Please note, due to COVID-19 restrictions, the services available may be subject to change or temporarily suspended. Contact the organisations directly to find out more.
FACT is a charity that brings together different support services, groups, organisations and charities under one umbrella. They provide regular support groups and activities for people living with cancer, plus help, advice and support for their families and friends. During to current restrictions due to COVID-19, FACT are unable to offer their usual meetings and physical support, but are offering help via their website and by telephone.
Located at the University Hospital of North Durham in the town centre, the Macmillan Information and Support Centre offers free and confidential information and support in a relaxed and friendly environment. They offer help and support to anyone affected by cancer, from advice on prevention to practical support for those living with it or the effects on others. From a simple chat to advice about benefits or long term care with courses and workshops, they are here to help.
This is a friendly social and support group for anyone who has been affected by cancer that meets regularly at the Youth Centre in Newton Aycliffe. They offer information on issues affecting cancer patients, confidential emotional support in a safe and friendly environment, regular social activities and more including patient transport if needed. During COVID-19, their Facebook page has been extra-active with fundraising activites to help those who need it most.