Children’s Support Services

Burn and Fire Education

Members of our Burn Team will come to your child’s school or organization and discuss Exit Drills in the Home (EDITH) and other important burn safety information.

For more information, please call Jacqueline Laird, RN, in The Connecticut Burn Center at Bridgeport Hospital, 203-384-3240.

SurgEase Pre-Admission Tours

Pre-admission tours of SurgEase may be arranged for pediatric patients scheduled for outpatient surgery, older than three years of age, through Child Life Services. Tours are scheduled on a case-by-case basis. You may also view our pre-admission slideshow online.

If you are interested in learning more about scheduling an in-person SurgEase Pre-Admission Tour for your child, you may contact Stephanie Brink, MS, CCLS.

For the purposes of scheduling, please call at least a week in advance of your child’s procedure appointment and allow 24 hours to return your email or call.

Free Car Seat Installation

Schedule an appointment with one of our certified technicians and learn how to properly secure your child in his or her car seat as well as how to install the car seat correctly in the vehicle. To make an appointment at Bridgeport Hospital or Yale New Haven Children’s Hospital, call 203-200-KIDS. Learn more about our Injury Prevention programs.