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I have a child with cancer and I’d like information & 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

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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

Practical stuff

Help paying for bills, groceries, and petrol

To help pay for everyday essentials when the budget gets tight

Help paying for bills, groceries, and petrol

To help pay for everyday essentials when the budget gets tight

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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

JobAccelerator, powered by Hudson

A personalised program to help you achieve your employment goals

JobAccelerator, powered by Hudson

A personalised program to help you achieve your employment goals

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Redkite Music Box

Resources for children and teens to explore their emotions through music and movement

Redkite Music Box

Resources for children and teens to explore their emotions through music and movement

Practical stuff

Refresh Kids’ Eating

Helping parents and carers build healthy eating habits with their child after cancer

Refresh Kids’ Eating

Helping parents and carers build healthy eating habits with their child after cancer

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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Family Wellbeing & Transition Program

Supporting you and your child during your time in hospital

Family Wellbeing & Transition Program

Supporting you and your child during your time in hospital

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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

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Information & resources

Helping you navigate the world of childhood cancer

Information & resources

Helping you navigate the world of childhood cancer

Practical stuff

Red Bag

Your carry-all from a community who cares

Red Bag

Your carry-all from a community who cares

Financial Support

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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Seeking support; what other parents say

Diagnosis

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

Harry and Ryan

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

Harry and Ryan

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

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Ideas

Counselling: when you’re ready, we are here

Redkite provides free counselling for adults. You can talk to us once or twice, or more often if you need. It’s up to you.

Counselling: when you’re ready, we are here

Redkite provides free counselling for adults. You can talk to us once or twice, or more often if you need. It’s up to you.

Relationships

A guide for grandparents of children affected by childhood cancer

This booklet answers some of the many questions which grandparents of children with cancer told Redkite they would have liked answered when their grandchild was diagnosed and during their grandchild’s treatment phase.

A guide for grandparents of children affected by childhood cancer

This booklet answers some of the many questions which grandparents of children with cancer told Redkite they would have liked answered when their grandchild was diagnosed and during their grandchild’s treatment phase.

Case Studies

Katie’s story: Music and childhood cancer treatment

Music can promote connection and strengthen relationships within your family. Katie explored the Redkite Music Box and thought it would be helpful for families facing the cancer experience.

Katie’s story: Music and childhood cancer treatment

Music can promote connection and strengthen relationships within your family. Katie explored the Redkite Music Box and thought it would be helpful for families facing the cancer experience.

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