Macmillan Cancer Support in libraries

Macmillan Cancer Information and Support Service

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The Macmillan Cancer Information and Support Service helps people in Edinburgh who have been affected by cancer. Service points, initially at Central Library and Craigmillar Library, give access to Macmillan information materials and specialist books. Volunteers will be on hand to offer a listening ear and to help people find the information they need.


Volunteers also offer further support such as counselling or mindfulness provided by Cancer Support Scotland or other Macmillan funded programmes.

Current library drop in times

From 1 March 2017, library drop in times will change to


We're recruiting volunteers for this service. Please get in touch if you have good listening skills and an interest in helping people. Full training is given and expenses are payable.

Download the application form below, complete and return it by email or to the address on the form.

To find out more contact

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