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We want to thank you for your support in 2023. We are looking forward to continuing to provide quality connections, support and information to women affected by cancer across Victoria in 2024.

Counterpart Resource Centre hours

Our Resource Centre will be closed from 5pm on the 14 December 2023 until the 15 January 2024 to give our volunteers a chance to rest and recharge.

We are providing limited phone and email support on:

  • Monday 18 December, Wednesday 20 December and Thursday 21 December 2023
  • Wednesday 3 January and Thursday 4 January 2024
  • Monday 8 January, Wednesday 10 January and Thursday 11 January 2024.

If you need support, please contact us via phone on 1300 781 500, email [email protected], or our online request form.

Looking after yourself during the festive season

The festive season can be a challenging time so it’s important to make some time for some self-care. Below we have listed some resources that might help your patients look after themselves.


  • All is calm  – Social worker Lynda Evans outlines strategies to look after ourselves and enjoy the festivities while remaining as calm and stress-free as possible
  • ‘Maintaining Habits of Health Living’ – Dr Amanda Horden discusses strategies to create all kinds of habits of healthy living, including exercise, to keep up motivation and manage any barriers you might experience.
  • ‘Healthy Boundaries’ – Kathy Jerin discusses setting healthy boundaries, while protecting our energy, dignity, privacy and identity.

Online information:

Phone support services:

Last Updated: 20 December, 2023 12:09 pm