Chai Cancer Care

Free counselling for those affected by Cancer

Chai offers counselling to cancer patients and their families; individuals, couples, groups and children. Our counsellors are highly qualified to deal with cancer related issues. They help clients to live and cope with the complex and varied impacts of cancer, in a confidential and neutral setting.

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It ran from 10:00 AM, 6 December 2010 to 10:00 AM, 4 January 2011

Registered Charity in England and Wales (1078956)

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Check mark Match funded

Campaign target

£100,000

Amount raised

£203,930

Donations

73

    Categories

  • CancerCancer
  • Education/Training/EmploymentEducation/Training/Employment
  • Health/WellbeingHealth/Wellbeing
  • Human Rights/AdvocacyHuman Rights/Advocacy

    Helping

Location

Situation

With a combination of earlier diagnoses and better treatment, people are living longer and surviving cancer. However, a cancer diagnosis can be the most traumatic time in a person's life. Both the patient and family can be overwhelmed by anxieties about the illness, the future and their loved ones. Often those affected by cancer are uncomfortable expressing these feelings to their loved ones, but need an outlet where they can discuss their feelings in a safe and confidential environment.

Solution

Chai Cancer Care provides free counselling for individuals, couples, groups and children at 8 centres accross the UK or at the clients' own home. All counselling sessions are confidential. They deal with a wide range of issues, from psychosexual to concerns about the future. Children are helped to cope with their own or a family member's illness Chai counsellors are all expertly trained in dealing with issues caused by cancer; enabling clients to talk freely about their thoughts and concer

  • "Chai has helped me cope with the past and made me stronger for the future"

    — Ivor

  • "The care that I have received at Chai has been as important in keeping me alive as the Chemotherapy I received"

    — Amanda

  • "I fell to pieces when my Dad told me he had cancer. I came to Chai for support and counselling. Chai gave me back the strength I need to carry on."

    — Nicole

  • "Chai has helped me cope with the past and made me stronger for the future"

    — Ivor

  • "I fell to pieces when my Dad told me he had cancer. I came to Chai for support and counselling. Chai gave me back the strength I need to carry on."

    — Nicole

  • "The care that I have received at Chai has been as important in keeping me alive as the Chemotherapy I received"

    — Amanda