Transport, accommodation and home help

Practical information and support during and after treatment

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Accommodation away from home

Accommodation for patients and carers
Low-cost and reduced rate accommodation services for patients, their families and carers.

Transport and accommodation financial assistance
Information about the Isolated Patients Travel and Accommodation Assistance Scheme (IPTAAS)


Transport

Transport to Treatment
Find out how to get transport to your treatment clinic

Community Transport Services in Your Area
Find out how to access community transport services, when public transport is not accessible

Transport and accommodation financial assistance
Information about the Isolated Patients Travel and Accommodation Assistance Scheme (IPTAAS)

Resources

No Transport No Treatment Report
Read the report dicussing community transport to health services in NSW

Car parking for cancer patients in New South Wales
Read the report – a survey of patients’ access to car parking at cancer treatment centres

Provided there’s Transport: Transport as a barrier to accessing health care in NSW
Read the report discussing community transport to health services in NSW

Community Transport Organisation
The Community Transport Organisation Inc. provides peak body representation, services and activities for the Community Transport sector


At home

Home Help
Get help with household tasks from trained volunteers

 


Cancer Council Information Service

Information and support available within hospitals and treatment centres around NSW.

Find out more and locate an information service near you


13 11 20 Cancer Information and Support

A confidential service where you can speak or email a specialist health professional about anything to do with cancer.

Phone us on 13 11 20 or email us your questions
Hours: Monday to Friday 9am -5pm
Translator service available for languages other than English – Phone: 13 14 50


Online resources

Cancer Resource Directory
National information with direct links to resouces across the internet. Some resources in other languages

Cancer Council Online Community
Online discussion forums, support groups and blogs to connect, support and share your cancer experience.

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