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International Resources

Australia

Australian Government

Parliament of Australia

Cancer Australia

Disability Insurance

National Disability Insurance Scheme
1800.800.110
www.ndis.gov.au/
The NDIS provides information and referrals, support to access community services and activities, personal plans and support over a lifetime.

Employment

JobActive Australia
13.62.68
www.jobactive.gov.au/
JobActive Australia helps job seekers connect with employers to get into work and connects employers with job seekers so that they find the right staff for their company.

Australian Fair Work Commission
1300.799.675
www.fwc.gov.au/
The Australian Fair Work Commission, Australia’s national workplace relations tribunal, is responsible for maintaining a safe and fair workplace.

Australia Department of Employment
1300.488.064
www.employment.gov.au/
The Australian Government Department of Employment is responsible for national policies and programmes that help Australians find and keep employment and work in safe, fair and productive workplaces.

Health Insurance

Australian Private Health Insurance Ombudsman
1300.737.299
www.privatehealth.gov.au/
The Australian Private Health Insurance Ombudsman aims to answer all your questions about private health insurance by explaining how it works, who and what is covered, and which policy is right for you.

Insurance Council Australia
1300.728.228 or 02.9253.5100
www.insurancecouncil.com.au/
The Insurance Council Australia, the representative body of the general insurance industry in Australia, provides insurance products ranging from those usually purchased by individuals (such as home and contents insurance, travel insurance and motor vehicle insurance) to those purchased by small businesses and larger organisations (such as product and public liability insurance, commercial property, and directors and officers insurance).

Medicare

Australian Government, Department of Human Services
132.011
www.humanservices.gov.au
The Department of Human Services provides payments and services that can help when you or someone you care for uses health care services or buys medicines.

Legal Assistance

Legal Aid State Directory
www.australia.gov.au/content/legal-aid
Australia.gov.au puts you on the right path to find the information you need by linking to information and services on many Australian government websites as well as selected state and territory resources.

Canada

Government of Canada

Canadian Legislature

Canadian Cancer Control Plan

Service Canada

Disability Services

Service Canada, Department of Disability Services, Canada Pension Plan (CPP)
800.277.9914
www.canada.ca/en/services/benefits/disability.html
The Department of Disability Services provides information on disability pensions and children’s benefits, savings plans and a gasoline tax refund program.

Employment

Service Canada, Department of Employee Benefits
800.206.7218
www.canada.ca/en/services/benefits/ei.html
The Department of Employee Benefits includes information about Employment Insurance (EI) temporary benefits for workers, sickness, fishing and family-related benefits as well as how to apply online and submit a report.

CanadaBenefits
Unemployment Benefits
800.206.7218
www.canadabenefits.gc.ca/f.1.2cl.3st@.jsp?geo=5&catid=2
CanadaBenefits provides services that will help you find jobs and unemployment benefits across Canada.

VRA Canada
Vocational Rehabilitation Association of Canada
888.876.9992
www.vracanada.com/
The Vocational Rehabilitation Association of Canada focuses on removing barriers and returning individuals to work, or the best possible outcomes.

Health Insurance

Government of Canada, Territorial Health Insurance Cards
www.healthycanadians.gc.ca/health-system-systeme-sante
Everything you need to know on how to apply for a health card

Health Canada
Vocational Rehabilitation Association of Canada
613.957.2291 or 866.225.0709
www.hc-sc.gc.ca/index-eng.php
This section provides information about Health Canada’s mission and health-related legislation and activities.

Canada Labour Program
800.641.4049
www.labour.gc.ca/eng/home.shtml
The Labour Program promotes safe, healthy, cooperative and productive workplaces through legislation, programs, and services.

Public Health Agency of Canada, Division of Child Health
844.280.5020
www.phac-aspc.gc.ca/ch-se-eng.php
Division of Child Health provides services and programs that promote health and well-being.

Disability Benefits

UK Government, Department of Benefits and Financial Help
www.gov.uk/browse/disabilities/benefits
The Department of Benefits and Financial Help provides benefits and financial help for disabled people.

Disability Services

MacMillan Cancer Support
http://www.macmillan.org.uk
Provides cancer information and support services.

