We understand how overwhelming it can be when your child is diagnosed with cancer alongside the overload of information that comes with it. We’ve provided a list of organisations that provide a variety of different forms of support and help for families affected by childhood cancer. Click the organisation name to visit their website.
Louise Stewart set up Heads High after her 7-year-old daughter found it hard to find suitable wigs after losing her hair during chemo. She has an online shop with products for children, teens and adults.
Barretstown offers free, specially designed camps and programmes in Ireland for children and their families living with a serious illness – supported behind the scenes by 24 hour on site medical and nursing care.
Charity in Surrey that provides day trips, short breaks and holidays for families of children with cancer. Also receives special requests, often for gifts or wishes, to make hospital stays a little more bearable.
Offers play and distraction services in hospitals, grants wishes and organises events for children with serious illnesses including private film screens, flying days and boat parties.
Help children with cancer regain their physical fitness, strength, mental wellness and confidence by giving them bikes, tandems and specially adapted trikes to children and young people who have been affected by cancer.
Personalised, hand-painted shoes for children and young people living with cancer. These shoes can capture the child and all their favourite things: games, sports team, music, animals, colours, TV programmes and more.