150515 LF logoLeukaemia Foundation (LF) works with WMozzies in supporting the WMozzies community.

LF is Australia’s peak body for blood cancer, funding research and providing free services to support people with leukaemia, lymphoma, myeloma and related blood disorders, and their families. It has an unwavering focus on reducing the impact of blood cancer and related blood disorders by providing free practical and emotional support, and funding research to improve treatments and find cures. Its work also includes raising awareness of the impact within the community, advocacy, and contributing to the international blood cancer sector to improve quality of life for the person and their family.

LF’s highly trained support service team, consists of some fifty nurses, social workers, psychologists and administration staff. Support services are available in 28 offices, both in metropolitan, regional and rural areas throughout Australia.

Services provided by LF for WMozzies include information, emotional support, education programs, and advocacy.

(Read more in LINKS below)

State the contact points

In each state the contact points are LF professional support coordinators:

Adelaide Peter Diamond pdiamond@leukaemia.org.au +61 6 8169 6035
Brisbane Nicole Douglas ndouglas@leukaemia.org.au +61 7 3259 1000
Melbourne Steve Higgs shiggs@leukaemia.org.au +61 3 9949 5800
Perth frankie Bird fbird@leukaemia.org.au +61 8 6241 1000
Sydney Madeleine Thompson mthompson@leukaemia.org.au +61 2 9902 2208

Description of the services

Detailed description of the services available to WMozzies through LF are provided in the LINKS below:

Information

Emotional Support

Education and Support Programs

Accommodation

Transport Program

Practical Assistance

Superannuation, Insurance, Legal Rights

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