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Breast Friends York

Breast Friends York

Practical help and support groups

We offer peer support and friendship.Evening Meetings, 2nd Thursday of every month, 7pm, Pig & Pastry. No need to book but please check our website calendar for any changes of venue or cancellations. Luncheon Club, Monthly. Dates and venues change so please check our website calendar for details. 1-1 coffee and catch up meetings at request. Please call or email to arrange a meeting. Public Facebook Page with events and information. @BreastfriendsYork Secret Facebook online community. To request to join, please send us a message via the public facebook page. Supportive Sewers Pillow & Drain Bag workshops. A chance to give back. Open to non members also. Please see our website calendar for dates. Venue, Viking Loom 10-2.30, monthly on a Friday/Saturday. Pillows & Drain Bags for Breast Cancer surgery patients at York Hospital. Distributed by Breast Care Nurses & ward staff. Be sure to ask them about them if you aren't offered one.

Cancer type(s):

Breast cancer in women, Breast cancer DCIS, Breast cancer in men and Breast cancer secondary

We are a peer support group who aim to improve the health and wellbeing of anyone who has had a breast cancer diagnosis at any point in their lives by; Providing a variety of supportive, accessible and inclusive environments to enable members to build a network of peer support, Providing opportunities to explore and discuss the range of issues, emotions and feelings related to a breast cancer diagnosis and subsequent treatment, Promoting awareness of the available local and wider support and advice networks and Utilising peer support, fun and friendship to facilitate members in the development of resilience and coping strategies. Our meetings and social events are often fuelled by coffee, cake and a whole lot of laughter. If social situations aren't for you then join our online support group and use it as much or as little as you want.

We offer:

  • Befriending
  • Information
  • Internet use available
  • Telephone helpline

Catchment area:

Anyone, male and female, of any age who live in York or the surrounding areas who has had a breast cancer diagnosis at any point in their lives.

  • Opening times:

    Please contact group for further details

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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