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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’re celebrating 15 years of Counterpart with a photographic display showing how we connect, inform and support women with breast or a gynaecological cancer to live well.

These photos are a way of acknowledging many of the women whose hard work and dedication made this service possible over the last 15 years. Come and see our display on the ground floor of QVWC, open every Monday to Friday from 8.30am to 5.30pm until 30 July. Posted: 4 days, 22 hours ago

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Some beautiful examples of Sashiko from our session today. Many thanks to our presenter Lea from Kimono House. Posted: 1 week ago

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