Preston's mom
"We have been going to Jamie's since 2013 and my son just loves it. They are so kind and caring. An amazing preschool. Very warm and inviting. The people I have met over the years have become like family to us. In my darkest times this preschool showed me some light!"
—Preston's mom
Grace's mom

"Jamie’s was our only outing and outlet for three years. It gave us connections with others we will cherish for life. Jamie's made everything that seemed so very wrong in the world at that time OK."
—Grace's mom

A safer haven for kids with fragile immune systems

Welcome to Jamie's Preschool

Jamie’s Preschool provides a rich program of play, learning and support for children facing cancer, blood disorders, organ transplants and other critical illnesses. Founded in 1986 by parents of Calgary cancer patients, Jamie’s operates as an independent, registered charity and is one of North America's only early childhood education programs that serves immune-compromised children.

Jamie's Preschool holds classes three afternoons a week at a location near the Alberta Children's Hospital, including a weekly music program, a nearby gym class, plus special outings and field trips... Contact us to learn more!

Tuesday
May312016

Camp Quality puppets visit Jamie's 

Thank you to our friends in the Camp Quality Puppet Program, who delighted a group of Jamie's students with their life-sized puppet show that models how children can be caring and supportive to one another, especially when a child has a major illness such as cancer.

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Wednesday
Sep302015

Jamie's ♥ golfers

Many cheers for our friends among the staff at CIBC Wood Gundy Calgary, plus their colleagues and friends, who made Jamie's the beneficiary of their second annual Fore Charity golf tournament.

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Thursday
Jun252015

So many thanks to our friends in the community!

We can't say enough how much we appreciate the kindness and generosity of our community partners. In Calgary and beyond special individuals and groups make it possible for our students and their families to enjoy sheltered opportunities in the community and some good old holiday fun.

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Friday
May082015

A new playground!

Spring has sprung and we are thrilled to announce the expansion of our regular program to the great outdoors, on a brand new playground built especially for Jamie’s students last November. We are tremendously grateful for every contribution great and small that helped us provide this wonderful opportunity for fun, motor development and fresh air for our preschoolers, most of whom can’t play at public playgrounds due to their fragile immune health.

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Tuesday
Jan062015

A bustling classroom and community!

What a busy and fun school year it's been! While it is always with a tinge of sadness that we find new sick children who need us, we are so glad to be here for them! Midway through the school year, enrollment continues to surge. Our young students are enthusiastically making new friends, learning new things and having loads of fun!

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