Dragonfly Cancer Trust

What

Charity that supports young palliative cancer patients from birth - 25 years. It provides end of life experiences, creative therapy, cash gifts, sibling boxes, memory boxes and keepsakes which help young people make the most of the time they have left. Additionally it organises mini getaways for families to spend quality time together, with the focus is on memory making and it works with children's hospital young persons units, young adult units, treatment centres and hospices around the UK. More information can be found on the website.

Where

Based in Newcastle upon Tyne, support is also offered through out the UK

Who

Children and young people living with cancer their families and carers. G.P's, consultants, senior health care professionals, social workers and family support workers can make referrals through the website by or using its safe referral system

Available for friends and family

Last updated 17/11/2021

Supported by:

NHS England, support organisations and cancer charities across the UK

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