Since 2012, There With Care of the Bay Area has been providing support for families during the critical phase of a medical crisis, easing their daily stresses with compassion and care.
When a family receives a medical diagnosis of critical illness for their child, the wholeness of the family is threatened. There With Care works with the hospitals and social workers to identify and ease the stresses for the families, giving them more time with their children. The meaningful support There With Care provides is unique to each family. Here are some of the ways that the broad range of services has been there to provide comfort and care for the families we serve.
Transportation to and from hospitals, medical appointments and treatments, schools, and activities; including gasoline cost assistance.
Provide grocery delivery and prepared (frozen and hot) meal delivery.
BABY ESSENTIALS PROGRAM
Providing gently used baby clothing, books, toys, car seats, strollers, cribs and other essential items for families leaving the Neo-natal ICU.
HOME MAINTENANCE PROGRAM
Housecleaning, laundry service, donated furniture delivery, lawn care, pet care during hospital admission, industrial cleaning for immune compromised children, home modifications for disability access.
PROFESSIONAL SERVICES PROGRAM
Provide a range of professional services including: accounting services, legal services, translation services, alternative therapies, family or individual counseling, art therapy, haircuts, massage, etc.
SIBLING SUPPORT PROGRAM
Provide babysitting, mentoring, and tutoring for patients and siblings.
PHONE & INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY PROGRAM
Provide access to computers and telephones to increase families’ access to medical services and resource libraries.