Who can help?

Macmillan Benefits Advice Service

The Service provides advice and information about benefits, tax credits and grants to help people cope with the cost of living with cancer.

The Service is available to anyone who has recently been diagnosed with cancer, is currently undergoing treatment or is receiving palliative care as a result of a cancer diagnosis.

Patients can be seen locally in Antrim Area Hospital or Causeway Hospital by the Macmillan Benefits Advisers.


The Macmillan Benefits Advice Service can be contacted on 0300 123 3233

Social workers

A social worker may also be able to give you advice on sources of financial help for you.   The social worker is part of your multi-disciplinary team and will be provided for you throughout your care at the Northern Trust.

Citizens’ Advice Bureau

Your local Citizens’ Advice Bureau can also give you financial and legal advice.  To find your local Citizen’s Advice Bureau, please visit www.citizensadvice.co.uk