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John Hunter Hospital School

John Hunter Hospital School

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Supporting agencies


Redkite is a national cancer charity. They support children and young people aged 0-24 years and their families through the entire cancer journey. Redkite provides families across Australia with essential emotional, financial and educational support. 

Visit the Redkite website for more information.

Camp Quality

Camp Quality believe in improving the quality of life for children living with cancer and their families through unrelenting optimism and the healing power of laughter. The fun therapy creates a supportive environment full of fun and understanding. 

Visit the Camp Quality website for more details.


CanTeen believes that no young person should face cancer alone. That's why CanTeen provides a range of free programs, services and resources to help young people aged 12-24 deal with the emotional, physical and practical issues of cancer, so they can take back control of their lives.

For more information, visit the CanTeen website.

Central Coast Kids in Need Inc

A small volunteer group who raise money to provide financial assistance to families of seriously ill Central Coast children who are require to go to Sydney/Newcastle hospitals for treatment. They pay their accommodation and travel expenses.

Also where possible they assist with specialised equipment for quality of life for these seriously ill children deemed possible in special circumstances by our board and committee members.

Visit the Central Coast Kids in Need Inc website, for more information.

Leukaemia Foundation

Provides financial support for families of those diagnosed with any blood cancer.

For more information, visit the Leukaemia Foundation website.

Make-a-Wish Foundation

Make-A-Wish Australia grants the wishes of children with life-threatening medical conditions to enrich the human experience with hope, strength and joy.

For more information, visit the Make-a-Wish Foundation website.

Ronald McDonald Learning Program

The Ronald McDonald Learning Program is a national program of Ronald McDonald House Charities helping children with serious illness catch up on their missed education following lengthy hospital stays and absence from school

For more details, visit the Ronald McDonald Learning Program website.

Charlie Bell Scholarship

Providing financial assistance towards vocational or tertiary studies for students who have experienced serious illness.

For more information, the Charlie Bell Scholarship website.

Missing School

Across Australia, hundreds of children with serious medical conditions remain at home or in hospital, watching from the sidelines and missing school. MissingSchool is about helping bridge the educational and social needs of those kids and their siblings, who have special needs of their own, by working to keep them connected to their schools.

For more details, visit the Missing School website.

Livewire is an online community designed just for young people living with a serious illness, chronic health condition or disability, and their families. It is a safe online space where members can connect and share experiences with others who understand what they are going through.

For more information, visit the Livewire website.

Siblings Australia

Siblings Australia is a unique national organisation committed to improving the support available for siblings of children and adults with chronic conditions including disability, chronic illness and mental health issues.

For more details, visit the Siblings Australia website.

Carers Australia

Carers Australia is the peak National body for Carers, there is a range of useful information on this website. Carers Australia advocates and lobbies on a wide range of issues that affect carers. They also manage the delivery of national programs, support and services for carers across Australia.

For more information, visit the Carers Australia website.