Did you know that St Barnabas Hospice have a Welfare and Benefits team? When you or someone in your family is going through the hardest of times and living with a life-limiting or terminal illness, the last thing you should have on your mind is financial worries.
The Welfare and Benefits team offer a range of financial advice and support services which can give you peace of mind and an extra helping hand in understanding what help is available and applying for benefits and grants, accessing help with health costs, applying for transport concessions and accessing benefits following a bereavement.
Contact them on 01476 513544.
Bereavement support is available to any adult affected by grief, not just the family and friends of those cared for by the Hospice. St Barnabas also have a bereavement helpline supported by trained volunteers who will offer you the time to talk about your grief and how it might be affecting you. They will offer you support emotionally, psychologically and practically. Open Monday to Friday, from 11.00am to 3.00pm, call the helpline on 0300 303 1897.
There are also ways you can get involved and support St Barnabas Hospice
- Light Up a Life Torchlight Procession: Tuesday 22nd November. The procession is an opportunity for the community to come together to reflect and remember. Registration will be available online from 1st November.
- Visit them at the Lincolnshire Food and Gift Fayre: Saturday 26th and Sunday 27th November at Lincolnshire Showground. Sample their new Ruby blend of Gin, Rum, and Coffee. They are delicious and would make a brilliant Christmas present this year!
- St Barnabas and Lincoln Christmas Market are having a joint 40th birthday party at this year’s Christmas Markets: Thursday 1st to Sunday 4th December. Visit the charity near the Tree of Life!
- Tree Cycle: During the beginning of the new year, they will be collecting and recycling your real Christmas trees. For a donation, they will be collected and disposed of for you, hassle free!
It’s not too late to sign up to this years Rudy’s Run! Calling all groups in an early year setting, register now for your free antlers and red noses!