Break-Away BBC
Acheinu Cancer Support is arranging five day trips over the year, for children aged 8-16 years, who have cancer or who have a family member or parent with cancer.  “Break Away” is giving these children something to look forward to during the most difficult of times. These trips are to exciting places such as Legoland, London zoo, Sealife, Diggerland and
Therapeutic music sessions
ACS is launching therapeutic musical group sessions for young people affected by cancer which will run continuously for twelve months. Sessions will be led by a professional music teacher and incorporate singing, musical instruments and movement, with each session being unique and focusing on different instruments and skills. As a result of this project young people who have been under
Advice Worker
A grant from the National Lottery-Awards for All has enabled us to employ an advice worker who is assisting people with accessing and applying for hardship grants to cover the costs of desperately needed household supplies, respite and medical care. Additionally, the advice worker is supporting people in financial distress with applying for welfare benefits such as PIP and Carers
Free Therapy Sessions
ACS offers free therapy sessions to children and adults affected by cancer, allowing them to explore and share their feelings with a qualified professional in order to improve their emotional wellbeing. Therapists are qualified and trained to provide Integrative therapy which brings together different elements of specific therapies so that the client receives therapy tailored to their individual needs, ensuring
Food Deliveries
Many cancer patients and their families are suffering from financial hardship since they are unable to work or have reduced their work hours due to health issues. As a result, they are incapable of covering their most basic living expenses, and need our support. ACS has stepped in to provide grocery deliveries and nutritious cooked meals to cancer patients and their
Supporting Our Patients
For patients battling cancer it can be a lonely journey, and they often lack basic medical, practical and emotional support. At ACS we understand the vital need to support patients, and therefore assign a support worker to each patient, whose role is to provide practical assistance such as referrals, meals and equipment as well as emotional support including companionship, therapy