Isolation is one of the most significant obstacles young adult patients (and caregivers) face beyond the physical and financial burdens of cancer. Adjustment to new normals in energy levels, functional ability, and the rhythm of daily life compound feelings of disconnect from family, friends, and life as it was before diagnosis.

Connecting with others who understand helps!  Our programs are open to young adult cancer fighters/survivors, age 18-39 years of age, and their caregivers and promote the well-being of mind, body, and spirit. (We even have a few options in Houston for adolescents 15-17 years old.) Email us at for more information or to join a group!


Houston Programs at DHOH

  • Game Nights
  • Movie Nights
  • Bi-weekly Restorative Yoga Classes
  • Field Trips to Houston Sporting Events, Museums, and Parks
  • Guest Speaker Dinners
  • Lay Ministry Spiritual Care Program
  • Monthly MD Anderson Facilitated Young Adult Support Group*
  • Fiber Arts and Craft Classes*


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*At DHOH and on Zoom

Zoom Online Programs

Bi-monthly Book Club – from fiction to memoirs who doesn’t love a good story.  First Tuesday every other month. (January – November) 7 p.m. CST

H.E.A.L.: Beyond the Medicine – Group support help in forming healthy habits for mind, body, and spirit.  Each 6 week session meets 1 time weekly.

Meditation Break – Monthly guided group meditation experience. Learn how meditation can help you clear negative emotions, improve concentration, decrease depression and anxiety, and increase sleep.  Last Thursday each month at 7:30 p.m. CST.

Fiber Arts Class – Give expression to your creative side!  Learn new skills and/or share your expertise.  Exploring color and texture while creating a beautiful, functional, artistic piece is gratifying and soothing to the soul.    Meet up days vary month to month.  Let us know you are interested.  We’ll  notify you of upcoming dates and times.

Yoga Therapy – Individualized classes with an experienced, certified yoga therapist who will create a program tailored for your needs.

Upcoming AYA Programs

Stay At Our Home

Additional AYA Resources

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