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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 Support1 day ago
To coincide with #menshealthweek the @mariekeatingfoundation has a new, free four week Wellness Webinar series for men, with the first taking place this evening. Dr Mark Rowe will be discussing happiness, vitality, self-help and positive lifestyle changes.
If interested, please register at the following link:
https://www.mariekeating.ie/events/ connecting-and-re-engaging-with-eachother webinar-week-one/
#menshealth #menshealthweek
#checkin #checkup #checkitout #itsgoodtotalk
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Gort Cancer Support2 days ago
Some great tips for styling your garden party. Thanks so much for your support @niamh_o_donovan_simplestyling 💕
#gardenparty #hostagardenparty #simplestyling #fundraising #cancersupportservices #gortcancersupport
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Gort Cancer Support2 days ago
So important & always needed....

Reposted from @giveblood.ie Today is #WorldBloodDonorDay 🅰️🅱️🆎🅾️🎉 We will be celebrating all of our wonderful donors and supporters throughout the week - thank you for all that you do! ❤️ This year's theme is “Give blood and keep the world beating”. The message highlights the essential contribution blood donors make to keeping the world pulsating by saving lives and improving others’ health. It reinforces the global call for more people all over the world to donate blood regularly and contribute to better health.⁣

If you're interested in giving blood, platelets or bone marrow register your interest at https://www.giveblood.ie/find-a-clinic/register-interest/

#Giveblood #WeCountOnYou #WBDD
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Gort Cancer Support is with Men's Health Forum in Ireland.2 days 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 and boys to engage in healthier lifestyle choices / activities.
3.Encourage the early detection and treatment of health difficulties in males.

In Ireland, the focus of this week this year is on 'Making the Connections", and everyone is being asked to 'check in, check up and check it out' - as we continue to try to overcome the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.
#menshealth #checkin #checkup #checkitout #stayconnected #itsgoodtotalk
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Gort Cancer Support4 days ago
We are hosting our inaugural Garden Party at Hollyblue House, here in Garrabeg, Gort, on Friday 18th June from 3pm. If you are interested in calling in, please let us know in advance. Due to the current covid-19 restrictions, we are restricted in the number of people who can attend. Contact us on 086 1724500 and let us know what time suits you. Hopefully the sun will be shining 😎
#gardenparty #hollybluehouse #gort #bringonthesunshine #cancersupportcentre #gortcancersupport

Events

18jun3:00 pmFeaturedHollyblue House Garden PartyRSVP required by contacting our Support Centre on 086 1724 500 or 091 648606.

30jun11:00 amPostponedHealthy Eating WorkshopHealthy Eating Workshop

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