In addition to the education and support provided by the pediatric nurse practitioners on staff, our patients and their families participate in support groups such as:
Reach Out for Youth (ROFY) with Ileitis and Colitis. Provides education and support for children with Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis. Call (631)293-3102 for more information or email firstname.lastname@example.org or search for ROFY on Facebook.
Suffolk County Celiacs Support and Awareness Group. Provides education and support to persons suffering with gluten intolerances including celiac disease, dermatitis herpetiformis and gluten sensitivities. Meetings are held the first Tuesday each month at 7:30 p.m. at the West Islip Community Center, 90 Higbie Lane, West Islip, NY 11795. Email SuffolkCountyCeliacs@gmail.com for more information.
Cystic Fibrosis Support Group (in collaboration with the Division of Pulmonology). For parents or caregivers of children with cystic fibrosis. Meetings are held the third Monday of each month at 7 p.m. at Middle Country Public Library, Centereach Branch, 101 Eastwood Blvd. Call (631)580-6075 or (631)839-8926.