The Macmillan Welfare Rights Service provides advice, advocacy and information on welfare benefits and entitlements to people affected by cancer living in Guildford, Waverly, Surrey Heath & people being treated at East Surrey Hospital. We help with applying for benefits, cost of travel for treatment, blue badges, appealing against decisions, accessing charity grants and other problems such as employment and housing. Help is given primarily over the phone. Hospital visits are arranged when necessary and it is also possible to meet up with the client at their place of treatment. If the client lives outside of the area covered by the service, then the client may be referred to a nearer advice centre. Advice can also be given via email.
Boroughs of Guildford, Surrey Heath & Waverley. We have expanded the service to offer telephone advice to Surrey residents who are being treated at the East Surrey hospital.
10am-4pm, Monday-Friday. Messages can be left any day, at any time on the office answer machine and will be responded to during office hours asap.