Most of our workshops are run in liaison with existing cancer organisations and charities. This way we can add value to their organisations and they add value to ours, a win-win situation as this way we can provide better services to people affected by cancer, offering more choices to meet their needs.
Would you like to explore how we could become partners, please get in touch.
The Cancer Coaching Community (CCC) is a newly founded community of professional coaches who coach people affected by cancer, to support them to move forward from their cancer experience. What’s unique about this group is that ALL coaches have direct or indirect cancer experience and have a wide knowledge and understanding about the impact of cancer.
We aspire to be the UK organisation that champions coaching for people affected by cancer. It will enable them to access trained, knowledgeable and professional coaches, who will provide dedicated support at one of the most challenging periods in people’s lives.
CCC aims are to:
- Improve self-management and the resilience of people affected by cancer
- Collate and share knowledge of the practice and benefits of cancer coaching
- Develop proposals for how cancer coaching can help healthcare professionals, employers and society to meet the growing demand for after-cancer care and reduce costs
- Raise awareness of cancer coaching amongst people affected by cancer
- Provide the focal point for research into the practice and benefits of cancer coaching
- Partner with cancer and wellbeing organisations to increase awareness
- Meet the growing demand for cancer coaching and promote & facilitate a national cancer coaching service
Working With Cancer (South of UK)
Working With Cancer is a Social Enterprise helping people affected by cancer to return to work.
SPIRE South Bank Hospital (Worcester)
SPIRE South Bank Hospital offered our LYLAC one-day workshop to their patients who have finished their cancer treatment and is planning this as a returning event in their hospital Stay tuned for new dates at our events page
Spire South Bank Hospital is a good choice for private treatment. Now established as one of the region’s leading private hospitals; with their Consultants’ expertise supported by an on-going investment programme, they ensure that patients are offered facilities and services of the highest standard.
Breast Cancer Care is a national charity providing information and services for people with breast cancer.
They are also running “Moving Forward” courses at a regular base in several places in the Hampshire – Dorset area.
LYLAC provides a part of this course, so you can also check our calendar to see when and where these courses are on.
As a national charity to support people affected by cancer, Macmillan means millions of supporters, professionals, volunteers, campaigners and people affected by cancer. Together they make sure there’s always someone there for you, to give you the support, energy and inspiration you need to help you feel more like you. We provide Macmillan regular one-day workshops at Macmillan Centres in Southampton, Portsmouth and Jersey.
Check our calendar to see when and where these courses are on.
The Living Tree is a self-help support group for people who have experienced cancer and for their families/carers. Our group is based in Bridport and is open to any cancer patients from West Dorset, East Devon and South Somerset. We’re all at different stages in our cancer journeys – some recently diagnosed, others undergoing treatment, some in remission, others post-cancer.
Dorset based Living Well Active connects people living with cancer in Dorset with opportunities for exercise, knowledge and support to improve their living well potential.
LYLAC supports the Living Well Active initiative.
Hello Beautiful is an artistic concept that aims to strip out the negative energy associated with breast cancer, and in turn highlight the beauty that can be found within this struggle.
As an experiential artwork that lives, breaths and evolves, Hello Beautiful explores the issues that arise when we, or our loved ones are faced with breast cancer and the importance that emotional awareness and positivity has in this reality.
The Coates Centre based in Lymington, New Forest. offers free support and information to those whose lives have been impacted by illness.
Opened in October 2014, we are now acknowledged as a centre of excellence in Clinical Education, Information & Community Support.
The Coates Centre is named after Phoebe Coates who, in memory of her late husband John, donated the buildings and gardens in which Oakhaven Hospice and The Coates Centre are now situated.
Wessex Cancer Trust is a charity committed to raising funds to complement and initiate improvement of cancer care services by supporting patients, families and carers; providing education and information for patients, families and professionals; promoting cancer prevention; funding early detection and research mainly throughout Hampshire, Dorset, Wiltshire, Isle of Wight and the Channel Islands.
They offer counselling, therapy, financial assistance, information and support, holidays and retreats.