Types of cancer support

Whether you have cancer, or have a family member or friend who is affected by cancer, there are times you may need direct support. We are here to help you.

“Your help was invaluable. I really appreciated it and even knowing I can ring you as I need helps me as well.” 13 11 20 client

Whether you have been diagnosed with cancer, or have a family member or friend who is affected by cancer, there are times when you may need support. Our professional services and support programs are here to help you.

Our services include:

You don’t have to face cancer alone – we’re here to help.

Christmas operating hours

To assist you in the upcoming holiday season, we would like to advise of our Christmas operating hours.

Although some of the services will be unavailable over this time, our accommodation lodges and our 13 11 20 cancer information and support services will be available, however there will be changes to the hours of operation of these services.

Natural Disasters

In the event of a natural disaster, Cancer Council 13 11 20 is available to provide advice and information about health services and support. For further information call 13 11 20 or download this fact sheet.

Community events

Cancer Council Queensland Events

Cancer Council Queensland offers a range of support and information events throughout the year, in locations across the state. You can search the schedule below to find events in your area. If would like further information about the events listed phone Cancer Council 13 11 20.

Community Support

Community supo

Event support, grants and speaker requests for the Queensland community.

Direct Support

Cancer Council Queensland is all questions for all cancers. Ask a nurse and email your cancer-related question to us today. Cancer Council Queensland is here for you.

“I still remember calling 13 11 20 the first time. By the time I had finished talking, I realised the way I was feeling was normal and justified – and understood.” Ruth – Melanoma survivor.

Emotional Support Services

Emotional support for cancer patients

“The care and support I received when I called 13 11 20 not only assisted me on that day, it provided a referral to CCQ’s free counselling service that has made a huge difference in me dealing with my diagnosis.”  Caller to Cancer Council 13 11 20.

Practical Support Services

Call Cancer Council 13 11 20 for information and support. You don't have to face cancer alone - we're here for you.

A range of practical and financial support programs can help ease the burden of diagnosis and treating cancer.