About Us

Jacob's Heart Children's Cancer Support Services provides family-centered care that addresses the emotional, practical and financial struggles for families of children and teens during treatment, families experiencing anticipatory grief and those who are bereaved.

 

Our service area includes Santa Cruz, Monterey, San Benito, and South Santa Clara Counties in California.

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Our Approach to Care

Our approach to care begins with a thorough assessment of a family’s needs. We recognize that no two paths look exactly the same. That’s why we make it our mission to meet families wherever they’re at - practically, socially and emotionally.

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SINCE 1998

Jacob's Heart has served 3,327 seriously ill children and their family members

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IN 1999

Jacob's Heart led the grassroots effort that established September as Childhood Cancer Awareness Month in the state of California

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DURING COVID

Jacob's Heart delivered 112,349 pounds of nutritious groceries to families in treatment

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AWARDS

Jacob's Heart holds a platinum standard rating on Guidestar and a five star rating on Great Nonprofits

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"Words cannot express how grateful we are for Jacob’s Heart. They helped us get the joy back in our lives”

 

Laura, Evan’s mom

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