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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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8th Apr
26 May 2021

Parents caring for a child with a brain tumour Connect Group

Our connect groups let you connect over video with people in a similar situation. These informal groups are a space where you can share your experience with people who’ve been there too, as well as talk about challenges and share things you’ve found helpful.

Parents caring for a child with a brain tumour Connect Group

Our connect groups let you connect over video with people in a similar situation. These informal groups are a space where you can share your experience with people who’ve been there too, as well as talk about challenges and share things you’ve found helpful.

What’s On
Event
8th Apr
20 April 2021

Parents caring for a child who has finished treatment Connect Group

Our connect groups let you connect over video with people in a similar situation. These informal groups are a space where you can share your experience with people who’ve been there too, as well as talk about challenges and share things you’ve found helpful.

Parents caring for a child who has finished treatment Connect Group

Our connect groups let you connect over video with people in a similar situation. These informal groups are a space where you can share your experience with people who’ve been there too, as well as talk about challenges and share things you’ve found helpful.

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17th Mar
15 March – 7 May, 2021

Mother’s Day Raffle

Buy your ticket in Redkite’s Mother’s Day Raffle for a chance to win 3 timeless pieces valued at $76,555.

These pieces, crafted with exquisite detail by Eyewall jewellers, feature 12.615 carats worth of white, yellow and coloured diamonds.

Mother’s Day Raffle

Buy your ticket in Redkite’s Mother’s Day Raffle for a chance to win 3 timeless pieces valued at $76,555.

These pieces, crafted with exquisite detail by Eyewall jewellers, feature 12.615 carats worth of white, yellow and coloured diamonds.

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