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)
Cancer Research UK
Free information service provided by Cancer Research UK about cancer and cancer care for people with cancer and their families.
Telephone: 0300 123 1022 (general enquires)
Telephone: 0808 800 4040 (Cancer related enquires)
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
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