Child Care

Hand in Hand employs professional childcare providers around the country to ease the burden of childcare through treatment. Hand in Hand provide their services in every county in the Republic of Ireland.

How do families avail of Hand in Hand’s services?

Typically, families are referred to Hand in Hand by medical and social care staff at Our Lady’s Children’s Hospital Crumlin. All Hand in Hand services are free of charge to families throughout the Republic of Ireland with a child undergoing cancer treatment. Families are always welcome to contact the Charity directly with enquiries on setting up services. Contact Jennifer Carpenter, the service manager by emailing or call 091 880 360.

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Josie would collect the other children from school and help with their homework on the days we had to be away for hospital visits. Knowing they were safe and well cared for meant everything to me (Rosie, Galway)

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