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.

Cancer Counselling Service

Our cancer-specific psychology service can support you at any stage of your cancer journey.

Cancer Connect

Sometimes it helps to talk to someone who has been there and knows what you are going through. Cancer Connect aims to connect you, your carer or your loved ones over the phone with a trained volunteer who has had a similar experience. Where a match is not available, this service will direct you to…

Hospital Volunteers

The Hospital-based Volunteer Program brings trained volunteers into the hospital setting to provide support and information to cancer patients and their families. Hospital-based volunteers complement the care provided by the treating oncology team. The program involves collaboration between Cancer Council Queensland and participating hospitals. What will a Hospital-based volunteer provide? All volunteers within the Hospital…

Cancer Support Groups

Emotional support for cancer patients

Attending a support group If you have been affected by cancer, Cancer Council Queensland can provide you with information regarding a range of support groups operating across Queensland. There are groups for most types of cancer, including breast, prostate, colorectal, lung and head and neck cancers as well as non-specific cancer support groups. While Cancer…