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Tuam Cancer Care


Tuam Cancer Care Centre
30 Temple Jarlath Court
County Galway.

Tel : 093-28522
Fax : 093 28614
Email : info@tuamcancercare.ie


"Tuam Cancer Care is a voluntary organisation that offers psychological, emotional and practical support to people with a cancer diagnosis and their families, an also provides general cancer-related information."

Tuam Cancer Care Group was founded in 1985 as a support group for people with a cancer diagnosis. Two years later a fundraising group was set up to enable the group to expand it's services to all people with cancer in Tuam and the surrounding areas.

To provide a focal point for the group and provide greater accessibility, in May 2000 Tuam Cancer Care opened it's (Cillín Aire means Lodge of Care)


Opening Hours

7.30pm - 9.30pm
10.30am - 1.30pm
10.30am - 1.30pm
10.30am - 1.30pm
10.30am - 1.30pm

Aims of the Centre

  • To offer emotional support and help to people with cancer, their families and friends.
  • To lessen the fear associated with the word "cancer".
  • To provide a "drop-in" Centre where people with cancer can access support and information.
  • To ensure that the centre is open to all whose lives have been affected by cancer.
  • To continue to develop and meet the cancer-related needs of the people of Tuam and the locality.

Support Services

The following are some of the services that are available in the Tuam Cancer Care Centre:

  • Support and Information Centre with trained volunteers available to all callers
  • Complementary and holistic therapies, massage, reflexology and acupuncture available by appointment
  • Ongoing monthly support meetings for people with cancer diagnosis (1st Wednesday of every month).
  • Assistance with expenses incurred as a result of cancer diagnosis.
  • Counselling available by referral.
  • Hospital and Home Visits.
  • Workshops and seminars on health and cancer-related topics held in Cillín Aire Centre for people with a cancer diagnosis, their families or friends.
  • Health education talks for general public
  • Provision for cancer related information, library, booklets, leaflets and internet.
  • Breast prosthesis fitting by appointment.
  • Regular newsletters from members.
  • Training courses and ongoing support for volunteers.
  • Tuam Cancer Care Centre Men's Health Group being established.


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