At Macmillan, we won’t rest, and we won’t settle for anything other than the best possible support for people with cancer.
We do whatever it takes.
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Macmillan Benefits Team
Dumbarton / Website
The Macmillan Benefits Team is a partnership which exists to provide an advice and support service for people affected by cancer and their families in the West Dunbartonshire Council area. They offer a free and confidential benefit check, advice and guidance on income maximisation, including support to make claims, access to grants and other sources of assistance. This can be self-referral or referral by Social Work or Health Professionals.Benefit Advice Services
16 Church Street
Liz Newman, Joe Goldie, Elaine Millar, Brenda Allan on 01389 776929
8.45am – 4.45pm, Monday – Thursday; 8.45am – 3.55pm, Friday
West Dunbartonshire – Clydebank Dumbarton Alexandria. Anyone affected by cancer including carers family. Provision available via Beatson West of Scotland Cancer Centre Gartnavel Hospital and Vale of Leven Hospital.
Macmillan Benefits Service in Partnership with Inverclyde Council
We can assist with maximizing & help you and your family claim the relevant benefits eg Personal Independence Payment and Attendance Allowance, Carers Allowance, New Style Contribution Based Employment and Support Allowance, Universal Credit advice as well as advise relating to help with Housing costs and Council Tax Benefit, Pension Credit, Tax Credits and Bereavement Benefits .We can advise all devolved Scottish Social Security benefits as well as grants etc. including Funeral Support Payment . The Service can also help you to claim Macmillan grants, Scottish Welfare Fund :community care grants. Provide help and advice with fuel costs and access schemes relating to boiler replacement and white goods( limited availability ).W e can help you access local resources and support including aids and adaptations, blue badge information, home help etc. Our Service offers support during illness , to return to work as well as support following bereavement .We offer representation at tribunal hearings in relation to Social Security benefits.Benefit Advice Services
Hector McNeil House
7-8 Clyde Square
Jacqueline Coyle or Nichola Collins on 01475715365 option 3 and 6. Mobile 07919218451
Please call for availablility and locations.
Any adult and their family can access this service either directly by calling the contact number or via any health professionals involved. We can visit at home in the community or in the hospital.
Renfrewshire Macmillan Advice Service part of Renfrewshire Council's Advice Works
The Macmillan Welfare Rights and Money Advice Service provides advice and support on welfare benefits and debt to people affected by cancer living in the Renfrewshire area. We provide a free and confidential specialist Welfare Rights service to people living with cancer and to their families. We can advise on a range of issues including benefits and income maximisation and assist with any other related issues you may have, such as housing, debt and employment. We can also help you with form completion, advocacy and representation at tribunals. Our aim is to strive to ensure that people affected by cancer receive the support and help they need.Benefit Advice Services
Johnstone Town Hall
25 Church Street
Gillian Campbell, Valerie Hay and Carol Calderwood on 0300 300 1238
Monday to Thursday 8:45-4:45 and Friday 8:45–3:55
Macmillan North Lanarkshire Advice Service
The service is a partnership between Macmillan Cancer Support, The Citizens Advice Bureau, North and South Lanarkshire councils, NHS Lanarkshire and The Pension Service. The service provides assistance with benefits, patient grants, debt, employment and housing issues. The service is delivered via home visits, telephone, outreach sessions in local hospitals, ward visits and appointments in local Citizens Advice Bureau offices.Benefit Advice Services
Macmillan North Lanarkshire Advice Service
73-77 Merry Street
Derek Houston on 01698 332258
Service available: 8.45am – 16.45, Monday to Thursday, 8.45am – 16.15 Friday. Office hours: 8.45am-4.45pm, Monday to Thursday, 8.45am – 16.15 Friday
North Lanarkshire area comprising of postcodes starting with: G33 G65 G66 G67 G68 G69 G71 ML1 ML2 ML4 ML5 ML6 ML7
Macmillan Money Matters
The team provide financial advice and assistance to people affected by cancer across Forth Valley. The Project Workers provide a financial wellbeing check; help complete benefit claim forms & appeal against benefit decisions; assist in applying for grants and transport concessions such as blue badge; and help with costs such as travel to hospital.Benefit Advice Services
1-5 Port Street
Jennifer Schmidt on 01786 233 525 9am - 4.30pm Monday to Friday
9am - 4:30pm Monday to Friday
Forth Valley (Stirlingshire Falkirk and Clackmannanshire areas). Outreach also available at Forth Valley Royal Hospital Oncology Department