This service meets people affected by cancer at key pathway points – diagnosis and staging; treatment; palliative care and end of life. This includes clients, carers and families, with those recently bereaved also able to access the service. Specialist welfare benefits advice for people affected by cancer. They can advise on what benefits you could claim and also give guidance on issues around housing, employment, as well as helping you with applications for benefits e.g making calls, form filling. They can also help you apply for one-off grants to help with fuel costs or to pay for a convalescent holiday or a new household item. They can also provide assistance with the claims process and representation at appeal. The service holds the award for Advice Quality Standard.
People living within the Wolverhampton local authority boundary and/or receiving treatment at New Cross Hospital.