Programs

Our Special Programs & Resources

Parent Dinners in the NICU

Dinner is delivered to ancillary areas of the NICU so parents can eat near their child and have an opportunity to speak with TLC members.

Music Therapy

Accompanied by a certified music therapist, parents can sing, hum, or speak to their child while being recorded onto a CD. With the cooperation of Child Life, the TLC arranges for equipment and funding.

Team TLC

Team of volunteers that partake in marathons, biathlons, walk-a-thons, and other events designed to raise money and awareness.

Enhanced Quality of Life

Placement of gliders, sleeper chairs, CD Players in infant Isolettes, CPR dolls, etc.

Outreach Network

Several trained TLC members are available to speak with parents who have a child in the NICU. The TLC attempts to match them with members whose children may have similar issues.

Capital Equipment

Underwriting of certain medical device acquisitions.

Transportation Fund

Provides subsidies for parents who do not have a way to get to the NICU after hours or in an emergency.

Website

TenderLC.com is a valuable resource, full of useful information.

Family Fun Day

Provides an opportunity for NICU graduates, friends, families, and medical professionals to get together.