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Education and Career Support for Young People with Cancer

Education and Career Support is available to people aged 15 – 25 who have cancer. These services are available to diagnosed young people no matter when they were diagnosed. 

Every year, another 23,000 young people aged 12-25 are impacted by cancer, whether it’s a close family member’s diagnosis or their own. 

Education and Career Support Available

  • Connect you with peers in similar situations through programs and recreation days; 
  • Provide access to free information and resources for you and for schools
  • Help you to take a break or keep up with your work or study.
  • Help you to make informed decisions about finding meaningful career
  • Develop job readiness skills, such as finding work, writing a resume and preparing for job interviews
  • Refocus your career and study aspirations

To find out more about the Canteen services, access resources or refer someone in for support please contact 1800 835 932  or visit- https://www.canteen.org.au/health-professionals/refer/

Thanks for this contribution from KRYSTLE STYLIANOU, Education and Career Support Consultant, Canteen – WA

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