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!

Friday
Apr022010

Christmas Party 2009

The SWABS' 2009 Christmas party for Jamie's kids and families was featured on CBC's The National. View clip here.

Wednesday
Jan202010

Christmas Parties

Jamie's kids have enjoyed years of very special Christmas parties thanks to both the South West Alberta Benevolent Society (SWABS) and M Pak Plastics. Television coverage of December 2008's M Pak party is here.

Friday
Oct232009

Jamie's school is a safe haven for children with cancer

Thursday
Oct222009

Fundraiser Party for Children with Cancer

Two dozen kids are singing jingle bells but their eyes aren't looking at their music teacher, rather darting around the room looking for the much anticipated guest.

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Thursday
Oct222009

Party for sick children teaches meaning of Christmas

While they sing Christmas carols, sit on Santa's lap and dance around with excitement, you'd be hard pressed to pick these kids out of crowd of healthy children, other than the fact that some of them--like Ethan--have patches of hair missing due to their latest round of chemotherapy.

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