Support for Siblings
Many wonderful organizations around the world bring help and hope to children affected by cancer, their families and adult survivors.
The following is a selection of resources that we think may be valuable to you. We hope this directory will grow in time to include resources in many countries.
If you know of a good resource not listed within these pages, please email email@example.com with the information so we can look into listing it.
Many childhood cancer organizations and cancer camps offer programs specifically for siblings.
Beads of Courage (US and international)
Helps children record, tell and own their stories of courage during treatment for cancer and other serious illness. Includes a courageous siblings program.
Aims to support young people in the UK aged between 13-25 years who are the sibling or child of a person with cancer. Organises social events and distributes educational materials. The website is currently under construction.
Aims to “support, honor and recognise” the siblings of children with cancer. Specifically aims to support children between 4-18 years. Provides advocacy in the form of education resources for siblings and those who care for them. Organizes social and awareness sibling inclusion events. Distributes “smileCards” and welcome packs for siblings.