Everyday in Ireland, a family is coping with the news that their loved one has Cancer. Thanks to your support, no family is alone. Every year, over 1,300 families visit Purple House for a wide range of support services like Counselling, art therapy, Children's Camps, hospital transport, Programmes and Classes. Your donation means that Purple House can keep skilled volunteers and Counsellors ready to see children, teenagers, and adults.
One in Three People will be affected by cancer in their lifetime. Cancer patients need much more than medicine, thats where we help with emotional services such as Counselling, camps for children, practical supports to help rebuild the lives of families. Purple House Cancer Support was the first community based Cancer Support Centre in Ireland when founded in 1990. Today Purple House is to the forefront in providing a range of professional cancer support services to families in Ireland.
The free services that we provide include: Professional Counselling Services. Bereavement Support & Counselling. Programmes & camps for Children & Teenagers affected by cancer. Hospital Transport Service. Telephone Support Line. Benefits & Entitlements Clinics. A range of classes & Health Awareness programmes. Complimentary Therapies. Cancer Information Library. Men's Cancer Group. Breast Cancer Support Group. 'Check Me Out' Cancer Awareness campaign for the 18-30 age group.
We will help over 2,500 people affected by cancer on a annual basis. This figure will increase by 50% over the next five years. With your help, we can continue to provide these vital services to anyone affected by cancer in Ireland. We will help them rebuild their lives and equip them with the tools needed to move on after their cancer experience.