Macmillan Do you need help with the cost of cancer?If you or your family are living with cancer and struggling to cope with it's financial impact, there is help available.Hampshire Macmillan Citizens Advice Service (HMCAS) delivers a consistent, targeted and holistic service for people affected by cancer who are residents in or being treated in Southampton, Portsmouth and the Isle of Wight. A team of caseworkers and volunteers provides specialist advice and face to face support.A large majority of the clients we help contact us first through the HMCAS helpline and we are then able to direct them to their local caseworker.All of our caseworkers, including the one on the Isle of Wight, are based in Citizens Advice locations, sharing their expertise and community networks in order to deliver the highest quality casework and advice services. Call the Hampshire Macmillan Citizens Advice Service helpline on 0344 847 7727or email us [email protected]For more information please take a look at the Hampshire Macmillan page If you need help or know someone who needs help please contact MacMillan using this referrals form, and our Adviser will get back to you: Hampshire Macmillan Citizens Advice Service Direct Referral Form (google.com) Welcome Sue, MacMillan Adviser In August we welcomed Sue as our new Citizens Advice Macmillan Caseworker for Hampshire MacMillan. Sue has been a volunteer Generalist Adviser with us since 2009, covering a wide variety of enquiries including welfare benefits, housing, employment and consumer matters. Sue has 10 years experience working in the domiciliary care sector. She has cared for people with a wide range of medical conditions and health needs, including dementia, stroke and cancer. Sue says “All my colleagues are incredibly dedicated to providing the best information and advice, and are wonderful to work alongside, even with social distancing. It has been a privilege to care for senior members in our community, helping them to continue living in their own homes.” Sue is married with 2 grown up daughters and has a little Bantam hen called Cooper who shares her garden and likes supervising with the laundry. Sue says “Occasionally she lays an egg and announces her triumph very loudly to the neighbours!” Sue enjoys walking, playing badminton, reading, wildlife and helping out in her church fellowship in her spare time.