Links to Support groups and Services
The following groups have information about our services. You can see samples of all our products. Many also distribute our chemo hats, wash cloths and support pillows which are gifted free of charge.
The Patrick Room, at the Cancer Centre at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital, provides information and support to people with cancer and their families in a relaxed and friendly atmosphere. A professional and experienced team, which is supported by trained volunteers, delivers the service.
Recently Received a Cancer Diagnosis? Need Support Living with Cancer? If you, or someone you care about, is affected by cancer, we're here to help. White House Cancer Support is a registered charity that provides practical help, emotional support and information to people with cancer, their families, friends and carers in the borough of Dudley and surrounding areas. The service is co-ordinated by a small staff team assisted by volunteers, some of whom have personal experience of cancer.
Our aim is to restore the patient's confidence and show that there is life after breast cancer.
The L-W-O website was founded by Gaynor Leech September 2013, followed by Community Page, Support Group, Pinterest, You Tube and LinkedIn. L-W-O is UK based, patient driven and voluntary and aimed at anyone who lives with the lifelong condition of Primary or Secondary Lymphoedema or their family and friends. We understand the anger, frustration and isolation of those living with lymphoedema. On 11th January 2016 L-W-O became an independent, non-profit organisation
The Lewis Foundation (Charity No 1166405) is a Northampton based charity supporting cancer inpatients receiving treatment Northampton General Hospital.
Flat Friends UK is dedicated to supporting women who have had mastectomy surgery without breast reconstruction, including those who may face such decisions now or in the future, due to either a breast cancer diagnosis or preventative surgery. We see living breast free as a positive choice.
Swimming After Surgery (SAS) was set up in 2010 to help a friend who wanted to learn to swim following a mastectomy. In 2013 this project expanded to include all female cancers. To date just this year alone we have helped 150 ladies by signposting them to specialist swimwear, answering their questions about swimming, offering them a place at the swim sessions in Telford.