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 30 years. The services provide are done so free of charge 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: 8

    Part time staff: 6

    Volunteers: 250

    Phone number: 01563 538008

    Address: 16 Portland Road Kilmarnock East Ayrshire KA1 2BS

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  • Ayrshire Cancer Support Centre

    The project is to replace our existing centre in Kilmarnock which is not big enough to cop... More