Ask the Pharmacist Eczema & Allergies Event 27 July 2019

Eczema and allergies raise lots of questions. You can talk with doctors, nurses, specialists and your community. Have you got questions for your pharmacist about medications? Eczema SUPPORT Australia are your hands to hold through this journey. Join us online or in person for this event on the 27 July 2019. Eczema and allergies raise…

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Member Care & Connection Program Launched

We have now officially launched our Member Care & Connection Program to support Australians living with eczema and/or allergies. We are so excited to have a support program for our members – Australians living with eczema and/or allergies. We want to ensure we provide PRACTICAL support to our members. Everything we do is aimed at…

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Care & Connecton Program Launch Event

13 October – a special community event to launch our Care & Connection Program Did you know? Skin disorders and allergies impact on many facets of mental health and social functioning including increased bullying, social isolation, depression and suicidal ideation. Caregivers often experience increased levels of depression and anxiety. Hands to Hold will hold their…

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World Skin Health Day

We recently marked a first for Australia by raising understanding of eczema on World Skin Health Day. Some of our members have something they need you to understand. Please watch their video and messages.

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You are a ‘Carer’ too

An eczema/allergy carers story Did you know that you are a ‘Carer’? Carers Queensland has supported Hands to Hold and will support you as an individual. You do not need to be a paid carer or even registered with Centrelink as a carer to receive support. Heres is a personal story that you may relate…

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Big Announcement for Hands to Hold Ltd

Hands to Hold Ltd is now an Australian national charity, registered with ACNC. We also have DGR status with the ATO – meaning all donations to help us care for those living with eczema and/or allergy are tax deductible. A big announcement for the support of Eczema and Allergy families!! Hands to Hold Ltd is…

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Support Group Meeting – GC 14 June 2017

Discussion Topic; Tips and tricks for daily living with eczema/allergies. Wednesday 7pm, 14 June 2017, 24 Cotton Street, Nerang, Queensland. Share support and experiences in a friendly and understanding group. This month our topic of discussion is: Tips and tricks for daily living with eczema/allergies. How do you manage daily life or what would you…

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That’s Life! March 2017

A personal story of eczema and allergies as told to That’s Life magazine by one of our founders. Sometimes, a real story needs to be told in order to help others understand that support is needed. Sometimes eczema is more than just annoying and allergies are more than just inconvenient. Read the full article here;…

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Let’s Meet Sat 20th May 2pm – Hands to Hold Social Event

Allergy and Eczema Support. Meet, chat and playtime for all family members (and individuals). MEET; It’s time to meet up with others that understand and just enjoy some easygoing, fun and friendly company. CHAT; Time to chat about Hands to Hold – Topic; “Developing support for our allergy/eczema community.” PLAY; Activities for the children will…

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Group Support Meeting March 15th

Meet up with people that understand the challenges of allergies and/or eczema. This month we are discussing “Lifestyle Restrictions” – What changes have you had to make in your life in order to deal with allergies or eczema? Wednesday 15th March 7pm – 8:30pm; 1/24 Cotton St, Nerang QLD. Go to our Facebook event page…

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Love for a friend – a local story by Dwayne Grant

A newspaper story about growing support for those affected by chronic allergy and eczema. Dwayne Grant, journalist at the Gold Coast Bulletin met a family three years ago dealing with chronic eczema and allergies. In this article he follows up with how our allergy and eczema support network, Hands to Hold, has grown from one…

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