A cancer diagnosis can bring all kinds of unexpected expenses. For example, you may have to pay for travel to and from the UK, doctors’ bills and child care. There can be some challenges, especially when you factor in the possibility of taking time off work.
We have access to grants, can help in practical ways, or let you know where to go for additional financial support. It’s available for everyone. Please don’t be afraid to ask.
We have pulled together an information document containing all the organisations we know of in Jersey and the UK which offer financial assistance. This was last updated in July 2017 and can be found here – Financial Assistance July 2017.
Other things you may want to think about?
You may be worried about things like your States benefits, or making sure your social security is covered during treatment. The Citizens Advice Bureau is on hand to answer all these types of questions.
You can contact them on 0800 735 0249 or visit their website.