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Kids Corner

Jessica with Nate and Pete

Jessica with Nate and Pete

Cancer is hard on the whole family but can be especially difficult for children. We have provided a few resources for children below.

 

CancerCare for Kids®

Internet: http://www.cancercare.org/get_help/special_progs/cc_for_kids.php

Children and teens who are affected by cancer have special needs and concerns. That’s why CancerCare has a special program called CancerCare for Kids®. It’s all part of the free, professional services CancerCare provides, but focused on the particular needs of children and parents.

 

Camp Kesam

Internet: http://campkesem.org/about-us

Since 2000, Camp Kesem has given children affected by a parent’s cancer the opportunity to just be kids. The ever-expanding Kesem community engages in camp activities like sports, arts and crafts, and drama to give campers a fun-filled week.

 

Children’s Treehouse Foundation

Internet: http://www.childrenstreehousefdn.org/whoweare.html

It’s a given. Cancer affects the entire family. Yet in too many situations, the undeniable psychosocial impact on the children whose parent has cancer goes unattended.

 

Cancer Hope Network

Telephone: 877-HOPENET (877-467-3638) or 908-879-4039

Internet: www.cancerhopenetwork.org

Cancer Hope Network is a nonprofit organization that offers one-on-one support for people living with cancer and their families by matching those seeking support with trained volunteers who been through similar experiences.

 

Cancer Support Community

Telephone: 888-793-WELL (888-793-9355) or 513-421-7111

Internet: http://www.cancersupportcommunity.org/

The Cancer Support Community is an international non-profit dedicated to providing support, education and hope to people affected by cancer. Likely the largest employer of psychosocial oncology mental health professionals in the United States, CSC offers a menu of personalized services and education for all people affected by cancer.

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