Overview

Whether you have been recently diagnosed, are in treatment, are post-treatment, or are cancer-free but caring for a loved one with the disease, ARC Cancer Support Centres has developed a range of services and therapies to help alleviate your stresses and concerns. We want to give you -  patient, family member, friend or caregiver - the support that you need to enhance your coping skills and improve your quality of life.

Our range of services include:

  • One-to-one Psychotherapy Counselling services
  • One-to-one Complementary therapies such as Reflexology, Acupuncture and Indian Head Massage
  • Closed group courses such as Mindfulness, Stress Management and Relaxation, Living with Secondary Cancer, Prostate Cancer, etc.
  • Various Support and Peer Support Groups
  • Weekly Drop-In Classes  - Yoga, Relaxation and Visualisation, Stress Management, Mindfulness
  • Mindfulness and relaxation courses
  • A series of information talks and workshops such as 'Cancer and Fatigue', 'Cancer and Nutrition',  'Positive Appearance', etc.
  • Citizens' Information Service


Our services are confidential, professional and caring, and are provided free of charge in a welcoming environment. 

All our services are free of charge

"The reflexology was a great comfort and I really enjoyed the hours for myself in trying times."

Angela - ARC client

"I'm back at work, going running and taking a bit more time for myself. I am just getting on with life."

Gemma - ARC client

"Cancer touches everyone's life and volunteering with ARC creates a positive mindset from which many things are possible."

Edel O'Leary - Head of Marketing, Ulster Bank Ireland Ltd

"ARC supported me and my partner in my hour of need. I now just want to give something back."

Elizabeth - ARC volunteer

"To everyone at ARC - for being the essence of human kindness and compassion; for giving me a sense of sanity in a world that had fallen apart."

Mary - Counselling

"ARC is such a very special, beautiful place and a joy to enter every time. It is a privilege to be met by such wonderful and committed people...this dedication and support and love is not, or could ever be, taken for granted."

Geraldine - Relaxation and Visualisation