Macmillan Cancer Support

Macmillan are here to help everyone with cancer live life as fully as they can, providing physical, financial and emotional support. So whatever cancer throws your way, we’re right there with you.

Mummy's Star

Mummy's Star the only charity in the UK and Ireland with the aim of 'supporting pregnancy through cancer and beyond'. Supporting women and their families affected by cancer during pregnancy or within the first 12 months after giving birth through advice, support and guidance.

Fruit Fly Collective

Fruit Fly Collective is a group of scientists and artists who work together to help children, adults and families understand challenging scientific and health-related ideas, including families who are affected by cancer by increasing both the child's and their carer's understanding of the disease.

Cancer Research UK

Is the UK’s pioneering work into the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of cancer has helped save millions of lives. They support research into all aspects of cancer through the work of over 4,000 scientists, doctors and nurses. Together with its partners and supporters, Cancer Research UK's vision is to bring forward the day when all cancers are cured. They provide information and advice about talking to children when a parent has been diagnosed with cancer. Along with, tips for talking to children of different ages, to enable them to understand what cancer is.

The Osborne Trust

The Osborne Trust offers free emotional and practical support for children of a parent with a cancer diagnosis and undergoing cancer treatment. Help is offered freely to children aged 16 years and younger with a parent with any type of cancer all over the UK.

Mummy Goes To Hospital

Fully illustrated, emotional book following the journey of a mummy going into hospital through the eyes of a 3 year old boy. The touching story follows the highs and lows that the family go through and how mummy's illness brings the family closer together. You can message Lynsey the author and let her know you are from the Trekstock Community to receive your free copy of her new book.


Riprap was developed especially for teenagers who have a parent with cancer. In riprap, you can learn more about cancer and its treatment and through real stories, you can read the experiences of other young people and share your own story.

Metastatic Mammas

Metastatic Mammas is an online support network for parents living with ALL Stage IV cancers.