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Community Resources

Hospitals

Norwalk Hospital
34 Maple Street,
Norwalk, CT 06856
(203) 852-2000
www.norwalkhospital.org

Bridgeport Hospital
267 Grant Street,
Bridgeport, CT 06610
(203) 384-3000
www.bridgeporthospital.org


Stamford Hospital
30 Shelburne Road,
Stamford, CT 06904
(203) 276-1000
www.stamfordhospital.org

Yale-New Haven Children's Hospital
1 Park Street, New Haven CT 06510
(203) 688-4242
www.ynhh.org

Urgent Care

UrgiKids
761 Main Avenue,
Norwalk, CT 06851
(203) 847-5437
www.urgi-kids.com

Firefly After Hours Pediatrics
1011 High Ridge Rd,
Stamford, CT 06905
(203) 968-1900
www.fireflyafterhours.com

ADD/ADHD

CHADD (Children and Adults with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder) has a wealth of online resources for patient education and support regarding children and their families living with ADD/ADHD.
www.chadd.org

Lactation Resources

Norwalk Hospital Lactation Support offers:

  • Prenatal breastfeeding classes
  • Breastfeeding classes offered during your hospital stay
  • In-hospital bedside breastfeeding support and consultation
  • "Help Line" for questions after you have been discharged from the hospital
  • Outpatient consults with a certified lactation consultant
  • 4th Trimester weekly support group, held Fridays at noon
  • Instructions and demonstrations on the use of breast pumps

Call (203) 852-2323 with questions

Stamford Hospital offers:

  • Daily rounds of all new mothers
  • Breastfeeding classes on the unit
  • Expert consultation for nursing problems, including for NICU babies
  • Pump rental
  • New Mother's Support Group
  • Free post-discharge consultation

Contact them at (203) 276-1000

Yale-New Haven Hospital's Childbirth Education Center offers:

  • Parenting and Childbirth Classes
  • Breastfeeding Resources and Supplies

300 George Street,
 Room 138,
 New Haven, CT
(203) 688-9355
www.ynhh.org/maternity-services/well-a-mothers-place.aspx

Parenting Support

Nancy Sedlack Westport (203) 221-7337

CTParenting.com is a service of the Connecticut Department of Children and Families: ctparenting.com

Connecticut Parenting Education Network: www.ctpen.org

Smoking Cessation

Beverly Jacoby Norwalk Hospital (203) 852-2484 (free six week program)

Obesity and Weight Loss

Connecticut Commission on Children: www.cga.ct.gov/COC/obesity.htm

Connecticut Coalition Against Childhood Obesity: www.ctfightobesity.org

CPR Instruction

Julia Braden, one of our medical assistants, offers CPR classes. To set up a class contact her via email at jwbraden@optonline.net.

The town of Westport offers CPR classes for free to Westport residents and town employees. These classes can be taken for a fee by non-residents. For more information, please consult the town EMS website: www.westportems.org or call them at (203) 341-6030

Red Cross
Find a class online: www.redcross.org/take-a-class

Asthma Education and Support

Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America
Find a support group in your area: www.aafa.org/esg_search.cfm

American Lung Association Lung Connection Community
connection.lung.org/app/render/go.aspx?xsl=home.xslt

American Lung Association Online Resources
www.lung.org/lung-disease/asthma/

Food Allergy Education and Support

Food Allergy and Anaphylaxis Network
Visit them online: www.foodallergy.org

Playgroups/Child Entertainment

Neighbors and Newcomers of Westport
Find out more online: nnwestport.org/welcome.html

Weston Newcomers and Neighbors club
More information is available about their programs online at westonctnewcomers.com

Hadassah
Connect online: www.hadassah.org/site/pp.asp?c=cuIVJgNTKiL6G&b=7904151

Autism

Yale Pediatric Rehab
1 Long Wharf,
New Haven, CT 06519
(203) 688-7994
www.ynhh.org/yale-new-haven-childrens-hospital/medical-services/pediatric-rehab.aspx

Yale Child Study Center Developmental Clinic
230 South Frontage Road,
New Haven, CT 06519
(203) 785 3420
childstudycenter.yale.edu/autism/index.aspx

Birth to Three
(800) 505 7000
http://www.birth23.org

Arts for Healing
24 Grove Street,
New Canaan, CT 06840
(203) 972 2982
artsforhealing.org

Autism Strategies and Programs
35 Abbott Avenue, Ridgefield, CT 06877
(203) 258 0424
www.autismspeaks.org/resource/autism-strategies-and-programs-llc

Institute for Educational Planning
95 Wolf Harbor Road,
Milford, CT 06461
(203) 876 59