Wolfson Children's Hospital offers a number of support groups and access to community resources for patients and their families.
A support program for parents of children with heart defects and heart disease. It is dedicated to inspiring hope in those who care for the littlest heart patients of all. Mended Little Hearts of Jacksonville offers resources and a caring support network. For information on our pediatric cardiovascular services at Wolfson, visit the Children's Heart Center.
This gathering is a parent support group for families who have suffered the loss of a baby through miscarriage, ectopic pregnancy, stillbirth, or newborn death. Discussions include crisis intervention, parent-to-parent outreach, education, and comfort. Visit Tear Catchers for more information call Linda Rosengren with Spiritual Care at 904.202.2240 or click to send e-mail to Linda.Rosengren@bmcjax.com.
Deliver the Dream provides monthly three-day retreats at no cost for families who have a child (ages 6 weeks to 18 years old) or parent experiencing a serious illness or crisis. Our retreats allow families to reconnect with one another, network with other families going through similar situations and are an opportunity to have fun! To apply for a retreat, please contact send an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org or call 954.564.3512.
Camp JADA is a week-long, American Diabetes Association-sponsored day camp located at Jacksonville University in June. Activities include sports, swimming, arts and crafts and diabetes education. It is for children with diabetes who are six to 12 years old. Friends and siblings are also welcome. Camp junior counselors, counselors-in-training, and counselors are often teens with diabetes who are also Camp JADA alums. Doctors, nurses, diabetes educators and nutritionists from the Northeast Florida Pediatric Diabetes Center play a big part in the daily activities at Camp JADA. Call the 904.202.8547 for more information.
Boggy Creek Gang is a nonprofit medical camping center specifically designed and equipped for children younger than 17 who have or have had a chronic or life-threatening