Lending a hand to local families since 2006

Jack’s Helping Hand assists more than 300 individuals in San Luis Obispo County. We provide programs that meet the unique challenges of children who have cancer, are medically fragile, or have special needs in our community.

What We Do

We assist local children with special needs and cancer

How We Do It

Through financial assistance and programs

How We Can Help You

Apply for assistance

What Our Clients Say

Woodman twins

Meet the Woodman twins! They were born at just 26 weeks. Austin weighed 1 pound 12 ounces at birth and Easton weighed 2 pounds 6 ounces. They spent 131 days at the NICU. Austin underwent three surgeries in Santa Barbara. The twins are now 7 years old and living a happy, healthy life.

Ethan

Meet Ethan! Ethan was in an accident that fractured his spine. Jack’s Helping Hand was able to help his family with the initial medical expenses. Ethan is now a part of our Water Warriors program.

Mercy

Meet Mercy! Mercy was born with half of a heart, a condition called termed Double Inlet Left Ventricle. Mercy has survived three open heart surgeries. Jack’s Helping Hand has been able to help Mercy and her family to meet her medical needs.

Claire

Meet Claire! Claire has a rare type of cancer and has been undergoing three years of treatment. Claire has attended Camp Reach for the Stars, and Jack’s Helping Hand has been so happy to assist her family in every way we can.

Thank you to our local sponsors

In the News

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We created unforgettable memories at Camp Reach for the Stars this past weekend! Laughter and love filled every moment as our families affected by cancer came together. None of this would have been possible without the support of our generous community and the dedication of our incredible volunteers, counselors, and families who made this weekend truly special. From the bottom of our hearts, thank you!



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Had an amazing Day 1 of Camp Reach for the Stars! Can’t wait for Day 2 🚀✨🏕️



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Camp Reach for the Stars kicks off today! Counselors are busy decorating Camp Yeager, eagerly awaiting their families, while AG Optimist fires up the BBQ. Keep an eye out for more pictures and videos from this exciting weekend ahead!



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Out-of-area treatment can be a significant financial burden. Jack’s Assistance Program supports families by covering transportation, food, and housing costs, allowing them to travel to the right medical facility for their child. If you know someone who could benefit from our assistance, please direct them to our website to apply!
https://www.jackshelpinghand.org/apply-for-support/



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