Employment

UK Government, Department of Working, Jobs, and Pensions
www.gov.uk/browse/working
Everything you need to know about working, jobs and pensions in the UK.

UK Government, Statutory Sick Pay (SSP)
www.gov.uk/statutory-sick-pay
Read information on what SSP is, how much you can get, eligibility, and how to claim.

UK Government, Department of Carers
www.gov.uk/browse/disabilities/carers
The Department of Carers provides information on carer’s allowance, disabled children, disability day care centres, and more.

Health Insurance

National Health Service
0300.311.22.33
www.nhs.uk/pages/home.aspx
Identify your condition, learn about topics about healthy living and care and support, read health news, and find local services.

National Health Service, Department of Children’s Health
0300.311.22.33
www.nhs.uk/chq/Pages/category.aspx?CategoryID=62
The answers to all your questions about children’s health.

Legal Assistance

UK Government, Department of Legal Aid
www.gov.uk/legal-aid/overview
Information on what legal aid is, how much you can get, eligibility, and how to claim.

Denmark

Denmark Government

Danish Parliament

Danish Cancer Society

Disability Insurance

Danish Disability Council
33.11.10.44
http://www.clh.dk/index.php?id=760
The Danish Disability Council guides and advises the government on issues concerning disabled people and their conditions.

Employment

Angloinfo Denmark
https://www.angloinfo.com/denmark/how-to/page/denmark-working-unemployment-unemployment-benefits
Everything you need to know on claiming unemployment benefits.

Jobnet
70.15.20.30
https://job.jobnet.dk/CV/frontpage
Jobnet helps job seekers connect with employers to get into work and connects employers with job seekers so that they find the right staff for their company.

Health Insurance

Life in Denmark
1881
https://lifeindenmark.borger.dk/Pages/Healthcare.aspx?NavigationTaxonomyId=77c7d0b9-2133-4085-9ee5-d6d134fd8b28
Life in Denmark provides information on healthcare in Denmark.

JustLanded
https://www.justlanded.com/english/Denmark/Denmark-Guide/Health/Health-insurance
Find out if you’re covered and how much is covered in Denmark.

England

UK Government

UK Parliament

Cancer Research UK

Disability Benefits

UK Government, Department of Benefits and Financial Help
https://www.gov.uk/browse/disabilities/benefits

Employment

UK Government, Department of Working, Jobs, and Pensions
https://www.gov.uk/browse/working

UK Government, Statutory Sick Pay (SSP)
https://www.gov.uk/statutory-sick-pay

UK Government, Department of Carers
https://www.gov.uk/browse/disabilities/carers

Health Insurance

National Health Service
http://www.nhs.uk/pages/home.aspx
0300.311.22.33

National Health Service, Department of Children’s Health
http://www.nhs.uk/chq/Pages/category.aspx?CategoryID=62
0300.311.22.33

Legal Assistance

UK Government, Department of Legal Aid
https://www.gov.uk/legal-aid/overview

France

French Government

French Senate

Cancer Research France

Disability Insurance

Angloinfo France
44.(0)1491.836.394
https://www.angloinfo.com/france/how-to/page/france-healthcare-people-with-disabilities-disability-benefits
Find out if you qualify and how to apply for disability benefits.

Employment

Cleiss
http://www.cleiss.fr/docs/regimes/regime_france/an_5.html
Learn more about employment insurance.

Health Insurance

French Entree
https://www.frenchentree.com/living-in-france/healthcare/
French Entree provides a guide on how to navigate French healthcare.

Netherlands

Government of the Netherlands

Netherlands Parliament

Netherlands Cancer Institute

Disability Benefits

Disability Insurance in the Netherlands
http://www.cbpp.org/research/retirement-security/disability-insurance-in-the-netherlands-a-blueprint-for-us-reform
An overview of the disability benefits granted in the Netherlands.

Employment

I amsterdam
https://www.iamsterdam.com/en/local/work/employment-law-and-benefits/unemployment-benefits
Find out if you’re eligible and how to apply for unemployment benefits.

I Am Expat
http://www.iamexpat.nl/career/jobs-netherlands
I Am Expat is a resource to find jobs in the Netherlands.

