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"No disease is rare when it affects someone you love"

National Organisation
for Rare Diseases








Apply for assistance

Family Relief Program

Variety’s Smile Medical Support Grant provides assistance to families with a child who has a rare disease or condition, to purchase minor items and services relating to their child’s healthcare, over a 12-month period.

Through this program Variety provides a one-off grant of $1,000 for expenses relating to medical appointments, healthcare items, therapy and respite care.

Download Application Form (Adobe PDF)

Case Manager

The Smile Program also provides the service of a Case Manager for families affected by rare diseases and conditions. Variety’s Smile Case Manager will be available to support families affected by rare disease, helping to find support networks and assistance.

Contact Case Manager, Michaela Whealing on (02) 9819 1020 or email to find out more.