Support information and services
If you or someone close to you is looking for cancer information in a language other than English, the links below may help.
Health Translations is an online library which helps people access reliable translated health resources produced in Australia.
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander
If you identify as Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander, the below links may help support you or someone you care about through their cancer experience.
The National Indigenous Cancer Network provides information about what cancer is, cancer risks and prevention as well as different types of cancers and treatments, aimed to improve health outcomes for indigenous people with cancer.
Cancer Council Victoria provides information and services for Indigenous people affected by cancer.
Information in languages other than English
If your preferred language is not English, the sites below offer information abut cancer and its treatments, in several languages.
Cancer Council Victoria offers information and support groups to a number of culturally diverse groups.
The Chinese Cancer and Chronic Illness Society of Victoria provides peer support and education programs for the Chinese community in Victoria affected by cancer.
The Australian Multicultural Community Services supports the diverse needs of older Australians from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds.
The Victorian Multicultural Commission Community Directory is an online directory and guide to local community associations and organisations in Victoria.
If you are looking for services close to home, to help you or someone you care for cope with a diagnosis of cancer or its treatments, the links below will take you to information about supports available in your local region.
The directory is to provide regional information on services to meet the needs of those affected by cancer in the community. It gives the contact details of the services and supportive care available across the Barwon South Western region.
The directory developed by the Loddon Mallee Integrated Cancer Service provides descriptions and details of a wide range of supportive care and cancer services available for people affected by cancer who live in the Loddon Mallee region.
The directory developed by the Gippsland Regional Integrated Cancer Service provides descriptions and details of a wide range of supportive care and cancer services available for people affected by cancer who live in the Gippsland region.
The directory developed by the Hume Regional Integrated Cancer Service provides descriptions and details of a wide range of supportive care and cancer services available for people affected by cancer who live in the Hume region.
Visit the Rural Cancer Stories YouTube channel to discover stories from country people affected by cancer. People share what their concerns have been as well as how and where they have found support.