Macmillan Cancer Support Project

Cancer Support Project

What does it do?

We can offer you support if you’ve been affected by cancer in any way,

Whether you are the patient, carer or worried about a friend or family member. Support is available at whatever stage of the cancer journey you are at. This project is provided in partnership between Age UK  Leicester Shire & Rutland and Macmillan Cancer Support.

How we can help you:

  • By providing advice and information
  • Signposting and contacting other agencies on your behalf
  • Accessing practical support for independent living
  • Support with claiming welfare benefits
  • Encourage health and wellbeing through participation in leisure & recreational activities
  • By providing information on social activities
  • By offering a listening ear
  • By providing support during palliative care
  • By providing support following bereavement

Who it is for?

The Age UK Leicester Shire & Rutland Macmillan Cancer Support Project is available to anyone overthe age of 50 who has been affected by cancer.

Where it is available?

Local service (Harborough, Hinckley & Bosworth, Leicester, Melton, Blaby, Charnwood, North West Leicestershire, Oadby & Wigston, Rutland).

How to access or apply for it:

For more information please contact us as above.

What to expect then:

Once we have received your enquiry, one of our co-ordinators will arrange to visit you at home to find out more about the help you need. We will provide anything from a one off visit to more long term regular support.


Info last updated:

30 De Montfort Street, 113 Princess Road East, Leicester, Leicestershire, LE1 7GD