For many people, losing their hair as a result of treatment for cancer can be the most distressing side effect. HeadWrappers is a free service providing practical support for adults experiencing hair loss as a result of cancer treatment.

Hair loss advisors show clients how to make the most of hats, scarves and hair pieces as an alternative to wearing a wig. Clients are also given tips on looking after their hair and scalp before, during and after treatment.

HeadWrappers currently delivered online to anyone who is in need.  We do individual and group sessions throughout the country.  We are currently looking for knitters to help provide: 

Patterns, wool and stuffing can be provided. Postage /collection can be arranged.

What skills do I need?

Keen knitter.

  • Black, Asian & Minority Ethnic (BAME)
  • Children
  • Disability
  • Employment, Education and Training
  • Families and Parenting
  • Health and Hospices
  • LGBT+
  • Mental Health
  • No Specific Interest
  • Older People
  • Young People
  • Advice and Information
  • Creativity
  • No specific activites


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Availability Details

Working from home so no requirements.

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