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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 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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The Olive Tree AGM - 3rd July

The Annual General Meeting of the Olive Tree CIO (Charity Incorporated Organisation) will take place on Monday 3rd July at 6.30 p.m. at the Olive Tree. 

We would encourage as many members as possible to come along and join us for a short meeting followed by drinks and nibbles.  This is your chance to find out what has been going on at the Olive Tree during the past year and to hear about our exciting plans for the future.  More information will be available soon.


Pillars to Plough Sponsored Walk Sunday 28th May

A big thank you to the Ifield Chestnut House group who are holding their annual Pillars to Plough sponsored walk to raise funds for local charities, of which the Olive Tree is one.

To encourage as many people as possible to take part, participants can choose to walk or run 5, 10 or 20 miles.   You can enter as an individual or you could join the The Olive Tree Trailblazers who are entering a team and would love you to join them!


Latest News! Top Local Band "The Jets" to play at The Olive Tree Glitter Ball

We are delighted to confirm that top local band "The Jets" will be playing live at the Glitter Ball at the Arora Hotel in Crawley on Saturday 17th June.  The Jets are brilliant musicians with a great repertoire - it will be impossible to resist the urge to dance!

There are still a few tickets left for what promises to be a wonderful evening.  All funds raised will go to the Olive Tree Cancer Support Centre.

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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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