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Provides the Engelstad Family Foundation Hope Program

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 for children of parents with cancer Relaxing Yoga for Kids
KOOL KIDZ Workshops: 2nd & 4th Saturdays for children Reflexology Sessions
Education Support and Tutoring for school age children Arts & Crafts Activities
Camp Cartwheel Summer Camp for children of parents with cancer

Adult services offered by The Caring Place include:

Support Groups
Massage Therapy
Reiki
Reflexology
Meditation, Yoga, Art, Nutrition, and more than 20 programs and classes designed to easy the journey of those with cancer.


Please contact The Caring Place at 702.871.7333

Center Tours Available:   Monday – Friday 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. (Closed Holidays)


“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

 

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

  1. Adults diagnosed with cancer
  2. Adults presently in treatment for cancer
  3. Direct caregivers of an adult or child currently diagnosed or in treatment with cancer
  4. Survivors (up to five years) of a cancer diagnosis
  5. Loss of a loved one (immediate family member/partner/spouse) may receive services for up to 36 months after loss
  6. School age children whose parents are diagnosed with cancer.  Adolescent support groups, activities, and reflexology are provided to children at leas 9 years of age.
  7. Pediatric patients, in current treatment, registered with and actively receiving emotional and/or financial support services through NVCCF’s Project A.R.K. (Aids and Resources for Kids)

Participants may continue to participant in GROUP ACTIVITIES and CLASSES ONLY with proof of cancer diagnosis or of being a direct caregiver for a cancer patient and registered with The Caring Place and/or Project A.R.K. within the defined limits above.

For continued bodywork (individual services), participants must show a true need such as permanent damage to digestive system function, brain function, etc. Those survivors with no complications from the disease can be limited to group activities only.

Caregivers are defined as family members or those with a significant relationship (to the patient) and who provide daily and vital physical, practical, and emotional support to a person diagnosed with cancer and in active treatment (elderly, disabled, children and those unable to perform day to day tasks without assistance.)