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Family Support Services

doctor speaking with young girl and her mother in examination room

Everyone at Children's Health wants your entire family’s experience to be as pleasant, comfortable and convenient as possible. We know that your primary concern is taking care of the child you love and we understand that exceptional medical care is only one piece of the picture.

We offer numerous services that touch the lives of our young patients and their families.

From the child life specialists who are professionally trained to help your child cope with medical procedures to the pastoral staff members who offer comfort and spiritual strength, the staff at Children’s Health is here to support your child and family before, during and after your hospital visit.

Child Life Team

We recognize the need to care for both the physical and emotional health of our young patients and their families. Members of our Child Life staff provide age-appropriate information to help you and your child prepare emotionally for upcoming procedures and surgery. More on Child Life >

Language & Interpreter Services

Children's Health wants to simplify communication and ease the language barrier between families and staff. If your family does not speak English, communicating effectively with nurses and doctors about your child’s illness can add to an already stressful situation.  More on Language & Interpreter Services >

Patient Care Concierge

Children’s Health is committed to providing the best and safest care for every child, because your children deserve the best. Our friendly concierge are here and can answer your questions, help you navigate around the hospital and contact the right people. More on Patient Care Concierge >

Pastoral & Spiritual Care

When your child is hospitalized or receiving care for a chronic condition, it can be spiritually and emotionally trying for everyone. We want you to find the spiritual comfort you seek when you’re facing so many concerns. Children’s Health staff chaplains have special training to minister in this demanding and challenging environment. More on Pastoral & Spiritual Care >

School Services

Just because a child is in the hospital, doesn’t mean he should miss out on the opportunities which attending school provides. When your child's life is interrupted by an illness or hospital stay, regular classroom instruction gives him a normalizing activity which also helps him stay on track academically. More on School Services >

Social Work

Our trained social workers help our guests find emotional, social, clinical, physical and financial support services. Our families can rely on the Social Services Department to discuss any needs for support and provide a plethora of helpful information as well as a caring and listening ear. More on Social Work >