MACS Cancer Support Group
MACS is a fully registered Spanish charity. Founded in 2008. Serving patients, survivors and carers from Almeria to Velez Rubio. MACS is an informal and friendly group of patients and survivors. They meet on an informal basis to offer one to one & group support, the company of people who know what it’s like to have treatment and ongoing friendship, fun and social opportunities. Confidentiality is assured if required and friends and family of patients and survivors are also welcome.
In addition to MACS fundraising shops, regular support groups are held in the Mojacar area and also the Albox/Huercal-Overa area. All supporters are volunteers who provide help and advice to cancer patients, for example and pending an initial evaluation; accompany patients on hospital visits, organise medical translators for hospital and doctors appointments, arrange translations of hospital documents, provide information regarding the sourcing of medical equipment, prosthesis etc, home visits to assist with shopping and/or to offer patients and family opportunity to talk.
|Phone||MACS HELPLINE/AYUDA Tel: (0034) 634 656 555 or the GENERAL ENQUIRY LINE Tel: (0034) 634328334 (11:00am to 16:00)|
|Full address||Contact by phone for assistance or email. There are also shops staffed by volunteers in Mojácar, Turre, Albox, Huercal Overa and Las Buganvillas (Vera Playa).|
|Languages||English spoken, Spanish spoken|
|Timetable||Contact MACS for details of local support groups for cancer patients and their families. MACS shops are normally open Monday to Friday (excluding holidays) from 10:00 to 14:00.|
|Type of organisation||Charity / Support Group|