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Welcome to the Olive Tree Cancer Support Centre, the centre for everyone affected by cancer. 

We are here to help. Receiving a diagnosis of cancer is a difficult, stressful and emotional time for both the patient and those around them. We provide a range of services to support you from the point of diagnosis, through your treatment and beyond; in fact for as long as you need us. You are not on your own.  Come to the Olive Tree where you can meet and speak with people who understand and can help.

The Olive Tree Cancer Support Centre is an independent charity providing a range of support to cancer patients, their carers and families. Formerly known as the cancer self-help group Crawley Cancer Contact, the group was co-founded in 1990 by Heather Goodare and others and was granted charitable status in 1992. The Olive Tree Cancer Support Centre opened in its present location in the grounds of Crawley Hospital in July 2009.

The cornerstones of our provision are in the areas of information, emotional support and complementary therapy. However, we have an ever expanding offer of additional services including a cancer survivorship programme, a coaching programme, singing workshops and social events. The centre is open for information and enquiries from 9.30 am – 5.30 pm Monday to Thursday and 9.30am – 4.30pm on Friday. We look forward to welcoming you to our centre.

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Living Well with Cancer Workshop

We are delighted that the renowned Penny Brohn UK organisation will be running their two part workshop on 5th and 12th November from 10.00 - 5.30 at the Olive Tree.  ** Please note the change of date**

Participation in the workshop is free to anyone living with cancer.  For further information or to book a place please click here, call 01275 370111 or email:bookings@pennybrohn.org.uk.


Living Mindfully with Ill Health

Come and relax and experience the benefits of being present in the moment including reduced feelings of stress and increased feelings of wellbeing and calm.

Sessions will take place on Fridays 4th Nov, 11th, 18th  and 25th November.

Don’t forget to book your place!


Therapeutic Arts for Health & Wellbeing

Would you like to know more about how Therapeutic Arts could benefit you? You do not need any previous art experience or skills to be able to enjoy these creative workshops. However, if you are not sure if this is for you, please contact us to book a taster session.

Sessions take place every Wednesday morning from 10.30 a.m.

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Olive Tree Cancer Support Centre
Registered Charity No: 1157386
Crawley Hospital
West Green Drive, Crawley
West Sussex RH11 7DH

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