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Volunteering service: Boots Macmillan Direct Volunteering team

Volunteering service: Boots Macmillan Direct Volunteering team

Practical help and support groups

Group supports people affected by cancer by visiting their homes and supporting with practical activities, such as ironing, vacuuming, or smaller tasks such as running errands, to being there and a friendly ear for the referral. Visits are weekly and volunteers are matched up to the request, depending on location and what is required. We review visits after 12 weeks. Team meet six weekly to keep connected and share how the support is going.

Cancer type(s):

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 offered: Befriending, Cancer information materials, Home visiting, Practical support, Signposting.

We offer:

  • Befriending
  • Cancer information materials
  • Home visiting
  • Signposting to other services

Catchment area:

Within 5 miles of Nottingham City Centre

  • Opening times:

    Not applicable

Interested in joining us?

Just come along to our next meeting, or get in touch with us on the details below.

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