Children's Programs

JamesCare for Life offers support services for children who have an adult family member with cancer. Programs include support groups, art and music therapy, and other creative opportunities for children and their parents to interact with families in similar situations.

For questions and resources related to children’s services, contact JamesCare for Life at 614-293-6428 or jamescareforlife@osumc.edu.

JamesCare for Life welcomes children of all ages at its quarterly Family Programs.

The following online resources may also be helpful:
Helping Children When a Family Member has Cancer (PDF)  by CancerCare

Helping Children When a Family Member has Cancer:  Dealing with Diagnosis (PDF)  by the American Cancer Society

Helping Children When a Family Member has Cancer:  Dealing with a Parent’s Terminal Illness (PDF)  by the American Cancer Society

When Your Parent Has Cancer:  A Guide for Teens (PDF)  by the National Cancer Institute

The Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center – Arthur G. James Cancer Hospital and Richard J. Solove Research Institute (OSUCCC – James) 460 W. 10th Avenue, Columbus, OH 43210 Phone: 1-800-293-5066 | Email: jamesline@osumc.edu