Support for families

Cardiovascular support groups:

Parents For Heart is a volunteer-directed organization devoted to providing mutual support and education to the parents of children with cardiovascular diseases. For more information about Parents For Heart, visit http://www.parentsforheart.org/ or write:

Parents For Heart of Minnesota, Inc.

Attention: 32-P190
2525 Chicago Avenue South
Minneapolis, Minnesota 55404
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Learn more about other programs available through Children's to support families coping with a variety of diagnoses and conditions.

Family Resource Centers at Children's – Minneapolis
and Children's – St. Paul:

The Family Resource Centers are staffed with supportive, caring professionals who assist families with the many services and amenities available at Children's.

Helpful Web sites:

Congential Heart Information Network
Information, resources, and support for families, adults and professionals.
http://tchin.org/

HopeKids

Wish-granting organization and support community for children with life-threatening illnesses.
http://www.hopekids.org/

Kids With Heart National Association for Children's Heart Disorders, Inc.

Support, education, and resources for families affected by congenital heart defects and children's acquired heart disorders.
http://www.kidswithheart.org/

Integrative medicine team:

Children's of Minnesota is a national leader in offering integrative treatment options.

Summer camps for children with heart conditions:

Camp Odayin of Minnesota

Residential camping experience for young people with heart disease.
http://www.campodayin.org/

Very Special Camps Directory
A listing service for camps serving specific populations of children.