Helpful Things & Links

Childhood Cancer Association

The Childhood Cancer Association was formed in 1982 by a group of parents of children with cancer.

Responding to the need that they, themselves, had identified, this dedicated group established the grounds for what is, today, a unique network of peer support. Their commitment was to create perpetual funding and develop services for families in circumstances of a child diagnosed with cancer. Their charter was to provide emotional, practical and financial support to every family and extended family member.

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Women's and Children's Hospital

The Women's and Children's Hospital (WCH) provides state of the art health care for women and children in Adelaide and South Australia. We are a world leader in many areas of endeavour.

Each year, more than 30,000 people are admitted and around 4000 babies are born at the Hospital.  In addition around 250,000 people come to the Hospital as outpatients.

The Hospital has a 103 bed Obstetric Unit, a 49 bed Intensive/Special Care Nursery and a 153 bed Child and Adolescent Unit, totalling 305 beds in all.

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Ronald McDonald House

The cornerstone of RMHC's work, Ronald McDonald Houses are attached to major women or children’s hospitals and provide a 'home-away-from-home' for seriously ill children and their families.

They provide a ‘home-away-from-home’ for families of children with serious illness, along with the support of experienced House Managers, volunteers and other families in a similar situation.

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