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What is peer support?

How peer support can help.

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Are you able to support other women affected by breast or a gynaecological cancer?

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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

15 Jun 2021

Celebrating National Volunteer Week 2021

Recognise, reconnect, reimagine – This year’s theme for National Volunteer Week.
We feel very fortunate to have held an in-person morning tea at Mr Tulk Café at the State Library on Tuesday 18 May to celebrate the work of our volunteers over the past year.

 

Recognise.

We heard some inspiring words from Dianne Hill, CEO Women’s Health Victoria,  Kellie Holland Acting Manager…

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