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A lifeline for families facing childhood cancer

Holding it together when your child’s life is in question can feel impossible. Redkite provides the practical, emotional and financial support for families who have a child with cancer aged 18 or under, so you don’t have to face it alone.

Financial Support

We can help pay household bills.

Emotional Support

Talk to us. You set the agenda, you set the pace.

Learning from each other

Hear from others who’ve been where you are now.

Connection

We can help connect you to other supports available.

Cancer makes life hard for families. We’re here to help you through it.

Whether you’re a parent, a member of the extended family, or a close friend of a child aged 18 and under who has cancer, our team is here for you.

Redkite’s support is available wherever you are in Australia. It’s confidential and it’s free.

Give us a call Monday-Friday, 9am-7pm (AEST), or email us at any time.

Contact Redkite

No one should have to face their child’s cancer alone. Thanks to you, they won’t have to.

There are so many ways you can make a difference. We’ve made it as easy as we can to show how much you care, whether it’s through making a donation, volunteering your time or connecting your workplace to Redkite.

Donate today and instantly make a difference to families in need.

Donate today

A multidisciplinary approach…Redkite’s on your team.

Health workers know better than anyone that a child with cancer needs a whole support network to keep their family strong and functioning. Our Oncology Social Workers are a resource you can call to help with referrals, counselling, financial assistance to families, and more. We’re in this, together.

For referrals and everything else email or call us Monday-Friday, 9am-7pm (AEST).

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26th Oct

Trek for kids with cancer crosses finish line
Trek for kids with cancer crosses finish line

Community
21st Sep

Cancer gives Kyle, twice diagnosed with disease, a reason to run

Twice diagnosed with cancer, Kyle takes on the 4x4x48 Challenge this September to raise funds for Redkite.

Cancer gives Kyle, twice diagnosed with disease, a reason to run

Twice diagnosed with cancer, Kyle takes on the 4x4x48 Challenge this September to raise funds for Redkite.

Advocacy and research
1st Sep

Dads helping dads cope with their child’s cancer

Oliver Coppins, who experienced his first Father’s Day in a neonatal intensive care ward worrying whether his week-old baby girl would outlive leukaemia, wants other dads know that they don’t have to go through their child’s cancer alone.

Dads helping dads cope with their child’s cancer

Oliver Coppins, who experienced his first Father’s Day in a neonatal intensive care ward worrying whether his week-old baby girl would outlive leukaemia, wants other dads know that they don’t have to go through their child’s cancer alone.

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