Meet people like you! Youth Cancer Trust provides support and free activity holidays for young people (aged 14 to 30) diagnosed and living with cancer or any malignant disease, from anywhere in the UK and the Irish Republic, or who are patients of any UK hospital.
Holidays are also available for young people who have been in remission for up to five years or who are living with the late effects of having had cancer as a teenager or young adult. If you have any queries about our services, please telephone 01202 763591.
Groups of 8 are made up of similar ages and groups can also be made up of friends you made in hospital. We are open all year round and are based at Tracy Ann House in Bournemouth, Dorset.
At the age of 13 whilst on holiday I found a lump on my right thigh.
Little did I know, this lump was a cancerous tumour that had also spread to my brain and my lungs. My diagnosis was finalised as rare high grade metastatic sarcoma. The tumour on my thigh was the size of a football, my brain tumour the size of an apple, and my lung tumours the size of grapes. I was extremely ill…
Youth Cancer Trust – COVID19 Policy
In line with Government Guidelines, this policy cover procedures put in place at Tracy Ann House, Alum Chine, Bournemouth, BH4 8HZ, to help reduce the risk of spreading infection amongst staff, residential guests and house visitors and to protect the young cancer patients with vulnerable immune systems.
We are currently continuing as normal with the holiday bookings for 2020, but with procedures in place to minimise infection. However, if you have booked a holiday and are concerned about travelling, then please let us know.
This page will be updated, along with our policy should the risk change.
Please view our COVID19 Policy here
Contact us for more information to discuss your holiday or voluntary work on 01202 763591 or email the office
Policy created 4th March 2020 – Georgina Hillman (Administration manager)
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Due to the situation with the coronavirus and the government guidance, we have unfortunately had to close the office and holiday home to protect our staff and beneficiaries.
All holidays have been postponed until 2021. If you would like to book a holiday for 2021, please email us
If you have already booked your transport for this year, please let us know and will reimburse the cost.
We are always here for you if you have any questions or concerns, just call 01202 763591 or email
Please take good care of one another – all our staff wish you all the very best 🙂
Please do help support us – we need donations more than ever as our community fundraising team is unable to work as normal. You can donate via the button on our home page or please email us if you would like to raise money for Youth Cancer Trust. We really appreciate any help you can give as we will continue to support young people with cancer as best we can now and in the future.
The house is currently closed to visitors until further notice.