The Motor Neurone Disease Association Queensland (MNDAQ) is an information and referral advisory service that provides essential information to families, health professionals and the general public. They provide physical and emotional support to patients and carers, and referral to appropriate medical, health and community services.
National Dementia HelplineMore
The National Dementia Helpline is a telephone information and support service available across Australia. The service operates during business hours and the is provided by Alzheimer’s Australia state organisations ensuring you get accurate, local information and support.
CanTeen supports young people when cancer turns their world upside down and helps them cope with the physical, emotional and practical impact of living with cancer. They provide funding for specialist hospital care, counselling and individual assistance as well as information and peer support programs.
Cancer Council NSW: Telephone Support GroupsMore
Telephone support groups offer support and information to adults affected by cancer, including patients, their families and carers.
Kids Helpline is free, private and confidential, telephone and online counselling service specifically for young people aged between 5 and 25. The service is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
Starlight Foundation supports seriously ill children and their families with in hospital and out of hospital programs.
Make a Wish FoundationMore
Make-A-Wish gives seriously ill children hope for the future, strength to face the challenges of their illness, and joy from their incredible wish experience.
Camp Quality support children with cancer, their siblings and parents, throughout their journey using education, performance, recreation, respite and play.
Ronald McDonald House CharitiesMore
Independent non-profit organisation that provides a range of support to seriously ill children and their families.
Solace is a not for profit volunteer organization offering grief support for those grieving over the death of their partner.
National Indigenous Cancer NetworkMore
The National Indigenous Cancer Network (NICaN) is a national network that encourages and supports collaboration around Indigenous cancer research and delivery of services to Indigenous people with cancer including their carers and families.
Mensline Australia is a national telephone and online support, information and referral service for men with family and reltionship concerns.
Patient Travel Subsidy Scheme (PTSS)More
PTSS is a Queensland Health subsidy provided to approved patients and carers (escorts) to assist in the cost of travel and accommodation to the nearest specialist medical service that is more than 50 km from the patient's nearest hospital. An application form must be completed and forwarded to the hospital nearest to the patient's place of residence. These hospitals are responsible for all aspects of patient travel, and inquiries regarding the subsidy should be directed to these facilities
Meals on WheelsMore
Meals on Wheels is a volunteer run service providing healthy meals to Queenslanders with a wide variety of support needs. Referrals by phone Monday to Friday 8am-4pm or online.
Mummy's Wish is a not for profit service to support mothers diagnosed with cancer who are receiving treatment and have children under 12. They provide support services such as house cleaning, financial assistance, memory taking for terminal mums, meals, hospital parking assistance and emotional support.
Child Care Access HotlineMore
Child Care Access Hotline is an Australian Government website and national contact centre that provides up-to-date information on different types of child care and how to get assistance with the cost of child care. You can also search a database to find child care centres in your local area.
National Breast and Ovarian Cancer CentreMore
The National Breast and Ovarian Cancer Centre (NBOCC) is a wholly owned Commonwealth company. The NBOCC provides improved knowledge about breast and ovarian cancer control through the translation and dissemination of research into evidence-based information, clinical best practice, policy and health service delivery.
Cancer Council Queensland: Legal and Financial Planning Referral ServiceMore
Cancer Council Queensland provides a referral service for Queenslanders diagnosed with cancer, facing financial hardship and needing professional advice on legal, financial or workplace issues.
Cancer Council Queensland: Counselling ServiceMore
Cancer Council Queensland Counselling Service is available to all Queenslanders distressed by cancer and their families.
Self-referral via 131120.
Cancer Council Queensland: Practical Support ProgramMore
Cancer Council Queensland Practical Support Program aims to reduce the financial burden faced by Queenslanders in accessing their treatment. The program currently provides assistance towards accommodation, transport and communication. Referral is made through a health professional.