Southern Highlands BRANCH

South West Sydney Region

Assisting our community, locally…

ABOUT US

Can Assist Southern Highlands was formed in 1960 . Celebrating its 60th Birthday in 2020, the branch has in excess of 110 members. The branch financially supports individuals and families in our community who are experiencing hardship as a result of their cancer treatment, palliation or end of life care.

Areas Serviced: Alpine, Avoca, Avon Dam, Aylmerton, Balaclava, Balmoral Village, Bangadilly, Barrallier, Barren Grounds, Belanglo, Berrima, Bong Bong, Boronga, Bowral, Box Hill, Braemar, Bullio, Bundanoon, Burradoo, Burrawang, Buxton (crosses Wollondilly Council), Calwalla, Canyonleigh, Colo Vale, East Bowral, East Kangaloon, Elmwood, Exeter, Fitzroy Falls, Glencoe, Glenquarry, High Range, Hill Top, Hoddles Cross Roads, Jellore, Joadja, Kangaloon, Kelston, Lake Avon (crosses Wollongong Council), Lower Mittagong, Manchester Square, Mandemar, Medway, Meryla, Milton Park, Mittagong, Moss Vale, Mount Lindsey, Mount Murray, Myra Vale, Nepean Dam, New Berrima, Paddys River, Penrose, Pheasant Ground, Robertson, Rosedale, Sutton Forest, Wanganderry, Wattle Ridge, Welby, Werai, Wildes Meadow, Willow Vale, Wingecarribee, Wingello, Wollondilly, Woodlands, Yarrunga, Yerrinbool

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 the contribution of our supporters.

  • Corporate partners
    Arthead Moss Vale, Choices Flooring Pty Ltd, Spirit Sports + Events, Southern Highlands Hospice Inc., Southern Highlands Foundation, greenslips.com.au
  • Social groups
    Southern Highlands Quilters Guild, Southern Highlands Singers, Moss Vale Ladies Golf Club, Mittagong Golf Club, Bowral Senior Citizens, Bowral Women’s Bowling Club, Highlands Golf Club, Southern Highlands Bridge Club, Oxley College P & F, The Makatacks

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Thanks for a great partnership - Greenslips and Can Assist! Allowing us to assist with keeping cars on the road when needed most. ... See MoreSee Less

Great advocacy work by Can Assist for country cancer patients, at NSW Parliament House!It was a privilege today to provide feedback from our Can Assist community network, alongside Royal Far West Manly Sydney NSW, to the NSW State’s Select Committee on Remote, Rural and Regional Health. They are conducting an inquiry into the implementation of recommendations specifically relating to workforce issues, workplace culture and funding considerations for remote, rural and regional health.

To find out more about the Can Assist submission canassist.org.au/reports-and-submissions/submission-no-9-the-implementation-of-portfolio-committe...

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Great advocacy work by Can Assist for country cancer patients, at NSW Parliament House!

Letting all our Can Assist members know about the upcoming AGM Nov 30. Looking forward to you joining the meeting.
#canassistThat time of the year - Can Assist AGM!

Please put the date (Nov 30) in your diary, so we can see you then.
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Learn more about Can Assist here: canassist.org.au/
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Letting all our Can Assist members know about the upcoming AGM Nov 30. Looking forward to you joining the meeting.
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Don’t miss your last chance to see this spectacular Exhibit and support Can Assist Can Assist Southern Highlands ... See MoreSee Less

Final day to see our Exhibition! ... See MoreSee Less

Final day to see our Exhibition!

Artist: Beverly Irwin
"Brachychiton discolor leaf"

Do Not miss out!

National Trust Retford Park,
White Gallery
Open Thursday to Sunday 10-4.

Gold coin donation to see the exhibition.

@BotanicalArtSocietyAustralia

#canassistsouthernhighlands #basabotanicalarts #botanicalartprize #exhibitionopening #supportlocal #southernhighlands #southernhighlandsnsw #southernhighlandsartist #retfordpark #nationaltrust #southerntablelandsarts #eaexperience
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Artist: Beverly Irwin
Brachychiton discolor leaf
Do Not miss out!
National Trust Retford Park,
White Gallery
Open Thursday to Sunday 10-4.
Gold coin donation to see the exhibition.
@BotanicalArtSocietyAustralia
#canassistsouthernhighlands #basabotanicalarts #botanicalartprize #exhibitionopening #supportlocal #southernhighlands #southernhighlandsnsw #southernhighlandsartist #retfordpark #nationaltrust #southerntablelandsarts #eaexperience
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Local Resources & Information

Support Services

  • Southern Highlands Cancer Centre:  02 4862 9400 
  • Rare Cancers Australia: 1800 257 600 
  • Southern Highlands Community Transport:  02 4872 3722 
  • Transport to Treatment – T2T: NSW Cancer Council: 13 11 20 
  • Bowral Community Nursing & Palliative Care services: 4861 8000 

CONTACT US

Southern Highlands

PO Box 693
Bowral, NSW 2576
Phone: 0474 647 506
Email: southernhighlands@canassist.org.au

Areas Serviced: Alpine, Avoca, Avon Dam, Aylmerton, Balaclava, Balmoral Village, Bangadilly, Barrallier, Barren Grounds, Belanglo, Berrima, Bong Bong, Boronga, Bowral, Box Hill, Braemar, Bullio, Bundanoon, Burradoo, Burrawang, Buxton (crosses Wollondilly Council), Calwalla, Canyonleigh, Colo Vale, East Bowral, East Kangaloon, Elmwood, Exeter, Fitzroy Falls, Glencoe, Glenquarry, High Range, Hill Top, Hoddles Cross Roads, Jellore, Joadja, Kangaloon, Kelston, Lake Avon (crosses Wollongong Council), Lower Mittagong, Manchester Square, Mandemar, Medway, Meryla, Milton Park, Mittagong, Moss Vale, Mount Lindsey, Mount Murray, Myra Vale, Nepean Dam, New Berrima, Paddys River, Penrose, Pheasant Ground, Robertson, Rosedale, Sutton Forest, Wanganderry, Wattle Ridge, Welby, Werai, Wildes Meadow, Willow Vale, Wingecarribee, Wingello, Wollondilly, Woodlands, Yarrunga, Yerrinbool