(pictured above, Dot's Place Peel staff members Elaine Young and Marion Leach, with Mandurah Mayor, Rhys Williams)
Our Dot's Place Peel team were recognised recently for their continued support for those impacted by a cancer diagnosis in the Mandurah/Peel region.
The team, were awarded the Active Citizenship Award for a Community Group by the City of Mandurah during the 2019 Community Citizen of the Year Awards on 26 January.
Opened in 2017, Dot's Place Peel is our cancer support centre hub for the Peel region, located in Greenfields. In the last year alone, Dot's Place Peel has assisted over 1400 clients, carers, families and friends.
Established in 2003, the awards are a chance to celebrate and recognise the outstanding efforts of Mandurah community members. The City of Mandurah received 26 nominations for the annual awards this year.
Deputy Mayor Caroline Knight said it was a privilege to recognise all of this year's nominees, who help make Mandurah an amazing place to live.
"The standard of nominations received this year, as in previous years, was very high," she said.
"These awards are a great opportunity to publicly acknowledge the contribution and outstanding work of our local champions."
Dot's Place Peel
Funded by community donations, the centre aims to help people affected by cancer through every stage of the cancer journey, and offers a range of support services, information, and resources to people affected by cancer in the Peel region.
Dot's Place offers a calm and welcoming environment to access services, find information about cancer or simply relax in a friendly space and enjoy a cup of tea and a chat.
Services available at Dot's Place Peel include;
- Regional Support Coordinator
- Transport to treatment
- Wig service
- Life Now: Exercise and yoga
- Financial and practical assistance
- Legal and financial planning advice service
- Complementary Therapy
The support and services provided by our Dot's Place Peel team are available to anyone in the Mandurah/Peel region affected by cancer.
To find out more, or make an appointment with a Regional Support Coordinator, please call Dot's Place Peel on (08) 6389 7830.
Dot's Place Peel
34 Victoria Circle,
Greenfields. View map.
Phone: (08) 6389 7830
Fax: (08) 6389 7831
Centre Opening Hours: Tuesday to Thursday 8.30 am till 4.30pm
Cancer Support Coordinator: available Tuesday to Thursday