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Child Cancer Foundation

Cancer Network Group Service



Child Cancer Foundation supports children with cancer and their families . From the time of a child’s diagnosis, through their treatment and subsequent transition back into the community, Child Cancer Foundation offers support and care for all family members.

Every week in New Zealand three families are told their child has cancer. By providing much needed help and support on a day to day basis Child Cancer Foundation ensures each child and their family will never feel alone. The help is provided by a dedicated Family Support Coordinator who offers emotional, practical and financial cancer support services and care and connects families a nationwide parent network.

Child Cancer Foundation is a registered charity that receives no subsidy from government. It is governed by a board and comprises volunteer support groups nationwide, and staff based at Family Places in Auckland, Wellington, Christchurch and Dunedin and at locations in other regions.


Mon – Fri8:30 AM – 5:00 PM

Public Holidays: Closed on all public holidays.

How to access this service

call 0800 4 CHILD (0800 4 24453) or email

Services Provided


  • Support during treatment
  • Support for family/whānau/partners
  • Support groups

Cancer research

Welfare & advocacy services

  • Advocacy services

Cancer Types

Childhood Cancers

Contact Details

Postal Address

PO Box 152
Shortland St
Auckland 1140

This page was last updated at 12:08PM on November 9, 2020. This information is reviewed and edited by Child Cancer Foundation.