Our Purpose

Is to provide a range of practical and emotional support services that help to reduce the impact that a childhood cancer diagnosis has on every affected child andhandinhand his or her extended family.

Our Vision

Is to see every child in the Republic of Ireland who is diagnosed with cancer and their extended family receiving practical and emotional support throughout their cancer treatment.

Our Mission

Is to continue to provide the four core support services of childcare, domestic cleaning, laundry and family meals and further develop our practical and emotional support services for families as their needs dictate. We will continually assess the impact and value of our services and adapt them accordingly. Our mission is to extend these services to all affected families in Ireland and to work in conjunction with all other relevant service suppliers to optimise the benefits to children and families.

Our Values

  • We will treat our service users and their needs with confidentiality and respect.
  • We will continually strive to improve and adapt the services provided by the charity to offer relevant, high quality and cost effective supports.
  • We will hold our volunteers and supporters in the highest regard and will strive to make the experience of involvement with Hand in Hand as rewarding as possible.
  • We will operate with honesty and transparency and will adhere to the Charity Regulatory Authority, The Code of Governance and the Guiding Principles for Fundraising.