Registered Charity Number: SCO45586

Jak's Den

A haven for children and families to come and chill, let off steam, have fun with others in the same position, or receive counselling, music therapy, attend a support group or receive any other type of support required.

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Fundraising

Join our team of amazing fundraisers who help us provide these much needed services to our young people and their families. Without funding and fundraising we couldn’t survive- and that would mean more isolation and loneliness for many families facing the diagnosis or loss of their child through cancer.

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Our aims

Team Jak -where no child, young person or their family should face cancer, related illness or bereavement alone and will get the support they need during their journey and beyond.

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    04 Jan 2017
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    2017 would have been the year Jak would have turned 18. Whilst this Charity is all about our amazing warriors and angel families it’s also nice to remember our Jak- our...
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    15 Dec 2016
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    Happy birthday to us! On Saturday 10th December Jak’s Den held an Open Day to celebrate our first year in existence. We started the day with a coffee and cake session...
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    02 Dec 2016
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    The trustees met with our appointed architects CUBE from Linlithgow to discuss the next steps towards our BIG Jak’s Den. They along with our operational team are going to be very...
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    07 Apr 2016
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    Woohooo We are delighted to announce that less than a year after registering as an SCIO we have surpassed our first target of £200,000 which we hoped to achieve by 28th...
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About Team Jak

Team Jak SCO45586 (scio) was set up at the request of inspirational teenager Jak Trueman following his own journey with childhood cancer.

Inspired by Jak’s dreams we aim to:

star give hope to all warriors and angel families and friends by providing excellent service at all levels whic h promote the wellbeing of our children and their families

star provide understanding and comfort to those newly diagnosed and going through treatment

star create a haven with high quality resources from where young people can escape to and have fun- Jak’s Den

star provide emotional support through counselling, play therapy, music therapy, drama therapy, alternative therapies, befriending, support groups and drop-in sessions using qualified and experienced staff and ensuring provide practical support by supplying snacks and drinks to the hospitals and goodie bags for newly diagnosed children and their siblings

star create moments and adventures to shine through the darkness

star educate and empower schools and communities in how they can support friends and peers with cancer or those bereaved

Upcoming Events

Date/Time Event
27/05/2017 - 28/05/2017
All Day
Simply The Best Family Fest
Livingston Football Club, Livingston
17/09/2017
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Jak’s 18th Birthday Bowlathon
Deer Park Golf & Country Club, Livingston

 

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We need your help

Jak's Den is estimated to cost £3.3million so we need your help to make this happen. Please see Fundraising and Events to see how you can help

Visit our fundraising page and find out how you can help Team Jak reach our goals.

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