CLIMB: A Support Program for Children of Parents with Cancer

Children’s Lives Include Moments of Bravery (CLIMB®) is a free emotional-support program for children (ages 6 to 12) who have a parent or caregiver with cancer. Groups are led by licensed clinical social workers at Memorial Sloan Kettering who are trained in the care of families coping with cancer. Art projects and group discussion are used to help children express their feelings and connect with other children who have a parent with cancer. A support group for parents will take place concurrently to help with the stress of being a parent with advanced cancer. Pizza will be provided

Audience

This program is for children between the ages 6 and 12, whose parent or caregiver is a patient at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center.

Date & Time(s)

Location

Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
Evelyn H. Lauder Breast Center & MSKCC Imaging Center
2nd floor Group Room
300 East 66th Street (at Second Avenue)
New York, NY 10065

Contact

For more information and to register, please contact Kids Express in the Department of Social Work, 212-639-7029

Sponsor(s)

Kids Express Program
Department of Social Work

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