Congenital Heart Disease Support

Heart Beats Children's Society of Calgary


Description
Provides information, emotional support, financial help and resources to families with children who have congenital heart disease.

Service offers:

  • one-on-one support between parents who share a common experience
  • parent volunteers to provide support after diagnosis, before surgery and at other times during a child's progress
  • individual travel, accommodation and meal financial assistance for low income family members accompanying children for operations
  • information resources available through the Alberta Children's Hospital Family Resource Centre
  • events or meetings from September to June

Affiliation: Alberta Children's Hospital, Cardiology Clinic
Key Provider: nurse liaisons
Eligibility
Yes, Service targeted to:
  • families dealing with children who have congenital heart disease
Application Process
Service Access: See below, To access service:
  • visit the Alberta Children's Hospital Cardiology Department
  • write directly to the mailing address
  • e-mail or visit website for details

Referral Process: No


Waiting Period: No,
Telephone
587-432-8096
Web Site
http://www.heartbeats.ca
Email
info@heartbeats.ca
Languages
English
Fees
Fee: No


Fee Reduction: No


Membership Fee: No


Accessibility
Wheelchair access: N/A -
Other disabled access: N/A -
Topic(s)
Last Verified On
September 26, 2023
Location
Calgary