Childhood Cancer Patient Support

Childhood Cancer Patient Support

Find resources for practical and emotional support during the battle against childhood cancer.

 

ALL COUNTIES

American Cancer Society; serving all upper CA counties. Offers cancer information, day-to-day help, emotional support, programs & services to those with cancer & their families & friends. Call 24 hours a day/365 days a year. Services are free. http://www.cancer.org. (800) 227-2345.

Okizu. Northern California nonprofit that provides a variety of camp & peer support programs to children & families affected by childhood cancer. http://www.okizu.org. (415) 382-9083.

Parenting With Cancer Website. A resource for parents with cancer & the family & friends who love them. Created by mother & lymphoma survivor Jen Singer. http://www.parentingwithcancer.com.

Wings of Eagles; Butte, Glenn, Tehama & Colusa counties. Provides emotional & financial assistance to local families who have children with a pediatric cancer or a life-threatening illness diagnosis. http://www.wingsofeagles.org. (530) 893-9231.

 

BUTTE COUNTY

Brighter Days; Paradise. For those needing help with skin problems associated with chemotherapy & radiation. Products & personal attention provided. Fosters hope & comfort.  5629 Canyon View Dr. (Feather River Cancer Center). Please call for times & dates. (530) 876-3157.

Painting Class for Cancer Patients; Paradise. Painting classes are offered for cancer survivors & their caregivers. Feather River Cancer Center, 5629 Canyon View Dr. Call Terra for class schedules. (530) 876-3157.

Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Walk; Chico. Annual 5K walk celebrates breast cancer survivors, raises awareness & raises money to find cures & support services. In 2017: Sat. Oct. 21 at Bidwell Park 1-Mile recreation area. matthew.foor@cancer.org http://www.makingstrideswalk.org/redding. (530) 342-8365 ext. 56505.

Sharing the Journey; Paradise. A support group for all cancer patients, caregivers & family members. This support group meets every second & fourth Tue of the month from 3-4:30 pm. Call Terra for details. (530) 876-3157.

VIVA!; Chico. Support for kids living with cancer in the family. Call for more information & to register. Free. http://www.enloe.org/support. (530) 332-3856.

YOCAS (Yoga For Cancer Survivors); Paradise. An opportunity for patients & caregivers to learn relaxation techniques from a certified yoga instructor. Meets Tue, 12:30 pm at Beyond Fitness 7224 Skyway. Contact Debbe Gagne (530) 877-7500.

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Updated: Sep 6, 2017 @ 9:06 pm