Toronto, ON
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Please note: During the COVID pandemic, regular services and events provided by organizations may be changed or even shut down. On the other hand, many agencies are offering virtual services, making it easier to access services than before. Please check the agency's webpage, or call them directly (as websites may be out of date). 

Nanny Angel Network (NAN)
NAN provides free Child Life Informed support for children enduring a parental cancer journey and potential death. Children engage with a specially trained volunteer Nanny Angel once a week for 4 hours in their own home so they can share their anxiety, frustration and anger in a safe and age appropriate way. This support is provided for one full year following the death of a parent. Additional virtual programs and meal support is also provided. Our mission is to lessen the impact of a parental cancer on children. We believe that no child should have to endure a parental cancer journey or death without support and knowledge. This intervention will break the cycle of unresolved grief which can lead to psycho-social and mental health issues if not addressed.
Special Services During Pandemics (e.g. COVID/Corona), Disasters and Related Emergencies
Virtual Adolescent support group Fun in a box virtual programming Homework Club virtual support
100-1000 Sheppard Ave. West
Toronto, ON, M3H 2T6 Map
416-730-0035
Ages served: Up to 16 years
Languages served: English
Fees: None
To be seen: Clients/families may self refer
must be able to confirm cancer diagnosis
Area Served: Toronto
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Anger
Education and Training (including Schools)
Parents, Families & Caregivers
Counselling and Therapy
Females (Girls, Women)
Anxiety
Stress
Males (Boys, Teenagers, Men)
General Community Mental Health Services
Grief and Bereavement
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Last modified Nov 2, 2021 1:07pm
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