Paul's Cancer Support Centre

Paul's Cancer Support Centre

At a glance

Causes

  • Counselling / advice
  • Health and well being / research and care
  • Local / community

Other details

Organisation type: 
Charity
Geographical remit: 
National - England

Objectives

Established in 1983, the Centre is a registered charity that helps anyone who has been affected by cancer. This includes not just people who have cancer but also those who have a family member or friend with the disease as well as health care professionals.

The Centre's services can be used by anyone who can reach the Centre, which is less than 10 minutes' walk from Clapham Junction station in south London. We offer a warm and welcoming environment, in which each person is regarded as an individual with their own unique response to the changes brought about by a life-threatening illness.

Our services can help to:

  • reduce levels of stress and trauma
  • create a sense of well-being
  • improve self-esteem and self-confidence
  • reduce feelings of loneliness
  • increase people's sense of control and influence
  • raise energy levels.

Activities

Our wide range of services include:

  • One-to-one therapies
  • Counselling and Life Coaching
  • Massage therapies
  • Manual Lymphatic Drainage Service
  • Reflexology
  • Hypnotherapy
  • Relaxation therapies

Drop-in activities

  • Meditation
  • Yoga
  • QiGong
  • Monthly social drop-in
  • Get Active class

Self-Management Programme 

  • Coping with Cancer Stress courses
  • The HOPE course and Taking Control course¬†
  • Mindfulness courses
  • Wellbeing events

 
Support groups

  • African and Caribbean support group
  • Asian support group
  • Home Visits for people unable to access Centre services including those receiving palliative care. The Home Visiting services we offer are massage, reflexology, befriending and counselling.

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