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Charitable organisations

The following local charitable organisations offer various support services to patients and their families / carers.  Click on the coloured title link to visit their websites. 

Sue Young Cancer Support-website under -maintenance
This local charity offers impartial and confidential guidance, practical and emotional support to anyone affected by cancer. A range of services is offered, which can be tailored to an individual or family’s needs. These include counselling, befriending, and complementary therapies.    

The charity is based at Helen Webb House, close to the centre of Leicester.  

For further information please call 0116 223 0055

The Leicestershire and Rutland Hospice (LOROS)
LOROS offers a range of specialist services providing physical, emotional, social and spiritual care for patients and their families.  These include complementary therapies, family support and counselling. 

For further information please call 0116 231 3771.

Rainbows Children's Hospice
Rainbows offers a range of services to the families of children who have a life-limiting condition.  These services include sibling support, music therapy and complementary therapies. 

For further information please call 01509 638000.

Other organisations
For details of other local charities and organisations that provide support to cancer patients and their families, please contact the Cancer Information Centre.

This page last reviewed 19/06/2023