Resources: Cancer

The following organisations offer specific support for people with cancer and their families and carers. Contact these organisations for information, support and assistance.

Further resources can be found by selecting the Resources on the right.

Can Assist Network

Provides assistance and care to cancer patients and families in rural Australia
02 8217 3400

Cancer Council Helpline

13 11 20 (Mon to Fri 9am-5pm)
Arabic 1300 301 431
Cantonese 1300 300 935
Greek 1300 301 449
Italian 1300 301 431
Mandarin 1300 300 935

Cancer Connections

Online support

Canteen

Support for young people
1800 226 833

Carer Line

1800 242 636 (Mon to Fri 9am-5pm)

CareSearch Palliative Care Knowledge Network

Palliative or end of life care information online

HOME Hospice

Home-based end of life support
1800 132 229

Livewire

Online communities for families
02 8425 5971

Palliative Care Australia

02 6232 4433

Redkite

Support when child in hospital
1300 722 644

Telephone Interpreter Service

Free interpreter to assist with contacting services: 13 14 50

Aboriginal Medical Service

All locations: 02 9319 5823

1300 phone numbers are local cost*
1800 phone numbers are free calls*
*except from mobiles