Ayrshire Cancer Support

Ayrshire Cancer Support

Charity information

Ayrshire Cancer Support

Ayrshire Cancer Support has helped cancer patients and their families who are living with cancer for over 35 years. The services provided are free to those who need them.

Founded 1988

  • Mission statement

    Ayrshire Cancer Support has operated in Ayrshire since 1982 providing emotional support and practical help for cancer patients and their families, our aim is to ensure that help is readily available for everyone who needs it.
    Our Patient Transport Service has operated continuously since 1982 staffed by volunteer drivers who use their own vehicles. Patients are collected from their homes, accompanied to Glasgow hospitals and taken home again after treatment. This service is especially useful for patients who feel unwell, those living in rural areas, the elderly and parents taking their children for treatment.
    Our Support Centres in Ayr and Kilmarnock were opened in 1997 and still operate today providing a drop in facility for cancer patients, their families and the bereaved, they provide a wide range of services including counselling, support groups and complementary therapies.

  • Aims

    Ayrshire Cancer Support aims to:

    • The charities aim is to ensure that help is readily available throughout Ayrshire for those who need it.
  • Overview

    Established: March 1988

    Board members: 10

    Full time staff: 9

    Part time staff: 10

    Volunteers: 300

    Phone number: 01563 538008

    Address: 5 Dundonald Road, Kilmarnock, East Ayrshire, KA1 1EQ KA1 2BS

    View charity accounts on the Scottish Charity Commission website
  • Extra Mile for Christmas

    The project is to secure 100,00 miles of patient transport journeys. This is to keep up wi... More