Cancer Society Wellington is a provincial division of the National Cancer Society. They seek to reduce the incidents and impact of cancer by offering education and support to those who are affected. Their goal is to ensure that all those in their region who are affected by cancer have both the emotional and practical help through the experience
The Society offer programs, groups, specialist nurses and assistance with accommodation and transport for those undergoing treatment. In addition they provide a helpline, online community and even a CanTalk magazine. This is a large scale operation requiring significant resource from a hugely dedicated team of staff and a committed volunteer network. Check out their website here.
The Wellington division has 30 employees and includes the Wairarapa, Nelson and Marlborough regions.