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Axminster and Lyme Cancer Support

Axminster and Lyme Cancer Support

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Axminster and Lyme Cancer Support aims to provide support for anyone living with and beyond cancer in our community, including relatives and carers, regardless of age, ill-health, disability, financial hardship or other disadvantage. We provide information, educational literature and hold meetings around a variety of issues surrounding a cancer diagnosis or specific cancers. Join us at our regular free drop-in sessions for an informal chat and coffee/tea every Monday 2pm – 4pm. Meetings alternate between Axminster (Scott Rowe room at Axminster Hospital) and Lyme Regis (Football Club, Charmouth Rd). Please see our website for full details. When face to face drop-in sessions are not possible. We are still able to support in many ways. Please see the newsletters on the website for more details. We have lots of events through the year from Mindfulness & Sleep workshops to Fermented Food, Flower Arranging, Creative Writing for all our clients.

We have a team of varied team of therapists and clients can have up to 6 treatments per year, we also have a Beach Hut located in Lyme Regis for use to clients currently set to 3 times within 3 months this went live in July. We also offer a library of books and puzzles, we do weekly Zoom catch-ups as we cannot currently run our drop-in service, Creative writing workshops, Nordic Walking, Water Therapy sessions exclusive to our members.

We offer:

  • Befriending
  • Bereavement support
  • Cancer information materials
  • Complementary therapies
  • Counselling
  • Other services
  • Professional counselling
  • Support from Health Professionals

Catchment area:

Axminster and Lyme and surrounding villages

  • 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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