Getting practical help

Gather my crew
Handy online rostering tool for coordinating tasks and offers of help. Note that you will need to register to use the site.
 (web tool)

Mummy's Wish
Mummy's Wish is a registered charity that provides practical support to women diagnosed with cancer who have children aged 12 years and under.

We're all in this together. Dealing with cancer: a guide for mums
Mummy's Wish (AUS, 2018)
This is a very practical and readable guide for mothers who have been diagnosed with cancer. It includes lots of ideas for managing a family, talking to children, dealing with school, making memories, getting financial advice and finding further support. Register with Mummy's Wish to receive this book in their care pack.
(Book, 36 pages. PDF, ebook to view online)

Dealing with practical aspects of cancer
Cancer Australia (AUS)
This page provides links to practical information about getting treatment. Includes treatment planning, cost of treatment and questions to ask your treating team. It may be helpful to take a friend or family member to appointments with you.

Financial and legal support
Cancer Council Victoria (AUS)
Read about the Cancer Council's support services, including the Legal Support Program, which is specifically for Victorians with advanced cancer.

Last Updated: 23 April, 2024 2:39 pm