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I have a child with cancer and I’d like info and support

We’re here for you and your family every step of the way.

When your child has cancer, get the help you need. Redkite is your lifeline with emotional, practical and financial support.

Call 1800 REDKITE for support now or request a callback

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

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

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
8th Sep

Hospital Social Workers

On the ward to help when you need it

Hospital Social Workers

On the ward to help when you need it

Financial Support
5th Sep

Education Grants

Funds to build strong education and developmental foundations

Education Grants

Funds to build strong education and developmental foundations

Talk to someone
4th Sep

Music Therapy

Using music to build resilience. Music therapy is available in children’s hospitals

Music Therapy

Using music to build resilience. Music therapy is available in children’s hospitals

Talk to someone
7th Sep

Practical Information

Helping you navigate the world of cancer

Practical Information

Helping you navigate the world of cancer

Practical stuff
6th Sep

Red Bag

Your carry-all from a community who cares

Red Bag

Your carry-all from a community who cares

Talk to someone
3rd Sep

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

Practical stuff
9th Sep

Book Club

Age-appropriate books to tackle tough topics

Book Club

Age-appropriate books to tackle tough topics

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

Talk to someone
1st Sep

Family Wellbeing Program at Westmead

Only available at The Children’s Hospital at Westmead

Family Wellbeing Program at Westmead

Only available at The Children’s Hospital at Westmead

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Diagnosis
10th Sep

Harry and Ryan: The simple things can be the most helpful

“The most simple gestures often, I’ve found, no matter who it’s from, were the most helpful for us.”

Harry and Ryan: The simple things can be the most helpful

“The most simple gestures often, I’ve found, no matter who it’s from, were the most helpful for us.”

Diagnosis
11th Sep

Henry and Bec: Coping with childhood brain cancer

“I think one of the hardest parts of the diagnosis was hearing about the short and long-term effects of the chemotherapy and radiation. Radiation specialists told us that the radiation would hopefully stop the spread of cancer, but would also do damage in the long term to his brain.”

Henry and Bec: Coping with childhood brain cancer

“I think one of the hardest parts of the diagnosis was hearing about the short and long-term effects of the chemotherapy and radiation. Radiation specialists told us that the radiation would hopefully stop the spread of cancer, but would also do damage in the long term to his brain.”

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Parlant Français
1st Sep

Bienvenue au Children’s Hospital de Westmead

A destination des familles calédoniennes recevant des soins au service oncologie de l’hôpital des enfants de Westmead.

Bienvenue au Children’s Hospital de Westmead

A destination des familles calédoniennes recevant des soins au service oncologie de l’hôpital des enfants de Westmead.

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.

Organising
28th Sep

Advocating for your child

Being an advocate for your child who has cancer can be a hard role to navigate. Here are some steps you can take and tips from other parents.

Advocating for your child

Being an advocate for your child who has cancer can be a hard role to navigate. Here are some steps you can take and tips from other parents.

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