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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

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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The emotional impact of childhood cancer on diagnosed children | Redkite

Emotions

The emotional impact of childhood cancer on diagnosed children 

A child with cancer can experience a whirlwind of emotions throughout their cancer experience. Here we discuss some of the things they may be feeling.

The emotional impact of childhood cancer on diagnosed children 

A child with cancer can experience a whirlwind of emotions throughout their cancer experience. Here we discuss some of the things they may be feeling.

Relationships

Bullying and childhood cancer

A child or teenager who has been diagnosed with cancer will go through treatment and as a result, can look different to what looked like before diagnosis. We look at how they might be the target of bullying and what you can do to help.

Bullying and childhood cancer

A child or teenager who has been diagnosed with cancer will go through treatment and as a result, can look different to what looked like before diagnosis. We look at how they might be the target of bullying and what you can do to help.

Emotions

Managing big feelings when going back to school 

It’s that time of year again, dusting off the school uniforms, shopping for school supplies, thinking about creative lunch box and snack ideas as we forge ahead into a new school year.

Managing big feelings when going back to school 

It’s that time of year again, dusting off the school uniforms, shopping for school supplies, thinking about creative lunch box and snack ideas as we forge ahead into a new school year.

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