Whether you’re a young person facing cancer, a family member, or a close supporter of the family, this is likely to be one of the most stressful periods of your life. Everyone brings their own strengths to the situation, but sometimes extra support can be useful.
how counselling can help
Talking to a Redkite Social Worker can help you build on your strengths, stay resilient through challenges and work through your concerns. Our professional social workers have years of experience talking to young people with cancer, along with their parents, family members and friends. We can help with things like:
Whether you want to talk about challenges you’re facing, goals you want to achieve, or your quality of life and wellbeing, the focus is up to you.
connecting with us
A member of our support team can meet with you face-to-face at our offices in Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane and Perth.
You can also call us on 1800 REDKITE (1800 733 548) Monday to Friday, 9am – 7pm AEST. We’ll always try to connect you with the same person each time.
If you'd rather connect with us by email, contact firstname.lastname@example.org and we’ll get back to you in less than two working days. You can also have us contact you by phone or email at a time that suits.
When we evaluated our phone and email support, we found high satisfaction rates among our clients. Dowload our research snapshot [PDF 220KB] to find out more.
is Redkite right for me?
We're here for:
If you’re not sure you can contact us to check.
how long can Redkite support me?
We can support you whether you’re facing a new diagnosis, you’re in treatment, or you’re finished treatment. Our only requirement is that the diagnosed young person is aged 24 or under.
For bereaved families and friends, there’s no time limit – we’re here for you for as long as you need support if your loved one died before they were 25.
Whatever’s on your mind, we’ll do everything we can to help out.
1800 REDKITE (1800 733 548) email@example.com
Last updated August 2015.