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 [email protected]
Arklow Cancer Support Centre 8 St. Mary’s Road, Arklow,  Co. Wicklow 0402 23590 [email protected]
Athlone Breast Cancer Support Group C/O Cancer Support Sanctuary, LARCC, Coole Road, Multyfarnham, Mullingar, Westmeath 1850 719 719/044 937 1971 [email protected]
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 [email protected]
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 [email protected]
Cara Cancer Support Centre 7 Williamson Place, Dundalk, Louth 042 9339383 087 3955335 [email protected]
Dochas Offaly Cancer Support Teach Dóchas, Offaly Street, Tullamore, Offaly 057 9328268 [email protected]
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 [email protected]
Greystones Cancer Support La Touche Place, Greystones, Wicklow 01 2871601  [email protected]
Hope Cancer Support Centre 22 Upper Weafer Street, Enniscorthy, Wexford 053 923 8555 [email protected]
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
Original Therapies Email [email protected] for more 0873179988 www.originaltherapies.ie
Purple House Cancer Support Bray Aubrey Court, Parnell Road, Bray, Wicklow 01 286 6966 [email protected]
Tallaght Cancer Support Group Trustus House, 1-2 Main Street Tallaght, Tallaght, Dublin 24 086 4002736 086 4002703 [email protected]
The Cuisle Centre Cancer Support Service, Block Road, Portlaoise, Laois 057 868 1492 [email protected]
Wicklow Cancer Support Centre Unit 2 First Floor, Rear of Butlers Medical Hall Pharmacy, Abbey St, Wicklow 0404 32696 086 821 6694 [email protected]
Connaught
Athenry Cancer Care Social Service Centre, Athenry, Galway 091 844319 / 087 4128080 [email protected]
Ballinasloe Cancer Support Centre Main Street, Ballinasloe, Galway 090 9645574 [email protected]
Cara Iorrais Cancer Support Centre 2 Church Street, Belmullet, Mayo 097 20590 [email protected]
Gort Cancer Support Group Garrabeg, Gort, Galway 091 648 606 / 086 172 4500 [email protected]
Hand in Hand Children’s Cancer Support Centre, Main Street, Oranmore, Galway 091 483694 087 6600103 [email protected]
Cancer Care West Cancer Support Centre, 72 Seamus Quirke Road, Galway 091 540 040 [email protected]
Mayo Cancer Support Association Rock Rose House, 32 St Patrick’s Ave, Castlebar, Mayo 094 9038407 [email protected]
Gort Cancer Support Group Garrabeg, Gort, Galway 091 648 606 / 086 172 4500 [email protected]
Sligo Cancer Support Centre 44 Wine Street, Sligo, Sligo 071 9170399 [email protected]
Sligo Cancer Support Centre – Tubbercurry Branch 53 Ard Ashling Tubbercurry 089 4480527
Tuam Cancer Care Centre Cricket Court, Dunmore Rd, Tuam, Galway 093 28522 [email protected]
East Galway and Midlands Cancer Support Centre Le Cheile, Brackernagh, Ballinasloe, Co. Galway 090 964 2088 [email protected]
Munster
Clare Cancer Support Centre Kilnamona, Ennis, Co Clare 0876912396 [email protected]
West Clare Cancer Centre Corry Lane,Kilkee,Co Clare 065 906 0762 [email protected]
Midwestern Cancer Foundation  University Hospital Limerick, Dooradoyle, Limerick, Limerick 061 210979 085 1261188 [email protected]
CARE Cancer Support Centre  4 Wellington St, Clonmel, Tipperary 052 6182667 [email protected]
Circle of Friends  Tipperary Cancer Support Centre, Station Rd, Enterprize Centre, Co. Tipperary 0873412600 [email protected]
Cork Brain Tumour Support Group   Chemotherapy Day Unit, Cork University Hospital, Wilton, Cork 087 146 5742
Cork Cancer Care Centre   26 St. Paul’s Avenue, (Off Lavitts Quay), Cork 021 4949090 corkcancercarecentre.com
Kerry Cancer Support Group  124 Tralee Town Centre Apartments, Maine Street, Tralee 066 7195560 [email protected]
Recovery Haven 5 Haig’s Terrace, Tralee, Kerry 066 7192122 [email protected]
Cork ARC Cancer Support House Cliffdale, 5 O’Donovan Rossa Road, Cork 021 427 6688 [email protected]
South Eastern Cancer Foundation / The Solas Centre The Solas Centre, Williamstown, Waterford 051 304 604 [email protected]
Suir Haven Cancer Support Centre Clongour Road, Clongour, Thurles, Tipperary 0504 21197  [email protected]
Ulster
Donegal Action for Cancer Centre Moneygreggan, Newtowncunningham, Lifford, Co. Donegal 074 912 8400 [email protected]
Cancer Care West Pearse Road, Letterkenny, Co. Donegal 074 960 1901 [email protected]
Cuan Cancer Social Support and Wellness Group 2 Keadue Lane, Keadue, Cavan 086 4556632 [email protected]

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
[email protected]
Brain Tumour Ireland www.braintumourireland.com/ [email protected]
Climb- for children who are impacted by cancer www.arccancersupport.ie 01-8307333 [email protected]
Europa Donna Ireland – the Irish Breast Cancer Campaign  europadonnaireland.ie 01-496 0198 [email protected]
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/  [email protected]

 

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 [email protected]
Painting retreat including an extensive range of creative and relaxing activities. www.chesnaye.com +353 86 045 5888 [email protected]
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 [email protected]
Family carers www.familycarers.ie Freephone 1800 240 724 [email protected]
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  [email protected]
Money Advice and Budgeting Service www.mabs.ie 0761 072 000 [email protected]
Irish Nutrition and Dietetic Institute www.indi.ie 01 280 4839 [email protected]
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 [email protected]
Trinity St James’s Cancer Institute, Cancer Genetic Service www.stjames.ie/Cancer/ServicesTreatments/CancerGeneticsService/ 014103000 [email protected]
ExWell Medical https://www.exwell.ie/ [email protected]