We know that the holidays can be a stressful time, and our Helpline will be open throughout the season, except on the public holidays. Di is one of our friendly Ovarian Cancer Nurses and will be here to support you and can refer you to Angela, our Social Worker, for additional support.
Whether you’re concerned for a loved one or you’re looking for support, our Ovarian Cancer Nurses can be reached on 1300 660 334 (9am – 5pm AEDT, Weekdays except the public holidays) or by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
Our Helpline will operate from 24 December 2020 to 4 January 2021 and will be closed on 25 December, 28 December and 1 January 2021 for the public holidays. OCA’s offices will be closed from 3pm on Thursday 24 December 2020 and reopen on Tuesday 5 January 2021.
For support during our closure period, we encourage you to reach out to one of the Helplines below:
- Beyond Blue’s Support Service is available over the holiday period 24/7 on 1300 22 4636, online chat (3pm-12am AEDT) or by email through their website
- Lifeline’s 13 11 14 Crisis Support line is a 24-hour service with online chat
- Cancer Council’s 13 11 20 Information and Support line is open Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm and will be closed on the 25, 28, 29 and 31 December 2020
- If you are in an emergency, please contact emergency services on 000
For peer support out of hours or to connect with other women with ovarian cancer in a safe, supportive and credible space, we encourage you to visit our OCA Connect forum.