• Being There

    Being there provides one to one support for people with a diagnosis of a life limiting illness such as cancer, stroke, heart and respiratory disease. Being there has volunteers who will visit a client at home to provide emotional support by active listening and carrying out light duties such as shopping. Being there also has a limited number of drivers who provide support for hospital treatment appointments.

    Contact for further details: Suzanne roberts
    Contact phone number: 0161 217 1373

    Day: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
    Time: By arrangement with clients
    Frequency: Weekly
    Cost: Free


    Professional Referral: No
    Self Referral: Yes
    Accessible for disabled people: Yes
    Accessible for people with language needs: Yes

    About the host organisation

    Hosted by: Being There Tameside and Glossop
    Organisation Profile:

    Being There supports people with cancer and other life limiting illnesses (such as strokes, heart and respiratory disease), their carers and families.
    Being There recruits and trains local volunteers managed by a locally placed member of staff.
    Services include one-to-one emotional support, transport support for hospital appointments and group support.

    Charity Number: 1016053