Pediatric Kidney Transplant and Dialysis Program Resources
Pediatric Transplant Center Financial Counseling
The Transplant Center has a dedicated financial counselor who will work with you and your insurance company to obtain detailed insurance benefits for all aspects of the transplant process.
Blue Bell, PA: Camp Jeremy is a week-long day camp for children ages 6 to 16 years who have undergone a life-saving organ transplant, and their siblings.
Millville, PA: Camp Kydnie is held from July 5–10 for children ages 6 to 16 years who have kidney disease or have had a transplant, and their siblings or friends.
Claryville, NY: Frost Valley is held during two, two-week sessions beginning June 28 and July 12. Children ages 7 to 15 years (or up to 10th grade) who are on dialysis, who are post-transplant, or who have chronic kidney disease are eligible to attend.
Ligonier, PA: Kidney Kamp is held in the first week of August for children of all ages with peritoneal dialysis, who are pre-dialysis or on hemodialysis, or who have had a transplant.
Como cambiar el vendaje para el catéter de hemodiálisis
Vea este video para aprender cómo y cuándo cambiar un vendaje para un niño con un catéter de hemodiálisis.
How to Change a Dressing for a Hemodialysis Catheter
Watch this video to learn how and when to change a dressing for a child with a hemodialysis catheter. The video is available in English and Spanish.
American Organ Transplant Association (AOTA)
The American Organ Transplant Association helps to make organ transplant surgery, travel and aftercare available to patients and their families.
American Society of Transplantation (AST)
AST is an organization of transplant professionals dedicated to research, education, advocacy and patient care in transplantation science and medicine.
Children's Organ Transplant Association
COTA exists to assist patients who require a life-saving transplant by providing fundraising assistance and family support.
Donate Life America
This a not-for-profit alliance of national organizations and state teams across the U.S. committed to increasing organ, eye and tissue donation.
Gift of Life
Gift of Life is the organ and tissue procurement organization (OPO) serving eastern Pennsylvania, southern New Jersey and Delaware.
Gift of Life Family House
The Gift of Life Family House provides critically needed support programs and temporary lodging for organ transplant patients and their families.
National Foundation for Transplants (NFT)
The National Foundation for Transplants provides fundraising assistance to patients for the portion of transplant costs not covered by insurance.
Transplant Recipients International Organization (TRIO)
TRIO is committed to improving the quality of life of transplant candidates, recipients, their families and the families of organ and tissue donors.
Transplant Recipients International Organization, Inc.
The Transplant Recipients International Organization offers transplant and donation information and resources.
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services' Donation Initiative
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services' Donation Initiative provides information about organ donation.
United Network for Organ Sharing (UNOS)
UNOS is a private, nonprofit organization managing the nation's organ transplant system under contract with the federal government.