Useful services

We encourage you to contact us first if you are seeking information about services. Our aim is to provide personalised support and care and we would like the opportunity to speak to you individually to assess what services would best suit your needs.

If you have been affected by a diagnosis of breast cancer, some of these services may be useful to you. For further information about services available in WA, please contact us.

Counselling and Support

Breast Cancer Care WA

Breast Care Nurses and Counsellors available for emotional support and information for those diagnosed, carers and family.
80 Railway Street, Cottesloe, WA, 6021
(08) 9324 3703  
info@breastcancer.org.au

Cancer Council Helpline

Provides information about cancer related issues.
13 11 20

Carers WA

Information, resources, training and support for family (unpaid) carers.
1300 227 377 (Counselling line 1800 007 332 from 7:30am to 7:30pm)

Crisis Care

A 24-hour service available for anyone in a crisis situation. Free, confidential phone counselling and support.
(08) 9223 1111 or Freecall - 1800 199 008

Breast Cancer Clinical Psychology Service

Free service for Western Australians dealing with breast cancer and their families. Face-to-face or telephone counselling.
Royal Perth Hospital, Perth
(08) 9224 2723

Genetic Services of WA

Genetic counselling, medical advice and psychological support for individuals and families who are concerned about their family’s history of cancer.
King Edward Memorial Hospital, Subiaco
(08) 9340 1603

Lifeline

Access to 24 hr crisis support.
13 11 14

Men’s Line Australia

Telephone and online counselling service for men with family and relationship concerns.
1300 78 99 78

Cancer Wellness Centre

The Cancer Wellness Centre is a holistic centre dedicated to providing excellence in cancer support, learning and cancer prevention.
6151 5490

Dot's Place -  Bunbury The centre aims to help people affected by cancer through every stage of the cancer journey, and offers a range of support services, information, and resources to people affected by cancer in the southwest region.
62 Forrest Ave, Bunbury. Mon - Fri. Appointment only.
9382 9370
 
Dot's Place -  Geraldton 34 Victoria Gardens, Greenfields
Tues - Thurs. Appointment only.
9389 7830
 
Geraldton Community Health Centre Community Health Centre, 51-85 Shenton St, Geraldton, 6530
 

Counselling and Support for Young People

CanTeen Support for young people (aged 12-25) living with cancer; their siblings and offspring and bereaved siblings and offspring.
1800 835 932
 
Camp Quality The services provided for children (0-13 years) living with cancer and their families help create a better life by building optimism and resilience throughout each stage of their cancer journey. Programs are Australia-wide.
9388 8533
 
Kids Helpline

Kids Helpline is afree, private and confidential 24/7 phone and online counselling service for young people aged 5 to 25.
1800 551 800

Cancer Council Helpline Provides information about cancer related issues.
13 11 20
 

Accommodation in Perth whilst undergoing treatment for cancer

Cambridge Atrium Apartments

Special rates apply for medical related accommodation needs and PATS vouchers are accepted.
227Cambridge Street, Wembley
T - 9382 4299

Cancer Council of WA 

(Crawford Lodge)

Single and family rooms available. From $35 per night, sometimes covered by PATS (Patient Assistance Transport Scheme.)
Advance bookings are recommended as it is always in high demand.

55 Monash Ave, Nedlands, WA.
T - 9489 7333

(Milroy Lodge)

15 Bedbrook Place, Shenton Park
T- 9382 9333

Contact us for more information about accommodation alternatives and financial assistance.

Breast Prostheses and Mastectomy Garments

BreastCare WA

Specialists in After Surgery Fittings of Breast Prostheses, Surgical Garments, Lingerie and Swimwear. Also FREE Home/Hospital visits.
Call to make an appointment Mon – Fri  9am to 5pm.
31 Teddington Road, Burswood Western Australia 6100 
T – 1300 791 137 
info@breastcarewa.com.au   

Four Seasons

Specialists in personalised post-mastectomy fittings & providers of Perth's largest range of breast prosthesis, surgical garments, lingerie & swimwear. Hospital/home visits may be available upon request.
207 Murray Street, Perth
Mon-Thurs: 9am-5pm & Fri: 9am-6pm
T - (08) 9322 2907  E - info@fourseasonslingerie.com.au 
www.fourseasonslingerie.com.au

Easyfit Mobile

Easyfit Mobile offer a professional and personalised fitting service in the comfort of your own home. 
Available 8am to 8pm 7 Days a week.
T- 0424 034 372
www.easyfitmobile.com.au

