We have sourced and provided information on a number of support groups around the region.  If you find any of the details have changed or if the group has stopped meeting please let us know so that we can amend the website.  Also if you know of a local support group that we haven’t mentioned then please tell us so that we can include them.

From:

http://www.macmillan.org.uk/HowWeCanHelp/CancerSupportGroups/CancerSupportGroups.aspx

Macmillan also has their own telephone support line 08088080000 (Monday to Friday 9am to 8pm).

Bradford and Airedale Cancer Support

Meeting place Bradford

Activities At our Centre we can help with practical things like information, transport and welfare rights advice, which can also be provided at the place most appropriate to you (be that home, hospital or a hospice). We also provide counselling and complementary therapies to restore your emotional wellbeing. We offer classes in art and computers and we can provide support for those recently bereaved through cancer. All our services are free to access.

Telephone contacts
Contact : 01274 776688 (Mon – Fri, 9am – 5pm)

Email
support@bradfordcancersupport.org.uk

Website
http://www.bradfordcancersupport.org.uk

Address
Daisy House Farm, 44 Smith Lane, Bradford, West Yorkshire, BD9 6DA


Scarborough, Whitby and Ryedale Cancer Information

Activities Friendly Cancer information and support drop-in service providing support for anyone affected by cancer. We provide relevant up to date leaflets, experienced nurse support, peer group support, benefits advice, sign posting to other agencies and refreshments. Each drop in session runs from 10.30 -12.30 in Scarborough, Whitby, Malton and Pickering. For further information and dates of this service please telephone: 01723 356060. A telephone service is also available on Mon – Wed 10.00 -15.00 on the same contact number for people who are unable to visit one of the drop in groups.

Telephone contacts
Telephone : 01723 356060

Email
cancerinfonurse@st-catherineshospice.org.uk

Address
Community Macmillan Office, St Catherine’s Hospice, Throxenby Lane, Scarborough, North Yorkshire, YO12 5RE


Weston Park Cancer Information and Support Centre

Meeting place Sheffield

Activities We are a Drop – in information and support service, with health professionals providing one to one support and group support for patients and carers. We have a craft group, coffee mornings, carers’ drop in sessions, brain tumour support group and ‘Look Good Feel Better’.

Telephone contacts
Catherine Anthony: 0114 226 5666 (Mon-Fri, 8.30am-4.30pm,)
Karen Holmes: 0114 226 5391

Email
info@cancersupportcentre.co.uk

Website
http://www.cancersupportcentre.co.uk

Address
23 Northumberland Road, Sheffield, South Yorkshire, S10 2TX


Yorkshire Cancer Help Centre

Meeting place Harrogate

Activities Centre open twice a month (on saturdays) to help and support people living with cancer and their loved ones; offers simple, natural therapies which help people overcome fear, stress and feelings of helplessness; these therapies complement and enhance your medical treatments.

Telephone contacts
Mr John Scott: 0113 274 9074
Esme Paterson: 0142 3881392 (Most Days)

Email
john.scott@ychc.org.uk

Website
http://www.ychc.org.uk

Address
10 Moor Mount Park, Headingley, Leeds, Yorkshire, LS6 4BU


Cancer Information Centre Bradford

Activities We offer help and support to anyone who is affected by or concerned about cancer, including families and carers. We have information on cancer and related topics, details of other support organisations, and access to the internet. We have resources available if you have any particular needs. Opening times – 10-4pm Monday to Friday, 01274 364307,cancer.informationcentre@bradfordhospitals.nhs.uk

Telephone contacts
Reva Underwood: 01274 364307 (10-4pm)
Mark Tattersall: 01274 364307 (10-4pm)

Email
cancer.informationcentre@bradfordhospitals.nhs.uk

Website
http://www.bradfordcancersupport.org.uk

Address
Main Entrance, Bradford Royal Infirmary, Duckworth Lane, Bradford, West Yorkshire, BD9 6RJ


Castleford and District Cancer Self Help Group

Meeting place Knottingley

Activities Meetings the third Wednesday each month at 7.30pm; support; education; advice; nutrition; fundraising; social events; medical and nursing advice.

Telephone contacts
01977 675644
Dr Ian Rothwell: 01132 695 889 (Day Times)

Address
4 The Ridgeway, Knottingley, West Yorkshire, WF11 0JQ


Huddersfield Cancer Support

Meeting place Huddersfield

Activities Our group meets at Peregrine House, Market Street, Huddersfield. Our programme is as follows Monday 2-4pm craft session, Tuesday 2-4pm art session, Wednesday 12-3pm Open Day with buffet lunch. Monthly coffee mornings, followed by lunch are normally held on the last Saturday of the month from 11am-3pm. Various fund raising/social events throughout the year.

