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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

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Gort Cancer Support1 day ago
This is our video entry for the Charity Impact Awards about the driving service we offer & featuring someone who has previously used this service. We have a team of volunteer drivers who can bring you to your oncology appointments, chemotherapy or radiation appointments in Galway. To avail of this free service, please contact us on 086 1724500.

If you haven't yet voted for us in the Charity Impact Awards, then you can do so at the following link:
https://a.cstmapp.com/voteme/917690/651541782. Voting is open until Wednesday 3rd November. Many thanks

#charity #charityimpactawards #cancersupport #gortcancersupport
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This short video gives a glimpse of the supports provided by Gort Cancer Support throughout the Covid 19 pandemic.
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Gort Cancer Support3 days ago
👏👏👏 Fantastic! Thanks so much for the time & effort everyone put in to help raise funds for our support centre. We really appreciate it 🥰
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Gort Cancer Support3 days ago
Thanks for your support for our centre. Enjoy the walk. We hope you have your pink outfit sorted 👍
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Gort Cancer Support is with Higgins Centra Labane.4 days ago
There's going to be plenty of pink in Ardrahan tomorrow 💞 Thanks so much to Higgins Centra Labane for organising this event. We're sure it will be a great day. Please support 🥰

#paintardrahanpink #ardrahan #labane#gort#southgalway #fundraising #charity #cancersupport #cancersupportservices #cancersupportcentre #gortcancersupport #hollybluehouse
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Gort Cancer Support is with Dáithí Ó Sé and Yeats Lodge.4 days ago
With just over a week till the draw, there's still plenty time to get tickets for the raffle. You can buy them online at https://www.idonate.ie/raffle/YeatsLodgeGardenParty, from our support centre during opening hours or from @lodgeyeats, including tomorrow at Rita's Pop Up Kitchen. Best of luck 🤞🍀

#raffle #fundraising #charity #cancersupport #cancersupportservices #cancersupportcentre #gortcancersupport

Events

19aug7:00 pmPop-Up Shop

13sep10:30 am12:00 pmArt Therapy WorkshopArt Therapy Workshop

13sep7:00 pmHealthy Eating WorkshopHealthy Eating Workshop

20oct10:00 pm3:00 pmMarie Keating Mobile Information Unit

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