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Cancer Support Scotland (Tak Tent)

Support group for cancer patients, their families and friends

AIMS:

  • To promote the care of cancer patients, their family and friends, people who have been bereaved and the staff involved in cancer care, by providing practical and emotional support to all
  • To encourage cancer patients and their families and friends to share common experiences with others
  • To listen to and respond appropriately to the needs of individuals.


SERVICES PROVIDED:

  • Offers counselling free of charge
  • Offers complementary therapies
  • Reaches out to 16 to 25 year olds through a youth project (Contak) which offers help in one-to-one and group sessions
  • Provides monthly contact in informal, community-based local groups of cancer patients, family and friends
  • Medical and Nursing Advisory Groups who advise staff and volunteers.


LOCAL GROUPS:

Contact organisation for further details.

CONTACT DETAILS

Calman Cancer Support Centre
75 Shelley Road
Glasgow
G12 0ZE
United Kingdom

Tel: 0141 337 8199
Helpline: 0800 652 4531
Email: info@cancersupportscotland.org
Website: http://www.cancersupportscotland.org

Record last updated: 9th Nov 2016

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