Help with benefits for people affected by cancer

Benefits advice when living with cancer

Living with cancer can cost a great deal of money. There is help available to meet those costs. We offer free and confidential benefit advice to increase your income. We can help with

  • filling in forms
  • applying for grants
  • representation at appeals
  • claiming the correct benefit.

Advice sessions 

Patient Information Centre, Royal infirmary

Thursday 10am to1pm. To make an appointment call on 0131 242 7660

Ward 1, Western General

Monthly drop in every 

  • first and third Wednesday from 2pm to 4pm
  • second and fourth Wednesday 10am to 12pm.

Wester Haven

The Cancer Information and Support Centre

Wester Hailes Healthy Living Centre

30 Harvesters Way 

EH14 3JF

Tuesday 10am to 1pm. To make an appointment call on 0131 453 9400. 

Accessible ways to get in touch

If your first language is not English or if you have difficulty with your hearing or speech let us know about this when you contact us so that we can give you the advice you need in a way that is suitable to your needs.

Get help through Macmillan

Cancer Support Direct national helpline 0808 808 0000

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