Health Insurance

Government of the Netherlands, Health Insurance
https://www.government.nl/topics/health-insurance
Everything you need to know about health insurance.

Government of the Netherlands, Healthcare and Support
https://www.government.nl/topics/healthcare-and-support
Learn more about the changes made in July 2015 in the way care and support are organized.

Germany

The Federal Government

The Parliament of the Federal Republic of Germany

German Cancer Research Center

Disability Benefits
Angloinfo, Germany
https://www.angloinfo.com/germany/how-to/page/germany-healthcare-people-with-disabilities-disability-benefits
Understand what kinds of support and financial aid are available to people with disabilities.

Employment

European Commission, Germany
http://ec.europa.eu/social/main.jsp?catId=1111&intPageId=2565&langId=en
Read more information about unemployment benefits.

Make it in Germany
http://www.make-it-in-germany.com/en/for-qualified-professionals/working/guide/looking-for-a-job
Make it in Germany provides a complete guide on “Working in Germany.”

Health Insurance

How to Germany
http://www.howtogermany.com/pages/healthinsurance.html
Understand your Health Insurance Options.

German Health Insurance System
http://www.germanyhis.com/
Learn how to navigate the German Healthcare System.

Italy

Italian Government

Italian Parliament

Institute for Cancer Research

Disability Insurance

Caisses Sociales De Monaco
http://www.en.caisses-sociales.mc/Home/Unemployed/Unemployed/Residence-in-Italy/Disability-insurance
Learn all about Italy’s disability insurance.

Employment

Ministry of Labour and Social Policies
http://www.lavoro.gov.it/Pagine/default.aspx
Read articles about events that are affecting employment in Italy.

Health Insurance

Health Insurance in Italy
http://www.internationalstudentinsurance.com/italy-student-insurance/health-insurance-in-italy.php
Learn how to get health insurance in Italy if you’re a foreigner.

Healthcare in Italy
http://www.allianzworldwidecare.com/healthcare-in-italy
Learn about Healthcare in Italy.

Finland

Finnish Government

Parliament of Finland

Finnish Cancer Registry

Disability Benefits

Kela
020 634 2650
http://www.kela.fi/web/en/disability
Learn about the disability benefits in Finland.

Employment

Kela
020 634 2550
http://www.kela.fi/web/en/unemployment
Kela provides information about unemployment benefits.

Expat, Finland
http://www.expat-finland.com/employment/
A guide that will direct you to different employment resources and services.

Health Insurance

Infopankii.fi
http://www.infopankki.fi/en/living-in-finland/health/health-services-in-finland
Learn more about health services in Finland.

Sweden

Government Offices of Sweden

Swedish Parliament

Swedish Cancer Society

Disability Benefits

Forsakringskassan
https://www.forsakringskassan.se/privatpers/funktionsnedsattning/handikappersattning
Disability allowance is money you can get if you have a disability or medical condition that you need help in everyday life or have additional costs. Find out if you are eligible.

Sweden
https://sweden.se/society/swedens-disability-policy/
The principal goal of Sweden’s disability policy has long been to ensure that people with disabilities have power and influence over their everyday lives.

Collectum
https://www.collectum.se/en/Private-persons/ITP/Disability-pension/
Collectum breaks down the eligibility for a disability pension from ITP, a collectively agreed pension you have through your employer.

Employment

Samhall
http://samhall.se/in-english/
Samhall is a state-owned company with a mandate to create work that furthers the development of people with functional impairment causing reduced working capacity.

https://sweden.se/collection/working-in-sweden/
Thinking about working in Sweden? Then this collection of useful tips and tricks will make your job hunt and relocation to Sweden easier.

Swedish Unemployment Insurance Board (IAF)
+46.(0)150-48.70.00
http://www.iaf.se/English/
The Swedish Unemployment Insurance Board (IAF) is Sweden’s liaison body and contact organization for unemployment insurance issues within the EU.

Health Insurance

Sweden
https://sweden.se/society/health-care-in-sweden/
Health care in Sweden is largely tax-funded, a system that ensures everyone equal access to health care services.

Swedish Healthcare
http://www.swedishhealthcare.com/about-sweden-and-swedish-healthcare/healthcare-system-in-sweden/
Learn the facts about Sweden’s healthcare system.

