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CLAN Cancer Support

Record Number: 1510

CLAN House and CLAN Haven
120 Westburn Road
AB25 2QA

Phone: 01224 647000

CLAN Haven Accommodation: 01224 651030

Email: Website:


CLAN is an independent charity for anyone affected by any cancer - from diagnosis through treatment and onwards. The services are available free of charge to anyone of any age - patients, carers, family members and close friends. CLAN provides support across Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire, Moray, Orkney and Shetland - clients can access support directly in Aberdeen, Ballater, Banchory, Elgin, Fraserburgh, Inverurie, Kirkwall, Lerwick, Peterhead and Stonehaven.


CLAN offers:

  • emotional support and information through a team of trained support volunteers
  • counselling services
  • dedicated support for children, young people and families
  • telephone and email support
  • home or hospital visits

Complementary Therapies and Weekly Classes

  • Complementary therapies by fully qualified and experienced therapists offering Aromatherapy, Healing, Homeopathy, Reflexology, Relaxation, Reiki and Shiatsu
  • Weekly hair cutting and wig styling services for those whose hair has been affected by cancer treatments
  • Weekly classes include: relaxation (breathing techniques, meditation and visualisation), yoga, arts and crafts

Group Meetings

Many groups meet regularly at CLAN House including:

  • Friendship after Bereavement (FAB)
  • UCAN Patient Led Support Group
  • Open coffee mornings for fundraising on the first Wednesday of every month 10.00am-12.00 midday - all welcome to go along and enjoy tea or coffee and homebakes

For further information on any of the above please contact CLAN House on Tel: 01224 647000.


  • CLAN Haven offers bed and simple breakfast accommodation to those living in outlying areas of Aberdeenshire, Moray, Orkney and Shetland, who are attending or accompanying a relative to Aberdeen hospitals. Twenty seven rooms, all ensuite, including two adapted for disability access and two family rooms.  CLAN does ask a contribution of £30 per night to help cover costs.


  • Extensive library and information centre with a range of cancer related publications, booklets, DVDs and CDs
  • Information on other self-help groups and cancer care organisations throughout the UK
  • Internet access
  • DVDs and CDs

Charity Shops

CLAN Cancer Support has charity shops in Aberdeen, Ballater, Kirkwall and Lerwick. The sale of donated goods helps to fund CLAN services. Each shop has a wide range of clothing, accessories, household items and books.

Information about the shops can be found here: CLAN - Charity Shops

More Information

Area Covered: Aberdeen / Aberdeenshire / Moray

Aberdeenshire Coverage: Banff & Buchan / Buchan / Formartine / Garioch / Marr

Opening Hours:

CLAN House (Aberdeen)
Mon/Tue/Wed/Fri: 9.00am-4.30pm
Thu: 9.00am-7.00pm
Sat: 10.00am-1.00pm

Please see the CLAN website for opening hours for services in the community and CLAN's charity shops

Cost of Service:

With the exception of the accomodation in CLAN Haven and the Holiday Home, all services are provided free of charge

Referral: No referral required - anyone is welcome to drop-in or phone any of CLAN's bases

Scottish Charity No.: SC022606

Contacts & Addresses

Individual Contacts:

Information Co-ordinator: Joan Cowie
Tel: 01224 651037


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