Teenage and Young Adult Service

Our new Teenage and Young Adult (TYA) Service offers emotional and practical support to young people affected by a brain tumour.

If you're living with a brain tumour diagnosis, we're here to answer your questions and help you feel less alone.

What we offer

Our help and support for teenagers and young adults living with a brain tumour includes:

  • Emotional and practical support with a dedicated Teenage and Young Adult Worker
  • A closed Facebook Group to help you connect with others in a similar situation, no matter where you live
  • Opportunities to be put touch with one of our Young Ambassadors who understand what it's like to live with a brain tumour diagnosis
  • Events where you can meet new people, learn new skills and get helpful information and support

To learn more about the service and see how we can help you or your friend or family member, please get in touch with Emma Wood, our Teenage and Young Adult Worker at: Emma.wood@thebraintumourcharity.org.

Find out more

To join our closed Facebook group and be the first to hear about new services and events run by the Teenage and Young Adult service, please register your details.

Get the info you need

It's natural to have lots of questions about what's going to happen following a brain tumour diagnosis. If you want to read more, our website has lots of information and advice about a wide range of topics, from side-effects to money advice.

Understanding brain tumours

Information about how brain tumours form, how they’re graded and different tumour types.

Living with a brain tumour

Find practical information about living with a brain tumour, or caring for someone affected.

Jargon buster

Get clear definitions of key term and words relating to brain tumour.

Dedicated support and expertise

Our Teenage and Young Adult Service is run by Emma Wood, our friendly and supportive Teenage and Young Adult Worker.

If you'd like to find out more about the service, please get in touch with Emma at: Emma.wood@thebraintumourcharity.org.