Practical support

An experienced supportive care team provides support and information to people in their own home or community.

  • The service is available for anyone with cancer, their family/whanau, friends & carers at anytime during their cancer experience.Practical Support
  • You can access these services by calling the Information Helpline: 0800 226 237 or calling into the Cancer Society Centres
  • Our service offers care and support that complements your health care services.
  • Groups & Programmes
  • Counselling
  • Local Support Networks
  • Volunteer Driving Service

The supportive care team will support you and offer:

  • emotional support
  • practical assistance
  • turban assistance
  • prosthesis fittings
  • groups & education programmes
  • agency for Total Mobility

Trained volunteers work alongside us providing practical help such as:

  • transport
  • home visiting
  • baking

For more information phone 0800 226 237