We are here to provide support services to help overcome these challenges and to ensure that families don’t feel alone in this journey.
The Child Cancer Foundation Family Places in Auckland, Wellington, Christchurch and Dunedin, provide a clean and welcoming space for children and families to visit, and a safe environment for children on treatment whose immune systems have been weakened.
Here you'll find useful information about the Foundation and some suggested website links about child cancer.
In the past year Child Cancer Foundation gave 142 Personal Development Grants to children with cancer, their siblings and parents. These Grants will be used to help them achieve their full potential, and go towards educational or developmental goals.
Long months of treatment can take a significant financial toll on families, and finding funds for a much needed holiday can be very difficult. Child Cancer Foundation has two holiday homes available to our children with cancer and their families.
If you are a family requiring support, please don't hesitate to get in contact with a Family Support Coordinator in your area.
Beads of courage
The Beads of Courage programme provides a physical story of a child’s journey recognising their strength and courage during their cancer journey. Each bead represents a treatment (for example chemotherapy, injections, scans); an experience (hair loss, iso