Do you need help with the cost of cancer?
When you or someone close to you has been diagnosed with cancer, money might not be one of the first things you think about. But having cancer can be expensive. You may have to pay for a special diet, child care or travel to a hospital. If you are struggling to cope with the financial impact of cancer, remember that there is help available.
Macmillan Benefits Advisers can help you:
• Claim benefits you are entitled to including
• Personal Independence Payment
• Attendance Allowance
• Employment & Support Allowance
• Tax credits
• Universal credit
• Challenge benefit decisions
• Liaise with other agencies on your behalf
• Information and advice including:
• Hospital travel costs
• Disabled parking badge
• Macmillan grants.
How to access your local Macmillan Welfare Rights Services
Ask your Macmillan, or specialist nurse to make a referral to us and we will contact you, alternatively
telephone 0161 922 5644
Macmillan Cancer Support`s National Support Line can also offer help & support with access to;
Welfare Rights Benefit advisers,
helping people to find out what benefits are available to them and how to apply.
Provide impartial information on mortgages, pensions, insurance, tax & banking.
Help people manage fuel and water costs
Work support service
If you have questions about work and cancer
0808 808 00 00
Monday to Friday, 9am to 8pm