Empowering Families

LISTEN, HOPE, EMPOWER Dedicated to helping families who have a child with special needs. The Family Support Network of Eastern North Carolina, Inc, provides emotional support and resource information for families who have a child with a disability, chronic illness, premature birth and for families who have experienced the death of a child.The Family Support…

Named ‘exemplar’ program

The Institute for Patient and Family-Centered Care, in Bethesda MD, named Family Support Network of Eastern NC one of the top programs in the nation. Thank you to our Board and volunteers for making us who we are today. Family Support Network of Eastern NC, Inc. began over 30 years ago to provide one-to-one parent mentors…

Hines Family Story

In Testament to the Family Support Network of Pitt County, NC: Ms. Brenda Boberg and her staff at the Family Support Network of Pitt County first entered our lives shortly after we entered the hospital on December 12, 2007, at 22.5 weeks gestation. Over the next several weeks of hospitalization and bed rest, the Family…

Carla’s Story

  Carla’s Story   As we continue to reminisce over the last 30 years Carla shares her story. I couldn’t imagine how drastically my life was going to change when I had to be admitted on October 31, 2007, with pregnancy complications. In those moments, I remember the fear and anxiety surrounding the unknown. The…

FSN Hosts International Students

FSN of Eastern NC Hosted International Students The Family Support Network of Eastern NC had the privilege of hosting International Students from Germany, Sweden and Poland. The students gained knowledge on the benefits of Parent-to-Parent within a hospital setting and in the local communities.  Their goal is to take the information they gained to help…

Graci -A Family Story

Family Support Network™ Hero Hello, my name is Graci and I was born with Hemifacial Micorsomia. I had no ear when I was born. My mom met with Family Support Network™ of Eastern North Carolina and received emotional support. Now my mom is a trained mentor parent and she gets to share our experience with…

Board Member Profile: Tommy Pate

Why do I serve on the board of Family Support Network of Eastern North Carolina? Simple….I can make a difference. My wife and I have been blessed with two beautiful, healthy children. We have been spared the pain, the fear and the uncertainty that makes up the daily world of FSN’s parents. I can’t begin…

Brenda Boberg Receives National Award

Brenda Boberg has been named the recipient of the National Perinatal Association’s 2011 Becky Hatfield Family Support Award for her work in providing support to families in eastern North Carolina. This award is given to honor an individual who has provided substantial support to families dealing with the emotional aspects of high-risk maternal and child…