Whether you are working, self-employed, unemployed or retired, cancer can affect your ability to pay for everyday things.
If you are affected by cancer there are a range of benefits you may be entitled to which could help you with your everyday living costs.
Our specialist advisors can:
- Help you find out what benefits you’re entitled to
- Find out what benefits you might be missing out on
- Tell you about other types of support which are available
We can also help you to find out about:
- Universal Credit
- Personal Independence Payment (PIP)
- Employment and Support Allowance (ESA)
- Pensions and credit
- Income maximisation
- Macmillan grants
In this video, Mo shares his experience of the financial impact of cancer. He talks about the challenges he faced and how Macmillan supported him to find benefits he was entitled to.
The welfare rights service is available to anyone who calls the Macmillan Support Line.
Macmillan Support Line 0808 808 00 00
Open every day, 8am – 8pm
If you're calling from outside of the UK you can contact us on +44 207 091 2230. We are unable to advise on healthcare systems overseas.
Please note that conversations with our Support Line advisers are confidential, but may be recorded for quality and training purposes.
Find out more about benefits if you’re living with cancer, including informaiton on getting support with travel, childcare, and paying bills.
Our Online Community is a friendly place where you can chat anonymously with experts and people in a similar situation to yours. You can talk about anything cancer related, including money, welfare and benefits.
We also have a range of tools online including: