Cancer Care Services Corner

Cancer frequently causes stress and isolation for patients and caregivers. So please enjoy the following FREE activities designed to put a smile on your face! Cancer patients and survivors- plus caregivers, family and friends – are WELCOME! Let us CARE for your soul.

Attitude is a little thing that makes a big difference.

Anonymous, Survivor

  • For Kids
  • For Young Adults
  • For Adults

Activities for Kids

Movie Night:

The last Friday of the month from 6:30 – 9 p.m.

What’s more fun than dinner and a movie? Come to the “CCS Movie Tavern” and enjoy a family-friendly movie, popcorn, and a delicious dinner, sponsored each month by individuals, organizations, or other giving volunteer groups. Children are welcome and movie titles and exact dates are listed in the online calendar.

 

Crafternoon:

Every afternoon from 1-5 p.m.

Do you love to paint, color, glue, stamp, and bedazzle? If so, Crafternoon is calling! Use your creativity to de-stress every weekday afternoon in the CCS Art Room. Thanks to generous donations from the community, the art room has a fantastic array of art supplies. Once a month, a volunteer will teach folks how to complete a specific craft project (supplies will be furnished). Please check the online calendar to see when our monthly CRAFTERNOON PROJECT takes place.

 

CampCARE:

Annually in the summer – camp dates are listed in online calendar.

Camp CARE is a free, week-long day camp for children ages 6-13 who have a loved one undergoing active cancer treatment. While having a terrific time at Camp Carter – kids also learn to cope and express themselves under the guidance of licensed therapists. They also have the opportunity to make friends with other children in similar circumstances. Camp CARE has a limited number of spots available, so please make reservations for your children EARLY by contacting Toni Hooten, Activities/Volunteer Manager at 817-921-0653, ext. 221 or toni@cancercareservices.org.

 

Family Fall Festival:

Celebrate the cool weather with us as we decorate pumpkins, play games, make crafts, and enjoy yummy tasty treats! Bring your family and friends and LET’S HAVE FUN IN THE FALL!

 

Bear Bash:

Children love the holiday season… and so does Cancer Care Services! So each year we plan a festive holiday party for our clients with young children. Kids get to choose a cuddly BEAR to take home as a holiday present – and then the entire family can enjoy holiday food, entertainment, and a chance for a photo op with Santa Claus.

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For more information on attending or volunteering for any of these activities, please contact Toni Hooten, Activities/Volunteer Manager at 817-921-0653, ext. 221 or toni@cancercareservices.org.

Activities for Young Adults

Movie Night:

Last Friday of the month from 6:30 – 9 p.m.

What’s more fun than dinner and a movie? Come to the “CCS Movie Tavern” and enjoy a family-friendly movie, popcorn, and a delicious dinner, sponsored each month by individuals, organizations, or other giving volunteer groups. Children are welcome and movie titles and exact dates are listed in the online calendar.

 

Crafternoon:

Every afternoon from 1-5 p.m.

Do you love to paint, color, glue, stamp, and bedazzle? If so, Crafternoon is calling! Use your creativity to de-stress every weekday afternoon in the CCS Art Room. Thanks to generous donations from the community, the art room now has art supplies. Once a month, a volunteer will teach folks how to complete a specific craft project (supplies will be furnished). Please check the online calendar to see when our monthly CRAFTERNOON PROJECT takes place.

 

Yoga:

Wednesdays from 5:30 – 6:30 p.m.

Calm your mind, body and spirit through yoga! Gentle yoga movements have been found to ease symptoms of cancer treatment including fatigue, pain and loss of strength or mobility. Yoga also eases the stress felt by caregivers, family members and friends. So please come and RELAX with us! NOTE: A doctor’s release is required for patients undergoing treatment.

By appointment – please contact Toni Hooten, Activities/Volunteer Manager at 817-921-0653, ext. 221 or toni@cancercareservices.org.

 

Reflexology:

Another effective way to ease stress and relax is through Reflexology. Reflexology is a natural healing art based on the principle that there are areas in the feet, hands and ears which correspond to every part of the body. Through application of pressure, reflexology relieves tension, improves circulation and helps promote the natural function of the related areas of the body. Because we rely on volunteers, this service is not always available.

NOTE: A doctor’s release is required for patients undergoing treatment.

 

Massage Therapy:

By appointment – Toni Hooten, Activities/Volunteer Manager at 817-921-0653, ext. 221 or toni@cancercareservices.org.

Ahhhhh… MASSAGE! Massages can reduce stress, pain and muscle stiffness (plus it feels fabulous!). If you have recently completed cancer treatment, please inquire about receiving a full body massage by a licensed, professional massage therapist.

 

Counseling:

By appointment – please contact a Social Worker at 817-921-0653
It is normal to become worried, sad, angry, or to feel anxious after learning you have cancer. You may have feelings of loss, and you could be frightened about what the future will bring. These feelings range in intensity from person to person and from one day to the next. Many people find that counseling can help them manage the complications that being a cancer patient can add to life. This is why we offer individual, couples and/or family counseling by a licensed therapist. If you would like to make an appointment, please contact a Social Worker at 817-921-0653.

 

CampCARE:

Annually in the summer – camp dates are listed in online calendar.

Camp CARE is a free, week-long day camp for children ages 6-13 who have a loved one undergoing active cancer treatment. While having a terrific time at Camp Carter – kids also learn to cope and express themselves under the guidance of licensed therapists. They also have the opportunity to make friends with other children in similar circumstances. Camp CARE has a limited number of spots available, so please make reservations for your children EARLY by contacting Toni Hooten, Activities/Volunteer Manager at 817-921-0653, ext. 221 or toni@cancercareservices.org.

 

Family Festival:

Annually in the fall – please check the online calendar for exact date.

Celebrate the cool weather with us as we decorate pumpkins, play games, make crafts, and enjoy yummy tasty treats! Bring your family and friends and LET’S HAVE FUN IN THE FALL! To attend or volunteer, please contact Toni Hooten, Activities/Volunteer Manager at 817-921-0653, ext. 221 or toni@cancercareservices.org.

Activities for Adults

Movie Night:

Last Friday of the month from 6:30 – 9 p.m.

What’s more fun than dinner and a movie? Come to the “CCS Movie Tavern” and enjoy a family-friendly movie, popcorn, and a delicious dinner, sponsored by sponsored each month by individuals, organizations, or other giving volunteer groups. Children are welcome and movie titles and exact dates are listed in the online calendar.

 

Crafternoon:

Every afternoon from 1-5 p.m.

Do you love to paint, color, glue, stamp, and bedazzle? If so, Crafternoon is calling! Use your creativity to de-stress every weekday afternoon in the CCS Art Room. Thanks to generous donations from the community, the art room has art supplies. Once a month, a volunteer will teach folks how to complete a specific craft project (supplies will be furnished). Please check the online calendar to see when our monthly CRAFTERNOON PROJECT takes place.

 

Yoga:

Wednesdays from 5:30 – 6:30 p.m.

Calm your mind, body and spirit through yoga! Gentle yoga movements have been found to ease symptoms of cancer treatment including fatigue, pain and loss of strength or mobility. Yoga also eases the stress felt by caregivers, family members and friends. So please come and RELAX with us! NOTE: A doctor’s release is required for patients undergoing treatment.

By appointment – please contact Toni Hooten, Activities/Volunteer Manager at 817-921-0653, ext. 221 or toni@cancercareservices.org.

 

Bible Care:

Every Wednesday, 12-12:50 p.m.

Join a weekly, nondenominational Bible study to learn how to cope with life situations from a biblical perspective. Cancer patients, survivors, caregivers and friends are invited to attend. Lunch is potluck. No reservations are needed.

 

Reflexology:

Another effective way to ease stress and relax is through Reflexology. Reflexology is a natural healing art based on the principle that there are areas in the feet, hands and ears which correspond to every part of the body. Through application of pressure, reflexology relieves tension, improves circulation and helps promote the natural function of the related areas of the body. Because we rely on volunteers, this service is not always available.

NOTE: A doctor’s release is required for patients undergoing treatment.

 

Massage Therapy:

By appointment – Toni Hooten, Activities/Volunteer Manager at 817-921-0653, ext. 221 or toni@cancercareservices.org.

Ahhhhh… MASSAGE! Massages can reduce stress, pain and muscle stiffness (plus it feels fabulous!). If you have recently completed cancer treatment, please inquire about receiving a full body massage by a licensed, professional massage therapist.

 

Counseling:

By appointment – please contact a Social Worker at 817-921-0653

It is normal to become worried, sad, angry, or to feel anxious after learning you have cancer. You may have feelings of loss, and you could be frightened about what the future will bring. These feelings range in intensity from person to person and from one day to the next. Many people find that counseling can help them manage the complications that being a cancer patient can add to life. This is why we offer individual, couples and/or family counseling by a licensed therapist. If you would like to make an appointment, please contact a Social Worker at 817-921-0653.

 

Valentine’s Dinner:

Annually – please check the online calendar for exact date.

Just because you have cancer doesn’t mean you can’t celebrate a ROMANTIC evening with your VALENTINE! Every year, we provide a lovely dinner for couples; complete with candlelight and a catered meal. Reservations fill quickly, so if you are interested in attending please contact Toni Hooten, Activities/Volunteer Manager by February 1st at 817-921-0653, ext. 221 or toni@cancercareservices.org.

Family Festival:

Annually in the fall – please check the online calendar for exact date.

Celebrate the cool weather with us as we decorate pumpkins, play games, make crafts, and enjoy yummy taste treats! Bring your family and friends and LET’S HAVE FUN IN THE FALL! To attend or volunteer, please contact Toni Hooten, Activities/Volunteer Manager at 817-921-0653, ext. 221 or toni@cancercareservices.org.