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Financial support

We can help ease your financial stress.

Redkite provides financial assistance for families affected by childhood cancer. We can help you pay for bills, petrol and food, support your child’s education and more.

We provide financial assistance online through a platform called myRedkite.

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Our financial services

How we help

Our goal is to help you better manage the financial impacts of your child’s cancer.

Help pay for bills, food and petrol

We can pay your household bills, pay for groceries, car and parking costs and more.

Scholarships

We provide scholarships for diagnosed children and their siblings to help them with their development.

Financial support

We can help you talk to your banks, Centrelink and other institutions, help you organise your finances and connect you with financial professionals that can help you. 

Practical stuff
11th Sep

Help with bills, fuel & food

To ease the pressure when the budget gets tight

Help with bills, fuel & food

To ease the pressure when the budget gets tight

Financial Support
5th Sep

Education Grants

Funds to build strong education and developmental foundations

Education Grants

Funds to build strong education and developmental foundations

Financial Support
17th Jun

Redkite and Coles Dare to Dream Scholarship

This special scholarship fuels young people’s ambitions. Generously supported by Coles

Redkite and Coles Dare to Dream Scholarship

This special scholarship fuels young people’s ambitions. Generously supported by Coles

Financial Support
2nd Sep

Financial Assistance for Funerals

A contribution to your child’s funeral costs

Financial Assistance for Funerals

A contribution to your child’s funeral costs

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Receive financial support today

We’re ready to help. How would you like us to assist you?

Request funds online

Mon – Fri, 9am – 7pm (AEST)

24/7

Organising
29th Sep

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.

Organising
1st Oct

Budgeting during a child’s cancer treatment

Many people find cancer brings extra financial demands. Often income decreases while expenses increase.

Budgeting during a child’s cancer treatment

Many people find cancer brings extra financial demands. Often income decreases while expenses increase.

Organising
1st Oct

Accessing your superannuation early

The money saved in your superannuation fund is usually only available to you when you retire. However, in special circumstances some superannuation funds may allow you access to all or part of your super before you retire.

Accessing your superannuation early

The money saved in your superannuation fund is usually only available to you when you retire. However, in special circumstances some superannuation funds may allow you access to all or part of your super before you retire.

Organising
17th Sep

Finance tips from parents of kids with cancer

Financial tips from parents and families for getting through their child’s cancer diagnosis and treatment.

Finance tips from parents of kids with cancer

Financial tips from parents and families for getting through their child’s cancer diagnosis and treatment.

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Talk to someone
12th Sep

Counselling & Social Work

Talk to a Redkite Oncology Social Worker

Counselling & Social Work

Talk to a Redkite Oncology Social Worker

Talk to someone
10th Sep

Connect Groups

A shared space for people with a shared experience

Connect Groups

A shared space for people with a shared experience

Talk to someone
7th Sep

Helping you navigate the world of childhood cancer

Helping you navigate the world of cancer

Helping you navigate the world of childhood cancer

Helping you navigate the world of cancer

Practical stuff
9th Sep

Book Club

Age-appropriate books to tackle tough topics

Book Club

Age-appropriate books to tackle tough topics

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