Helping you with your money worries.

Do you need help with the cost of cancer?

When you or someone close to you has been diagnosed with cancer, money might not be one of the first things you think about.  But having cancer can be expensive. You may have to pay for a special diet, child care or travel to a hospital. If you are struggling to cope with the financial impact of cancer, remember that there is help available. 

 

Macmillan Benefits Advisers can help you:

• Claim benefits you are entitled to including

• Personal Independence Payment

• Attendance Allowance

• Employment & Support Allowance

• Tax credits

• Universal credit

• Challenge benefit decisions

• Liaise with other agencies on your behalf

• Information and advice including:

• Hospital travel costs

• Disabled parking badge

• Macmillan grants.

Macmillan benefits advisor is here to help you, macmillan, tameside hospital

How to access your local Macmillan Welfare Rights Services

Ask your Macmillan, or specialist nurse to make a referral to us and we will contact you, alternatively

telephone 0161 922 5644  

or email macmillan.info@tgh.nhs.uk 

Macmillan Cancer Support`s National Support Line can also offer help & support with access to;

Welfare Rights Benefit advisers,

helping people to find out what benefits are available to them and how to apply. 

Financial guides,

Provide impartial information on mortgages, pensions, insurance, tax & banking.

Energy Advisers

Help people manage fuel and water costs 

Work support service

If you have questions about work and cancer

 

0808 808 00 00

Monday to Friday, 9am to 8pm

www.macmillan.org.uk

Tameside and Glossop

Macmillan information and support service

Tameside Macmillan Unit

Tameside Hospital, Fountain Street

Ashton-under-Lyne OL6 9RW

Email Macmillan.info@tgh.nhs.uk

Call 0161 922 5640

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Open Monday to Friday 9:00am to 4:00pm 

(Except Bank Holidays).

Drop-in service, no appointment needed. However please contact us first if you are making a special journey, to ensure someone is available to see you.