Cancer Aid Merthyr Tydfil Ltd

Cancer Aid Merthyr Tydfil Ltd

Charity information

Cancer Aid Merthyr Tydfil Ltd

Cancer Aid Merthyr Tydfil exists wholly to provide emotional and practical support to those whose lives have been touched by cancer.

Founded 2004

  • Mission statement

    Cancer Aid Merthyr Tydfil exists wholly to provide emotional and practical support to those whose lives have been touched by cancer.

    All of our services are free and are available to cancer clients, relatives, carers and those bereaved, living in Merthyr Tydfil County Borough Council.
    We aim to enhance the quality of life for patients and families whose lives have been touched by cancer. Our mission is to provide practical and emotional support to our clients.

    Our core services include free, private and confidential transport to hospitals for all cancer related appointments or treatments.

    Counselling: A free counselling service is available for clients and their families, including one to one sessions, group sessions and bereavement counselling. Specialised children’s counselling for those aged 5 years+ is also available. Groups: Creative Stress Busting, Support Group, Grief & Loss and Writing Therapy Groups are run on a monthly basis.

    Drop In Centre: Available from Monday - Friday, 10am - 4pm, our drop-in centre always has a volunteer available to make a cup of tea, have a chat or to give information and support.

    We also provide complementary therapies to provide emotional support and promote well-being. Reflexology, aromatherapy acupuncture are provided free of charge at the centre of excellence. The benefits of complementary therapies is to help with relaxation, release stress and tension and help restore balance.

  • Aims

    Cancer Aid Merthyr Tydfil Ltd aims to:

    • The aim of Cancer Aid Merthyr Tydfil is to provide practical and emotional support to those whose lives have been touched by cancer living in the Merthyr Tydfil Borough.
  • Overview

    Established: September 2004

    Registered Charity Number: 1101769

    Board members: 8

    Full time staff: 3

    Part time staff: 5

    Volunteers: 60

    Phone number: 01685379633

    Address: Upper Union Street Dowlais Merthyr Tydfil CF48 3LE

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