Young Adults Service

Are you a young adult aged 16-30 with a brain tumour diagnosis? Our Young Adults Service is here for you, helping you to connect with others and supporting you with any information you might need.

If you're living with a brain tumour diagnosis, we're here to answer your questions and help you feel less alone. You can contact us by emailing YAS@thebraintumourcharity.org, or call us on 0808 800 0004. Alternatively, to find out all the latest news and events, and how to join our Young Adults Facebook Group:

Join our community today

We are grateful to the Elliott Simmons Charitable Trust who kindly support our Young Adults Service.

How we can support you

Our team is here to support you, these are some of things we can help you with:

  • A closed Facebook Group to help you connect with other young adults with a brain tumour diagnosis and share experiences
  • Events where you can meet new people, connect with our Young Ambassadors and meet the team at The Charity
  • Individual online and telephone support. Whether its information you need or you'd just like to talk things through, our team are here to help. Get in touch by email YAS@thebraintumourcharity.org or call 0808 800 0004

New Information and Support Line opening hours

You can call our team Monday to Friday, on 0808 800 0004. To provide a wider window of opportunity to contact us, we will be trialling extended hours across our support services until October. Our extended opening hours are as follows:

  • Monday 9am to 5pm
  • Tuesday 9am to 5pm
  • Wednesday 9am to 9pm
  • Thursday 9am to 9pm
  • Friday 9am to 5pm

If you need urgent help or support outside of our working hours:

If you are concerned about your health, please contact your GP immediately who may direct you to an out of hours service. Alternatively if you need to speak to someone urgently, please contact:

  • NHS (England) - 1111
  • NHS Direct (Wales) - 0845 46 47
  • NHS 24 (Scotland) - 111
  • If you live in Northern Ireland please dial 999 or your out-of-ours GP service
  • Samaritans (UK wide) - 116 123
  • Or in an emergency, visit A&E or dial 999

Newly diagnosed?

A range of resources to help you following a brain tumour diagnosis.

Events for Young Adults

Our free events are a great way to connect with other young adults with a brain tumour diagnosis.

Join our Young Adult community

Sign up to our community to find our about all the latest news and events and join our Facebook group.

Benefits Clinic

Find out how to book a telephone appointment for our weekly benefits clinic, run in partnership with Rushmoor Citizens Advice

Employment resources

We have developed a range resources to help staying in, returning to, or looking for work after a brain tumour diagnosis.

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