Camp Quality Canberra
02 6287 3545
Provides recreational, educational, hospital and financial support programs for children from 0 to 13 living with cancer and their siblings.
CanTeen ACT and Southern NSW Division
7-11 Barry Drive
02 6101 2207
Provides a mutual peer support network for young people (12–24) living with cancer, this includes patients, siblings and offspring of people with cancer.
A website that provides evidence based information on children’s cancers for families, carers and health professionals.
Kid's Guide to Cancer
An app that provides age appropriate information to teach kids about the cancer journey and how they might support their loved one.
1800 551 800
Anonymous, confidential telephone, email and online counselling for young people aged from 5 to 25 years, 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
Make a Wish Foundation
1800 032 260
Grants wishes of children (aged 4–18) with a life threatening illness.
1800 733 548
Supports children and their families through cancer by providing emotional guidance, financial relief and educational services.
Ronald McDonald Family Retreat Fiona Lodge
BATEMANS BAY NSW
1300 135 848
Offers one weeks free holiday accommodation in fully equipped units on the beach for families of children affected by cancer or another life threatening illness.
Ronald McDonald House Canberra
Level 2, Centenary Hospital for Women and Children
02 6281 5894
Provides accommodation for country and interstate families whose seriously ill children are being treated at Canberra Hospital.
Ronald McDonald House Randwick
149–151 Barker Street
02 9382 1622
Provides accommodation for country and interstate families whose children are being treated at the Sydney Children’s Hospital.
Ronald McDonald House Westmead
02 9845 0600
Provides accommodation for country and interstate families whose children are being treated at The Children’s Hospital at Westmead.
Starlight Children’s Foundation of Australia
1300 727 827
Its mission is to brighten the lives of all seriously ill children and their families throughout Australia.
The Cancer Support Group
21 Cooma Street
02 6297 1261
Provides mainly financial support and information to cancer patients. Occasional provision of family outings for those going through cancer.
A free and confidential financial support information service for families with children and young people who have cancer. Financial counsellors are available to support people with their financial concerns so they can focus on their family.
Offers free holiday accommodation for families of children affected by cancer or any other serious illness.Inclusion of a service in the directory does not imply endorsement of the service by Cancer Council ACT.
Updated July 2017