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Counterpart: Connecting, Supporting, and Informing

Counterpart’s unique model connects, supports, and informs women living with breast or a gynaecological cancer to live well, whatever that means to them. Trained Peer Support Volunteers with a lived experience of cancer provide understanding and a listening ear, as well as emotional and practical support. Our peer support is supplemented by a range of information resources and well being sessions with qualified health professionals that complement the medical system and other cancer support services. Read more about our services

Counterpart News

11 Jul 2018

Join the staff team at Counterpart

We are looking for a passionate and experienced project coordinator to join our team for 12 months in an exciting new outreach role. This new part-time position will develop, implement and support the expansion of Counterpart services in the Eastern and Southern metropolitan areas of Melbourne.

As Area-based Coordinator, you will be:

experienced in project management, including developing…

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We have some new children's books in the Counterpart library. These three from the Your Emotions series can help children to recognise, talk about and manage difficult feelings.

All our library books are free to borrow, and they can be posted (for free) anywhere in Victoria. Posted: 2 weeks, 2 days ago

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Over the last 15 years, Counterpart has run many creative sessions for women who have experienced breast or a gynaecological cancer. You can read some of the science explaining why making things improves health.

Do you want to help us celebrate women's creativity by sharing your work at our end of year morning tea and online? Find out how on our website: Posted: 2 weeks, 4 days ago

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