Clare Cancer Support, Sláinte an Chláir is a voluntary organisation at Kilnamona and Raheen, Scarriff which supports the people of Clare and their families affected by cancer. We provide a range of supportive services and treatments from trained personnel that work alongside your medical treatment. Services include counselling, lymphoedema management, nutritional advice, meditation, reflexology, Tai Chi, Arts & Crafts and much more. All services are free of charge and are only possible due to the very kind support from you the people of Clare who fundraise for us.
If you or a loved one are affected by cancer and would like some support or if you would like to help support these services please get in touch.
We offer help and support to anyone who is affected by or concerned about cancer, including families, friends and carers. There is no need to make an appointment. You can drop in during our opening hours without having to make an appointment.
Classes and services are available every Tuesday and Thursday in Kilnamona and every Wednesday in Raheen. All classes and services are free of charge.
Tuamgraney Outreach is open every Wednesday on the grounds of Raheen Community Hospital.
What we can offer
A 24 hour support line on 087 6912396.
- Information on Social Welfare Entitlements
- A relaxed environment where you can discuss your needs and concerns confidentially.
- All staff and volunteers are fully trained.
- On site Counselling, Massage, Reflexology, Tai Chi, Reiki & Arts and Crafts.
- Information leaflets provided by the Irish Cancer Society
- Details of other support organisations.
- Access to a range of services and social events at the Support Centre.
'A cancer journey guide for the people of County Clare'
We recently launched our book which is a practical guide, full of information for people on the cancer journey. It is available free of charge by contacting us here at the centre.
You can talk to trained staff and volunteers who are happy to do their best to help you. We have resources available if you have any particular needs e.g. information in other languages and information for those with sight or hearing difficulties. The Centre has a wide range of leaflets, books, videos/dvd's and audiotapes on different topics. We also offer access to the Internet. You can browse through the information on your own or approach our staff and volunteers who are there to help you. All inquiries are dealt with in the strictest confidence.
Counselling psychologist work with people who have experienced a range of emotional and psychological difficulties following a cancer diagnosis. For more information or to make an appointment please contact us on 087 691 2396.
IRELAND CHALLENGES CANCER
Ireland Challenges Cancer is a new idea we at Sláinte an Chláir have come up with to help raise funds for our centre and our outreach centre in
We have designed and created beautiful lapel pins to represent
nearly every county in Ireland and also a lovely one to commemorate 1916.
They are great value and nice memento for yourself or as a gift for somebody.
We are now registered with iDonate.ie where you can make a donation to help support our centre. If you would like to make a donation click on the following logo to go to the iDonate website to make a donation. Thank you so much.
Please click on the idonate logo to donate.