Telephone contacts
Alicia Barrett: 01484 609014 (Anytime)
Mrs M Revitt: 01484 683064 (Anytime)

Email
enquiries@huddersfieldcancersupport.org.uk
am.barrett@hotmail.com

Website
http://www.huddersfieldcancersupport.org.uk

Address
Peregrine House, 7 Brooks Yard, Market Street, Huddersfield, West Yorks, HD1 2EP


Jayne Garforth Information Centre

Activities Drop in service providing information and support to patients, carers and relatives. Also members of public. We can also provide the services of a dietician and a Macmillan benefits advisor.

Telephone contacts
Macmillan Unit: 01422 222700 or 222703 (Mon-Fri, 10am-3pm excpet Wed, 10am-2pm)

Website
http://www.cht.nhs.uk

Address
Macmillan Unit, Calderdale and Huddersfield NHS Fundation Trust, Saltherhebble, West Yorkshire, HX3 0PW


The Leeds Myeloma Support Group

Meeting place Leeds

Activities Meetings held last Friday of every month. Talks by nurses and other health professionals. Trips out organised in the Spring/Summer months or arrange meetings at members own homes. Spread sheet giving contact details of all members for people unable to attend meetings. Hoping to start up a newsletter in 2007 for people too ill to attend meetings. Meetings held last Friday of every month at 1.30pm

Telephone contacts
Rita Rumsey: 0113 252 0097 (24 Hours)
David Everatt: 0113 293 3909 (Mon-Fri, 9am-3.30pm)

Email
rita.rumsey@ntlworld.com

Address
c/o 29 Topcliffe Mews, Morley, Leeds, West Yorkshire, LS27 8UL


Weston Park Cancer Information and Support Centre

Meeting place Sheffield

Activities We are a Drop-in information and support service, with health professionals providing one to one support and group support for patients and carers. We have a craft group, coffee mornings, carers’ drop in sessions, brain tumour support group and ‘Look Good Feel Better’.

Telephone contacts
Catherine Anthony: 0114 226 5666 (Mon-Fri, 8.30am-4.30pm,)
Karen Holmes: 0114 226 5391

Email
info@cancersupportcentre.co.uk

Website
http://www.cancersupportcentre.co.uk

Address
23 Northumberland Road, Sheffield, South Yorkshire, S10 2TX


Yorkshire Cancer Research Network Group

Meeting place Leeds

Activities To establish and promote service user involvement within the Yorkshire Cancer Network interacting with professional research projects.

Telephone contacts
Carol Sleigh: 0113 392 4372
Carol Sleigh: 0113 2067631 (Mon-Fri, 9am-5pm)

Email
carol.sleigh@leedsth.nhs.uk

Website
http://www.ycrn.org.uk

Address
Level 6, Bexley Wing, St James University Hospital, Beckett Street, Leeds, LS9 7TF


Scarborough, Whitby and Ryedale Cancer Information

Activities Friendly Cancer information and support drop-in service providing support for anyone affected by cancer. We provide relevant up to date leaflets, experienced nurse support, peer group support, benefits advice, sign posting to other agencies and refreshments. Each drop in session runs from 10.30 -12.30 in Scarborough, Whitby, Malton and Pickering. For further information and dates of this service please telephone: 01723 356060. A telephone service is also available on Mon – Wed 10.00 -15.00 on the same contact number for people who are unable to visit one of the drop in groups.

Telephone contacts
Telephone : 01723 356060

Email
cancerinfonurse@st-catherineshospice.org.uk

Address
Community Macmillan Office, St Catherine’s Hospice, Throxenby Lane, Scarborough, North Yorkshire, YO12 5RE


From:

http://www.leeds.nhs.uk/Your-local-services/Patient-support-groups-NHS-run.htm

Leeds Lymphoma Support Group

Contact Information:
Telephone: 0808 808 5555 Monday – Thursday, 9am – 6pm
Friday, 9am – 5pm
Email: information@lymphomas.org.uk
Address:
PO Box 386
Aylesbury
Buckinghamshire
HP20 2GA

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Also:

CML Support Group

http://cmlyorkshire.webs.com/

Welcome to the CML Support Group for Yorkshire and surrounding areas. We are hoping to have a regular meeting every couple of months.It will normally be the first Monday in the month. The group is for people with CML, and their families and friends, to meet and discuss issues relating to CML and its treatment.

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And:

York Cancer Care Centre

http://www.yorkhospitals.nhs.uk/?ob=1&id=149

The  York Cancer Care Centre provides information, support, complementary therapies and guidance for patients with cancer and their families.

The centre is located within The York Hospital and be accessed at Junction 5 from inside the hospital. The main entrance to the centre is opposite the new multistorey car park and is in between the Children’s Centre and Magnolia Centre.

 

 

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