CPCRE - Where to Go for Help
National Palliative Care Service Directory
Toll Free number: 13 11 20 Monday - Friday, 8.00am - 6.00pm
This service is a telephone information and support service of The Cancer Council Queensland. Trained staff provide information about various types of cancer and its treatment, as well as details about prevention and early detection. Booklets, information sheets, videos and other relevant resources are also available to callers.
The Cancer Council Queensland
553 Gregory Terrace
FORTITUDE VALLEY Qld 4006
Phone: (07) 3258 2200 Fax: (07) 3257 1306
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Web: www.cancerqld.org.au/
Freecall 1800 242 636
This service provides supportive networks, particularly for those caring for individuals who have progressive illness. Other supports include counselling, community education and a newsletter.
15 Abbott St,
CAMP HILL Qld 4152
Phone: (07) 3900 8100
Freecall 1800 772 273 24 hours, 7 days/week
PalAssist provides information and links to local support services for the terminally ill and their carers as well as support for general practitioners and clinical nurses with access to experienced palliative care medical practitioners in participating hospitals.
Palliative Care Australia is the national organisation for palliative care in Australia. They can provide information on palliative care issues and connect you with palliative care service providers throughout Australia.
PO Box 24
DEAKIN WEST ACT 2600
Phone: (02) 6232 4433
Fax: (02) 6232 4434
Palliative Care Queensland is the Queensland membership arm of Palliative Care Australia and provides palliative care information to the general public and members. It can make referrals to other palliative care services and organisations as appropriate.
Freecall: 1800 660 055 (Queensland only)
Mobile: 0422 640 634
The Xavier Children's Support Network is a community organisation which supports families with young children who have complex difficulties, are medically fragile and at times may require palliative care.
Southside - 284 Pine Mountain Road, Mt Gravatt East 4122
Phone: (07) 3216 8811
Fax: (07) 3216 8778
Northside - 1935 Gympie Road, Bald Hills 4036
Phone: (07) 3261 6950
Fax: (07) 3261 6055