Monmouth County Support Groups-Children
Starlight Children's Foundation
(310) 479-1212 (Pacific)
This foundation is dedicated to empowering children, teens and families as a whole while they cope with the emotional trials of both chronic and terminal illness. Site includes "Starbright World", an online community specifically for teens (patients or siblings) with celebrity chat events. In addition, the website has animated presentations and interactive games that help educate children about blood tests, IVs, chemo, managing asthma, etc. Other whole family resources available through this organization include "Great Escape" vacations and a "Share Your Story" feature on the website.
2049 Century Park East. Suite 4320
Los Angeles, CA 90067
Please Note: Barnabas Health Hospice and Palliative Care Center does not specifically endorse the activities of these organizations, but offers their information as a sample of the kinds of materials and services that are available.