The Joshua Tree

Cheshire West and Chester

The Joshua Tree offers individually tailored practical, emotional, counselling and education to support to children and their families affected by childhood cancer in Cheshire, offering support to schools regarding re-integration into school life, both during and after treatment.  A Cheshire Community Foundation grant contributed to the part-fund of salary costs of a Family Support Worker.

31/07/17, Family support/well-being coordinator – The Joshua Tree currently supports around 80 families affected by childhood cancer in Cheshire and the North West. Facing childhood cancer can be a devastating experience and its impact may last for many years after treatment ends. Every family’s experience and needs are unique and the organisation work with many families and schools to provide support that is tailored to their needs. The project focuses on the Family Support Service and will provide families with personal training sessions, nutritional advice and support, cooking therapy, pampering, mindfulness, yoga, relaxation and meditation and other services.