LINKS AND MORE INFORMATIONThere are many organisations who can provide you with more information and assistance regarding you mum's cancer. We have listed some of these organisations below. If you know of an organisation which we could add to this list, please contact us.
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CanTeen - The Australian Organisation for Young People Living with Cancer
CanTeen is a national peer support organisation for young people (aged 12-24 years) living with cancer, this includes Patients, Siblings and Offspring.
CanTeen provides an opportunity for you to spend time with other people your own age who are in the same situation you are with a parent or primary care giver living with cancer.
The touchstone of CanTeen is that through meeting and talking with other young people who have "been there, done that", you are better able to cope with the uncertainties of a cancer diagnosis in your family. CanTeen provides a range of activities for you to do this through camps, weekends, workshops and outings.
AH Crawford Lodge
55 Monash Avenue
Nedlands WA 6009
Telephone 61 8 6380 1884
Facsimile 61 8 6380 1885
Provide a Young Carers Fact Sheet, put young carers in contact with one another, connect young carers to people in their community who can support them, work in partnership with relevant agencies and schools to better meet the needs of young carers.
255 Walcott Street
North Perth WA 6006
Telephone 61 8 9444 5922 or 1800 242 636
Facsimile 61 8 9444 8966
Salvation Army Family Support Services
PO Box 8498
Perth Business Centre WA 6849
Telephone 61 8 9227 7010
Facsimile 61 8 9227 7134
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