Cancer Support Group

The Group aims to provide:

  • a place to be at ease
  • a place to find peace and relax
  • a place to talk with others
  • a place to hear information
  • a place to be loved
  • a place to be listened to

If you, or someone close to you, is affected by Cancer, you do not have to cope alone. We offer each other positive support and friendship at this very difficult time. Everyone is welcome, whether patient, relative or friend.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The group provides a warm and welcoming meeting place where men and women who have been diagnosed with cancer, as well as their families and friends, can join with others to build social and emotional support as an essential supplement to medical care. We offer support, social interaction and networking to all who come to the group.

We meet on the first Friday of each month, commencing at 10 a.m. in St Clement's Community Hall, Eudunda Street, Stafford.


Each month we invite a Speaker, who is a professional person in their particular field, to come and speak to the group. A wide variety of topics are offered with a view to enhancing the quality of life for those who come to the group.

Each session commences with morning tea followed by the special guest Speakers. We do not give medical advice, for which you should consult your GP or Specialist. However, we do have a large amount of printed information available.

Our services are offered to everyone FREE of charge.

We offer sessions on a variety of subjects. Some subjects offered in recent times are:

  • SAND TRAY THERAPY
  • REFLEXOLOGY
  • MEDITATION
  • GRIEF & LOSS OF YOUR HEALTH
  • NUTRITION
  • STRESS MANAGEMENT
  • TREASURE MAPPING
  • TAI CHI
  • RELAXATION
  • YOGA
  • COPING WITH YOUR EMOTIONS

Transport

Our team of volunteers is available to collect you from your home to attend the meeting, should this be necessary.

Unable to come?

If you would like one of our volunteers to provide more information for you, visit you, or meet with you for coffee, please contact Leisha Rule on 3269 6780.

Testimonials

"Stafford Cancer Support Group is a very welcoming, informative group which I am very pleased to be a part of. The Speakers each month cover a wide variety of subjects and also there is a delicious morning tea hosted by a group of loving and generous people." Valerie Scriven.

"In 1998 I was diagnosed with breast cancer. Two years after completing my chemotherapy and radiation treatments, I felt very alone, even though my family was very supportive. I realised that I needed help from someone who had been through a similar experience so I sought a Support Group. The Stafford Cancer Support Group was just what I needed. The warm welcome and willingness to listen and share their experiences has helped me to jump a hurdle and allow me to move on in a positive way. I thank the people behind the scenes who give their time to help people like me." Heather Badke.

"The Stafford Cancer Support Group "rescued" me during a desperately low period of my life. From the moment I tentatively attended my first meeting I was welcomed with such warmth and kindness I felt I belonged. I've made wonderful new friends who listen and care, and every meeting I gain help and information while enjoying a really fun time." Anon.

THE STAFFORD CANCER SUPPORT GROUP was established in May, 2001.

Stafford Cancer Support
St Clement's Anglican Church, Eudunda Street, Stafford

Phone: Leisha Rule 3269 6780  or Email:

Stafford Cancer Support Group