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Help us build a new cancer support centre in Norwich.

Big C is repurposing an existing building on Dereham Road in Norwich to provide a new Cancer Support Centre. The Centre will be a calm and bright space away from the hospital environment with a central seating area plus private rooms for one-to-one counselling and complementary therapies, as well as a sensory well-being garden.

Help us create a space that will change lives.

To make this vision a reality, we need you. Every pound donated to the appeal will go directly to the development of this vital new centre to support local people in the heart of the Norwich community.

With your help we have raised £550,000 and building work has now commenced on site.

But we need to continue fundraising … to complete the build and for the fixtures and fittings and all the finishing touches, so that the centre can open early in 2022 and welcome people through the doors.

Donate to our campaign here. Donate Now

Find out more on our dedicated website: nearertohome.co.uk

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Coronavirus Notice

Our Cancer Support & Information Centres at the Norfolk & Norwich University Hospital and in Great Yarmouth will reopen on 21st July 2021.

Service users will be required to book an appointment by phone on 0800 092 7640 before attending. Service users, staff and volunteers will be required to wear face coverings at all times, unless exempt on medical grounds.

We are also still offering services via our Virtual Centre online and over the phone including information and support, online support groups and ‘drop-ins’, counselling and welfare advice.

Big C is also here if you need virtual support. Many of our cancer support services are now available over the phone and online, such as:

  • Information and support from our Big C Nurses and Officers available over the phone, via video chat or email.
  • Online Cancer Support Group meetings via Zoom.
  • Counselling available over the phone or via video chat.
  • Welfare Advice in partnership with Citizens Advice.
  • Virtual Drop-Ins 'Connect over a Cuppa' (starting 21.07.20) every Thursday at 2pm.
  • Welfare Packs and other support for those shielding and/or isolating.

Here is how you can get in touch with us to find out more:Call our free telephone support line 0800 092 7640 (Monday to Friday, 9am-5pm).

Email us at support@big-c.co.uk

For our Big C shops, our staff and volunteers will continue to wear face coverings and we ask customers to continue to do the same for the safety of themselves and others.