Support

 Organisations and information about support for people living with Cancer. 

SA Community Services DirectorySA Community Services Directory ...   (Tip: search ‘cancer’  …or your specific type of cancer )

Human Services FinderHuman Services Finder - information about health, housing, family and community services from the private, public and community sectors in South Australia.

Cancer Care Centre at Unley, South Australia provides group activities, support, services, complementary therapy services,  and a library of cancer information, books, videos, CDs.

 Cancer Council Helpline ph 131120  and Cancer Support Groups run by the Cancer Council South Australia.

Support Groups run by Breast Cancer Network AustraliaBreast Cancer Network Australia, Prostate Cancer Foundation AustraliaProstate Cancer Foundation Australia, Leukaemia Foundation AustraliaLeukaemia Foundation Australia, Brain Injury Network SABrain Injury Network SA, and for groups in regional areas try the Country Cancer Support SACountry Cancer Support SA website.  Some regional area support groups are:  Southern Cancer ClubSouthern Cancer Club at Christies Downs run by Fleurieu Cancer Network; Breast Friends Cancer Support Group (Hill Area - Aldgate, [email protected] or ph Chris 0417 803 787), Barossa Prostate Cancer Support Group (Ph Don Piro (08) 8562 3359 | [email protected])

Indigenous Services Directory at Mensline Australia, listing men's services throughout Australia.

Mensline AustraliaMensline Australia (ph 1300 78 99 78) in partnership with Cancer Council Victoria (ph 131120), offers telephone support groups for men with prostate cancer and their carers.

CanCOPE Online self-help coping program for people CURRENTLY going through treatment for cancer. CanCOPE is an internet based intervention that provides a convenient, user friendly way to learn information and/or skills to improve your physical and mental well being during your, or your partner’s, treatment for cancer. Run by Flinders University, Adelaide.  Read more...

Look Good, Feel BetterLook Good, Feel Better: a free community service program dedicated to helping women undergoing treatment for cancer. The purpose of the program is to help them manage the appearance related side effects of chemotherapy and radiotherapy, thereby helping to restore their appearance and self image.

Telephone LUNG CANCER support groups for patients and carersTelephone LUNG CANCER support groups for patients and carers -  Being part of a support group gives you the unique opportunity to share experiences and knowledge, connect with other patients or carers, and offer support to one another! Contact: Kerrie Callaghan, Communications/Projects Coordinator, Australian Lung Foundation/Kylie Johnston Lung Cancer Network Ph: 07 3251 3641 E:[email protected]

 

Contact

Cancer Voices South Australia

 

Ph.  0431 691 956 

 

PO Box 588, Kensington Park SA 5068