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Special Parent Group: Father's Day

With Father's Day approaching we are acutely aware that for many in our parent community it can bring up a lot of feelings, some challenging and some joyful. We will be holding a special parent group the week leading up to Father's Day specifically on...

Parenting Through Cancer: Virtual Drop in Group

Hey Canteen Connect Parent community!

We will be hosting a virtual drop-in support group through Zoom about all things parenting through cancer in the modern world. You will be able to access the group via a computer, tablet or smart phone.

This group...

Letter from Minister for Employment, Skills, Small and Family Business

Hi all,

We have been asked to share this message from the Minister for Employment, Skills, Small and Family Business. Please see below:

Senator the Hon Michaelia Cash Minister for Employment, Skills, Small and Family Business Senator for Western 24 TO...

Side of Stage - tickets to James Morrison to give away! (Show this weekend 22/2/2020)

Hey Canteen parents!

It's exciting to introduce Canteen's Side of Stage initiative to the Connect for Parents community. Side of Stage has been providing Canteen young people the chance to win some amazing experiences at concerts and music events for...

Navigating the Holiday Season

This time of year puts a lot of pressure on us to feel joyful. But what if we are ill or grieving?

Here are a couple of resources that discuss grief and coping during the holiday season:

No Filter Podcast: The Empty Chair At The Christmas Adult “How...

We forgot about us

When we are in the thick of being a parent and carer of someone with cancer, we forget about "ME"!

We run in over drive, just trying to get through to day! I pushed through this burning the candle at both ends and eventually it got the better of...

Food For Thought....

From kimchi to sauerkraut, paleo to vegan, plant based to full fat… So many confusing messages from around the place about what to eat, what our kids should eat and the impact on us all. And that’s not even considering the messages we get about food with...

How Counselling Support Can Help

Coping with a cancer diagnosis, treatment and its impacts on your life and your family is rarely easy. It’s normal to feel overwhelmed or stressed at least some times during your cancer journey. Sometimes, no matter how supportive your partner, family to...