supporting children and young people impacted by cancer aged 8-24

Cancer Fund for Children

Across Northern Ireland

Type of support for people

  • Emotional or social support (e.g. befriending)
  • Information and advice
Help offered
  • Online 1:1 support for children and young people impacted by cancer (Therapeutic support)
  • Group support for children and young people aged 8-11 and 12-17 (Online via Zoom) weekly basis  
  • Online Tutorials released every Thursday and uploaded onto Social media platforms, you tube and our website. Offering support and guidance to families currently in isolation: Videos include practical tips and guidance for parents and children on issues such as Health anxiety, Gratitude and mindfulness. 
  • Monday Motivation: This is an energetic and practical session offered every Monday live on Facebook. It is practical activities that the whole families can participate in. Encouraging family interaction and sharing.  
  • Care-Free Choir: This is now an online choir and continue to meet every Wednesday evening via Zoom. 
  • Ongoing phone support for any family currently known to our service or wishing to be referred. 
How to access this support
  • Families who are already referred and know to us and currently in receipt of support.
  • Families wishing to be referred in for support should email us directly on [email protected] or phone us on 02890805599
Contact Name
Neil Symington
Email Address
Telephone number