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THE CARING PLACE


Provides the Engelstad Family Foundation Hope Program

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The Caring Place, a program of Nevada Childhood Cancer Foundation, is dedicated to easing the journey of those adults touched by cancer as well as pediatric patients diagnosed with life threatening illnesses. An oasis away from medical facilities, The Caring Place provides no-cost programs and services to support, educate and empower those who have or have had cancer as well as their direct caregivers.

The programs and services are intended to assist in healing mind, body, and soul and are not a replacement for medical care.  We are committed to improving your quality of life and helping you experience joy and peace.

Pediatric services offered by The Caring Place include:

Kids Konnected Relaxing Yoga for Kids
Reflexology Reiki Sessions
2nd Saturdays Arts & Crafts Activities

Adult services offered by The Caring Place include:

Support Groups Massage Therapy Reflexology
Guided Imagery Gentle Yoga Art Classes
Meditation for Stress Reduction Reiki  Neuromovement®
Cranial Sacral Therapy Stress Relief with Beads  Singing Bowls Meditation
Chi Gong Nutrition Lectures

“The Reiki is incredible.  I have felt such a relief from the pain and the side effects from chemo.The second you walk into the center the love comes from all angles. It makes me feel valued in a cancer world that can be sterile and cold.”
Alix, 53, Participant diagnosed with Multiple Myeloma

Please contact The Caring Place at 702.871.7333
Center Tours Available:   Monday – Friday 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. 

To participate in the programs and services of The Caring Place, individuals must meet one of the following qualifications :

  • Adults diagnosed with cancer
  • Adults presently in treatment for cancer
  • Direct caregivers of an adult or child currently diagnosed or in treatment with cancer
  • Survivors (up to five years) of cancer diagnosis
  • Loss of a loved one (immediate family member, partner, or spouse) may receive services for up to 36 months after loss
  • School age children whose parents are diagnosed with cancer (adolescent support group and activities, cranial sacral therapy to children at least 9 years of age, and reflexology)

Participants may continue to participant in GROUP ACTIVITIES and CLASSES ONLY as long as they can prove they were diagnosed with cancer or were a direct caregiver for a cancer patient and registered with The Caring Place within the defined limits above.

For continued bodywork (individual services), a participant must show a true need such as permanent damage to digestive system function, brain function etc. Those who survived the illness and have no complications from the disease may be limited to group functions.