Patient Resources

Neonatal nurse with infant

Family Support Specialists
Besides our full-time social worker, case manager and discharge nurse coordinator, we offer the following programs. For more information call (631) 444-9321. Sponsors of our program include the March of Dimes and New York State.

  • The Little Angel Fund. Run by a group of parents, this support program helps families of premature infants and other ill newborns navigate a difficult time in their lives. This includes support while the baby is in the NICU as well as after discharge, In addition, the program members act as a source of help and support for the bereaved. For more information, go to
  • Car Seat Program. Ensuring the safety of infants once they leave Stony Brook is a priority for us. This is why we offer training to parents in how to install and properly use a car seat. We also offer assistance to those families who cannot afford a car seat. For more information call (631) 444-3783.