This program gives parents the necessary tools to support and advocate for their child’s academic career and provides a smooth transition back to school following treatment.  


Youth and young adults in need of individualized academic support are provided

$500 of tutoring services by accredited teachers. This program is recommended

for those in maintenance or remission.



To help families address learning difficulties associated with cancer treatment,

TBCF covers up to $1,500 for neuropsychological testing. Test results

are used to better understand and effectively advocate

for their child’s academic needs.

"It was more than just assistance with the academic transition; it was a time to listen, guide and validate the multitude of feelings that surrounded her as she was trying to live life as a child again. If she didn't receive the extra help, she would have

had a much harder time. She is now in remission and receiving A's and B's

in her 8th grade classes in middle school!”

 - Tyra, TBCF Tutor

Mission Statement: Advocates for families living in Santa Barbara, Ventura, and San Luis Obispo counties that have a child with cancer by providing financial, educational, and emotional support.

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Teddy Bear Cancer Foundation

3892 State St., Ste. 220 | Santa Barbara, CA 93105


Monday - Thursday 8:30AM - 5:30PM

Friday 8:30AM - 1:00PM

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