Cancer Fund for Children

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Services offered to adolescents and young adults:

Any child/young person diagnosed within the last 2/3 years and aged 0-24 or for any CAYA diagnosed prior to this date, but now have a change in circumstance/or now palliative.

Our support is offered for up to 2 years (extended were necessary) and were a child/young person dies as a result of their disease, bereavement support is offered to their family for 3 years.

Services offered to parents:

We offer ongoing informal parental support to all parents across Ireland.

Parents offered opportunities to engage in online groupwork.

We offer parents/families the opportunity to avail of short breaks at Daisy Lodge.

We support parents in navigating to more formalised supports/other charitable support.

Services offered to survivors:

We do not offer direct support in this area.

Services offered to siblings:

We offer direct informal therapeutic support on a 1:1 basis for all siblings aged 5-24 living in any part of Ireland (typically 6-8 sessions, but this may be accessed multiple times depending on need). This support is flexible, based on children and young peoples unique needs, interests and learning style, but is very much focused on supporting children and young people to better manage and cope with the emotional impact of their siblings cancer.

Bereavement support or services your organisation offers to parents:

We offer ongoing informal parental support to all parents across Ireland who have experienced the death of a child.

Parents offered opportunities to engage in an online bereaved group. All-island families.

We offer parents/families the opportunity to avail of short breaks at Daisy Lodge ( limited numbers, but will be in full operation in Daisy Lodge Cong)

We support parents in navigating to more formalised supports/other charitable support.

Bereavement support or services your organisation offers to siblings:

We offer direct informal therapeutic support for bereaved siblings on a 1:1 basis and those aged aged 5-24 living in any part of Ireland (typically 6-8 sessions, but this may be accessed multiple times depending on need). This support is flexible, based on children and young peoples unique needs, interests and learning style, but is very much focused on supporting children and young people to better manage and cope with the emotional impact of their siblings cancer.

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: 015621580
Address:
Mayo
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