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Other community support

This page contains links to local services and activities run by other providers that we think may be useful for people affected by cancer or a life threatening condition.

Please note that WHY don't run any of the activities listed on this page, nor do we officially endorse them, but we hope the information will be useful. If you run an activity or service that you'd like us to include here, please contact lucy.mcmahon@wehearyou.org.uk. For more information about complementary therapies offered directly by We Hear You, please see our Other WHY services page.

We Get It - Bath area

Wherever you’re at, however you feel, we get it.

Whether you’re in remission, living with cancer or just been diagnosed, we understand because we’ve been there. Angry, upbeat or just in need of some support? Whatever feels right, we get it. We provide support and information for people in Bath who are dealing with cancer.

Come to a workshop, find a local resource or simply meet others who know how you feel. Your experience. Your story. Your life.

We Get it website

Art for Wellbeing with Amanda Bee

Join us for a relaxed and fun class with colour, collage and creativity. No stress, no experience needed. 
5-week course

Fridays 10am to 12pm from 28th February
Cheese and Grain, Frome

For more information please call Margaret on 07748 578737 or email info@fromecommed.org.uk

The Counselling Directory
If you've found our website but don't live in an area where we operate, The Counselling Directory aims to connect you with professional support, listing professional counsellors and psychotherapists that you can find in your local area. 

Somerset Health Walks
Somerset Health Walks are part of a programme of exercise classes and activities run by Somerset Activity and Sports Partnership. Their site also contains information about recommended types and duration of physical activity depending on your personal circumstances.

Health Connections Mendip
The team at Health Connections Mendip can offer one-to-one appointments for anyone needing guidance about health and exercise. They also hold a comprehensive database of local exercise activities and support groups, including support for people coping with the impact of a stroke, dementia, COPD or bereavement.

Macmillan RESTORE
RESTORE aims to support people living with cancer related fatigue. It provides information about things you can do to help you cope with fatigue. It can also give you more confidence to manage your fatigue. More information about RESTORE.

RESTORE has been designed by the University of Southampton in collaboration with Macmillan Cancer Support and is based on the most up-to-date evidence.

Untire App
A free app with exercises, tips and information for people copingwith cancer-related fatigue (CRF), free to download from Google Play or The Apple store
More information about Untire App

Penny Brohn UK - Bristol area

Bristol-based charity providing holistic care, support and resources for people affected by cancer.

Penny Brohn website

Dogs for Health
Dogs for Health is a charity that aims to reduce loneliness and isolation by visiting people in their own homes, hospitals or care and residential homes with well trained therapy dogs and their owners. This is a free service to those who would benefit from time spent stroking and cuddling one of our therapy dogs. For more information please contact Amy Wood on 07712 545427 or James Lewis 07946 619934 or email dogsforhealth@yahoo.com

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