Cancer

Macmillan Welfare Benefits Service

Macmillan Welfare Benefits Service provide a free and impartial specialist Welfare Benefits service for Cancer patients who live in the catchment area. The team can identify eligibility for Benefits, assist with completing forms and provide support to challenge unfavourable benefit decisions. Their service is an enabling service, delivered primarily over the telephone.

Telephone: 0800 019 6065 (24hr Answer phone)

Website: www.colchester.gov.uk/macmillan

Email: Macmillan@colchester.gov.uk

Macmillan Cancer Support

At Macmillan, we know how a cancer diagnosis can affect everything. So we’ll help you find your best way through.From advice about money and work, to someone who’ll listen if you just want to talk, we’re here when you need us most.

Telephone: 0808 808 0000 – Monday-Friday, 9am-8pm

Facebook: @macmillancancer

Twitter: @macmillancancer

Website: www.macmillan.org.uk

Macmillan Counselling Service

The North East Essex Macmillan Counselling service provides specialist oncology psychological support to patients and their families whose lives are affected by a diagnosis of cancer. The therapy is tailored to suit the individual needs of each person seen and can be accessed at any time throughout their journey. For further details, please use the email address or the phone number below.

Telephone: 01206 745376

Email: Chu-ftr.macmillancounsellor@nhs.net

Live Better With Cancer

Making day to day life a little bit better for people living with cancer.

Telephone: 0800 118 2705 open Mon – Fri – 08:00 – 17:00

Facebook: @livebetterwith

Twitter:@LBWCancer

Website: breathe-easy-clacton-support-group

Email: theteam@livebetterwith.com