Supporting people aged 50 and over with cancer.


Living with Cancer

The Macmillan Cancer Support Programme is being run by Age UK Wakefield District, in partnership with Macmillan, to provide for patients who are 50 and over living with breast, colorectal, prostate or gynaecological cancer.

We can provide you with support if you are....

  • struggling to manage significant life changes
  • socially isolated
  • lacking social and community support
  • in need of information or advocacy

How the programme works....

Our Support Worker will visit you in your home, on a one-to-one basis, to make an assesment of your needs and provide appropriate support which could be:

  • practical advice
  • emotional support
  • financial advice

How do I access this service....

  • Contact our Macmillan Cancer Support Team on the telephone number below
  • Ask your Nurse/Doctor/Key Worker to make a referral to the service

Age UK Wakefield District can also provide extra support through our extensive services.

More Support.....

There is further support available through both Local and National organisations, please see below to download our Directory of Cancer Support Services.

Click here to download our Directory of Cancer Support Services

Macmillan Cancer Support

For more information on our Macmillan Cancer Support Programme, please contact the Macmillan Cancer Support .


men exercise

Age UK Wakefield District is working in partnership with Mid Yorkshire Hospital Trust and supported by Total Fitness, to provide a six week Programme supporting men living with prostate cancer and their carers.

Click here for more details: