Our support services

Support & Information

  • To speak to a Cancer Information Nurse call 0800 Cancer (0800 22 62 37)
  • Cancer Information Library with books and other resources available for loan
  • Get in touch with Cancer Connect which is a peer support group
  • Discuss issues dealing with cancer with Cancer Chat NZ
  • Support Groups, Education Courses, Lifestyle Courses and Workshops
  • Regular Newsletters with useful updates and information on cancer
  • Transportation to treatment
  • Patient and Family/Whanau Support Volunteer Visitors Financial Assistance Grant Scheme
  • Counselling services Grant Scheme

For additional information about local health and social services in the Kapiti area visit Kapiti Coast Health Centre - Te Tari Hauora. Please find more information about the Cancer Society's Support and Information services.

Healthy Living

  • SunSmart Shade Loan Scheme, free for public and private events
  • Sunscreen, sunglasses and sun hats
  • SunSmart Schools Accreditation
  • Smokefree information, advocacy and promotion
  • CanQuit Smoking Cessation programme
  • Prevention, Screening and Early Detection
  • Healthy Eating, Healthy Action lifestyle advice

More information about Healthy Living.

Volunteering

Whatever your skills, time or expertise you can make a difference. The Kapiti Office needs the help of volunteers to deliver the many services on offer.

More information on volunteering.

Fundraising

Fundraising is achieved by a team of dedicated professionals and volunteers. We receive no government funding so your help is vital.

More information about how you can help us.