Helper Service (Marie Curie)

Availability : Edinburgh Wide

Who is this for?

  • People diagnosed with a terminal illness and/or their loved ones

Who provides this?

  • Marie Curie

Description

The Marie Curie Helper service matches volunteers with individuals diagnosed with a terminal illness and/or their loved ones to provide emotional support and companionship.

A Marie Curie Helper is a trained volunteer can support you if you have a terminal illness or a family member/carer of someone who has terminal illness. The helpler can help you cope more effectively and with more confidence at this difficultie point in your life.

A Marie Curie Helper volunteer will help you get the most out of services, support and choices that are available to you by providing appropriate information. This service is available for approximately 3 hours a week.

How do I access this?

  • Self-referrals
  • Referrals by third parties

Is there a cost?

Free

Is there a waiting list?

Yes

Location information

The helper will meet you in the community.

Opening times

Flexible depending on your needs.

Contact Details

Marie Curie Hospice, 133 Balornock Road, Glasgow G21 3US

Social media:

Downloads


Marie Curie Helper leaflet
(641.95 KB pdf)


Type of support on offer:

Information and advice
Support in person
Support on the phone

Categories:

Black and minority ethnic communities
Carers
Families
LGBTQ+
Loneliness/isolated groups
Long term conditions/disabilities
Men
Older people
Religion
Women

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