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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 already raised over £400,000 for the building work to commence from early summer 2021.

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

Given the current situation with Covid-19, we have made the difficult but necessary decision to temporarily close our Big C Centres.

However, Big C is still here if you need 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 Tuesday at 11am or 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.

Chat with us on 'Live Chat' from 10am-4pm, Monday to Friday.

*Update June 2021

Subject to government guidance we will be reopening our cancer support centres in July. We plan for the Big C Support & Information centres to once again welcome cancer patients and their families for face-to-face support, initally on an appointment only basis.