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Gort Cancer Support Centre offers a confidential community-based cancer support service to anybody affected by a cancer diagnosis in the South Galway / North Clare areas. We provide the highest possible standard of care to everyone who avails of our support services. From the very first point of contact, you will be greeted by one of our caring and empathetic team members, whose role is to ensure you feel supported and welcome. Their expertise, dedication and care for each person using our services, makes Hollyblue House the haven of tranquillity it is.

A diagnosis of cancer profoundly changes a person’s life. Many people feel alone, isolated and afraid. Some people keep their fears to themselves in order not to cause further trauma to their families. Others have no one to share their fears with. By adopting a holistic approach and providing a range of supportive services and activities, we enhance people’s wellbeing and coping skills.

Please make the call, as we are here to support you and your family. We fully understand your feelings of fear, panic, sadness and loneliness. We can assure you when you leave our centre, you  will have a new sense of peace and hope.

All services are offered FREE OF CHARGE and confidentiality is ensured.

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I am so grateful that Gort Cancer Support opened it’s doors to me. The centre and staff and supports helped make a tough time easier. The generosity and kindness shown to me will forever be remembered. Thank You

It is a pleasure to attend meetings to have a chat or a laugh a cup of tea or a coffee. I never thought that getting cancer would bring me so many blessings and new friends.

The availability of these services in my area are of great assistance to me and I am able to meet wtih people who have similar experiences to my own.

My cancer is in remission but I am greatly reassured to have this support centre nearby.

Location is perfect – accessible but private, support is superb. Huge attention to detail. The centre is nicely decorated and very welcoming.

Staff and volunteers are kind, welcoming, inviting, and make you feel very relaxed. I was fearful of going at first but once I met the people there, I felt very at ease and always felt better after a visit to the centre.

Overall, the centre is welcoming warm friendly staff and a wide range of activiities – something for everyone.

God bless you all for the wonderful work you do and the care and comfort you bring to so many people going through difficult times.

We are so grateful for how you’ve helped us navigate this journey that we came upon that was completely alien to us. You reassured us and made us feel held and supported on this journey so we’re ever so grateful to each and every one of you.

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Gort Cancer Support

Gort Cancer Support was established in June 2007 to provide support and practical assistance to people affected by a cancer diagnosis. We adopt a holistic approach towards our clients and their family members by providing a range of activities and social events which will enhance our clients wellbeing and coping skills. Our cancer support centre is managed and operated by trained volunteers with the assistance of administrative staff and professional therapists. We offer a home from home environment where one will feel relaxed and welcome. Our Registered Charity Number (RCN) is 20075927.
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Gort Cancer Support1 day ago
ALL WELCOME....We would like to invite you to join us at Hollyblue House, Garrabeg next Friday evening, 21strd June, at 6.30pm for our annual Thanksgiving Celebration & Mass. This will be celebrated by Fr. Tommy Marrinan. There will be music and refreshments after mass. We hope that you will join us.

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Gort Cancer Support3 days ago
It's #NationalCarersWeek. All our supportive services are provided free of charge to anyone caring for someone affected by a cancer diagnosis.

If you or someone close to you is caring for someone with a cancer diagnosis then please get in touch on 086 1724500 to see how we can support you.

General information & support for carers can be found at www.familycarers.ie.

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Gort Cancer Support5 days ago
Many thanks to each and every one of you who joined us yesterday evening at the Men’s Health Awareness event. It was great to see so many in attendance.

A special mention goes to our fantastic guest speakers - Martin Dunne, John Wall, James Hastings & Dr Richard Joyce - who generously shared their experiences, expertise and insights with such honesty. Their contributions enriched the event & inspired us all to prioritize health, well-being & self-care.

#menshealth #menshealthweek #menshealthawareness #knowyourbody #mindyourmentalhealth #healthmatters #beyourownadvocate #cancersupport #gortcancersupport #hollybluehouse


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