Peitz Cancer Support House

Cancer Patient Assistance in Baxter County

The Peitz Cancer Support House provides a comprehensive support services program from first diagnosis throughout treatment and beyond in a home-like environment for cancer patients and their families. This is the area’s first line of support for cancer patients, and their families and friends. We are here to encourage you, from diagnosis through treatment.

Services and tools include:

Hours of Services & Contact Info

The Peitz Cancer Support House is open Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., and free support group meetings and other activities are held at various times of the day and evening. A staff member or volunteer will be available weekdays during regular business hours to answer questions about events and activities.

We are located across the parking lot from the Cline Emergency Center entrance of Baxter Regional Medical Center. For more information about the Peitz Cancer Support House, call (870) 508-CARE (2273) or email Melissa Hudson, PCSH Coordinator, at

PCSH Advisory Board

  • Malachi McCurdy, MD – Medical Advisor
  • Catherine Sawyer – Chair
  • Terre Ware – Vice Chair
  • Bailey Bodenhamer
  • James Boyett
  • Shannon Brooks
  • Jay Chafin
  • Jack Clayton
  • Kristy Fox, RN
  • Robin S. Hawkins
  • Jake Long, EdD
  • Heather Maxey
  • Jan Peitz
  • Jan Pennacchia
  • Melissa Hudson – PCSH Coordinator
  • Cindy Costa, CFRE – Foundation Advisor