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John Hunter Hospital School

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Supporting agencies

Cystic Fibrosis NSW

Support families of sufferers of Cystic Fibrosis. Provide support information and advocacy, home visits, counselling services, financial assistance for physiotherapy, nutritional supplements etc and annual recreation camp for siblings.

For more information, visit the Cystic Fibrosis NSW 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.

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.