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.
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.
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.
- 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
- Teens Living with Cancer
TLC is an American website which provides an array of resources to support teens, their families and friends. TLC focuses on challenging teen issues, presents information about cancer and treatment written for teens, provides opportunities to interact with other teens living with cancer and offers links to relevant sites.
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.
Websites for Siblings
Great support information for respective age groups for siblings.
- Star Bear and Star Bound
A grief support program for children who have lost a parent, sibling or carer.
- Grief Link
Information resource on death and related grief for the community and professionals.
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.
- Assessment & Crisis Intervention Service - 131 465
For individuals who are in crisis due to a mental illness and require urgent intervention.
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The Childhood Cancer Association is a fully self-funded organisation and therefore relies on the generous support of the community.
Childhood cancer presents many challenges for the child and their family. It affects not only the child but their brothers and sisters, parents, grandparents, friends and the whole community.
The Childhood Cancer Association provides support to the entire family.
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