Cancer Support

If you or someone you care about is affected by cancer then we can help….

Don’t worry alone. We are here to support you.

Touched by Cancer

We provide a community based welcoming environment where emotional and psychological support is available for people from Halton whose lives have been touched by cancer.

Peer Support

Various support groups including; Bosom Buddies, Gentlemen Only, Hugs, meet weekly or monthly to chat, socialise and support one another.


Trained staff and volunteers are available without appointment during drop in hours: Monday-Friday 10:00am-3:00pm.


Private counselling appointments are available at different times during the week.

Art and Craft Workshops

A great way to relax and learn new skills. Skilled volunteers and local artists lead our classes.


Thanks to our wonderful volunteer team we are able to offer a range of therapies including hypnotherapy, reiki, beauty therapies including manicures, pedicures, facials and massage by appointment, free of charge.

Exercise Classes

Tai Chi and other gentle exercise opportunities to aid mental and physical well-being.

Day Trips & Social Events

Regularly organised excursions and events planned by Centre staff and service users.

Children and Young People’s Service

If you have a child within your family whose life has been touched by cancer we now have a program which is delivered in conjunction with their school offering them a safe place to talk about their feelings and practical coping strategies. If you feel your child would benefit from this service please let us know.

Free Legal Advice

Free Legal Advice

Do you need to speak to a solicitor?  We have another of our legal advice drop in sessions at The Centre on Tuesday 13th February.  The solicitor from Forster Dean Widnes offers 30 minutes of confidential advice free of charge in our therapy room covering wills and...

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Welcome Meeting

Welcome Meeting

Are you new to The Centre? Want to find out more about what we do and how we can support you?  Come and join us at our welcome meeting on Tuesday 13th February from 11am.  Everyone is welcome and cake and a cuppa will be available.  Come and chat with centre users...

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Ryecroft Hall Trip

Ryecroft Hall Trip

With Christmas just a distant memory and the summer seeming so far away we thought we'd try and cheer you up a little!  We have a trip for Centre users to Ryecroft Hall in Poulton-le-Fylde on Wednesday 21st February.  The cost is just £18 which includes transport,...

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Call in anytime Monday to Friday 10am – 3pm

Therapies and Counselling available by appointment only, please contact the centre to make an appointment.


0151 423 5730

21 - 23 Alforde St, Widnes WA8 7TR

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Widnes and Runcorn Cancer Support Group is a limited company (limited by guarantee), registered in England and Wales (Company Number 07830948)
and a registered charity (charity registration number 1145810) whose registered office is 21-23 Alforde Street, Widnes, Cheshire, WA8 7TR