1 in 9 is pleased to offer a wide array of classes and support groups at our program and learning resource center, Hewlett House.  Hewlett House is a community resource center for all cancer concerns, located at 86 East Rockaway Road in Hewlett, NY, 11557.  Please contact us if you are interested in volunteering.

All classes and support groups are a free. Please remember that you must pre-register in order to attend, call Hewlett House at 516-374-3190.

Thriving Through and Beyond Breast Cancer
Tuesdays 11:00-12:15 
Facilitator:  Dr. Ronald I Cohen, Ph D
Dr. Cohen specializes in Psychotherapeutic Oncology.  Utilizing the myriad of emotions as a pathway, the group will seek to: Use critical emotional roads to transition a family break down into a break through.  Avoid denying or minimizing anger, fear, and obsession and actually incorporating discomfort to reach new opportunities. Use our misfortune into an actual stimulation to grow and regenerate new solutions as a couple or family.

Cancer Support Group
Tuesdays 11:15 am-12:15 pm
Facilitator:  Jill Alper, MSW, CSW
Ongoing group. For those in need of support for all cancer-related illnesses.  Group members of different ages and with different types of cancer come together each week to support one another

Chair Yoga/Stress Reduction
Tuesdays 12:45 -1:45
Facilitator:  Charles Roemer
No need to be flexible, strong, or even ambulatory to participate.  For all cancer-related illness

Cancer Support - Post Surgery
Teusdays 5:30-6:30 pm
Facilitator: Geri Barish
An informal, ongoing support for people whose lives have been touched by cancer.

Cancer Support Group for Bilateral Surgery
Wednesdays 5:30-6:30 pm
Facilitator: Geri Barish
For women who have had bilateral surgery, double mastectomy. TO RESUME IN FALL

Crochet Class
Thursdays  12:30-3pm
Instructor:  Lorraine Schloss
Learn to crochet or expand your crocheting skills. The group is designed to help cancer patients draw strength from each other and enjoy togetherness in this circle of friendship.


Family Support & Cancer Support
By appointment

Facilitator:  Florence Brodsky, MSW, CSW or Sue Champlin MSW
For family members of those who have had cancer or are undergoing treatment.

Bereavement Support
One on One Counseling
For those who have recently suffered a loss related to cancer

Adolescent Support  & Mentoring
By appointment
Facilitator:  Marlene Natale, NYS Certification in Guidance & Counseling.
For those adolescents whose lives have been touched by cancer-related illnesses.

What is Spiritual Direction?
By Appointment
Facilitator: Charlie Roemer
Spiritual direction has no agenda; it’s not therapy and not about religious doctrine or training.  We reflect on where we might see or feel the presence of the divine in our lives. It’s understood that one person’s answers may or may not be similar to another’s, and that’s OK.

Private & Family Counseling
Available on an as-needed basis. Call for an appointment.

Our programs and services are supported by The Seawane Country Club in Hewlett, N.Y and The Long Island EMBA Annual Golf Classic.

86 East Rockaway Road  |  Hewlett, NY 11557  |  Tel:  (516) 374-3190  |  Fax:  (516) 569-1894