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The Haven

AddressThe Haven,
Effie Road,
PostcodeSW6 1TB
DescriptionThe Haven is a national charity that offers breast cancer care and support which is designed for the individual. This is to enable them to achieve the best quality of life.
They offer advice on practical things like money and work, how to combat stress, exhaustion and nausea, healthy eating and exercise.
They have trained professional nurses, therapists, counsellors and advisers who listen to individual concerns and provide all the practical, emotional and physical support required in a tailor-made package.
Each visitor to The Haven can expect to receive up to ten free hours of therapy time. In addition, they will also receive two hours of nurse specialist time at the beginning and end of their tailored programme.
Family members and close friends of people that have been diagnosed with breast cancer can access up to four hours of free counselling.

Telephone number020 7384 0099
Further informationIf you can't get to one of their Haven centres, help is also available over the telephone, through their self-help films on their website or via their Haven at Home DVD which you can order free of charge from their shop.
EligibilityAnyone diagnosed with breast cancer, their families and friends.
CostsFree of charge
Opening times9.30am – 5.30pm Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday and 9.30am - 8.00pm on Wednesdays

Record last updated: 25 January 2017