Bega Valley BRANCH

Southern NSW Region

Assisting our community, locally…

ABOUT US

Can Assist Bega Valley was formed in 2004. The branch raises funds to provide financial assistance to patients in our local community who are undergoing cancer treatment. Our motto is “Locals helping locals”.

Areas Serviced: Akolele, Barragga Bay, Beauty Point, Bega, Bemboka, Bermagui, Bermagui South, Burragate, Candelo, Central Tilba, Cobargo, Corunna, Cuttagee, Dalmeny, Dignams Creek, Eden, Greendale, Kiah, Kianga, Merimbula, Mystery Bay, Narooma, Nethercote, North Narooma, Pambula, Quaama, Rocky Hall, Tathra, Tilba Tilba, Tinpot, Towomba, Tura Beach, Wadbilliga, Wallaga Lake, Wallaga Lake Heights, Wolumla, Wonboyn Lake

Financial Assistance

We understand that families struggle to cope with a reduced income as a result of a cancer diagnosis and that they face increased expenses from travel, accommodation and medical costs.

Our Supporters

Our Branch would not exist without our members, volunteers and community supporters. We thank them for their contribution.

  • Specsavers
  • Bega Cheese Heritage Information Centre
  • Club Bega
  • Bermagui Dads Army Golfers
  • Bermagui Cancer Research Advocate Bikers
  • greenslips.com.au

Upcoming Events

There are no upcoming events at this time.

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4 weeks ago
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Almost forgot the reminder for cooking. Tomorrow is our monthly morning tea.😊 ... See MoreSee Less

1 month ago
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Monthly meeting this Wednesday 1st June at meeting room Club Bega 7pm. ... See MoreSee Less

2 months ago
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Winners of the Can Assist Mothers’ Day Raffle drawn by Kerry Wheatley of Horizon.
Quilt , by Dot Holmes, won by Paul Windle
Painted Umbrella, by Lyn Moore, won by Sue Watts
Kitchen Aide Foodprocessor, By Pam Tetley, won by Deanne Watson.
All proceeds to aide Cancer Patients in the BVSC area.
Many thanks to all the generous people who supported the raffle. Your support is appreciated and enables us to help those who need a little help.
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Winners of the Can Assist Mothers’ Day Raffle drawn by Kerry Wheatley of Horizon.
Quilt , by Dot Holmes, won by Paul Windle
Painted Umbrella, by Lyn Moore, won by Sue Watts
Kitchen Aide Foodprocessor, By Pam Tetley, won by Deanne Watson.
All proceeds to aide Cancer Patients in the BVSC area.
Many thanks to all the generous people who supported the raffle. Your support is appreciated and enables us to help those who need a little help.
2 months ago
Can Assist Bega

📢 NSW Parliamentary Inquiry releases 44 recommendations for change!

“This report is both welcome and timely; demanding meaningful and lasting reform. Can Assist effectiveness, collaboration and hard work in our submission clearly identifies the problems and they are agreed here in the findings . Now is the time to concentrate and actively work all together on the solutions. Our communities have stepped up and have been finally heard. Can Assist continue to fulfil our role in supporting those in need.” Vicki Meyer, President and Chair of Can Assist

We draw specific reference to recommendation 2 regarding IPTAAS –and encourage swift government action.

Read here 👇

www.parliament.nsw.gov.au/lcdocs/inquiries/2615/Report%20no%2057%20-%20PC%202%20-%20Health%20outc...

#canassist #cancersupport #IPTAAS
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Local Resources & Information

Support Services

  • Oncology Social Worker – 02 6491 9240
  • Breast Care Nurse – 0409 607 974
  • Bega Valley Community Transport Service – 02 6492 4188
  • Bombala Community Transport Service – 02 6458 4620
  • Katungal Aboriginal Community Corporation and Medical Service – 02 6492 0532
  • Shoalhaven Cancer Care Centre – 02 4428 7400

Accomodation

  • Shoalhaven Cancer Care Centre Patients and Carer accommodation – 02 4223 0215
  • Leukaemia House Canberra/Sydney – 02 6286 9954 or 1800 620 420
  • Ronald Mc Donald Family Retreat , Batesman Bay
  • ACT Eden Monaro Cancer Support Group – 02 8297 1261
  • Bega Valley Pink Links – 02 0409 607 974

CONTACT US

Bega Valley

PO Box 329
Bega, NSW 2550
Phone: 0439 328 634
Email: bega@canassist.org.au

Areas Serviced: Akolele, Barragga Bay, Beauty Point, Bega, Bemboka, Bermagui, Bermagui South, Burragate, Candelo, Central Tilba, Cobargo, Corunna, Cuttagee, Dalmeny, Dignams Creek, Eden, Greendale, Kiah, Kianga, Merimbula, Mystery Bay, Narooma, Nethercote, North Narooma, Pambula, Quaama, Rocky Hall, Tathra, Tilba Tilba, Tinpot, Towomba, Tura Beach, Wadbilliga, Wallaga Lake, Wallaga Lake Heights, Wolumla, Wonboyn Lake