GILCHRIST KIDS RESOURCES

If you need more information to compliment Gilchrist Kid’s available publications, please view these additional pediatric resources.

Advocacy Organizations:

Leukemia & Lymphoma Society: The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) is the world's largest voluntary (nonprofit) health organization dedicated to funding blood cancer research and providing education and patient services.

End of Life Support:

Children's Hospice International: is a non-profit organization whose objective is to provide education, legislation, and support for families of children with terminal illness.

Growthhouse.org: provides education about life-threatening illness and end of life care.

Hospicenet.org: For patients and families facing life-threatening illness.

Caring Connections: Caring Connections provides people with information and support when they are planning ahead, caring for a loved one, living with an illness or grieving a loss.

bereavement

MISS Foundation: The MISS Foundation is an international 501(c)3, volunteer based organization providing C.A.R.E. (counseling, advocacy, research, and education) services to families experiencing the death of a child.

A Place to Remember: Uplifting support resources for those who have been touched by a crisis in pregnancy or the death of a baby.

Hygeia Foundation: Supporting those who grieve the loss of a pregnancy or infant.

Infants Remembered in Silence: Offering parents, families, friends and professionals support, education and resources on the death of a child in early pregnancy (miscarriage, ectopic pregnancy, etc.), or from premature birth, stillbirth, neo-natal death, birth defects, sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS), illness and all other types of infant and early childhood death.

The Compassionate Friends: Supporting a family after a child dies.

Bereaved Parents of the USA: Nationwide organization dedicated to helping parents and families who have lost a child.

Rowan Tree Foundation: Ongoing support and resources for families coping with the loss of a child. Online peer support forums, outreach services, memorial events, education and awareness opportunities for families dealing with the loss of a child during pregnancy, stillbirth or infant death.

 other pediatric resources

Children's National Health System: Dedicated to caring children and teens with injuries, illnesses and complex medical needs.

Believe in Tomorrow Children's Foundation: provides exceptional hospital and respite housing services to critically ill children and their families.

American Childhood Cancer Organizations: one of the largest grassroots, national organizations dedicated to improving the lives of children and adolescents with cancer and their families.

The Childhood Brain Tumor Foundation: is a volunteer-run organization driven to help educate families whose children have been diagnosed with brain tumors.

Childhood Cancer Guides: is a 501(c)3 charitable organization whose mission is to serve the childhood cancer community by providing: Clear explanations of the various types of childhood cancer, descriptions of state-of-the-art treatments for childhood cancers, emotional support for every member of the family, access to helpful resources.

Kids Health: provides families with perspective, advice, and comfort about a wide range of physical, emotional, and behavioral issues that affect children and teens.

Make A Wish: grants the wish of a child diagnosed with a life-threatening medical condition in the United States and its territories, on average, every 38 minutes.

Pain Connection: helping people with chronic pain and their families.

The Neuroblastoma Children's Cancer Society: hope for more tomorrows for children with neuroblastoma.

 

Special Love, for children with cancer: a nonprofit organization that provides cancer families a network of support, made up of other patients and families who know and understand the trials and triumphs of the cancer experience.

Starbright World: the first-ever online social network for teens with chronic and life-threatening medical conditions, and their siblings.

 

 

 

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