Linking people through their experiences with cancer
Hononga Mate Puku ki Aotearoa
If you or your family are dealing with a cancer diagnosis
You may find it helpful to talk to someone who has been through a similar experience.
Cancer Connect NZ is a free support service which provides information, and the opportunity to talk to someone who has gone through a similar experience to your own.
It doesn’t matter where you live in New Zealand – all you need is access to a phone.
Cancer Connect NZ puts you in touch with a peer supporter volunteer.
Every Cancer Connect NZ peer supporter:
Has had cancer, or cared for someone living with cancer
Is trained and carefully selected to meet strict criteria
Receives ongoing support
Find out more by calling 0800 CANCER (226 237). The phone lines are open Monday to Friday, from 9am – 5pm. Messages can be left after hours.
If you have been through a cancer experience
Cancer Connect NZ regularly recruits volunteers.
Please phone 0800 CANCER (226 237) for information on how to become a Cancer Connect NZ peer supporter.