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Macmillan South East London Buddies

Macmillan South East London Buddies

Practical help and support groups

Macmillan South East London Buddies offers a 1-2-1 befriending service to people affected by cancer. This support normally takes place within the Client’s home or it can take place in a public place. Our Buddies (volunteers) are fully trained and are given continued support and will offer a listening ear over a cup of tea, help with simple household tasks and signposting to other services within the community as well as one-to-one support. The support is for 1-2 hours per week for up to 12 sessions. People can either speak to their Health Care Professional to be referred or we are happy to receive self-referrals. If people would like further information, please contact and we are happy to forward further information about the project and a referral form.

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

South East London Buddies supports all people affected by all cancers.

We offer:

  • Befriending
  • Home visiting

Catchment area:

The London Boroughs of: Lewisham, Greenwich, Southwark, and Lambeth

  • 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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