Resources & Links

Below are some useful resources and links, for adults and children, to other charities, information and support agencies


Other Support Agencies

Starlight Foundation

Starlight delivers a range of community and in hospital programs designed to make children happy and lift their spirits when they need it most.

Make-a-wish

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.

Little Heroes Foundation

A South Australian charity which aims to fund urgently needed medical facilities and treatment equipment, and 'Life After Diagnosis' child and family support programs relative to childhood cancer and serious illness.

Leukaemia Foundation

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.

CanTeen

A national support organisation for 12-24 year olds who are living with cancer themselves, or who have a family member with cancer.

Camp Quality

A national organisation providing recreational and educational support for children with cancer.


Cancer Resources

Children’s Cancer Institute

The only independent medical research institute in Australia, wholly dedicated to childhood 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.


Websites for Kids

Cure4Kids

The St Jude Cancer Education for Children Program is an educational outreach initiative of St Jude Children's Research Hospital. It helps school children, their parents and teachers understand the basic science and treatment of cancer.


Bereavement Support

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.

Star Bear and Star Bound

Offer loss and grief camps to children and young people who have lost a parent, sibling or other significant person from any cause.

Grief Link

Information resource on death and related grief for the community and professionals.


24 Hour Telephone and Crisis Support Services

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.

Suicide Call Back Service

Provides free counselling to anyone affected by suicide


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