Operating as Blue Mountains Cancer Support and Penrith Valley Cancer Support
www.cancerhelp.net.au Penrith: 201 – 211 High St, PENRITH (Near Aldi) Phone: 4721 5823 Blue Mountains: Unit 2/27 Whitton Street, KATOOMBA Phone: 4782 6076
Cancer Helpline 13 11 20
Cancer Council 13 11 20 is a free, confidential telephone information and support service run by Cancer Councils in each state and territory.
Anyone can call Cancer Council 13 11 20 – cancer patients, people living with cancer, their families, carers and friends, teachers, students and healthcare professionals.
Specially trained staff are available to answer your questions about cancer and offer emotional or practical support.
Cancer Council 13 11 20:
•call 13 11 20
•local call cost from anywhere in Australia (mobile calls charged at mobile rates)
•is open between 9am and 5pm, Monday to Friday
◦some states have extended hours
◦some states have health professionals on staff
◦some states have multilingual services
Cancer Council also provides online support through Cancer Connections, where you can ask questions and participate in groups, forums and blogs.
Blue Mountains Community Transport
They provide flexible small group transport for eligible Blue Mountains and Penrith residents who can’t drive, use public transport or don’t have anyone else to help with their transport request.