The HOPE course has proved to be an amazing resource for many people who have gone through cancer – it helps them back on track and teaches coping strategies to deal with the legacy that this illness often leaves behind.
During the current crisis, it’s not possible to offer a face to face course, but Macmillan are now offering a digital version – to register, please follow the link on the flyer here
If you’re struggling and need help with shopping or care
needs you can register yourself (or a relative, friend or neighbour) on
the link below. This service is for those people who don’t have anyone
to help them though, so please only register
if you have a genuine need……
Please note that currently the Southport Centre may not be staffed every day but there is new work mobile number 07947 630654 as a contact.
Further advice for patients and carers affected by cancer and who may have questions about the COVID-19 pandemic can find answers to some common questions here.
Due to Covid 19 and two members of staff self-isolating, we regret to
say that we are unable to offer any face to face support until further
With immediate effect, the Centre will NOT be open for drop in and all
our support groups, whether held here at the Centre or other venues,
will cease until further notice.
Anyone needing support can still call us on the following numbers and we’ll do our very best to help – or you can email us on
We know that these are very worrying times for us all but would like
to reassure everyone that we will continue to do our upmost to offer
support to anyone affected by cancer. Any further changes and updates
will be posted on our Facebook page, on our Twitter
feed and the Centre website
The Tuesday ` Keeping |Moving More’ class has been cancelled until further notice. if you have any queries about this, please contact the Information Centre on 01704 533024
Health and Wellbeing Event cancelled
After much thought, it is with regret that we have taken the decision to
Health & Wellbeing Event on Thursday 19th March 2020.
We would like to reassure everyone that this is purely a
precautionary measure and our Macmillan Information and Support Centre
is still operating as normal and our support groups are still running as
We acknowledge that this is going against current guidance from NHS England but
as the welfare of our service users is paramount to us, we felt
we should err on the side of caution and cancel the event at this time.
Macmillan Cancer Information and Support Centre is open for drop-in
at 20, Stanley Street, Southport, from 10am to 4pm, Monday to Friday.
Alternatively, you can call us on
01704 533024 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Please note that the proposed visit of the Macmillan Bus on 17th January in Chapel Street has been cancelled.
The Macmillan Bus will be visiting Southport on Friday 17th January from 10am to 4pm in Chapel Street.
‘All the staff and volunteers here at the Centre would like to wish you the very best for Christmas and the New Year. However, we know that this time of year is often difficult so if you do need to speak to anyone when we’re closed, the Macmillan Support Line will be open every day throughout the holidays from 9am to 6pm (call them free on 0808 808 0000) and for older people, The Silver Line is available 24 hours a day, 365 days a year (call them free on 0800 470 8090)’
A link to the Centre opening hours can be found on the home page.