Counselling

We are here to support you

Cancer affects everyone in different ways. All our services are available to your family members and loved ones to support them through this difficult time. Our services include programmes for children whose parent or significant carer has a cancer diagnosis.

At ARC Cancer Support Centres, we’re Here To Support You
At ARC Cancer Support Centres, we’re Here To Support You

CLIMB® programme for Children

At ARC Cancer Support Centres, we’re Here To Support You

This is a six-week programme is designed especially for children of primary school-going age (5-11 years) who have a parent or a significant adult who has been diagnosed with cancer.

The sessions are designed to be fun and involve discussion, art and play to assist children to understand and express the feelings they have.

At ARC Cancer Support Centres, we’re Here To Support You

Carers and relatives stress management programme

At ARC Cancer Support Centres, we’re Here To Support You

This is a four-week course for carers and relatives of people diagnosed with cancer.

The topics covered include identifying and managing the stress of dealing with the diagnosis, changing roles within the family, how to ask for support and tips to help put a self-care plan in place.

At ARC Cancer Support Centres, we’re Here To Support You

Talking to Children about cancer

At ARC Cancer Support Centres, we’re Here To Support You

Cancer is a difficult topic to discuss for most people.

This talk is suitable for any persons who are impacted by cancer and has children or teens in their life. It offers practical guidelines on communication with children and adolescents.

All of our services are free of charge

What we offer

ARC offers a range of complementary therapies free of charge in group classes and workshops

Counselling

Counselling for people and their family members to help deal with the fear of a cancer diagnosis.

CLIMB® Programme for Children

For primary school-going age who have a significant adult who has been diagnosed with cancer.

Carers and relatives stress management programme

For carers and relatives of people diagnosed with cancer.

Open men's support group

Provides an opportunity to give and receive support from others.

Cancer Thrive & Survive

Helpful to those who have finished treatment or who may be on to long term maintenance treatment.

Open women's support group

It provides an opportunity to give and receive support from others.

ARC Choir

Fun and social interaction.

Stress management

Teaches coping technique that can be put into daily practice to minimise stress.

Mindfulness

To help manage stress and improve well-being.