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General Agency Information
Name:Jacob's Heart Children's Cancer Support Services
Alternate Name(s):Jacobs Heart Children's Cancer Association
Address:2007 Freedom Blvd
Freedom, CA  95019
Driving Directions
Primary Phone:831-724-9100
Fax Number:831-724-9101
Days/Hours of Operation/Phone:Monday-Friday, 9-5
Description:We are a local, one-of-kind grassroots organization. Our support services extend to families with children under 18 diagnosed with cancer within the counties of Santa Cruz, Monterey, San Benito and South Santa Clara. Jacob's Heart provides emotional, social and financial assistance to children with cancer and their families.

ELIGIBILITY: Any family with a child diagnosed with cancer before the age of 19.
Mission:To improve the quality of life for children with cancer and support their families in the challenges they face.
Programs:Case Management and Counseling, Direct Financial Assistance, Family Social Support Program and Community Awareness & Education.

Individual, Couple, and/or Family Support is provided for all immediate family members. These sessions can be scheduled with a Family Specialist as hospital visits and office visits, or home visits through the “HeART on Wheels” program.

Family Night Groups are offered one time per month.

Grief Support is provided for all ages and family members.
Equipment:Art Therapy, Resources, Referrals and Information, Volunteering
Volunteer Info:Minimum age: 13. Volunteers are needed for art program, filing and office work, collating and special events. Some projects require on-going commitment. Contact Stacy Ybarra, Volunteer Coordinator at 724-9100 x106 or
Languages other than English:Spanish
Accommodations for Disabled:Parking & Wheelchair Access
Public Transportation:Available Within One Block
Eligibility:See Description Notes
Areas Served:Monterey County
San Benito County
Santa Clara County
Santa Cruz County
Funding Source:Contributions

Susan Osorio
Executive Director

Subject Headings
Family Counseling
Health Related Support Groups
Individual Counseling
Information and Referral
Volunteer Opportunities
This record last modified July 5, 2013