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Children's and Parents' Services

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Children's and Parents' Services

Camp Quality Canberra
1/19–27 Trenerry Square
WESTON ACT 2611
02 6287 3545

Provides recreational, educational, hospital and financial support programs for children from 0 to 13 living with cancer and their siblings. Also provide support to children whose parents have cancer.

CanTeen ACT and Southern NSW Division
Level 1, Unit 7
12 Albany Street
FYSHWICK ACT 2609
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.

Kids Helpline
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.

Red Kite
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
PO Box 592
BATEMANS BAY NSW 2536
1300 135 848

Offers one weeks free holiday accommodation in fully equipped units on the beach for families of which one member is affected by cancer or another life threatening illness.

Ronald McDonald House Canberra
Level 2, Centenary Hospital for Women and Children
Canberra Hospital
Yamba Drive
GARRAN ACT 2605
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
RANDWICK NSW 2031
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
Redbank Road
WESTMEAD NSW 2145
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
QUEANBEYAN NSW 2620
02 6297 1261

Provides mainly financial support and information to cancer patients. Occasional provision of family outings for those going through cancer.

WeCare
WeCare@kildonan.org.au
1800 545 366

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.

Yurana Cancer Kids Holiday Homes
PO Box 483
ULLADULLA NSW 2539
02 4454 1700

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 March 2016