Tel: 01224 647000
Cancer Link Aberdeen & North (CLAN) is an independent charity for anyone affected by any type of cancer at any time from diagnosis onwards. Whether affected personally, as a carer, family member or close friend, their services are available to you.
Although the Support Centre is at CLAN House, Aberdeen, they cover the whole of Grampian, Orkney and Shetland. Some of their services are available to people living outside these areas, specifically CLAN Haven and the CLAN Holiday Home.
CLAN have a range of services, including:
- Need to Talk? - a team of volunteers to offer a listening ear and qualified counsellors for more in depth support.
- Health & Wellbeing - a team of therapists offer a number of different types of complementary therapies.
- Information and library section, and their Cancer Information Project signposts to local services.
- Children & Young People - services are available to all ages, with a dedicated service for children and young people affected by cancer, whether personally or as a relative or friend.
- Social Activities - CLAN holds a number of events where you can socialise with others going through similar journeys as yourself, or even just the opportunity to try something new!
- Benefits Advice - a free confidential service to help with benefits and other practical issues.
- CLAN Haven - Bed and Continental Breakfast Accommodation for people affected by cancer coming to Aberdeen.
- Holiday Home - a static caravan at the Silver Ladies Leisure Park near Banchory, available to anyone affected by cancer.
- Transport - CLAN owns its own minibus, mobile information vehicle and shop can and can provide transport to the centre.
- Outreach - their aim is to make their services accessible to anyone affected by cancer when travel to Aberdeen is challenging.
Last updated on 21/07/2012
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