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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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Seeking support; what other parents say

Diagnosis
10th Sep

David, Kate and Margaret: Cancer impacts the whole family

“The further you get away from treatment, the more normal you start to feel, and that terrifies me.”

David, Kate and Margaret: Cancer impacts the whole family

“The further you get away from treatment, the more normal you start to feel, and that terrifies me.”

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.”

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Organising
29th Sep

Making your hospital stay more comfortable: what other parents say

Having to stay in hospital can bring about different challenges. Parents have shared some tips to help you feel more comfortable and to seek support you might need.

Making your hospital stay more comfortable: what other parents say

Having to stay in hospital can bring about different challenges. Parents have shared some tips to help you feel more comfortable and to seek support you might need.

Relationships
2nd Sep

Other childhood cancer support services

A list of childhood cancer support services in Australia

Other childhood cancer support services

A list of childhood cancer support services in Australia

Organising
1st Oct

Budgeting during treatment

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

Budgeting during treatment

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

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