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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

Practical stuff
11th Sep

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

Talk to someone
23rd Aug

Counselling

Helping adults and children through every stage of the cancer experience

Counselling

Helping adults and children through every stage of the cancer experience

Talk to someone
27th May

Social Work

Holistic support facing the challenges caused by childhood cancer

Social Work

Holistic support facing the challenges caused by childhood cancer

Practical stuff
4th Apr

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

Talk to someone
10th Sep

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
8th Jul

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

Practical stuff
9th Sep

Book Club

Age-appropriate books to tackle tough topics

Book Club

Age-appropriate books to tackle tough topics

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

Talk to someone
6th Dec

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

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

Information & resources

Helping you navigate the world of childhood cancer

Information & resources

Helping you navigate the world of childhood 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

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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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 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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Relationships
1st Oct

Telling people your child has cancer

Talking about cancer can be daunting. You may have fears about how people will react, and voicing it can make it feel more real somehow

Telling people your child has cancer

Talking about cancer can be daunting. You may have fears about how people will react, and voicing it can make it feel more real somehow

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

Adult mum and daughter hugging

Relationships
30th Sep

Managing family relationships

Going through cancer treatment can lead to some very positive experiences in relationships, but the stress can also cause immense strain.

Managing family relationships

Going through cancer treatment can lead to some very positive experiences in relationships, but the stress can also cause immense strain.

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