How Maggie's Can Help

Information & Practical Support

Drop In Service

Maggie's Centre offers free practical, emotional and psychosocial support to people with cancer and their families and friends. Referrals are not necessary.

Simply drop-in or make an appointment to see one of our professional staff (cancer support specialists, clinical psychologists or social workers) to get support and learn strategies in dealing with a diagnosis of cancer and its consequences.

Oncology Nurses Consultation
Meet with our oncology nurses to receive accurate and in-depth informational support about what cancer is, what the treatment options are, how best to manage symptoms and side effects, and other practical ways to help one cope better during the cancer journey.

Getting Started
(New Case Support Group)

For anyone recently diagnosed with or affected by cancer to understand the illness, its treatment and potential side effects. The workshop aims at encouraging participants to take an active role in their treatment and recovery. Information on how to control side effects and promoting general well-being is also given.

Chinese Nutrition and Health Talk

Our registered Chinese practitioners share knowledge on Chinese nutrition and the use of different combinations of seasonal herbs and foods to help improve general health.

Dietitian / Nutrition Workshop

Our professional dietitian shares knowledge on nutrition and also simple, but delicious recipes for a healthy and enjoyable lifestyle. With delightful cooking demonstrations and food sharing, the workshop creates an uplifting and joyful environment for people with cancer, particularly for those with a poor appetite or multiple health problems.

Beauty Workshop –
Look Good Feel Better

An opportunity for women with cancer to learn about cosmetic possibilities for managing physical changes while undergoing treatment, and thus building confidence and self-esteem.