We are here to support people with cancer and their whānau. We are part of the Otago and Southland Division of the Cancer Society.

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Help us support people with cancer

We need your support to ensure we can continue delivering services to people with cancer and their whānau.

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Accommodation

If you need to travel to Dunedin Hospital for cancer treatment, you can stay at Daffodil House.

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Need transport to treatment?

We have a dedicated team of volunteers to drive you to your hospital appointments.

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COVID-19 Alert Level 2 Information: Otago & Southland

We are accepting residents into Daffodil House at 283 Great King Street Dunedin, but are still required to limit numbers so that each room has a dedicated bathroom.

If you require assistance in finding accommodation for treatment in Dunedin or Invercargill, please contact your local Supportive Care team member for assistance or email supportivecare@cansoc.org.nz

 

Driving services to treatment are operating under strict infection control (all occupants of the vehicle are required to wear a mask and one passenger per car seated in the back seat). For more information, please call the Driving Service Coordinator on 021 241 9660.

Supportive Care face-to-face appointments are being conducted according to the current guidelines. For more information, please complete the referral form, contact your local Supportive Care team member, or email supportivecare@cansoc.org.nz

 

Support groups are suspended until further notice. 

 

Offered through external providers. Please contact your local Supportive Care team member for assistance or email supportivecare@cansoc.org.nz

As we continue to provide services, we also continue to appreciate help from volunteers. If you are interested in helping, please contact volunteer@cansoc.org.nz 

Our fundraising and community events will be held in accordance with the current COVID-19 guidance.

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The Longest Day Golf Challenge

Relay For Life 2022

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Supportive Care Community Cancer Support

Our services are available to anyone diagnosed with cancer and their family / whānau. We’re here to help, so please make contact so we can discuss what is right for you and your whānau.

Please get in touch today if you would like support by emailing supportivecare@cansoc.org.nz or calling:

Referral Form

Please use this form if you would like to refer yourself or someone else to our services. 

Otago and Southland - Referral Form

 

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Contact Supportive Care

You can make contact with our supportive care team by emailing supportivecare@cansoc.org.nz

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Referral Form

Please use this form if you would like to refer yourself or someone else to our services.

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What we did across Otago and Southland last year

Annual Report 2021

What did your support help us achieve? Your time, energy, money and services helped us towards achieving our mission of improving community wellbeing by reducing the incidence and impact of cancer.

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1,285
Clients and families/whānau supported
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24,166
KMs driven by Cancer Society volunteers
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15,835
Students attending SunSmart schools

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Last updated: November 22, 2021