“To offer support, complementary therapies and counselling services in a warm and welcoming environment to people with cancer and those who care for them.”ARC Cancer Support Centres are a haven from the outside world, offering support to men, women and children affected by cancer and those who care for them. The support is holistic and complements medical treatment with counselling, psychological support, complementary treatments and care. Founded in 1994, ARC is a registered, independent Irish charity.
Who comes to ARC?
Any person diagnosed with cancer, no matter where they live or where they are being treated, is welcome at ARC:
- Family members and friends of those diagnosed
- Parents whose children have cancer
- Members of the caring professions who work with people with cancer
- Children whose parent (or other significant adult in their lives) has cancer
What happens when I come to ARC?
We know it can be difficult to knock on a door, but please don't worry. When you come to ARC, you will be greeted by a member of our staff or one of our trained volunteers who will chat with you over a cuppa about our services. It's entirely up to you to decide if ARC is for you. Come along and see for yourself.