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Cancer - emotional and practical support

If you are looking for information about cancer, emotional or practical support, we’re here for you.

Please drop in to any of our local information points where you will find a range of information and support about:

  • Reducing your risk of cancer
  • Emotional effects of cancer
  • Talking to children
  • Accessing benefits and finance
  • Practical support
  • Living with and beyond cancer
  • Caring for and supporting someone affected by cancer

There are Macmillan Information and Support Volunteers at some of our information points who you can talk to about what you are going through, they can help you to find the right information and support for you.  The local information points are detailed below:

Macmillan support map August 2015

  1. Barbara Castle Way Health Centre, Simmons Street, Blackburn BB2 1AX
  2. Your Support Your Choice, 9a Town Hall Street,Blackburn BB1 7DY
  3. Boots, The Mall, 2 Cobden Court, Blackburn BB1 7JJ
  4. Boots, Townsmoor Retail Park, Great Bolton Street, Blackburn BB2 3PX
  5. Royal Blackburn Hospital, Haslingden Road, Blackburn BB2 3HH
  6. Darwen Health Centre, 1 James Street West, Darwen BB3 1PY
  7. Rossendale Primary Health Care Centre, Bacup Road, Rawtenstall, Rossendale BB4 7PL
  8. Bacup Primary Health Care Centre, Irwell Mill, Rochdale Road, Bacup OL13 9NR
  9. Acorn Primary Health Care Centre, 421 Blackburn Road, Accrington BB5 1RT
  10. Accrington Pals Primary Health Care Centre, 1 Paradise Street, Accrington BB5 2EJ
  11. St Peters Centre, Church Street, Burnley BB11 2DL
  12. Calico, Centenary Court, Croft St, Burnley BB11 2ED
  13. Boots, 51 St James Street, Burnley BB11 1QL
  14. Burnley General Hospital, Casterton Avenue, Burnley BB10 2PQ
  15. Pendleside Hospice, Colne Road, Reedley, Burnley BB10 2LW
  16. Colne Health Centre, Craddock Road, Colne BB8 0JZ
  17. Yarnspinners Primary Health Care Centre, Carr Road, Nelson BB9 7SR
  18. Clitheroe Library, Church Street, Clitheroe BB7 2DG
  19. Whalley Library, Abbey Road, Whalley, Clitheroe, BB7 9RS

Information and support can also be accessed by calling (01254) 585535 (operated Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm with voicemail facilities available) or email  cancer.information@blackburn.gov.uk   The service we provide is free and confidential.

You can also contact the national Macmillan Support Line on 0808 808 00 00 (Monday - Friday, 9am - 8pm) or visit their website at  www.macmillan.org.uk

Macmillan Cancer Improvement Partnership Newsletters

Please click the links below to download the Macmillan Cancer Improvement Partnership Newsletters:

Macmillan Cancer Improvement Partnership Newsletter - October 2015

Macmillan Cancer Improvement Partnership Newsletter - January 2016

Macmillan Cancer Improvement Partnership Newsletter - April 2016

Macmillan Cancer Improvement Partnership Newsletter - July 2016

Macmillan Cancer Improvement Partnership Newsletter - November 2016

Macmillan Cancer Improvement Partnership Newsletter - February 2017

Macmillan Cancer Improvement Partnership Newsletter - April 2017

Macmillan Cancer Improvement Partnership Newsletter - July 2017

 

Cancer is the toughest fight most people will ever face. But you don't have to face it alone. The Macmillan team is there every step of the way. Together we are Macmillan Cancer Support.

Cancer - emotional and practical support