We offer programs FREE of charge to assist you, your child, and your family as you navigate your cancer journey.
The Kids with Cancer Society House is open for counselling services, educational support, and general programming. For more information on Family Programs, call 780.496.2459 or email Pamela Learmond, our Family Programs Coordinator: firstname.lastname@example.org
Stay up-to-date on current activities, promoted on our Family Facebook page. All Kids with Cancer Society members can join HERE
These are some of our current groups and exciting activities for 2024.
Helping every student develop tool that work. Learn MORE HERE
Providing funds to the Stollery Children’s Hospital that supports and compliments basic care including childlife activities, professional development, teen room upgrade, educational resources, and more.
Daily Living, Parking Passes, Medical Support, Practical Assistance, and Palliative & Bereavement Support.
Beaded Journey, Gifts of Courage, Girls with Brain Tumours Group, Teen Group, Hospital Pizza Night, In-house Counselling Services, Newly Diagnosed Program, Sibling Support, and more.
We are hosting most or our programs in-person while continuing to keep our families, staff, and volunteers health and safety as a priority.
These parties are held at the Kids with Cancer Society House so that children battling cancer can participate in fun activities in a safe environment.
These monthly planned activities connect teens with other teens to socialize, share & learn from others with similar shared experiences. Recommended for ages 12-17 years old.
KWCS parents enjoy wellness activities including: massages and a delicious meal.
Held each September long weekend at Camp He Ho Ha, this indoor camping experience is for KWCS families who are at various stages of the disease and survivorship. Activities include: swimming, arts and crafts, mini golf, family dances, campfires, and more. At the end of the weekend, families leave the camp with a sense that they are not alone in the fight against childhood cancer. Camp Beat It was established by parent Sheila Ethier and is made possible in part by the Ralph Jr. Memorial Fund and the Edmonton Civic Employees Charitable Assistance Fund.
This is a chance for you and your whole family to enjoy a private showing of a movie in a local theatre.
The Ken and Paddy Webb Christmas Party for the Kids with Cancer Society happens the first Sunday in December. KWCS families enjoy an afternoon at WEM Galaxyland, lunch, various entertainers, and Santa with Mrs. Claus.
The Kids with Cancer Society House: The first of its kind in Canada, the facility located within hospital walking distance, provides on-site support programs for families at all stages of their cancer journey. This facility also houses our offices.
This facility was made possible through the generosity of the Dave Lede Family Charitable Foundation and the Alberta Lottery Fund’s Major Community Facilities Program.
PLEASE CALL 780 496 2459, Mon to Fri 8:30 am to 4:30 pm
Papa Ken’s House (pictured): This accommodation facility is available when no other sources exist. It gives out-of-town families free accommodation during treatment and follow-up appointments.
Papa Ken’s House became a reality thanks to Paddy Webb, Dave Lede Family Charitable Foundation, Qualico and the Alberta Government Community Facility Enhancement Program.
PLEASE CALL Barb our Guest Services Manager: 587-341-1740 for further details