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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.

Due to the current Covid-19 restrictions and for everybody’s safety please call 086 1724500 to make an appointment, where one of our caring team can arrange the next step in your cancer support.

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

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Testimonials

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.

Latest News

Gort Cancer Support
Gort Cancer Support3 weeks ago
There will be no art class tomorrow but it will be back next Tuesday 21st June. Open to anyone affected by a cancer diagnosis. No charge & all materials provided. No experience required. Contact us on 086 1724500 for more information 🎨

#artclass #artwithmavis #mavisgormallyart #cancersupport #supportiveservices #cancersupportcentre #cancercharity #gortcancersupport #hollybluehouse
Gort Cancer Support
Gort Cancer Support3 weeks ago
Today marks the start of #internationalmenshealthweek.

The aims of this week are to:
1. Heighten awareness of preventable health problems for males of all ages.
2.Support men & boys to engage in healthier lifestyle choices/activities.
3.Encourage the early detection & treatment of health difficulties in males.

In Ireland, the focus of this week this year is MISSION: isPOSSIBLE - 'The Action Starts with You'. Everyone is encouraged to take responsibility for their health & make new choices.

#menshealth #mhw2022 #mhfi #menshealthireland #missionispossible #actionstartswithyou #takeresponsibility #makenewchoices
Gort Cancer Support
Gort Cancer Support4 weeks ago
Please join us next Friday evening for the Official Opening of our extended property. This will be followed by a Thanksgiving Mass at 7.30pm & an evening of music, dance & refreshments. All welcome. Hope to see you there 😊

We wish to thank Galway Rural Development (SICAP) for their sponsorship towards the event.

#officialopening #extendedproperty #hollybluehouse #thanksgivingmass #celebration #15years #cancercharity #cancersupportcentre #gortcancersupport #gort #southgalway #northclare
Gort Cancer Support
Gort Cancer Support4 weeks ago
Have you nominated yet? If not, we would be extremely grateful if you would consider nominating us for the @aibireland Community Fund, which supports charitable organizations in Ireland. We would really appreciate it if you could nominate us at www.aib.ie/community. You'll need our charity number (20075927) & will be asked to write a few words as to why we should be selected. You should select 'Other' as the social theme. Thanks for your support 😊

#communityfund #charity #nominateus #cancersupport #cancersupportservices #cancersupportcentre #hollybluehouse #gortcancersupport #gort #southgalway #northclare
Gort Cancer Support
Gort Cancer Support4 weeks ago
REMINDER.....Mary Kennedy will be speaking at our Peer Support group tomorrow evening..

Mary is a qualified lifecoach, specialising in wellness, based in the @loughrea_healthhub . Mary was diagnosed with cancer in 2012. Following treatment & recovery she became passionate about helping others experiencing illness. At the upcoming wellness talk, Mary will be talking about the benefits of a holistic approach to wellbeing. She will take you through the steps you can take, & tools you can use to best support your physical, emotional, & spiritual wellbeing through your cancer journey.

For more information contact us on 086 1724500.

#peersupport #peersupportgroup #itsgoodtotalk #cancersupport #cancersupportservices #wellness #wellbeing #cancersupportcentre #gortcancersupport #hollybluehouse

Events

09jun7:00 pm8:00 pmLife Coach Mary KennedyLife Coach Mary Kennedy

01jul12:00 pm12:01 pmWIN Tickets to see Westlife in DublinRaffle for Westlife Tickets

08jul5:00 pm7:30 pmHollyblue House Garden PartyGarden Party

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