Cancer support services in Ireland

If you or someone you know is affected by cancer, there are free cancer services and supports available. These are listed below.

The Marie Keating Foundation also offers a number of free cancer services.

You may also like to visit our page on Cancer Products and Services, which lists companies that offer products or services that might be of interest to to people affected by cancer.

 

 

Cancer Support Centres

Name Address Phone Email
Leinster
ARC House 65 Eccles Street, Dublin 7 01 830 7333 info@arccancersupport.ie
Arklow Cancer Support Centre 8 St. Mary’s Road, Arklow,  Co. Wicklow 0402 23590 arklowcancersupport@gmail.com
Athlone Breast Cancer Support Group C/O Cancer Support Sanctuary, LARCC, Coole Road, Multyfarnham, Mullingar, Westmeath 1850 719 719/044 937 1971 info@cancersupport.ie
Balbriggan Cancer Support Group Unit 23 Balbriggan Industrial Park, Harry Reynolds Rd, Balbriggan, Dublin 01 841 0116 / 087 353 2872 Email form on website
ARC House  557/559 South Circular Road, Dublin 8. 01 707 8880 info@arccancersupport.ie
Brain Tumour Support Group Medical Social Work Department, St Luke’s Hospital, Highfield Rd, Rathgar, Dublin 6 01 406 5163 Email form on website
BRCA Positive www.brcapositive.co.uk
Cois Nore – Kilkenny Cancer Support Centre Printers Court, 8 walkin Street, Kilkenny City, Co. Kilkenny, R95-Y73H 056 775 2222 Email form on website
Canteen Ireland 4, Carmichael, North Brunswick Street, Dublin 7. 01 8722012 info@canteen.ie
Cara Cancer Support Centre 7 Williamson Place, Dundalk, Louth 042 9339383 087 3955335 info@ccscdundalk.ie
Dochas Offaly Cancer Support Teach Dóchas, Offaly Street, Tullamore, Offaly 057 9328268 info@dochasoffaly.ie
Eist Cancer Support Centre The Water Front, Mill Lane, Carlow 059 91 396 84 http://eistcarlowcancersupport.ie/
Gary Kelly Cancer Support Centre George’s Street, Drogheda, Louth 041 9805100 info@gkcancersupport.com
Greystones Cancer Support La Touche Place, Greystones, Wicklow 01 2871601  info@GreystonesCancerSupport.com
Hope Cancer Support Centre 22 Upper Weafer Street, Enniscorthy, Wexford 053 923 8555 info@hopesupportcentre.ie
Move On, MedEx Wellness Programmes, DCU DCU Sports Complex, Glasnevin, Dublin 9 01 700 5797  https://www.dcu.ie/dcusport/medex-wellness-programmes.shtml
Midland Area Cancer Support Centre The LARCC Cancer Centre, Coole Road, Multyfarnham, Mullingar, Co Westmeath 044 9371971
Purple House Cancer Support Bray Aubrey Court, Parnell Road, Bray, Wicklow 01 286 6966 info@purplehouse.ie
Tallaght Cancer Support Group Trustus House, 1-2 Main Street Tallaght, Tallaght, Dublin 24 086 4002736 086 4002703 ctallaght@yahoo.ie
The Cuisle Centre Cancer Support Service, Block Road, Portlaoise, Laois 057 868 1492 info@cuislecancersupportcentre.ie
Wicklow Cancer Support Centre Unit 2 First Floor, Rear of Butlers Medical Hall Pharmacy, Abbey St, Wicklow 0404 32696 086 821 6694 wicklowcancersupport@gmail.com
Connaught
Athenry Cancer Care Social Service Centre, Athenry, Galway 091 844319 / 087 4128080 athenrycancercare@gmail.com
Ballinasloe Cancer Support Centre Main Street, Ballinasloe, Galway 090 9645574 ballinasloecancer@yahoo.co.uk
Cara Iorrais Cancer Support Centre 2 Church Street, Belmullet, Mayo 097 20590 caraiorrais@gmail.com
Gort Cancer Support Group Garrabeg, Gort, Galway 091 648 606 / 086 172 4500 gcsupport@eircom.net
Hand in Hand Children’s Cancer Support Centre, Main Street, Oranmore, Galway 091 483694 087 6600103 info@handinhand.ie
Mayo Cancer Support Association Rock Rose House, 32 St Patrick’s Ave, Castlebar, Mayo 094 9038407 info@mayocancer.ie
Gort Cancer Support Group Garrabeg, Gort, Galway 091 648 606 / 086 172 4500 info@gortcancersupport.ie
Sligo Cancer Support Centre 44 Wine Street, Sligo, Sligo 071 9170399 scsc@eircom.net
Tuam Cancer Care Centre Cricket Court, Dunmore Rd, Tuam, Galway 093 28522 support@tuamcancercare.ie
East Galway and Midlands Cancer Support Centre Le Cheile, Brackernagh, Ballinasloe, Co. Galway 090 964 2088 info@egmcancersupport.com
Munster
Clare Cancer Support Centre Kilnamona, Ennis, Co Clare 0876912396 admin@clarecancersupport.com
Midwestern Cancer Foundation  University Hospital Limerick, Dooradoyle, Limerick, Limerick 061 210979 085 1261188 info@mwcf.ie
CARE Cancer Support Centre  4 Wellington St, Clonmel, Tipperary 052 6182667 caresupport@eircom.net
Circle of Friends  Tipperary Cancer Support Centre, Station Rd, Enterprize Centre, Co. Tipperary 0873412600 circleoffriendstipp@gmail.com
Cork Brain Tumour Support Group   Chemotherapy Day Unit, Cork University Hospital, Wilton, Cork 087 146 5742
Kerry Cancer Support Group  124 Tralee Town Centre Apartments, Maine Street, Tralee 066 7195560 kerrycancersupportgroup@eircom.net
Recovery Haven 5 Haig’s Terrace, Tralee, Kerry 066 7192122 reception@recoveryhavenkerry.com
Cork ARC Cancer Support House Cliffdale, 5 O’Donovan Rossa Road, Cork 021 427 6688 info@corkcacnersupport.ie
South Eastern Cancer Foundation / The Solas Centre The Solas Centre, Williamstown, Waterford 051 304 604 info@solascentre.ie
Suir Haven Cancer Support Centre Clongour Road, Clongour, Thurles, Tipperary 0504 21197  suirhaven@gmail.com
Ulster
Donegal Action for Cancer Centre Moneygreggan, Newtowncunningham, Lifford, Co. Donegal 074 912 8400 equal@dacc.ie
Cuan Cancer Social Support and Wellness Group 2 Keadue Lane, Keadue, Cavan 086 4556632 cuan@cavan.ie