Myer Perth

Range of prostheses and mastectomy bras, it is recommended that you ring prior to attending to ensure fitter is available.
Forrest Place, Perth
T - (08) 9221 3444

David Jones

A full range of prostheses; trained and qualified fitters. Ring before attending to ensure fitter is available. Go to www.davidjones.com/services/fashion/services/prosthesis-fitting for locations
 

Nite Magic Lingerie

Can order in most products.
Shop 4, Smart Street Mall, Mandurah
T - (08) 9535 3026

La Femme Bunbury

Can order in most products.
Shop 10, Bunbury City Plaza, 123 Spencer Street, Bunbury
T- (08) 9791 8651

Satin 'n' Lace

Can order in most products.
34A Albany Highway, Albany

www.satinnlace.com.au

T - (08) 9841 1606

Pink Petticoat

They have a good range of lingerie and can order in most products.
4a George Road, Geraldton

www.pinkpetticoat.com.au
T - (08) 9964  4277

Bra Town

Private Prosthesis Fitting Room - All Prosthesis fittings and after surgery fittings. Huge selection of Pocketed bras and swimwear.
Shop 10-11, Waikiki Village S/Centre, Cnr Read St & Gnangara Drv, Waikiki WA
T - (08) 9529 4969

www.bratown.com.au

Papillon Lingerie

Papillon Lingerie is a mobile bra/prosthesis fitting service covering the South West region of WA. Familiar with most breast forms and post-mastectomy bra fittings.
Busselton, Western Australia, 6280

T - 0407 966 956
www.papillonlingerie.com.au

Complimentary Therapies 

Complementary therapies are those treatments and supportive care given alongside the mainstream cancer treatments of surgery, radiotherapy and chemotherapy. These include massages, reiki, reflexology and pranic healing. Many complementary therapies are traditionally accepted by doctors because they can help people feel better and cope better with their mainstream cancer treatment.

SolarisCare Cancer Support Centre

80 Railway Street, Cottesloe

Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital - (08) 9346 7630

St John of God Hospital, Subiaco - (08) 9388 9788

www.solariscare.org.au

Look Good Feel Better

Free national community program teaching cancer patients how to manage the appearance-related side-effects caused by chemotherapy and radiation.
http://lgfb.org.au

Cosmetic Tattooing

Following breast reconstruction surgery some women like to have the area around the reconstructed nipple (the areola) coloured. This can be done by cosmetic tattooing. For more information regarding this service visit www.permanentmakeup.com.au

Exercise during and after treatment

 

Vario – Cancer Survivor Program

A best practice exercise program specifically designed for cancer patients and survivors conducted by exercise physiologists. Costs involved but Medicare rebates may apply. For more information, go to www.exercisemedicine.org.au/vario-health-clinic.

YWCA Encore

Free 8 week program of specially designed exercise, support and information for women who have experience breast cancer at any time in their life.
T-  1800 305 150
www.ywcaencore.org.au

Cancer Council - Life now program

Free complementary therapy such as yoga, meditation and exercise.
T - 13 11 20

Lymphoedema Treatments and Support

Australiasian Lymphology Association

To find a Lymphoedema practitioner visit: www.lymphoedema.org.au 

Wigs and Accessories

Curly Sue’s Wigs & Hairpieces®

Specialising in medically indicated wigs, turbans, scarves, hats and accessories.
Unit 2, 113 Russell St
Morley, WA, 6062
T - (08) 9276 7359
www.curlysues.com.au

Cheveux on Hay

Selling wigs, hairpieces, turbans, and accessories.
Shop 3/165 Hay Street, Subiaco WA 6008
T - (08) 9382 2244
www.cheveuxonhay.com.au

Wigs on Wheels

This professional service provides a discreet in-home service within the Perth Metro Area.
T - 0409 317 020

E- info@wigsonwheels.com.au
www.wigsonwheels.com.au

Cancer Council Wig Service

Extensive range of new wigs, turbans and scarves- they may be borrowed at no cost for as long as person requires.
15 BedBrook Place, Shenton Park, Open 9.30am -3.30pm Mon-Fri
By appointment only 9382 9333
E- wig@cancerwa.asn.au

“Dot's Place” Bunbury (Cancer Council South West Support Centre)

62 Forrest Ave, Bunbury,
Open Mon-Fri, appointments only.
T - (08) 9382 9370

“Dot's Place” Peel

34 Victoria Gardens, Greenfields
Tue-Thurs, appointments only.
T - (08) 6389 7830

Geraldton Community Health Centre

51/85 Shenton Street, Geraldton
Mon-Fri, appointments only.
T - (08) 9956 2408