Charlies Community Support

We are here for anyone affected by Cancer • Free holistic therapies, such as Reiki, Reflexology, Oncology, Shiatsu, Mindfulness and much more • Emotional support for anyone affected by Cancer • Bereavement Support • Gloucester every Tues, Weds & Thurs from 10am – 2pm, select our Schedule above for more information • Select our Locations tab above for details of Forest of Dean, Cheltenham, Cirencester and Newent Contact us on 01452 939000 Registered Charity No 1205184


We are here for anyone affected by Cancer in Gloucestershire.

Each week we provide a schedule of Therapies, Activities’ and support, due to Covid19 restrictions please contact us to make an appointment. We are also able to offer therapies and home visits to our palliative care patients and families affected by Cancer. Please contact us to arrange an appointment to discuss. – Charlie’s Team.



Charlie’s Children & Young People

For children and young people affected by a cancer diagnosis of a loved one. Click for Children & Young People's Cancer Support

Helping Your wellbeing

Your health and wellbeing is at the forefront of Charlie’s and we offer a wide range of holistic wellbeing support, 1:1 sessions and group support to suit your needs. Click for Holistic Wellbeing Support

Cancer Therapies & Activities

Therapies at Charlie’s are free for all those affected by Cancer. We offer a wide range of holistic and wellbeing treatments and activities to help you through a difficult time. We also have a team available for home visits for any palliative care and support. Discover our Holistic Therapies

Fundraising & Events for Cancer

Therapies at Charlie’s are free for all those directly affected by cancer including carers. If you can support Charlie’s by holding your own fundraising event, with our support please get in touch. We are always looking for corporate sponsorships from local employers, please put us in touch with anyone that may be interested. Most employers support a local charity for the year, please feel free to nominate us. See whats going on, or list your own Fundraiser!

Our Sponsors

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Meet our lovely team.

Charlie’s has a great team of volunteers that enable us to operate every day, providing support on many levels. We have a team of Therapists, Meet and Greeters, Helpers, Lunch time Helpers, Events team, and many friends available with a shoulder to lean on.



Jo is Charlie's Founder/Director leading Charlie’s Centre and the day to day Operations and Development, she is also an experienced therapist offering Reiki treatments.

Paul Mount

Patron, Trustee

Charlie’s community cancer support and therapy centre is a testament to the vision set out by Jo and her team and the willingness by those being helped by Charlie’s to “give back” by being involved in the massive job of renovating the premises they use and decorating it to make it a warm and welcoming environment. People stopped being cancer victims and became builders, painters, carpenter’s, and …


Families & Youth Worker, Trustee

Ensuring support for the emotional and wellbeing impacts of a family members cancer diagnoses and maintaining their need for an advocate, I have been working with children, young people and families affected by cancer for 10 years and passionate about continuing to support and promote the wellbeing of children and young people affected by cancer.


Centre Deputy, Trustee

Annie is the Centre Deputy and is on hand to help wherever needed. Welcoming all our members and showing new members around. Annie thoroughly enjoys upcycling items and manages our shop which stocks lots of holistic and wellbeing goods.


Chair of Trustees

Andy has been a Trustee of Charlie’s since the start and is on hand to give financial advice. Andy also helps around the centre with any maintenance that is needed.



Kelly, a Cancer Nurse Specialist, works at both our Gloucestershire hospitals. She helps Charlie’s to understand what support services are needed, and takes information about Charlie’s provision back to the consultants, clinics and patients that need us.

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We are always looking to develop our offerings – If you have a skill which you would like to volunteer, please do get in touch