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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

29 Apr 2019

Resource Centre temporary move

The lift in our building (Queen Victoria Women's Centre at 210 Lonsdale St, Melbourne) is being replaced, and there will be no lift from May to August. While this is happening the Counterpart Resource Centre will move from the 5th floor to a temporary space on the ground floor.  

 During the lift closure our City – based What's On sessions will be held Women's Health Victoria at Level…

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