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Macmillan Cancer Information and Support Service, Sunderland and South Tyneside

Macmillan Cancer Information and Support Service, Sunderland and South Tyneside

Information and support centres

Due to Covid-19 please phone or email us to check our opening times and availability before visiting our Centre. We offer free information and support services for anyone Affected by cancer. You may have cancer yourself, care for a friend or relative, work as a healthcare professional or simply Want to know more about cancer. Whatever your situation, you're welcome to drop in. Support services offered: Complementary Therapy sessions offered 4 days a week by Coping with Cancer North east. Macmillan grants and Benefits advice access to have a full benefit checks for people living with cancer, along with their carers and families. Our advisors will complete the relevant forms and follow up people's claims. If claims are refused, they can also help with appeals. Counselling Service for patients who have been diagnosed with any form of cancer or are at any stage of treatment for cancer for whom counseling may be of benefit. Interventions will focus on dealing with the emotional impact and effects of diagnosis and illness, increasing acceptance and understanding, and identifying and developing positive coping strategies. Practical information and support, referral to self help support groups. Cancer Survivorship fitness class which is held on a Monday evening with the use of a hydrotherapy pool. A bandana service. A legal service to help with wills, debts issues and guardianship.

We offer:

  • Cancer information materials
  • Counselling
  • Information
  • Benefits Advice
  • Other services
  • Outreach
  • Self Help & Support Groups
  • User groups
  • Volunteering activities
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