Auckland District Palliative Care Network
CanTeen was established to ensure that no young person in New Zealand living with cancer should ever have to feel alone.
Since its inception, CanTeen has had a clear focus on the needs of young people living with cancer. CanTeen’s foundation was built upon the fundamental belief that young people - through meeting, talking and sharing their experiences - would be better able to cope with the uncertainties of living with cancer.
CanTeen is for anyone between the ages of 13 and 24 who is living with cancer. We aim to provide a relaxed, friendly and fun environment where you can share your thoughts and feelings with other young people whose lives have been affected by cancer.
It can be really difficult coping with cancer, especially if you feel you’re alone. What CanTeen offers is an opportunity to interact with other young people going through the same thing. That means there’s always someone on hand to offer advice, encouragement, and even a little inspiration that would be hard to find elsewhere.
CanTeeners regularly get together throughout New Zealand for summer camps, weekends away, workshops, support groups, and other great social and recreational events. CanTeeners also support each other at home and in hospital.
Please visit the Canteen website for further information at: http://www.canteen.org.nz/
CanTeen contact details are:
PO Box 56072
111 Grafton Rd
Telephone: +64 9 303 4444
Facsimile: +64 9 303 4433
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This page was last updated at 10:49AM on December 17, 2018.