Macmillan Cancer Support (Wai Yin Society)


Wai Yin understands the barriers that Chinese individuals and families face when accessing healthcare and support in the UK. To respond to the complex needs of Chinese people affected by cancer, we have developed partnerships with a network of cancer organisations and professionals. We have a team of specially trained volunteers who provide practical, emotional and financial support to Chinese people who are suffering with cancer. The service is confidential and the focus in on the individual.

We speak your language

Our trained volunteers speak Cantonese, Mandarin, Hakka and English. Individuals and families from Manchester and the surrounding areas can access our cancer support services.

Who to contact

Contact Name
Juanita Yau
Contact Position
0161 833 0377 0161 833 0377
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Where to go

Wai Yin Society
66 - 68
Swan Street
Greater Manchester
M4 5JU
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Only five minutes’ walk from Shudehill Public Transport Interchange (Bus, Tram, Centreline)


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Referral required
Referral Details


Referrals required for some services.  Please call and ask for more information.

We are pleased to announce that Wai Yin Society has recently been awarded “Approved Provider Status” for Manchester City Council in respect of:

Troubled Families Interventions


Innovative Advice Solutions


Please contact us as soon as possible if you are making referrals!

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A complex range of issues ranging from abuse, alcohol/drug misuse, crime, deprivation, disability, domestic violence, homelessness, mental health through to poverty and unemployment are all tackled holistically and professionally by the Wai Yin Society. Services provided across Manchester for BME communities. Staff and volunteers speak many languages, including: Cantonese, Mandarin, Somali, Polish, French, Spanish, Czech, Russian, Lithuanian, Urdu, Punjabi and Arabic.

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