Macmillan Cancer Information and Support Service
Whether you have cancer yourself, care for a friend or relative, work as a health professional or simply want to know more about cancer, our professional team are here to help you.
The Macmillan Cancer Information and Support Service has been developed as a joint venture between Macmillan Cancer, Croydon Health Services, Citizens Advice Centre, South East Cancer Help Centre and people with cancer.
The information centre is designed to help make sure that anyone affected by cancer has free access to good quality information and emotional and practical support. We offer complementary therapies, art classes and massage.
The centre is open Monday to Friday 9am-5pm Monday to Friday.
Excluding Bank Holidays
The Macmillan Cancer Information and Support Services Team:
Vivien Bruce Centre Manager/ Karen Ford Macmillan Support Officer
You can contact us on : 0208 401 3441 or email us on ch-tr.Macmillancroydon@nhs.net or just walk in for face to face support Monday - Friday 9-5pm.
Our Macmillan Cancer Psychological Support team (CaPS) are available and are offering face-to-face, telephone and video appointments. For telephone referrals and advice or to speak to a member of the team, call: 0208 401 3345 or email ch-tr.CUHCaPS@nhs.net.
Or call the Macmillan Support Line on 0808 808 00 00.
Opening hours 7 days a week, 8am to 8pm.
The centre is situated on 1st Floor London Wing, Blue Zone at Croydon University Hospital.
Benefits and debt advice
Macmillan Cancer Support and the Macmillan Benefits Advice Service (part of Citizens Advice Wandsworth) work in partnership to provide a free and confidential welfare, benefits and money advice service for people living with cancer, their families and carers in South West London.
Specialist advisers can help you identify the beneﬁts you may be entitled to, as well as provide assistance with completing forms if required. Other help offered includes accessing debt management support and making you aware of additional assistance that may be available to you.
You can access the service by telephoning 020 7042 0332 from Monday to Friday 9.30am – 5pm (excluding bank holidays). Or you can complete an online form here. Your enquiry will be responded to within 3 working days.
For further information about financial advice, click here.