professionally facilitated support group for parents who have lost a child to share their feelings, receive mutual support and learn about some ways to help manage their heartache.

The support group schedule is as follows:

Jefferson Cherry Hill Hospital (starting Sept. 5)
Room 2 - Main Lobby
1st Tuesday each month from 6 – 9 p.m.

Jefferson Stratford Hospital (starting May 9)
Private Dining Room
2nd Tuesday each month from 6 – 9 p.m.

Jefferson Washington Township Hospital (starting May 16)
1st Floor Classroom
3rd Tuesday each month from 6 – 9 p.m.

For more information, contact Support Group Facilitator Kimberly Brody-Muckenfuss, BSN, RN, at (856) 488-6680 (day); (609) 519-3113 (evening); or k.brody-muckenfuss@kennedyhealth.org.

Smoking Cessation Support Group & Counseling

Quitting smoking can be hard, but Jefferson Health New Jersey is here to help!

Free counseling and support groups are available:

When: 2nd and 4th Wednesdays

Time: 4 - 5 p.m.

Cancer Center
Suite 211
900 Medical Center Drive
Sewell, NJ

Registration is required. For more information, or to register, contact our Certified Tobacco Treatment Specialist: Sandy Murray, RN, OCN, CTTS, at (856) 218-5324 Option #1, or s.murray@kennedyhealth.org.

The statewide New Jersey Quitline also offers free telephone counseling for smokers who are ready to quit via 1-866-NJSTOPS (657-8677).