Below are some useful resources and links, for adults and children, to other charities, information and support agencies
Important Information re: COVID-19 (Coronavirus)
Women's and Children's Hospital
- Information for the community - COVID-19, and more specifically;
- Information for parents, carers and children about COVID-19, including:
Australian Government Department of Health
Find out how Childhood Cancer Association services will be affected
Other Support Agencies
Starlight delivers a range of community and in hospital programs designed to make children happy and lift their spirits when they need it most.
A charity whose mission is to grant the wishes of children with life-threatening medical conditions to enrich the human experience with hope, strength and joy.
A national support organisation who are dedicated to the care and cure of patients and families living with leukaemia’s, lymphomas, myeloma and related blood disorders.
A national support organisation for 12-24 year olds who are living with cancer themselves, or who have a family member with cancer.
A national organisation providing recreational and educational support for children with cancer.
Women’s & Children’s Hospital
The WCH the leading provider of specialist care for children with acute and chronic conditions in South Australia.
National Cancer Institute
An American site with information about various types of cancer, treatment, emotional issues and some useful resources.
Cure Search for Children’s Cancer
An American site with detailed information about various types of cancer, and dealing with emotional, financial, social and educational issues.
Cancer Council SA
Cancer Council SA is the state’s leading non-government cancer control organisation, dedicated to ensuring that South Australians are reducing their cancer risk and receiving the best cancer care.
Imaginary Friend Society
This is a short film series which contains child friendly videos exploring a wide range of cancer-related topics.
I Draw Childhood Cancer books
Visual book resources for young children and their families facing childhood cancer, topics include "My Port", "My Scans", My NG Tube" and more.
The first 48 hours: after your child has died
The booklet, The First 48 hours: after your child died, contains information for families, friends and support networks to get you through the first 48 hours and also contains information about how to access support in the longer term.
Anglicare Loss and Grief Camps
Offer loss and grief camps to children and young people who have lost a parent, sibling or other significant person from any cause.
Information resource on death and related grief for the community and professionals.
24 Hour Telephone and Crisis Support Services
Beyond Blue - 1300 22 4636
24/7 access to a trained mental health professional who will listen and provide information and advice. Online chat is available from 3pm-12am, 7 days a week.
Kids Help Line - 1800 55 1800
Kids Helpline is a counselling service for Australian children and young people aged between 5 and 25 years.
Lifeline - 13 11 14
Lifeline provides access to crisis support, suicide prevention and mental health support services.
Mental Health Triage Service
For individuals who are in crisis due to a mental illness and require urgent intervention.
Parent Helpline - 1300 364 100
The Women's and Children Health Network (WCHN) Parent Helpline provides 24/7 telephone information and support. It provides information about health, behaviour and relationships for parents and people working with children and young people.
Suicide Call Back Service
Provides free counselling to anyone affected by suicide.