Cancer Care West

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Services offered to adolescents and young adults:

Children with cancer;Adolescents with cancer;Young adults with cancer (18 - 24 yrs);Parents of children, adolescents and young adults with cancer;Siblings of children, adolescents and young adults with cancer ;Survivors of childhood, adolescent or young adult cancer ;Bereavement support to parents bereaved by childhood, adolescent or young adult cancer;Bereavement support to siblings bereaved by childhood, adolescent or young adult cancer;

Services offered to parents:

We provide support to parents in the form of advice, counselling and support around the management of issues that may arise with CAYA .This can be through phone, online or in person support in Galway. There is no restriction around catchment area or length of time since treatment. Again, the main criteria is that the issue is related to cancer.

Services offered to survivors:

We provide counselling and therapeutic play as appropriate to survivors of CAYA. We have no time limits or exclusions based on geographical area. Survivors can attend classes, rehab gym and have complementary therapy. We limit complementary therapy to within 2 years post treatment to all clients as it is a limited service and in demand.

Services offered to siblings:

We provide counselling and therapeutic play to siblings of CAYA ,again with no time limitations or geographical area restrictions. Only criteria being that it is a cancer related issue.

Bereavement support or services your organisation offers to parents:

We offer counselling support to bereaved families, again any services can be delivered remotely online/telephone or in person in Galway. We have no restrictions on time or geographical area restrictions.

Bereavement support or services your organisation offers to siblings:

We offer counselling and therapeutic play service to siblings of children/young people who are bereaved. Again this can be online/telephone counselling as appropriate.

Do you offer financial assistance or grants to families affected: No
How to make a referral:

Referral from Childhood Cancer Ireland accepted (with permission from parent);Self-referral from parent accepted;

Phone Number: 091 540040
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