BCNA Associate Member Groups
There are a number of organisations and health service providers who run various programs to support women and families affected by breast cancer on a national, state and regional level.
Amazon Heart - National | www.amazonheart.org
Take up the challenge of an Amazon Heart Adventure and develop lifelong friendships with other breast cancer survivors from across the globe.
Blue Mountains Cancer Help - Katoomba NSW | www.cancerhelp.net.au
We are a locally based organisation established to provide support for local residents who have been diagnosed with cancer.
BreaCan - VIC | www.breacan.org.au
BreaCan is an information and support service for people affected by a gynaecological cancer or breast cancer, their families and friends. It is a statewide service available to people throughout Victoria.
Breast Cancer Association Queensland | www.bcaq.com
The BCAQ was established in 1993 with the purpose of using raised funds to benefit awareness of early detection, rural seminars and research. It provides support for those with breast cancer and their families, living in rural and regional Queensland. The BCAQ have invested in rural breast care nurses through further education via La Trobe University. BC nurses have been established in Rockhampton, Barcaldine, Mitchell and currently funding nurses in Emerald, Fraser Coast and Charleville. There are subcommittees in Emerald, Longreach, St George, Charleville, Toowoomba and Mitchell. Contact: (07) 3666 0614 (Tue, Wed, Thur 9:30am-2:30pm)
Breast Cancer Care WA | www.breastcancer.org.au
Breast Cancer Care WA a charity that provides personalised emotional, practical and financial support to those affected by breast cancer within WA.
Dragons Abreast Australia - National | www.dragonsabreast.com.au
Dragons Abreast members provide a "face" for the breast cancer statistics whilst spreading the message of breast cancer awareness through participation in the wonderful and strenuous sport of dragon boat racing.
Hunter Breast Cancer Foundation - NSW | www.hbcf.org.au
The Hunter Breast Cancer Foundation is a (Hunter) region based and founded non-profit organisation, which raises much needed funds to provide information and support for women and men diagnosed with, or being treated for breast cancer in the Hunter, and for their families.
Kim Walters Choices Program - QLD | www.uchealth.com.au/choices/
The Wesley Hospital Kim Walters Choices Program (Choices) is a free community service regardless of where treatment has been undertaken offering support for women and men diagnosed with breast cancer and women diagnosed with gynaecological cancers and their families.
Life Force Cancer Foundation - Sydney | www.lifeforce.org.au
Life Force Cancer Foundation is a non-profit organisation, providing emotional/psycho social support for people dealing with the experience of cancer, through a range of support programs and therapies including groupwork and meditation, counselling, special workshops and retreats. Support groups are held weekly in Sydney's metropolitan area.
Look Good Feel Bettter - National | www.lgfb.org.au
Look Good...Feel Better is a free community service program dedicated to helping women undergoing treatment for cancer. The purpose of the program is to help them manage the appearance related side effects of chemotherapy and radiotherapy, thereby helping to restore their appearance and self image.
Lymphoedema Association of Victoria Inc. | www.lav.org.au
We are a non-profit organisation working towards increased awareness, education, research and support for those with lymphoedema.
Otis Foundation | www.otisfoundation.org.au
The Otis Foundation is committed to providing opportunities for those living with breast cancer to enjoy a relaxing time of sanctuary in a beautiful country environment free of charge.
Quest for Life Foundation | www.questforlife.com.au
Quest for Life programs address the challenges of cancer, grief, depression or other trauma and provide practical self-help strategies for increasing peace, healing and wellbeing.
Relationships Australia Alice Springs - NT | www.nt.relationships.org.au
Relationships Australia provide services counselling to individuals, couples and families to enhance, maintain or where necessary, manage changes in their relationships.
SolarisCare Cancer Support Centre - WA | www.solariscare.org.au
SolarisCare aims to improve the quality of life of cancer patients and carers by giving them the support they require to cope with the emotional and physical side effects of cancer diagnosis, treatment and recovery. A purpose built drop-in Centre which provides a quiet place to reflect and experience a range of complementary therapies.
Sunraysia Cancer Resources - Mildura VIC | www.cancervic.org.au/sunraysia
Sunraysia Cancer Resources is a project of the Sunraysia Cancer Support Group Inc., funded by Cancer Australia. This project aims to significantly increase the availability of local information, personal support and public education in relation to cancer and its impacts and treatments by working collaboratively with local services and local groups.
Sydney Breast Cancer Foundation | www.sbcf.org.au
The Sydney Breast Cancer Foundation is a non-profit, unincorporated charity organisation, which exists to support breast cancer patients and their families at the time of their greatest need. The Foundation raises funds for the Sydney Breast Cancer Institute.
YWCA Encore Program - National | www.ywcaencore.org.au
YWCA Encore is a free 8-week exercise program for women who have experienced breast cancer.
Organisations and health service providers interested in establishing links with BCNA can contact the Community Programs team on firstname.lastname@example.org.