1800 REDKITE (1800 733 548)
If your child is in hospital or you are a young person undergoing treatment, Redkite is here for you with a range of cancer support services. Redkite’s care also extends to your family. Redkite’s services include:
No matter where in Australia you live, the following cancer support services are available to you. Redkite can provide information, resources and professional counselling. The following support services are available:
If you find a cancer diagnosis puts financial strain on you or your family, Redkite can help. Redkite understands that your expenses may increase at time when household income decreases because you need to reduce or stop work for treatment or to be at your child’s bedside. Redkite’s financial assistance includes
Long stays in hospital and prolonged treatment can interrupt school, university and work. Redkite's education support grants can help children and young people follow education and work goals.
|Your local Cancer Council can also provide emotional support and information about legal, accommodation, transport and financial issues. There is no age bracket for their services.|
|For age-appropriate peer support activities and family programs like camps, you may want to get in touch with Camp Quality (for children aged 0-12 years) or CanTeen (for teenagers and young adults aged 12-24 years).|