Established for parents to learn how to apply positive discipline and abuse-prevention techniques to their parenting styles. Advocate for children, learn new parenting skills, prevent child abuse and help to become nurturing parents.
Guest speakers are invited to address the parents and caregivers on current issues, treatments, developments and medical advancements in childhood cancer.
A one day seminar providing information to individuals who have lost a child to a catastrophic illness such as cancer. For many parents, life after the child’s death is unbearable; thus we explore different programs and activities that help families live beyond the death of their child.
Established for our families to feel at home and use for activities such as arts and crafts, play video games and watch movies.
Caregivers learn the importance of taking care of themselves in addition to others. They are given relaxation techniques, coping skills, self-help techniques for the mind, body and spirit.
Teens gather to share common problems and experiences associated with a particular problem, condition, illness, or personal circumstances. They get the opportunity to talk with other teens that are like themselves-teens who truly understand what they are going through and can share the type of practical insights that can only come from firsthand experience.
Provides parents with the opportunity to get out of the day to day routine. They share and socialize with others while creating wonderful masterpieces with paint and canvas.
Is a relaxation room available to all of our parents. It is set up with a library on educational material. It has a computer with internet which they can use to search for information regarding the type of cancer they child has been diagnosed. It is also equipped with a massage chair to help them relieve some of their daily stress.
Established for our youngsters to learn, socialize and play in a non-threatening environment.