Cancer Care Services Link

Insurance/Financial

Anglicare Victoria

Anglicare Victoria offer financial counselling and no interest loans schemes.

Toll Free: 1800 809 722

CanAssist (NSW)

Can Assist provides financial assistance to people in country NSW affected by cancer.

Phone: (02) 9216 9400      

Cancer Council - Legal and financial assistance

Cancer Council offers four pro bono programs for clients experiencing financial hardship as the result of their cancer diagnosis, the Legal Referral Service, the Financial Planning Referral Service, the Workplace Advisory Service, and the Small Business Advice Service. Cancer Council provides a service that matches clients to appropriate service providers.

Cancer Council can also provide a small, one-off grant to people experiencing financial hardship following a cancer diagnosis, to cover everyday costs such as buying groceries or paying phone bills.

Phone: 13 11 20      

CanTeen

There are all kinds of assistance available, it's just a matter of knowing who and what to ask. There's no shame in applying for assistance - it is there for all people in your situation no matter what your financial situation was like before you got cancer. If you have to stop work because of your treatment you may be eligible for assistance from the government (through Centrelink) or other organisations. Your parents or partner may also be able to get assistance if they have to stop work to care for you.

Toll Free: 1800 226 833

Carers Victoria

Carers Victoria offer no interest loans to eligible people for essential items such as medical aids.

Toll Free: 1800 242 636

Country Hope

Country Hope provides practical, emotional and financial assistance to families caring for a child with cancer of other life threatening illness.

Toll Free: 1800 007 880

Department of Health & Human Services

Explore payments based on your situation.

Department of Veteran's Affairs

Financial assistance for eligible war veterans and widows.

Toll Free: 1800 555 254

Financial Counselling Australia

Financial Counselling Australia (FCA) is the peak body for financial counsellors in Australia. People from all walks of life can find themselves with money problems. Financial counsellors are non-judgmental, qualified professionals who provide information, support and advocacy to people in financial difficulty. Working in community organisations, their services are free, independent and confidential.

Toll Free: 1800 007 007

Friends In Common

Friends in Common is a locally based charity supporting cancer patients within the Yarrawonga and Mulwala district communities, providing financial and practical support and assistance.

Phone: (03) 5744 3846      

Goulburn Valley Community Legal Centre

Goulburn Valley Community Legal Centre provides free legal advice and assistance to residents of the Goulburn Valley region who cannot afford a private solicitor or who are ineligible for legal aid.

Toll Free: 1800 010 799

Hume Riverina Community Legal Service

Hume Riverina Community Legal Service offers free and confidential legal advice for people who cannot afford a lawyer, offering professional advice to individuals and community groups in the Southern Riverina of NSW and North-East Victoria.

Toll Free: 1800 918 377

Legal Aid NSW

Legal Aid NSW helps people with their legal problems by providing free legal information and education on most legal issues.

Phone: 1300 888 529      

Leukaemia Foundation

People with blood cancer can access the Super and Insurance Advice Service for free legal advice; call Maurice Blackburn Lawyers on 1800 810 812.

Toll Free: 1800 810 812

Red Cross

Relief in times of crisis, care when it's needed most and commitment. Red Cross is there for people in need, no matter who you are, no matter where you live.

Toll Free: 1800 131 701

redkite

red kite provides emergency and practical financial support to families where a child is being treated for cancer.

Toll Free: 1800 REDKITE (1800 733 548)

Rumbalara Aboriginal Cooperative Ltd

The Rumbalara Aboriginal Cooperative Ltd provides a variety of services including financial and administrative services to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in Shepparton, Victoria.

Phone: (03)5820 0000      

Salvation Army

The Salvation Army offers a range of support options to help with financial difficulties, depending on the nature of your problems.

Toll Free: 1300 363 622

St Vincent DePaul Society

Assistance for those facing financial hardship.

Phone: (03) 9895 5800 (02) 9568 0262      

Stand By You Foundation

This charity provides some once only financial asssitance and grants.

State Trustees

Provides a range of trustee, executor and personal financial administration services.

Phone: 1300 138 672      

The Albury Wodonga Cancer Foundation Inc.

The Albury Wodonga Cancer Foundation Inc. welcomes patients diagnosed with cancer and their families to this web site which has been designed to provide knowledge and information about cancer in general, and also specific services and support organizations available in Albury Wodonga and surrounding communities.

Phone: 0438 431 362      

The Gift

The Gift aims to provide financial and practical support to our local community members (Kyabram & District) who are experiencing cancer.

Phone: 0455 535 247      

UnitingCare

UnitingCare agencies provide community financial services. This includes financial counselling and micro finance.

Victoria Legal Aid

Victoria Legal Aid helps people with their legal problems by providing free legal information and education to all Victorians, with a focus on prevention and early resolution of legal problems.

Phone: 1300 792 387      
For information and support, call a cancer nurse on 13 11 20. To use an interpreter call 13 14 50. You can also email askanurse@cancervic.org.au or visit www.cancervic.org.au.
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