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For when a Child has Cancer

For when a Child has Cancer

  • Clionas provides financial assistance directly to parents of children with life-limiting or chronic complex care needs across Ireland to help with the non-medical expenses related to caring for their child.

  • The Irish Cancer Society’s Children’s Fund provides a financial support fund for children and their families, is available to assist children on active treatment for a cancer diagnosis

  • The Irish Cancer Society’s Children & Cancer Resources these booklets give information and support to parents whose child has been diagnosed with cancer

  • CanTeen is a support group for young people aged 12–25 who have had cancer and for their families and friends. It operates from the Irish Cancer Society premises.

  • For families whose child is actively undergoing treatment in CHI at Crumlin, Ronald McDonald House Charges for Parent/Guardian/Family Accommodation €18.00 Single room €30.00 Double room.

  • Hand in Hand  offers play therapy through an in-house play therapist in their Cancer Support Centre in Galway.

  • Hand in Hand  provides family meal services around the country with the help of local services, supermarket vouchers, and online meal delivery services.

  • Hand in Hand  provides domestic cleaning services around the country with the help of local cleaning companies.

  • Hand in Hand  offer laundry services around the country with the help of local laundrettes.

  • A Little Lifetime  provides one-to-one bereavement counselling sessions that are available to any parent/parents who would like extra support.

  • Childhood Cancer Foundation offer information and support for parents and children who are affected by cancer.

  • Jack and Jill Children’s Foundation offer support, advocacy, and an in-home nursing service to help children and their families under the age of five years who have or develop a significant neurodevelopmental delay involving severe learning difficulties.

  • Jigsaw is an early intervention, primary care service for young people’s mental health.

  • Aoibheann's Pink Tie offer a variety of supports including Emergency Financial Support, Respite days for families, Hickman drysuits for swimming and showering, overnight bags and more.