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Supportive Care Services
The Hunter Breast Cancer Foundation aims to understand the needs of women and men who are dealing with the effects of breast cancer. Our supportive care program offers a hand of friendship and practical assistance with services including:
Transport & Fuel Cards
Private transport is available to get local men and women to and from their breast cancer treatment, specialist appointments and scans. Alternatively, HBCF can provide fuel cards for clients who prefer to drive.
We provide free gifts of comfort for women undergoing breast surgery. Our comfort cushion packs consist of our special crest-shaped cushion, a drain bag and information about the other services available through the Foundation.
HBCF support Hunter breast cancer families throughout treatment and recovery by providing house cleaning services.
HBCF support Hunter breast cancer families throughout treatment and recovery by providing lawn maintenance services.
Prosthesis Financial Support
HBCF offer a prosthesis program with local fitters so there is no out of pocket costs when purchasing a prosthesis after a mastectomy.
Wigs & Headwear
HBCF has a selection of wigs and headwear that is available to all men and women undergoing active treatment for breast cancer.
Virginia Rigby Scholarships
This scholarship program is set up to assist families with the educational needs of children who are experiencing financial hardship due to breast cancer.
HBCF offer resources to help explain a cancer diagnosis to young children.
Focus on improving mental, physical and emotional health through the guidance and support of professionals through our online Wellness Hub