Other organisations you might find helpful
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Kids with Cancer Foundation is a non for profit organisation dedicated to providing support for families affected by cancer, directly and through research. One hundred percent of all donations to Kids with Cancer Foundation are passed on to struggling families of kids with cancer.
RedKite provide essential support to children and young people with cancer, and their families, this has been Redkite's focus for over 30 years. They are there throughout the whole cancer journey, from the moment of diagnosis until after treatment finishes.
Beyond Blue aims to allow the Australian community to understand
depression and anxiety and empowers all Australians, at any life-stage, to seek help. They take a public health approach focusing on improving the health of the population through the use of a variety of settings to ensure help in easily accessible.
CanTeen supports young people when cancer turns their world upside down and helps them cope with the physical, emotional and practical impact of living with cancer.
The Cancer Councils are independent founders of cancer research in Australia. The provide early detection and prevention programs that aim to help improve people to quit smoking, protect themselves from sun, eat healthier foods and engage in physical activity to reduce the risk of cancer.
The Kids Cancer Alliance brings together leading doctors and scientists working in child cancer medicine and research across NSW, to improve the care of children with cancer.
A government-funded cancer control agency which focuses on reducing the impact of cancer and providing the public of NSW with relevant information, while improving outcome of cancer diagnosis , treatment, care and survival.
An independent non-profit organisation that provides a range of housing support to seriously ill children and their families. It is a 'home-away-from-home' for families in need.
The priority is children's health. Aimed to achieve the best results working as a team to ensure children receive personalised, high quality treatment while in care. Also focus on We creating an atmosphere of warmth, caring and assurance for sick children, parents and families.
Their purpose is to provide significant financial assistance for the support of equipment, research and clinical services at Sydney Children’s Hospital, Randwick and to promote the prevention and treatment of illness and injury in children.
The Children's Cancer Institute is currently the only independent medical research institute in the country dedicated to researching the causes, prevention, and cure of childhood cancer.
Lions Australia through the ALCCRF has been supporting childhood cancer research since 1976, becoming one of Australia's most important philanthropic donors to childhood cancer research.
The Cancer Australia website includes a wide range of information and resources for patients and survivors of childhood cancer, including information on types of cancer, what to expect during and after treatment, and current research in the field.
Cancer Council is the nation’s peak non-government cancer control organisation. Cancer Council undertakes a broad range of activities to provide up-to-date information about all aspects of living with and after cancer, as well as cancer prevention. They offer free resources, including brochures and eBooks on cancer, and information and support for patients, their families and carers. Cancer Councils are also the leading independent funders of cancer research in Australia.
Funded by the Australian Government, Cancer Australia’s first national Children’s Cancer website. The website offers new and up-to-date information on children’s cancers, enabling parents, families and carers of children with cancer to be better informed about their child’s cancer.
Want to pack your child (or yourself!) a quick and healthy lunch? Cancer Council in partnership with Outrun Cancer has created an online toolkit to help parents plan and pack their children healthy lunches.
The Tales of Me is a website containing child-friendly, accurate and up to date information for patients between the ages of 6 and 10, to help them learn about their illnesses. Stories range from allergies and infections to genetics- or heart-related conditions, with many more to come.
A nationwide network of dedicated professionals, each offering the very finest customer care available and providing seamless access for all ihear clients in cities and towns across Australia. Offer hearing technology, the products can teat a broad spectrum of types and degrees of hearing loss.
ReachOut.com is Australia’s leading online youth mental health service, where you can get the help you need, where and when you need it.
The Youth Cancer Service (YCS), funded by the Australian Government and administered by CanTeen, aims to reach all young people diagnosed with cancer and provide specialist medical, nursing and psychosocial support from diagnosis, throughout treatment and into survivorship.
Hundreds of children across Australia with serious medical conditions remain at home or in hospital, watching form the sidelines and missing school. MissingSchool is about helping bridge the educational and social needs of those kids and their siblings, who have special needs of their own, by working to keep them connected to their schools.
Childhood Cancer Support provides something that every family needs in a crisis – a home away from home for the whole family; a place where all the family can be together during a very challenging time.
iA family focused organisation offering regional families a place to call home while their child is undergoing lifesaving cancer treatment in Brisbane.
For tips on looking and feeling your best during cancer treatment, RetailMeNot has written a blog titled: 'The Ultimate Guide to Looking Your Best While Overcoming Cancer: How to stay positive and be the best version of yourself possible'
The heart of Association of Cancer Online Resources (ACOR) is a large collection of cancer-related online email lists, which has delivered millions of email messages to subscribers across the globe. ACOR offers access to online communities for survivors to find credible information and support.
The team at cordbloodbanking.com provides the latest up-to-date information and free resources for expecting parents. Their aim is to raise awareness and promote the benefits of cord blood donations to save the lives of many children suffering from cancers, blood disorders and many other life-threatening diseases. Visit cordbloodguide.com for a guide for parents interested in or going through the donating/banking process.
Support for College Students with Cancer is a website dedicated to resources for students with cancer & survivors, to help them return to and succeed in school.
Leiomyosarcoma.org offer current and accurate information, resources, and news on causes and preventative treatments for Leiomyosarcoma.
The Mesothelioma Center seek to raise awareness to help understand Mesothelioma in children, a rare cancer that affects protective membranes surrounding lungs, heart and abdominal cavity mainly caused by asbestos exposure.
In addition to raising awareness about Mesothelioma in adults and children, Mesothelioma Cancer Alliance regularly publish blog posts on a range of topics useful to families affected by cancer, including updates in current cancer research and insight on how and when to talk to children about cancer.
Other support resources
In the Rainbow is a children's book to assist children in coping with grief and loss following the death of a parent from cancer, written and illustrated by Tracey Newnham.
Support group grandparents whose grandchildren are, or have been, going through a battle with cancer. There are many support networks for parents, but grandparents can sometimes feel they are on the outside looking in.