A variety of supportive offerings for children and families.
Groups available include:
Children’s Workshop for children 6 years- 12 years. Children meet with a supportive group of peers to normalize the experience of a parent’s cancer. Coping skills are developed through a variety of fun, creative, and active activities.
Teen Talk Nights for teens 13-18 years. Teens come together to build support network as they navigate having a parent or adult loved one with cancer. Discussions happen through a variety of activities and over a meal.
Family Bereavement Group for families impacted by the death of a loved one. Meets monthly.
Parenting with Cancer for adult individuals currently being treated for cancer who are raising children infancy through 21 years.
For more information on the UVM Medical Center support groups