Shoalhaven BRANCH

Shoalhaven Region

Assisting our community, locally…

ABOUT US

Can Assist Shoalhaven was formed in 2010 and raises funds to provide financial assistance to people in our local community who are undergoing cancer treatment.

The Shoalhaven branch consists of a small group of people who enjoy fundraising together and are fortunate enough to be supported in their fundraising efforts by a number of local individuals and community groups.

Areas Serviced: Albatross Ran Airforce Station, Back Forest, Bamarang, Bangalee, Barrengarry, Barringella, Basin View, Bawley Point, Beaumont, Beecroft Peninsula, Bellawongarah, Bendalong, Bendeela, Berrara, Berringer, Berringer Lake, Berry, Berry Mountain, Bewong, Bolong, Bomaderry, Boolijah, Bream Beach, Brogers Creek, Brooman, Broughton Vale, Broughton Village, Browns Mountain, Brundee, Buangla, Budgong, Bulee, Bundewallah, Burrier, Burrill Lake, Cabbage Tree, Callala Bay, Callala Beach, Cambewarra, Cambewarra South, Cambewarra Village, Cambewarra West, Cockwhy, Comberton, Comerong Island, Conjola, Conjola Park, Coolangatta, Coolumburra, Croobyar, Crookhaven, Crookhaven Heads, Cudmirrah, Culburra, Culburra Beach, Cunjurong, Cunjurong Point, Currambene, Currambene Creek, Currarong, Depot Beach, Dolphin Point, Durras North, East Lynne, Endrick, Erowal Bay, Ettrema, Falls Creek, Far Meadow, Fishermans Paradise, Flat Rock, Greenwell Point, Harley Hill, Hmas Albatross, Huskisson, Hyams Beach, Illaroo, Jaspers Brush, Jerrawangala, Jerry Bailey, Kangaroo Valley, Kinghorne, Kings Point, Kioloa, Lake Conjola, Lake Tabourie, Little Forest, Longreach, Manyana, Meroo Meadow, Merry Beach, Milton, Mogood, Mollymook, Mollymook Beach, Mondayong, Moollattoo, Morton, Mount Kingiman, Mundamia, Murramurrang, Myola, Narrawallee, Nowra, Nowra East, Nowra Hill, Nowra North, Nowra Ran Airforce Station, Nowra South, Numbaa, Old Erowal Bay, Orient Point, Parma, Pebbly Beach, Point Perpendicular, Pointer Mountain, Porters Creek, Pretty Beach, Pyree, Quiera, Red Rocks, Sanctuary Point, Sassafras, Shallow Crossing, Shoalhaven Heads, St George, St Georges Basin, Sussex Inlet, Swanhaven, Tabourie Lake, Tallowal, Tapitallee, Terara, Termeil, Tianjara, Tolwong, Tomago, Tomerong, Touga, Tullarwalla, Twelve Mile Peg, Ulladulla, Ulladulla North, Ulladulla South, Upper Kangaroo River, Upper Kangaroo Valley, Vincentia, Wandandian, Watersleigh, Wattamolla, West Nowra, Wogamia, Wollumboola, Woodburn, Woodhill, Woodstock, Woollamia, Worrigee, Worrowing Heights, Wrights Beach, Yadboro, Yadboro Flat, Yalwal, Yatte Yattah, Yerriyong

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 our supporters for their contribution.

In 2019 we lost our long term member and good friend Bob Kells. It is because of Bob’s warm and engaging personality that many of us joined the committee. Over the years he was a keen organiser of fundraising events and in his spare time made and sold unique woodwork items, the proceeds of which he donated to Can Assist. Despite declining health, his enthusiasm never waned. Vale Bob.

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Timeline photosSurgery in Sydney (1,100km return), 4 treatments of chemotherapy, 17 treatments of radiotherapy and infusions every 3 weeks in Wagga Wagga (260km return) over a 12 month period meant Anna clocked up hundreds of hours of travel. The financial stress and the added emotional strain of being apart from family whilst dealing with a life-threatening illness can be overwhelming. Anna is now cancer free and is a regular volunteer for Can Assist.

Help us to lighten the burden for country cancer patients and sign up for the CAN DO Challenge today!

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After more than 3 years of treatment, 50,000km or 500 hours of driving Tommy is now cancer free and fighting fit.

Childhood cancer is uniquely emotionally draining. The extra financial burdens for families living in rural NSW can be crippling – both parents and often extended family members needing to cut back or stop work all together to make the long journeys necessary for treatment, not to mention petrol and accommodation costs.

“We could not have gotten through without the help of organisations like Can Assist” Tommy’s Mum

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Local Resources & Information

CONTACT US

Shoalhaven

PO Box 1444
Nowra, NSW 2541
Phone: 0431 262 361
Email: shoalhaven@canassist.org.au

Areas Serviced: Albatross Ran Airforce Station, Back Forest, Bamarang, Bangalee, Barrengarry, Barringella, Basin View, Bawley Point, Beaumont, Beecroft Peninsula, Bellawongarah, Bendalong, Bendeela, Berrara, Berringer, Berringer Lake, Berry, Berry Mountain, Bewong, Bolong, Bomaderry, Boolijah, Bream Beach, Brogers Creek, Brooman, Broughton Vale, Broughton Village, Browns Mountain, Brundee, Buangla, Budgong, Bulee, Bundewallah, Burrier, Burrill Lake, Cabbage Tree, Callala Bay, Callala Beach, Cambewarra, Cambewarra South, Cambewarra Village, Cambewarra West, Cockwhy, Comberton, Comerong Island, Conjola, Conjola Park, Coolangatta, Coolumburra, Croobyar, Crookhaven, Crookhaven Heads, Cudmirrah, Culburra, Culburra Beach, Cunjurong, Cunjurong Point, Currambene, Currambene Creek, Currarong, Depot Beach, Dolphin Point, Durras North, East Lynne, Endrick, Erowal Bay, Ettrema, Falls Creek, Far Meadow, Fishermans Paradise, Flat Rock, Greenwell Point, Harley Hill, Hmas Albatross, Huskisson, Hyams Beach, Illaroo, Jaspers Brush, Jerrawangala, Jerry Bailey, Kangaroo Valley, Kinghorne, Kings Point, Kioloa, Lake Conjola, Lake Tabourie, Little Forest, Longreach, Manyana, Meroo Meadow, Merry Beach, Milton, Mogood, Mollymook, Mollymook Beach, Mondayong, Moollattoo, Morton, Mount Kingiman, Mundamia, Murramurrang, Myola, Narrawallee, Nowra, Nowra East, Nowra Hill, Nowra North, Nowra Ran Airforce Station, Nowra South, Numbaa, Old Erowal Bay, Orient Point, Parma, Pebbly Beach, Point Perpendicular, Pointer Mountain, Porters Creek, Pretty Beach, Pyree, Quiera, Red Rocks, Sanctuary Point, Sassafras, Shallow Crossing, Shoalhaven Heads, St George, St Georges Basin, Sussex Inlet, Swanhaven, Tabourie Lake, Tallowal, Tapitallee, Terara, Termeil, Tianjara, Tolwong, Tomago, Tomerong, Touga, Tullarwalla, Twelve Mile Peg, Ulladulla, Ulladulla North, Ulladulla South, Upper Kangaroo River, Upper Kangaroo Valley, Vincentia, Wandandian, Watersleigh, Wattamolla, West Nowra, Wogamia, Wollumboola, Woodburn, Woodhill, Woodstock, Woollamia, Worrigee, Worrowing Heights, Wrights Beach, Yadboro, Yadboro Flat, Yalwal, Yatte Yattah, Yerriyong