weston park cancer support charity

Support for people from Derbyshire, Derby & Peak District

General Cancer Support

Cancer Support Centre

We offer a holistic range of services, practical and emotional, run by healthcare professionals to support anyone affected by cancer; patient, family or friend.

Our drop-in service is open Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm, no appointment necessary.

Address:    Weston Park Cancer Information and Support Centre, 23 Northumberland Road, Sheffield, S10 2TX

Website:   www.cancersupportcentre.co.uk

Telephone: 0114 2265666

 

Blythe House Hospice

Blythe House provides care for people affected by cancer and certain other life-threatening illnesses and supporting those who are bereaved.

Website:   www.blythehousehospice.org.uk

 

Macmillan Benefits Advice Service

Information and benefits advice, which can be in your own home.

Website:   www.blythehousehospice.org.uk

 

Macmillan Readycall in the Derbyshire Dales

Readycall support people aged 60 and over, living in the Derbyshire Dales.  Support is available for people who are or have been affected by cancer or other life limiting conditions and those who care for them.

Assisted by trained volunteers, they provide befriending, shopping, practical support and subsidised transport for cancer related medical appointments.

Website:   vcspd.org/index.asp

 

Challenge Cancer Through Adventure

Challenge Cancer Through Adventure is a Peak District based charity run entirely by volunteers. They help people who are based in the region who are living with cancer or a life threatening illness to change their outlook, rebuild confidence and regain control of their lives by undertaking an outdoor adventure challenge.

Website:   challengecancer.org.uk

 

Support for different cancer types

 

Prostate

High Peak Prostate Cancer Support Group 

A support group for men with prostate cancer, based in Blythe House.

Website:   prostatecancerhighpeak.org

 

Other Local Support (not cancer specific)

 

Age UK Derby and Derbyshire

An information and advice service for everyone over 50 and their carers/families.  They also provide daytime activities, a health and wellbeing service and support services.

Website:   www.ageuk.org.uk/derbyandderbyshire

 

The Bolsover Befriending Scheme

The Bolsover Befriending Scheme is a befriending scheme for adults of all ages in the Bolsover area. Whether it is making new friends, help with using public transport, assistance with using the computer,  attending an art gallery, or visiting a new social group or leisure class – or even just companionship.

Website:   www.ageuk.org.uk

 

Gold Card for Derbyshire 

Gold Card is a travel, discount and library card for older people and people with certain disabilities.

Website:   www.derbyshire.gov.uk

 

Helen’s Trust

Help for people with terminal illness across North Derbyshire to remain at home.

Website:   www.helenstrust.org.uk

 

Relate

Relationship counselling, sex therapy, children and young people’s counselling and family counselling.

Website:   chesterfieldrelate.org.uk

 

 

See Support in Neighbouring Localities  and   National Support Organisations

 

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