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Macmillan Welfare Benefits Service for North, Mid and South Essex

Macmillan Welfare Benefits Service for North, Mid and South Essex

Benefit advice services

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. We provide a free, confidential and impartial specialist Welfare Rights service to people living with cancer and their families. We can advise on a range of issues including income maximisation and assist with any other related issues you may have. We can help you with form completion, advocacy and representation at tribunal hearings and provide information, advice and support though obstacles you may face including housing issues, debt and employment. Our aim is to strive to ensure that people affected by cancer receive the support and help needed. Referrals can be made either by telephone or email directly by you or on your behalf by a friend, relative, representative or a professional.

Catchment area:

In North Essex we cover residents within Colchester and Tendring districts. In Mid Essex we cover residents within all Braintree, Chelmsford and Maldon. In South Essex we cover residents in all Basildon, Brentwood, Southend, Rochford and Thurrock.

  • Opening times:

    (24hr answering phone) replies within office hours.

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