Cancer

Time for You

Sessions and workshops to support young people aged 10-16 affected by the death or knowledge that someone important to them is dying from an incurable illness. Fun and interactive programme of creative therapies and outdoor activities aims, free of charge, Saturday mornings 10.00am-12.00pm at Clifford House, S11 9PX. For more information or to join call Liz on 0114 235 7498 or email here.

Clifford House

Clifford House is for anyone affected by an illness that has no cure and their loved ones. Open 10am - 4pm, Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays.

Clifford House is open to anyone affected by an illness that has no cure, at any stage of that journey. Offers a place to relax, activities, advice and information sessions, and groups. Get support from others living with illness, and from professionals and volunteers who can help and inform. Everything is free of charge, including transport if you are unable to travel independently. Call 0114 235 7650 to discuss transport options.

The Childhood Bereavement Network (CBN)

Supporting professionals to find and share the knowledge and resources they need to deliver high quality, accessible bereavement care and signposting families, professionals and the public to sources of bereavement support.

When Someone Has A Very Serious Illness. Children Can Learn To Cope With Loss And Change

Book to help younger children understanding and feelings about illness and change, including basic concepts of illness and healthy coping skills. Includes lots of space for drawings. 

NHS Health A-Z - Conditions and treatments

Information about conditions, treatments and support for carers

Easy health leaflets

Large range of leaflets on different topics, explained in an accessible format

Help for families around talking to their children when a close relative is dying

A range of information including what to tell the children in your life, handling difficult questions, and how to talk to children of different ages including very young children.

Macmillan - Information for Young Carers

A range of resources for young carers affected by cancer including the following booklets which are free to order:

  • Talking to Children and Teenagers When an Adult Has Cancer
  • Preparing a Child for Loss
  • The Cancer Guide for Young People