The Emergency Fund

The Emergency Fund is available for children, adolescents, and young adults living with cancer. This fund is proudly supported by TD Bank, The Kindred Foundation, Mackenzie Investments, Softchoice as well as our wonderful donor community.

What is The Emergency Fund?
The Emergency Fund is a financial program available to patients and families in Canada who are a young adult or have a child with cancer and who require some financial assistance. For approved applicants, $250 is provided per family/patient as a one-time payment in the form of a Foundation cheque.
 
Who is Eligible?
Canadian families who have a child with cancer requiring financial assistance are eligible to access this program. 

To be eligible to receive funding, the child/patient must be:
  1. Diagnosed with cancer 
  2. Receiving care at a Canadian hospital (active treatment or follow-up / after-care)
  3. 18years of age and under
 
How Do I Apply for Funding?
To apply for The Emergency Fund, please fill out the form below.  You will be asked to provide information to help process your application along with a short description about how the funds will help your family. 

What Happens Next?
All applications will be evaluated on an individual basis by a committee established by Childhood Cancer Canada.  All  information will remain protected and will be confidentially shared with this committee.
 
We will contact your social worker, interlink nurse, nurse practitioner or oncologist that you have identified as the contact from your care team to confirm that you or your child meets the above criteria. The committee will review your application and will contact you as soon as a decision is made about your application.
 
How Long Will the Fund be Available?
Donor support ensures that these funds continue to be available to famlies.  Please consider making your donation to support the Emergency Fund. 

Please use the below form to apply. 

Social Worker or Interlink Nurse or Nurse Practitioner or Oncologist:









Child / Patient:







Please confirm that you or your child are in:


Parent, Legal Guardian or Caregiver:




Other Parent, Legal Guardian or Caregiver:


 

Contact Information:​

We are able to provide financial assistance to young adult cancer patients who are between the ages of 18 and 39 years old and who live in Nova Scotia, Toronto, Edmonton, Calgary or Vancouver only.
 








 

Please provide a brief description of how the funds will help your family:​


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