Information and Support Centre

Cancer Information and Support Centre Limerick

Welcome to the Cancer Information and Support Centre, where we offer a range of services including counselling, social work and complementary services to support anyone affected by cancer; patient, family or friend.

Our drop-in advice and information service is open Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm, with no appointment necessary. We offer a warm and welcoming, confidential environment, call in for a coffee and a chat.

This facility was made possible through the generosity of the Mid-Western Hospitals Development Trust, University Hospital Limerick, and The Mid-Western Cancer Foundation and is affiliated with the Irish Cancer Society. The Mid-Western Cancer Foundation continues to fund the information and support centre on an ongoing basis.

Contact the Information & Support Centre on 061 485163.

Drop-In Information Centre

This is a friendly, relaxed place where anyone is welcome to call in for a cup of tea and a chat. There is a wide range of information available to meet your individual needs. Information is available in the form of leaflets/books on specific cancers including symptoms and side effects. Here you will also be able to find information on practical and emotional issues, including:

  • How to cope with stress and anxiety
  • How to manage fatigue and tiredness
  • Talking to children about cancer
  • How to care for someone with cancer
  • Managing the financial impact of cancer
  • Bereavement
  • The emotional effect of cancer
  • When you visit the Cancer Information Centre, you will find:
  • A comfortable environment where you can read and discuss the information you have been given
  • Emotional support – someone to listen to your worries in confidence
  • Guidance on what other support services are available
  • Support groups in your area and nationally

Our drop-in advice and information service is open Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm with no appointment necessary.

Drop-In Cancer Information Centre Limerick
Min-Western Cancer Information Centre

Therapies & Services

All therapies and services are free of charge. Further details are available by contacting 061 485163.