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Services for families facing childhood cancer

We are here for you

If you care for or know a child, aged 18 and under, who either has cancer or has been treated for cancer, we’re here to help with practical, financial and mental health support.

Explore our range of supports available to you, including our new portal myRedkite to easily request financial assistance online.

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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

Financial Support
17th Jun

Redkite and Coles Dare to Dream Scholarship

Helping teens aged 13-18 who have or have had cancer achieve their goals

Redkite and Coles Dare to Dream Scholarship

Helping teens aged 13-18 who have or have had cancer achieve their 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

Practical stuff
9th Sep

Story Beads

At The Children’s Hospital at Westmead

Story Beads

At The Children’s Hospital at Westmead

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