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Assessment and referral services

Just as you are an individual, so is your experience of living with blood cancer. While we provide a range of information, education and support services, we are also able to help you identify your particular needs and direct or refer you to an external or community-based service provider.

About our assessment and referral services

One of our Blood Cancer Support Coordinators will work with you to help identify the areas where you may need most support. This can cover anything from managing medication to dealing with fatigue, relationship matters, mental health or finances.

We have established relationships across the cancer care network, including health professionals (such as haematologists and allied health professionals), treating centres and hospitals, other not for profit organisations, and specialist assistance and support services (such as Centrelink).

This means that once we have identified your needs, we can connect you with the help and support you need, when you need it.

Assessment and referral services locations

Our Assessment and referral services are available throughout Australia.

Assessment and referral services eligibility criteria

Our Assessment and referral services are available to anyone living with blood cancer, their family and friends.

How to access assessment and referral services

Via referral and assessment from Blood Cancer Support Coordinators, treating facilities, social workers and welfare officers.

You can also contact us directly on 1800 620 420 or via email at

Assessment and referral services costs

No cost.


Last updated on June 14th, 2019

Developed by the Leukaemia Foundation in consultation with people living with a blood cancer, Leukaemia Foundation support staff, haematology nursing staff and/or Australian clinical haematologists. This content is provided for information purposes only and we urge you to always seek advice from a registered health care professional for diagnosis, treatment and answers to your medical questions, including the suitability of a particular therapy, service, product or treatment in your circumstances. The Leukaemia Foundation shall not bear any liability for any person relying on the materials contained on this website.