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Support For Families

Places to Stay

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. 

Language Services

Interpreters are available for patients and families who may be deaf, hard of hearing, or who may not speak English as their first language at no cost.

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Pastoral Care

Board-certified chaplains provide important spiritual and mental health services to all families and patients in the hospital. Children's National also has two chapels for patients, families, and staff seeking a quiet space for prayer or meditation.

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Social Work

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, both within Children's National and in the community. Learn more about social work services in the Heart Institute

Therapeutic Pups

Therapeutic Pups is an animal-assisted therapy (AAT) or “pet therapy” service provided at Children’s National.