The principal objective of the Convoy is to provide support for local children with cancer, terminal illness and permanent disabilities, by providing financial assistance to the families of such children with special needs.
SUPPORT CAN BE PROVIDED IN THE FOLLOWING WAYS:-
Transport - Assistance for families who need to travel to Sydney, Canberra (or other centre’s) for essential medical treatment.
Accommodation - Assistance towards cost of accommodation (Ronald McDonald House, motel etc.) when those essential medical Treatments require overnight stays.
Medical Equipment - Assistance with the costs to purchase of equipment as is relevant to each child's specific needs.
Clothing - Up to $250 per year for clothing for the child in need.
Chemist Bills - Up to 50% of chemist bills relative to the child's needs
INITIAL PHONE CONTACT CAN BE MADE BY RINGING 1300 663 669
The child must reside within a 50km radius of Goulburn, with the exception of special cases at the discretion of the committee.
Support for the nominated child will cease once the child is 18 years old.
There is a limit of $3000 per client per year.
The nominated child must have a letter of confirmation from their GP and specialist.
IF YOU WISH TO BE CONSIDERED FOR ASSISTANCE YOU SHOULD:-
Complete our application/release form, see link below to download form.
Attach a supporting letter from your GP.
Attach a supporting letter from your specialist.
Provide brief details of your circumstances. The type of assistance sought, and the current level of expense incurred.
All individual arrangements for assistance will be committed for 1 year at a time, and will be reviewed annually.