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Please see our new January 2018 class timetable below. Please click on image to view. If you wish to book for any class, please contact us on 012866966 or email info@purplehouse.ie

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Our Cancer Support Centre and services will be closed from 1pm on Friday 22nd December until 10am on Tuesday 2nd January 2018.  We would like to wish all of our clients, friends and supporters a very Happy Christmas and every good wish for 2018.

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Here at Purple House Cancer Support, we are all too aware that Christmas can be an emotional and difficult time for those of us that have had a difficult year.

It is our experience that almost everyone finds Christmas an emotional time of year.

Veronica O’Leary Director of Services at Purple House Cancer Support shares some practical advice and tips for anyone affected by Cancer at Christmas time.

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Thanks to your support, we have helped 184 families so far this year through the services provided in our Cancer Support Centre in Bray, Co. Wicklow and outreach support service in Dun Laoghaire Co. Dublin.

Christmas can be a very difficult time for anyone affected by Cancer and there are a number of ways in which you can support our work.

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Our annual Christmas Candlelight Service takes place on Friday 1st December at 8pm in The Holy Redeemer Church, Main Street Bray, Co. Wicklow.

All are welcome to join us for this special night.  The theme this year is Honour, Grace and Gratitude in our Community.

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As part of our support programmes for children and teenagers affected by Cancer, we are holding two separate events during the Halloween Mid term break.

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We are delighted to launch our 2017 Christmas Card selection.
This year’s cards are by a range of local photographers including Tony Brierton, Aidan Flynn & Oisin Mcfarland Smith.
We are also delighted to announce that two of the images are by Aoife McNulty who has shared her own Cancer experience with us below.
The cards are now on sale in our online shop here:
https://www.shop-purplehouse.ie/product/christmas-cards/ 

Read Aoife’s story below…

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Our Community Impact 2016
Thanks to your amazing support, more people were able to access our Cancer Support Centre in Bray and community support services in Leinster.
We could not do it without you!

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Can you help us by signing our petition and sharing it with your family & friends?

Despite unprecedented demand on our daily services we receive only 20% of our day to day funding from the HSE. We rely almost entirely on donations and fund raising events to survive.

We are calling on the HSE and the Minister for Health Simon Harris to provide sustainable funding to enable us to keep up with the demand on our Services.

Sign our Petition to the Minister for Health & HSE HERE

There are 150,000 Cancer survivors in Ireland.
1 in 4 Cancer survivors have physical/psychological consequences following treatment.

By 2020 1 in 20 people will be a Cancer survivor.

In 2016 more than 1,200 People visited Purple House Cancer Support Centre in Bray and Outreach Support service in Dun Laoghaire for vital Cancer Support Services.

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We are holding a Pamper & Beauty morning on Friday 20th October from 11am-1pm, which is kindly supported by the Holistic Therapists of Bray Institute of Further Education.

This event coincides with Breast Cancer Awareness Month.

All welcome!

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