Annual Information Statement 2015

Legal Name
Cancer Wellness Support Incorporated

Section A: Charity Information

Other names charity is known by (such as trading name)
  • Penrith Valley Cancer Support
  • Blue Mountains Cancer Support
Charity size
Basic Religious Charity

Section B: Activities

Activities in the 2015 reporting period
Main activity
Other health service delivery
General activities
  • Research
  • Social services
  • Other
    • BMCH (Blue Mountains and Penrith Valley Cancer Support) provides subsidised complementary therapies and peer support for all local residents with a cancer diagnosis, including their families. The support is offered through individual counselling, support groups, other gentle exercise groups such as Qi Gong and yoga. Other groups provided include art therapy and the Living Well with Cancer 12 week program. Therapies provided include oncology massage, lymphoedema massage, reflexology, acunpuncture, reiki and Bowen therapy. Mission Statement: BMCH is a non-profit, non-denominational, charitable organisation, committed to helping cancer clients and their families retain their sense of control and balance, through innovative, integrated and wholistic therapies and education, whilst at all times giving hope while facing challenging circumstances. We treat everyone with compassion, care, confidentiality and respect.All services are funded mainly through our two busy Op-Shops, one in
Description of charity’s activities and outcomes
In financial year 2014-15, a total of 4428 subsidised client services were delivered to our members including massage, lymphoedema management, reflexology, counselling, acupuncture and support groups.
Changing or introducing activities in the next reporting period
Beneficiaries helped by charity’s activities in the 2015 reporting period
  • General community in Australia
  • Women
  • Men
  • Youth – 13 to under 25
  • Adults – 25 to under 60
  • Elderly – 60 and over
  • People with Chronic or terminal illness
  • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people
  • Unemployed persons

Section C: Resources and operating locations

Estimated number of unpaid volunteers who worked for the charity during the 2015 reporting period
  • Full time employees: 2
  • Part time employees: 9
  • Casual employees: 0
  • Volunteers: 80
Where the charity operated during the 2015 reporting period
New South Wales

Section D: Reporting and regulatory obligations (This section is optional)

Commonwealth department /(s) and/or agency/agencies charity had to report to over the 2015 reporting period, excluding the ATO and ACNC

Approximate hours spent reporting by paid staff
Approximate hours spent reporting by unpaid volunteers
Total hours spent reporting

Section E: Financial information

Charity's 2015 reporting period
1 July 2014 to 30 June 2015
Financial report submitted to a state/territory regulator?
2015 Financial report
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State or territory of the regulator where financial report was submitted
New South Wales

Income and Expenses

Income Statement

Gross Income
Donations and bequests
Revenue from government including grants
All other revenue
Total revenue
Other income (for example, gains)
Total gross income
Employee expenses
Grants and donations made for use in Australia
Grants and donations made for use outside Australia
All other expenses
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Net surplus/(deficit)

Balance Sheet extract

Total current assets
Total non-current assets
Total assets
Total current liabilities
Total non-current liabilities
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Section F: Other obligations

Governing document on the ACNC register current and accurate
Responsible persons' details on the ACNC register complete, current and accurate
Subtypes current and accurate