Parenting Through Cancer
Camp Quality and Canteen have launched the Parenting Through Cancer website, providing access to free professional telephone counselling and online support.
When a family is confronted with a cancer diagnosis, we understand the huge difficulties it brings. That is why Camp Quality has joined forces with other national cancer charities to make finding support as easy as possible.
Camp Quality, Canteen, and Redkite are now working together to provide a digital ‘one-stop shop’ for cancer support. Our Cancer Hub helps families impacted by cancer more easily access the practical and emotional support they need – when they need it.
Dealing with the immense challenges of cancer is often overwhelming and can take a significant toll on the mental health and wellbeing of every family member, not just the person diagnosed.
In addition to making treatment decisions, families are also navigating issues such as financial pressures, accommodation and parenting arrangements. Finding the support your family needs shouldn’t be yet another challenge on the list.
Cancer Hub, which has received funding from the Australian government, will streamline the way families facing cancer with children aged 0-25 get support. Specially trained staff are there to identify every family member’s needs and then actively help them access whatever support they require.
With one phone call to the Hub, families will be able to access:
The Hunter Cancer Hub (The Hub) is a space for families and individuals impacted by cancer to access information and services from various cancer support organisations, including Camp Quality, Canteen, Hunter Melanoma Foundation, Sleapy’s Foundation, Leukemia Foundation, Hunter Breast Care Foundation, Cancer Council and Little Wings, in one location.
The Hub was made possible by a $90,000 grant from the Newcastle Permanent Charitable Foundation, facilitated by Canteen.
Every year, 74,000 children, young people and their parents have their world turned upside down by a cancer diagnosis in the immediate family. You are not alone.
Visit cancerhub.org.au, or call 1800 945 215 today, to get the practical and emotional support your family needs to cope with cancer.