We are here to support people with cancer and their whānau. We are part of the Canterbury-West Coast Division of the Cancer Society.

Canterbury West Coast COVID Level 2 information

  • Under Level 2 all Cancer Society Canterbury West Coast offices will be open but will be limiting visitors to the centres in accordance with the guidelines including mandatory masks, contact tracing and social distancing.
  • Face to face support group meetings remain cancelled.

Daffodil Lodge and Daffodil House

  • Daffodil House and Daffodil Lodge maintaining full accommodation services with restrictions on visitors and use of shared lounges.

    • The shuttle will recommence on Monday 13th September with a limit of 4 patients.

Driving services 

  • We are encouraging clients to make their own transport arrangements to and from treatment if possible.  However, if you require assistance with transport, please phone your local Cancer Society office for assistance.

Supportive care services

  • Hospital refreshment service is cancelled until further notice.
  • Face to face supportive care services and group programmes are suspended, but telephone contact and support continue.
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Transport to treatment

We have a team of dedicated volunteers who can help you get to your hospital appointments.

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Referral form for health professionals

Our services are available to anyone diagnosed with cancer, family/whānau. Please use this form if you would like to use our services or refer someone else to our services.

If you or a member of your whānau have received a cancer diagnosis, you can just ring us on 0800 226 237. You don't need to be referred by a health professional.
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Greymouth Cancer Support Groups

Fridays at 10.30am with Kii

Open to the public - all welcome

Gold coin entry appreciated

 

Location: Greymouth Municipal Band Hall, Blaketown on Steer Avenue

Contact: Tina or Pavel at the Centre – 03 768 9557

We meet on the first Tuesday of each month from 2-3.30pm for afternoon tea, friendship and conversation at Greymouth Centre.

Anyone - any cancer - any stage

When:
Tuesday 4 May
Tuesday 8 June
Tuesday 6 July
Tuesday 3 August
Tuesday 7 September
Tuesday 5 October

Where: Greymouth Centre, 98 High Street, Greymouth.

For more information, please phone 768 9557

What we did in Canterbury-West Coast in the last year

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3,570
nights stayed in Cancer Society accommodation
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180,826
KMs driven by Cancer Society volunteers
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3,469
people attended supportive care programmes

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Our newsletters are mailed quarterly in February, May, August & November. If you would like to receive our newsletter, please send us your details by email at contact@cwc.org.nz

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Last updated: October 6, 2021