Variety – the Children’s Charity provides wigs to kids who have lost their hair due to Alopecia or another medical condition that results in permanent hair loss.

Watch Kyla’s journey as a Variety Wig Grant recipient.

Did you know at Variety we also have a hair donation program?

Learn more about Hair with Heart Here

Did you know your child may be eligible for a wig subsidy from your State Government?


SWEP might assist in funding the purchase of human hair wigs.

VIC Application Information


Approved applicants with alopecia can receive subsidies for human hair or synthetic wigs through Enable NSW. Supporting evidence, including a doctor’s letter, is required. The process typically takes around 3-6 months.

NSW Application Information


ACT Equipment Scheme (ACTES) provides wigs to eligible people in the ACT with a life-long- or long-term disability.  You can apply to be part of this scheme by asking your primary health therapist, your GP or specialist to complete the ACTES application form. Your health care provider should have a copy of the form.


The Department for Families and Communities (DFC) equipment program provides wigs or contributes to eligible applicants’ purchases.

SA Application Information


Financial aid might be accessible for individuals with alopecia holding a doctor’s referral and a DHA Pensioner or healthcare card.

For more information, contact: DVA on 1800 VETERAN (1800 838 372)

Unfortunately, Western Australia, Queensland and the Northern Territory do not offer any relevant government subsidies.