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I care about a child with cancer and want information & support

A whole community feels the impact when a child is diagnosed with cancer…

…grandparents, aunts and uncles, siblings, family friends, neighbours and teachers. A child’s cancer diagnosis is a terrible shock, but Redkite is here for you too.

Call 1800 REDKITE for support now or request a callback

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Counselling

Helping adults and children through every stage of the cancer experience

Counselling

Helping adults and children through every stage of the cancer experience

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Children’s Counselling

Personalised support to help children face the emotional impact of cancer

Children’s Counselling

Personalised support to help children face the emotional impact of cancer

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Social Work

Holistic support facing the challenges caused by childhood cancer

Social Work

Holistic support facing the challenges caused by childhood cancer

Practical stuff

KiteCrew App

To organise the practical support you need from friends and family who want to help

KiteCrew App

To organise the practical support you need from friends and family who want to help

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Group Support

Connect with people from around Australia who are in a similar situation

Group Support

Connect with people from around Australia who are in a similar situation

Practical stuff

Book Club

Age-appropriate books to tackle tough topics

Book Club

Age-appropriate books to tackle tough topics

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Support with grief and bereavement

Whenever you need us, for as long as you need us

Support with grief and bereavement

Whenever you need us, for as long as you need us

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Information & resources

Helping you navigate the world of childhood cancer

Information & resources

Helping you navigate the world of childhood cancer

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On treatment

Mackenzie and Adrian’s story

When Mackenzie was diagnosed with cancer at 12, her dad Adrian was devastated. Just over two years earlier, the family lost their mum to cancer. With incredible strength, the family once again came together to support Mackenzie through her treatment.

Mackenzie and Adrian’s story

When Mackenzie was diagnosed with cancer at 12, her dad Adrian was devastated. Just over two years earlier, the family lost their mum to cancer. With incredible strength, the family once again came together to support Mackenzie through her treatment.

On treatment

Stephanie and Archie’s story: Our community rallied around us

When Stephanie’s son Archie was diagnosed with cancer, their family and community came together and rallied around them.

Stephanie and Archie’s story: Our community rallied around us

When Stephanie’s son Archie was diagnosed with cancer, their family and community came together and rallied around them.

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Relationships

Childhood cancer and managing changing relationships with family and friends

Childhood cancer impacts each member of a family and all the different relationships in their life.

Childhood cancer and managing changing relationships with family and friends

Childhood cancer impacts each member of a family and all the different relationships in their life.

Organising

Can Centrelink help my family?

Understanding and navigating Centrelink when a child has cancer is difficult and confusing. Here are tips about Centrelink and other options that may be relevant to you and your family.

Can Centrelink help my family?

Understanding and navigating Centrelink when a child has cancer is difficult and confusing. Here are tips about Centrelink and other options that may be relevant to you and your family.

Relationships

When your child has a friend with cancer

If your child’s friend is diagnosed with cancer, you might be wondering how this could impact your child.

When your child has a friend with cancer

If your child’s friend is diagnosed with cancer, you might be wondering how this could impact your child.

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