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Cancer Advice, Information & Buddy Support Service

This service is available to anyone worried about or diagnosed with cancer living in Hartlepool & Stockton.

Undergoing treatment for cancer can have a big impact on your finances, your ability to work and to maintain your independence. It’s never too early to get some advice so that you know your options and are prepared.

We offer free confidential advice on:

  • Welfare benefits
  • Debt
  • Employment
  • Housing
  • Energy Advice
  • Applying for help towards health costs

Your appointment can be arranged either at the University Hospital of Hartlepool or North Tees, at one of our local community venues or at home if needs be.

We also provide a Buddy Support Service. We can match you up with a volunteer buddy who knows what it’s like to be faced with cancer. Your buddy can support you by attending appointments and talking to you about what will happen.

All of our volunteers have experienced what it’s like to be faced with cancer, are trained and have undergone relevant checks.

For further information about the services we provide, please visit our website.

Who to contact

Contact Name
West View Advice
Contact Position
01429 271294
West View Advice

Where to go

West View Advice and Resource Centre
The Community Centre
Miers Avenue
TS24 9JQ

Time / Date Details

When is it on
Monday to Friday from 9:00am to 5:00pm
Time of day

Other Details


Referral required
Other notes

The service operates across Hartlepool and Stockton, is led by West View Advice & Resource Centre with support from Stockton District Advice & Information Service.

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