Services for Carers

Services for Carers

Cancer Connections

Cancer Connections is a new website with lots of resources for people with cancer, survivors and their partners, family and friends.

Cancer Connect
Cancer Council ACT
13 11 20

A telephone peer support service that puts patients, carers or family members in touch with others who have had a similar experience.

Cancer Counselling Service
Phillip Health Centre
Cnr Corinna and Keltie Street
PHILLIP ACT 2606

Belconnen Health Centre
56 Lathlain Street
BELCONNEN ACT 2617
02 6207 9977

Provides free psychological, social and practical support and counselling for adult cancer patients, their families and carers.

CanTeen ACT and Southern NSW Division
02 6101 2207

Provides a mutual peer support network for young people (12-24) living with cancer, this includes siblings and offspring of people with cancer.

Carers ACT Inc.
02 6296 9900 or 1800 242 636

Provides information, referral, individual counselling, group support services, respite care, a library and resource centre and workshops which are available to any carer of a child or adult with an illness.

Cyclops 
02 6278 8444

Provides support, support groups, recreational activities and information for young carers aged 10-18, and their families.

Skills for Carers
D Block, CIT Southside
Ainsworth Street
PHILLIP ACT 2606
02 6207 3628

A range of courses to assist those caring for someone with a chronic illness.

Inclusion of a service in the directory does not imply endorsement of the service by Cancer Council ACT.

Updated March 2016