The Cancer Society office in Palmerston North supports people with cancer and their whānau in the Manawatu region. The centre is colocated with the Cancer Society Central Districts Division.

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As an essential health service provider we want to do the best we can to protect our clients during the surge in Covid Omicron numbers.

To ensure we are able to continue providing cancer care and support we have decided to close our centres to the public to reduce the risk of exposure to our clients and staff so we’re able to provide on-going support when we are needed most in the coming weeks.

Our centre will close from the end of today (Wednesday March 9th) and reopen on Tuesday April 26th. Please note, this may change depending on community transmission rates, but we’ll let you know if it does.

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Please be assured our friendly team is still working and available via phone and email to provide support and care to you or a loved one – but that support might look a bit different for a few weeks.

Our Supportive Care team will continue to provide help and support to clients and whānau via phone and video conferencing.

The volunteer driving service will continue with additional precautions in place – please check with your local coordinator.

Cancer support groups/activities can continue at our centre, if they are held after hours.

Massage therapy will resume when the centre reopens.

Please don’t hesitate to call us on 06-356 5355 if you or a loved one need support on your cancer journey.

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Cancer helpline

We know that going through cancer is tough and can raise many questions. We want you to know that we’re here for you.

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Need transport to treatment?

We have a dedicated team of volunteers to drive you to treatments when your whānau and friends aren't available.

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Accommodation options

We aim to provide you with a home away from home so you can focus on your treatment.

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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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Last updated: March 9, 2022