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Cancer Connections

Cancer Connections

Benefit advice services

We provide a free and confidential specialist Welfare Benefits Advice service to people living with cancer and anyone affected by cancer. We can advise on benefit entitlements, help with application completion, guide you through claims procedures and provide representation at tribunals. Our aim is to strive to ensure that people affected by cancer receive the support and help they need, whether from us or by referral to other organisations.

Catchment area:

Residents of South Tyneside and those able to travel to South Tyneside who cannot obtain this service elsewhere.

  • Opening times:

    Monday – Thursday 9.00 – 5.00 Friday 9.00 – 4.30

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