Our Mission and Values

Our Mission

  • To help as many people as possible with, or affected by, cancer cope with their situation by providing them with a range of high quality support services including: complementary therapies, counselling, support groups and other therapeutic activities, in a caring, friendly and supportive environment
  • To ensure that as many who might need our support know about us and are encouraged to contact us and benefit from all the help we can provide

Our Values

  • The welfare of our members is our paramount consideration and this reflects itself in everything we do. As a progressive organisation we will always develop and adapt to the needs of our members
  • We are inclusive, everyone is welcome and nobody is discriminated against
  • We treat everyone with dignity and their views and choices are respected
  • We aim for the highest standards in everything we do; our therapies and counselling are delivered by professionally qualified practitioners
  • We maintain confidentiality at all times

Our Objectives and Plans

Our Key Objectives

  • To offer an unrivalled service to our area and increase the number of members we attract and are able to support
  • To develop and improve the range of services and support we offer
  • To extend the reach of our services
  • To develop and support staff and volunteers through training where required to ensure our services operate to the highest standards
  • To achieve and prudently manage the income necessary to achieve these objectives

Our Plans

  • To review, develop and improve the range of services offered at our Purley Centre, Croydon University Hospital and the Croydon Wellness Centre
  • To align our services with the area’s diverse community
  • To increase our out-reach services and capability
  • To engage with all GP’s and their hubs, hospital staff, health boards and localities programmes and all major health partners to improve their knowledge of our activities and support for patients
  • To work in collaboration with like-minded organisations, including Macmillan, Maggies, St Christopher’s Hospice, Duffus Cancer Foundation and Penny Brohn
  • To upgrade the Centre and its supporting infrastructure, including IT to improve our efficiency and service to members
  • To attract adequate funding by working closely with all existing sources. To develop new and sound relationships with business and the community
  • To maintain an effective marketing, public relations and social media programme to support our activities and build awareness of the Centre and its work