Family Programs


Our family programming offers the following benefits:

• Communication strategies
• Age appropriate support for your children
• Help with family disruption
• Overall family functioning support

Children's Program - Puddle Jumpers

Puddle Jumpers is a group-based supportivecare program lead by Christine, our certified Child Life Specialist, for children aged 5 to 13. Each class has therapeutic lesson goals to help your child(ren) cope with a cancer diagnosis. We talk about really tough stuff and then engage in a fun age appropriate themed activity that help improve their understanding of cancer and addresses both their informational and emotional support needs.

Waterloo: Saturdays 9:00 to 10:30 a.m.

January 12 - Welcome Back!
January 26 -What is Cancer? - The Nitty Gritty
February 9 - Inside Out - Talking about Feelings
February 23 - Worries and Relaxation
March 2 - Problem Solving and Finding Support in Your World
March 23 - March Madness Winter Celebration - Pajama Day
April 13 - What is Cancer?
April 27 - Inside Out - Talking about Feelings
May 11 - Worries
May 25 - Relaxation and Coping
June 8 - Find Support in Your World
June 22 - School’s Out - Year End Party

This program is for kids aged 5-13 who are affected by cancer.




Puddle Jumpers is graciously funded by:
Bridge Street United Church Foundation Bridge Street United Church Foundation


High Five for Kids FoundationYour Neighbourhood Credit Union

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