Medicare

Swedish
http://www.swedish.org/patient-visitor-info/billing/insurance-plan-information/medicare-information
Swedish can answer all your questions about Medicare.

Norway

Norwegian government

Norwegian Parliament

Norwegian Cancer Society

Disability Benefits

Nav
https://www.nav.no/en/Home/Benefits+and+services/Pensions+and+pension+application+from+outside+Norway/Disability+benefit
Nav gives everything you need to know about disability benefits in Norway.

Statens pensjonskasse
02.775
https://www.spk.no/en/pension/disability-pension/
If you become unfit for work, a disability pension from the Norwegian Public Service Pension Fund ensures financial stability for both you and your dependents.

Employment

Nav
https://www.nav.no/en/Home/Benefits+and+services/Relatert+informasjon/unemployment-benefits
Find out if you’re eligible for unemployment benefits and how to apply.

Health Insurance

Europe-Cities
http://europe-cities.com/destinations/norway/health/
Read about healthcare in Norway.

Switzerland

Swiss Government

Swiss Parliament

National Institute for Cancer Epidemiology and Registration

Disability Benefits

Federal Social Insurance Policy
http://www.bsv.admin.ch/themen/iv/00021/03187/index.html?lang=en
The main benefits provided by the IV system are in the form of rehabilitation measures, which are aimed at promoting the professional (re)integration of disabled individuals as well as improving/restoring their earning capacity.

Employment

ch.ch
https://www.ch.ch/en/unemployment/
Anyone can become unemployed. Find out early on, what you need to do to receive unemployment benefits, and how to find a job as quickly as possible.

Health Benefits

Federal Office of Public Health
http://www.bag.admin.ch/themen/krankenversicherung/00263/00264/index.html?lang=en
The essential points of Swiss’ health benefits explained.

Greece

Greek Government

Hellenic Parliament

Mediterranean Oncology Society

Disability Benefits

European Commission
+30.2106744663
http://ec.europa.eu/social/main.jsp?catId=1112&langId=en&intPageId=2581
Find out about the invalidity benefits in Greece.

Employment

European Commission
+30 2109989000
http://ec.europa.eu/social/main.jsp?catId=1112&langId=en&intPageId=2593
Learn more about Greece’s unemployment benefits.

Health Insurance

European Commission
http://ec.europa.eu/social/main.jsp?catId=1112&langId=en&intPageId=2575
Understand what kind of health benefits you are entitled to.

Allianz
http://www.allianzworldwidecare.com/healthcare-in-greece
Allianz provides information on healthcare in Greece.

Portugal

Portuguese Government

Portuguese Parliament

Chapmalimaud Foundation

Disability Benefits

Segurancia Social
http://www.seg-social.pt/pensao-de-invalidez
Find information on disability benefits from the Portuguese Social Security (in Portuguese).

Angloinfo, Portugal
https://www.angloinfo.com/portugal/how-to/page/portugal-healthcare-people-with-disabilities-disability-benefits
Understand what financial aid is available to people with disabilities through Portuguese Social Security.

Employment

Practical Law
http://us.practicallaw.com/6-503-4030?source=relatedcontent
Practical Law provides a Q&A Guide to employment and employee benefits.

Health Benefits

Allianz
http://www.allianzworldwidecare.com/healthcare-in-portugal
Allianz tells the facts of healthcare.

Belgium

Belgian Government

Belgian Parliament

Belgian Cancer Registry

Disability Benefits

Mutualite chretienne
https://www.mc.be/que-faire-en-cas-de/situation/welcome-to-belgium/social-security/incapacity.jsp
Find out more information on your entitled benefits.

Employment

European Commission
http://ec.europa.eu/social/main.jsp?catId=1102&langId=en&intPageId=2411
Employees covered by social security can obtain unemployment benefits if they meet the necessary conditions. Find out if you meet these conditions.

Health Insurance

Belgium.be
http://www.belgium.be/en/health/european_health_insurance_card
Learn how the European Health Insurance Card (EHIC) operates.

European Commission
http://ec.europa.eu/social/main.jsp?catId=1102&langId=en&intPageId=2393
Learn more about healthcare in Belgium.