Cancer Council Telephone Support Groups

Support group details

Group Name
Cancer Council Telephone Support Groups
Group Description
Telephone Support Groups offer encouragement, information and support to adults affected by cancer, including patients, their families and carers. People tell us they join because the groups can: Connect people in a similar situation Provide opportunities to give and receive support. Enable people to share experiences and information. Create a space to talk freely. Allow people to share practical tips, tools and strategies.
Who can Join
Adults affected by cancer, including patients, their families and carers.
Contact hours
Monday to Friday, 9.00am - 5.00pm; leave a message outside hours
Where we meet
by phone
Telephone support groups and peer support. Groups currently available: Advanced Breast Cancer Advanced Cancer (General) Brain Tumour Lung Cancer Myeloma Pancreatic Cancer Carers Life after Loss (Bereavement)
More Info
Each group has between 3 and 7 members and is run by 2 qualified facilitators. Groups meet over the phone twice a month and each session lasts an hour. Groups are free and confidential. All you need to join is a phone, an hour and a quiet space.
Group Focus
Advanced cancer (cancer which has spread from its original site), advanced breast cancer, brain tumours (malignant and benign), lung cancer, multiple myeloma, pancreatic cancer, carers (for loved ones with cancer), bereavement (cancer related).
Area serviced
Far North Qld, North Qld, Western Qld, Central Qld, Wide Bay, Sunshine Coast, Darling Downs West Moreton, Brisbane North, Brisbane South & Logan, Gold Coast
Phone contact
13 11 20
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