Below are some organisations that have a special mission, offering support around a specific type of cancer or age group.

Cancer support groups with a special mission

Name Website Phone Email
Canteen- Young people’s cancer support www.canteen.ie/ 01 8722012
info@canteen.ie
Brain Tumour Ireland www.braintumourireland.com/ info@braintumourireland.com
Climb- for children who are impacted by cancer www.arccancersupport.ie 01-8307333 info@arccancersupport.ie
Europa Donna Ireland – the Irish Breast Cancer Campaign  europadonnaireland.ie 01-496 0198 info@europadonnaireland.ie
Move On- MedEx Wellness Programme, DCU www.dcu.ie/dcusport/medex-wellness-programmes.shtml 01 700 5797
Sock- Ovarian Cancer www.sock.ie
You Can Ireland- Young adult cancer support www.facebook.com/youcanireland/  youcanireland@gmail.com

 

Below are other organisations that you may need to contact while you are affected by cancer.

Useful organisations and resources

About Website Phone Email
An independent government organisation set up to help sort out personal debt problems. www.backontrack.ie 076 106 4200 info@isi.gov.ie
Painting retreat including an extensive range of creative and relaxing activities. www.chesnaye.com +353 86 045 5888 info@chesnaye.com
Citizens Information www.citizensinformation.ie 0761 07 4000 You must first contact them by phone
Department of Clinical Genetics, Our Lady’s Children’s Hospital www.olchc.ie 014096100 None Available
Holistic Health www.eileenclair.com 353 (0) 65 9052239 info@eileenclair.com
Family carers www.familycarers.ie Freephone 1800 240 724 info@familycarers.ie
information, news and other resources for Irish people with lymphoedema www.lymphireland.com 087 693 4964
Interactive platform for survivors to share experiences, peer support  and advise. www.missionremission.com  hello@mission-remission.com
Money Advice and Budgeting Service www.mabs.ie 0761 072 000 helpline@mabs.ie

An innovative support website for people affected by cancer in Ireland.

www.happymagazine.ie holly@happymagazine.ie
Irish Nutrition and Dietetic Institute www.indi.ie 01 280 4839 info@indi.ie
Medical card application www.hse.ie/eng/cards-schemes/medical-card/how-to-apply Call save 1890 252 919 None available
Think Ahead- Planning for death and dying www.hospicefoundation.ie/programmes/public-awareness/think-ahead/ 01 679 3188 info@hospicefoundation.ie
Trinity St James’s Cancer Institute, Cancer Genetic Service www.stjames.ie/Cancer/ServicesTreatments/CancerGeneticsService/ 014103000 cancergenetics@stjames.ie