Financial Assistance

Your Breast Care Nurse will be able to give you information on how to get help with any benefits and grants you may be entitled to apply to.

Benefits

There is a benefit advisor in your area

  • A Benefits Adviser from the Citizens Advice Bureau (CAB) is available to help you on the first Tuesday of every month 10.00am – 3.00pm at The John Cheverton Centre, Halberry Lane, Newport. Please call 08448 477727 to book an appointment
  • Another Benefits Adviser from the CAB, Nick Hardy is also present at the Wessex Cancer Trust Support Centre Lugley Street, Newport on the first Wednesday of every month 1.30pm – 3.30pm. Please call (01983) 524186 to make an appointment.

 Turn2us 

 Turn2us is a free service that helps people in financial need to access welfare benefits, charitable grants and other financial help. Click on the following link for more information www.turn2us.org.uk/

Citizens Advice Bureau

Newport Isle of Wight Citizens Advice Bureau,

Isle Help Advice Hub

7 High Street Newport

Landline Advice 08444 111 444

Mobile Advice 0300 3300 650

 

Macmillan Cancer Support

Macmillan Cancer Support offer help with financial support and advice. They also have several leaflets giving financial advice.

A leaflet ‘Money Worries? How we can help’ is for patients and their carers explaining how Macmillan can help with their financial difficulties. It includes information on benefits and grants. (MAC12732 ) – order online or call 0808 808 0000

Or use the following links

 

http://www.macmillan.org.uk/HowWeCanHelp/FinancialSupport/BenefitsAdvisers/MacBenefitsAdvisers.aspx

http://www.macmillan.org.uk/HowWeCanHelp/FinancialSupport/FinancialSupport.aspx

 

Grants

  • A Grant can be applied for from Macmillan Cancer Support. You can get a form from your Breast Care Nurse or Call the team at Macmillan – they will help you fill out forms and tell you more about Macmillan Grants.

 

Community Action