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Newman Family Support Center

EMPOWERING CHILDREN AND STRENGTHENING FAMILIES

EMPOWERING CHILDREN AND STRENGTHENING FAMILIES

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myFace established and maintains The Newman Family Support Center, the most comprehensive psychosocial team in any U.S. craniofacial center.

The team at Newman includes a Social Worker, Clinical Psychologist, Geneticist, Pediatric Nurse Practitioner, Speech Pathologist, Nutritionist, and Family Program Coordinator. The team provides counseling for genetic, psychiatric, behavioral, social, pre-natal and post-natal, speech, mentoring, resource and medical issues.

myFace also hosts networking, therapeutic and educational programs for patients and their families. Finally, we provide an apartment for out-of-town families while their child is undergoing surgery and treatment, as well as complimentary round trip tickets on Southwest Airlines.

LEADING THE MOVEMENT IN PSYCHOSOCIAL CARE

SOCIAL AND PSYCHOLOGICAL SERVICES

  • Pre and post-natal counseling, feeding, and home care instruction.

  • Emotional, behavioral, developmental, family, and genetic counseling.

  • Networking of families and patients.

  • Hospital admittance, bedside, waiting room, and discharge support.

  • Pre and post-natal counseling, feeding, and home care instruction.

  • Emotional, behavioral, developmental, family, and genetic counseling.

  • Networking of families and patients.

  • Hospital admittance, bedside, waiting room, and discharge support.

  • Speech evaluation therapy, medical assistance, and referrals to local professionals.

  • Speech evaluation therapy, medical assistance, and referrals to local professionals.

FAMILY PROGRAMS

myface newman support annual events

The Newman Family Support Center hosts summer fun picnics, an annual Races for Faces fundraising walk and carnival for awareness, and a Winter Holiday Party for all Wyss department families and friends.

myface newman family support groups

myFace organizes family support groups that provide needed guidance and support for our patients, their siblings, and their parents.

myface newman support bullying school outreach

In partnership with local schools and organizations, including Facing History and Ourselves and Sprigeo, myFace has launched an educational initiative to raise community awareness of the social stigma surrounding facial difference.

myface newman support annual events

The Newman Family Support Center hosts summer fun picnics, an annual Races for Faces fundraising walk and carnival for awareness, and a Winter Holiday Party for all Wyss department families and friends.

myface newman family support groups

myFace organizes family support groups that provide needed guidance and support for our patients, their siblings, and their parents.

myface newman support bullying school outreach

In partnership with local schools and organizations, including Facing History and Ourselves and Sprigeo, myFace has launched an educational initiative to raise community awareness of the social stigma surrounding facial difference.

myface newman support video
Video Project Series

Our Narrative Video Project Series provides a platform for patients to write, direct, and share their personal stories and wisdom about living with a craniofacial condition and spread awareness.

myface newman support condition seminars

The myFace Center host condition-specific medical seminars for parents led by Institute professionals.

myface newman support stephen mcguinness-family room
Stephen C. McGuinness Family Room

This relaxing space is located at the myFace office and is equipped with a television, computer, books, and games.

myface newman support video
Video Project Series

Our Narrative Video Project Series provides a platform for patients to write, direct, and share their personal stories and wisdom about living with a craniofacial condition and spread awareness.

myface newman support condition seminars

The myFace Center host condition-specific medical seminars for parents led by Institute professionals.

myface newman support stephen mcguinness-family room
Stephen C. McGuinness Family Room

This relaxing space is located at the myFace office and is equipped with a television, computer, books, and games.

myface newman support family apartments

Across the street from NYU Langone Medical Center, the myFace Family Apartments are available for out-of-town families whose children are receiving craniofacial-related care.

myface newman support southwest airlines grant
Southwest Airlines Medical Transportation Grant Program

myFace provides free airline transportation to families through a generous grant from Southwest Airlines.

myface newman support family apartments

Across the street from NYU Langone Medical Center, the myFace Family Apartments are available for out-of-town families whose children are receiving craniofacial-related care.

myface newman support southwest airlines grant
Southwest Airlines Medical Transportation Grant Program

myFace provides free airline transportation to families through a generous grant from Southwest Airlines.

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