Get support

Finding the right support when you need it most is important to your overall wellbeing as you manage the news of a diagnosis, treatment and life after cancer.

Cancer Council Victoria offers a range of services to support you and your family and friends.

the Wig Service

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Family and friends

Understand more about supporting someone affected by cancer including family, friends and work colleagues. Read more

Holiday break program

Free short breaks for those affected by cancer and their families.

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Connect and learn

Connect with others as well as participate in our free education programs offered in metropolitan and regional Victoria. Read more

Wig service

Our wig service is free, private and personalised. We offer an extensive range of synthetic wigs along with headscarves, beanies and cotton caps. Read more

Legal and financial

Having cancer can raise financial and legal issues that can be challenging. Cancer Council provides a variety of support programs and information to assist you. Read more


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A cancer diagnosis can create challenges to your ability to work. Workplaces are often unsure of how to create a fair and supportive workplace, and employees are often unsure of their rights and responsibilities. Read more

Facing end of life

Understand more about what might happen physically, the emotional impact of knowing you are dying and how to prepare for death. Read more

Aboriginal communities

Cancer information and support services for Victorian Aboriginal communities. Read more


Cancer services Guide

This guide is an essential resource for people affected by cancer, including their family, friends and carers

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