What patients and families need to know
Resources for Families
At Children’s National, we understand that families have many questions about their child’s condition and care. In addition to any resources your provider may give you, our online resources can also support your ongoing treatment journey.
Clinically trained on-call chaplains are available to patients, families and staff 24/7 for support, education, ritual and consultation.
Child Life Specialists at Children's National are trained and certified to help children, adolescents and families with psychological and emotional support during outpatient and inpatient visits.
Children's National's Critical Care Medicine Program offers a list of several web resources for parents.
We have a team of staff members ready to help you make arrangements for your stay nearby while your child receives care. From hotels to corporate apartments, there are a variety of accommodations available for your family.
We offer resources for families in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) to help you during your treatment journey.
Our social workers are specially trained and licensed professionals who provide an array of psychosocial services to enhance the quality of care our patients and families receive.
The Heart Institute has dedicated social workers to support families of children receiving cardiac care.
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