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.
The small charity that makes a big difference is based at the cancer care centre at York Hospital and provides practical help and support for people living with cancer. The service offers a wide range of support including practical help and support for patients and their families living with cancer in York, North and East Yorkshire and they fund vital research and education to prevent and cure cancer in the future. They even offer a free minibus service for York cancer patients for their treatments at St James's Hospital in Leeds. Services are still running during the pandemic so visit the website for more details.
York Breast Friends are a group of people who have a shared experience of a breast cancer diagnosis. Using individual experiences they offer support to anyone affected by breast cancer from the point of diagnosis, throughout active treatment and in living with and beyond their cancer diagnosis. This peer support group usually offer many ways to meet others with similar experiences but due to COVID-19 services have had to change. Contact them direct for more information.
Part of the UK wide Bluebird Care service provider that offers support and care at home. Services range from shopping and companionship to full personal care and live-in care in the York area. They work with and alongside families and individuals to tailor services to help customers stay in control of their own care for as long as they are able to. For a full list of services offered, take a look at their website to find out more.