A cancer diagnosis can be a difficult time for adults and can also have a profound effect on children and young people.
We use a range of therapeutic methods to engage children and young people, through the use of craft work, art, books, music, play, guided imagery, life story and memory work.
At Clan we offer a dedicated, confidential service through our team of support workers for children, young people and families. Through its work, the team aims to provide information, listen to the individual, and allow children and young people to explore their difficult feelings in a safe and secure environment.
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Support is offered at Clan House in our dedicated space for young people or outwith the centre. Our team regularly visit individual’s homes or schools depending on each situation. Team members are also based at Crimond, Elgin, Orkney and Shetland,
Clients can make an appointment or are welcome to drop in to the local centres to find out more.
For more information about our Children & Family support service please contact Tina O'Boyle on 01224 647000 or email Tina.OBoyle@clancancersupport.org.
We can see young people at a CLAN Support & Wellbeing centre, at home, at school or at any other suitable community setting.
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Clan offers free support to anyone affected by cancer in north-east Scotland, Moray, Orkney and Shetland. Please help support us.
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