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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

09 May 2018

A Peer Support Volunteer shares her story

For the last 15 years, Rhonda has been turning her experience of breast cancer into something positive. She is one of the generous women who volunteer at Counterpart to provide peer support to women diagnosed with breast or a gynaecological cancer. She has kindly shared her thoughts about volunteering for our service.

15 years ago I answered an ad for volunteers who had experienced breast…

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Are you a good listener? Would you like to support women affected by cancer? Consider becoming a Peer Support Volunteer. For all details including prerequisites please see our volunteer page: Posted: 15 hours, 5 minutes ago

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It's National Volunteer Week. A huge THANK YOU to the amazing women who volunteer at Counterpart. You all give so much, in many different ways, to women living with breast or a gynaecological cancer and our service couldn't exist without you! #NVW2018 Posted: 1 day, 16 hours ago

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