Annual Information Statement 2013

Legal Name
Cancer Wellness Support Incorporated

Section A: Charity Information

Charity has a financial year ending 30 June
Financial year ends
Information Unavailable
Charity size
Purposes of charity
  • The relief of poverty, sickness or the needs of the aged
  • The advancement of education
  • Other: BMCH (Blue Mountaints 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, acupuncture, reiki, and Bowen therapy. Mission Statement: BMCH is a non-profit, non-denominational, charitable organisation, committed to helping cancer clients & their families retain their sense of control and balance, through inovative, 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
Basic Religious Charity
Charity is part of an approved ACNC reporting group

Section B: Activities

Activities in the 2013 reporting period
Main activity
Other health service delivery
General activities
  • Research
  • Social services
Description of charity’s activities and outcomes
In financial year 2012-2013, a total of 2916 subsidised client services were delivered, including the following:Massage 43%Lymphatic management 16%Groups 15%Reflexology 9%Acupuncture 6%Nursing assessments 3%Reiki, counselling, and other, 2% each.
Changing or introducing activities in the next reporting period
Beneficiaries helped by charity’s activities in the 2013 reporting period
  • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people
  • Elderly people
  • General community within Australia
  • Mental health and crisis intervention
  • People with Chronic or terminal illness
  • Unemployed persons
  • Women
  • Young people

Section C: Resources and operating locations

Estimated number of unpaid volunteers who worked for the charity during the 2013 reporting period
  • Full time employees: 3
  • Part time employees: 2
  • Volunteers: 60
Where the charity operated during the 2013 reporting period
New South Wales

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

Section E: Financial information provided voluntarily

2013 Financial report
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