Going to the hospital can be scary for children. Child Life specialists are available in the hospital to help your child or teen learn about the hospital, understand why they are there and to cope with their hospital stay.
Our social work staff is available to help patients and their families with social, emotional and financial issues related to an illness or injury.
NICU Family Host Program
Parents who have had personal experience in a Neonatal Intensive Care Unit volunteer to support families with babies currently being cared for in the NICU.
Parents can help in many ways to improve how Children's Hospital cares for children and families. Whether your child has been hospitalized here or has been treated in our clinics, your insight is valuable.
Northeast Regional Center for Children and Youth with Special Health Care Needs
The Northeast Regional Center works to improve systems of care for anyone from birth through age 21 with a chronic physical, developmental, behavioral or emotional illness or condition. Some examples include ADHD, asthma, autism spectrum disorders, childhood cancers, cerebral palsy, deaf or blind, diabetes, Down syndrome, heart disease, and mental health conditions.