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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 Support8 hours ago
DON'T FORGET......We are hosting a Wellness Evening this Wednesday with a series of guest speakers. These talks are FREE & open to everyone. Light refreshments will be served.

#wellness #wellnessevening #guestspeakers #acupuncture #meditation #mentalwellness #musclewellness #cancersupport #gortcancersupport #hollybluehouse
Gort Cancer Support
Gort Cancer Support19 hours ago
Today marks the start of #nationalvolunteerweek.

We've said it before but we really couldn't manage to run Hollyblue House without all our amazing volunteers. Our volunteers have a broad array of skills & their generosity with their time is vital to our support centre.

National Volunteer Week is a chance for all of us to celebrate & recognise the important work volunteers do & to say THANK YOU 🥰

#nvw2022 #nationalvolunteerweek #volunteering #volunteers #volunteersarepriceless #volunteerireland #volunteergalway #grateful #supportiveservices #hollybluehouse #gortcancersupport
Gort Cancer Support
Gort Cancer Support1 day ago
Fiona McDonagh, of @lamhclinicgalway, will be the 2nd of the speakers at our Wellness Event on Wednesday 18th. At 6pm Fiona will speak about the holistic benefits of Acupuncture & Meditation. This talk is FREE & open to everyone.

#wellness #wellnessevening #acupuncture #meditation #cancersupport #gortcancersupport
Gort Cancer Support
Gort Cancer Support2 days ago
Today is the International Day of Families. The quote says it all...💕

#familyiseverything #families #familytime #internationaldayoffamilies
Gort Cancer Support
Gort Cancer Support3 days ago
CAN YOU HELP?......Our Pop-up Shop provides us with funds to help provide supportive services to those in the local community affected by a cancer diagnosis. We would be really grateful for donations of unwanted/unopened gifts that we can sell in our shop. Donations can be left in to Hollyblue House Monday - Friday between 10am & 3pm. Thanks 😊

#donations #fundraising #popupshop #unwantedgifts #unopenedgifts #cancersupport #supportcentre #supportiveservices #cancersupportcentre #gortcancersupport #hollybluehouse

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