Coleambally BRANCH

Murrumbidgee Region

Assisting our community, locally…

ABOUT US

Can Assist Coleambally was formed in 1992 and raises funds to provide financial assistance to people in our local community who are undergoing cancer treatment.

A dedicated group of members who offer catering services for wakes, have open garden days, fashion parades and morning teas with guest speakers as just some of the ways we raise funds to support locals financially when diagnosed with a cancer.

Areas Serviced: Argoon, Coleambally

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.

Lilier Lodge

Accommodation Assistance

Lilier Lodge was purpose built by Can Assist and the Cancer Council NSW, together with the support of local and regional communities.

Lilier Lodge provides accommodation for people undergoing cancer treatment at nearby facilities including the Riverina Cancer Care Centre, Wagga Wagga Base Hospital and Calvary Hospital.

Our Supporters

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

  • Baptist Care
  • Murrumbidgee Council
  • The Local GP
  • Lions Club
  • Local Men’s Shed
  • Community Club
  • Community members

Upcoming Events

There are no upcoming events at this time.

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Timeline photosIf something looks or feels different on your body it needs to be checked by a professional.
Can Assist is there for you, right across rural and regional NSW if you receive a cancer diagnosis to ensure that distance is no barrier to treatment.

Donate to our Christmas appeal today and help be the difference

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Do you or someone you know need to travel long distances for treatment?
IPTAAS might be able to help you out.

IPTAAS is a NSW Government scheme providing assistance with travel and accommodation costs when a patient needs to travel long distances for treatment not available locally.

Find out more here: www.iptaas.health.nsw.gov.au/about

We also offer help with travel for cancer treatment to those living in country NSW, find out more: canassist.org.au/cancer-assistance/financial-assistance/

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This is why we offer assistance to country NSW cancer patients They face additional costs such as travel and accommodation, and we're here to help.

Find out how we can assist you:
www.canassist.org.au/services

Find out how you can assist us:
www.canassist.com.au/support_us

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“When you have cancer the costs are enormous, but even bigger when you live in the regions” Jim Wilson, 2GB lending their voice to healthcare issues in country NSW, with guest Jon Anderson, Brain Cancer patient from Cootamundra.

Tune in below at around 1:27:04.

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2GB Drive with Jim Wilson highlighted the battle rural cancer patients are facing just to get treatment.

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Today we celebrate each and every rural woman! Tag someone you want to celebrate below

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Local Resources & Information

Accommodation Services

Lilier Lodge
Located in Wagga Wagga, Lilier Lodge provides relaxing and homely accommodation for people undergoing cancer treatment to nearby facilities. They understand the specific needs of cancer patients and their carers.

CONTACT US

Coleambally

PO Box 16
Coleambally, NSW 2707
Phone: 0418 605 202
Email: coleambally@canassist.org.au

Areas Serviced: Argoon, Coleambally