Support Group Information

Southern Tier of CNY CF family Support Group

Families affiliated with our CF center: Southern Tier of CNY CF family Support Group is a parent/child network providing emotional support, educational.

For more information please contact William or Michele Dickenson at 607 732-5393 or Email. The Dickensons are parents of a child with CF.

DreamSurfer Network

A project of Grant–A–Wish, DreamSurfer Network is a secure, counselor supervised support program for teenage patients ages 12–18 receiving treatment for life threatening illnesses. Through password-protected Websites, the program provides a community of friendship and understanding by linking patients throughout the world.

The confidentiality of the on-line support and educational network allows participants to openly express their thoughts and feelings with others experiencing similar circumstances.

For more information or to get an application Email or call 800 933-5470.

PenPal Program

Through the Children's Hopes and Dreams Foundation, Inc.
For children ages 5–17 diagnosed with chronic or life threateningillnesses who have a desire to make a new friend.

To find out additional information please contact. Email or call 973 361-7366.

Upstate Golisano Children's Hospital
One Children's Circle
Syracuse, NY 13210
Phone: 315 464-KIDS
Toll Free: 866 543-KIDS