Our Vision & Values

Our Vision

That local people of all ages affected by the impact of cancer and other life limiting conditions can access and receive free professional help and support whenever they need it.


CancerCare is a unique independent charity dedicated to helping local families affected by cancer and other life limiting conditions living in North Lancashire and South Cumbria.

CancerCare is...

Unique – we will adopt a holistic approach to ensure local people’s needs are central to everything we do

Local – we are a local charity responsive to local need

Welcoming – we will provide a friendly and welcoming safe space for all

Professional – we will work in partnership with healthcare professionals and partner organisations in the delivery and onward referral of clients to ensure good professional care at all times

Experts – we are experts in the delivery of a wide range of professional and confidential therapy services

Trusted – we are an open and honest organisation committed to building and maintaining positive relationships with staff, volunteers and local community members

Aims & Objectives

To improve the wellbeing of local people of all ages affected by cancer and other life limiting conditions
To raise community awareness of CancerCare’s therapy services and strengthen established links with key local health & wellbeing organisations
To provide flexible services to meet the needs of local communities
To use our resources wisely

Read our Three Year Plan, 2018 to 2021, here

Read our Annual Report for 2017/18 here