At our “home from home” base we provide a wide range of vital support and information programmes to support individuals & families who are facing a cancer diagnosis. The project is unique in that it is run & managed by people directly affected by a cancer diagnosis so when people come to us seeking out support they can talk to others directly about their fears, because they have been through the same experience. The project is a user led model of practice, where services and programmes are shaped and informed by people directly affected by cancer.
Anal cancer, Bile duct cancer (cholangiocarcinoma), Bladder cancer, Bone cancer, Bone cancer secondary, Bowel cancer, Brain tumours, Brain tumours secondary, Breast cancer in women, Breast cancer DCIS, Breast cancer in men, Breast cancer secondary, Colon and rectal cancer, Cervical cancer, Childrens cancers, Endocrine tumours, Eye cancer (ocular melanoma), Fallopian tube cancer, Gall bladder cancer, Head & neck cancers, Kaposis sarcoma, Kidney cancer, Larynx cancer, Leukaemia, Leukaemia acute lymphoblastic, Leukaemia acute myeloid, Leukaemia chronic lymphocytic, Leukaemia chronic myeloid, Liver cancer, Liver cancer secondary, Lung cancer, Lung cancer secondary, Lymph node cancer secondary, Lymphoma, Lymphoma Hodgkin, Lymphoma non-Hodgkin, Melanoma, Mesothelioma, Myeloma, Neuroendocrine tumours, Ovarian cancer, Oesophageal (gullet) cancer, Pancreatic cancer, Penis cancer, Prostate cancer, Pseudomyxoma peritonei, Skin cancer, Small bowel cancer, Soft tissue sarcomas, Spinal cord tumours, Stomach cancer, Testicular cancer, Thymus cancer, Thyroid cancer, Trachea (windpipe) cancer, Unknown primary cancer, Vagina cancer, Vulva cancer and Womb (endometrial) cancer
Services provided include: Counselling, Complementary Therapies, Welfare Benefits Advice, Woman's Support Group, Outreach Counselling & Complementary Therapies (60+ age group), Bereavement Support, Carers Support, Fatigue Management, Vital Nutrition, Family Support, Experienced Listening, Male Health Improvement Session, Parent Support, Tailored Support for those aged 60+, Feel Good Factor Workshops (Hair, Skin and Nail Care), Get Active Programme (Yoga, Walking), Yoga/Relaxation/Stress Management sessions, Library Services, Advocacy/Peer Support (this can include hospital, home visits and telephone support), Signposting to other sources of support, Information mornings
North Belfast, Shankill & Glengormley/Newtownabbey
Mon – Thurs 9.00am – 5.00pm Friday 9.00am – 1pm Evening and weekend telephone support
Interested in joining us?
Just come along to our next meeting, or get in touch with us on the details below.
Find out more:
- Bryan Irwin on 028 9035 1999 (Mon-Thurs, 9am-5pm, Fri 9am-1pm)