What patients and families need to know
Programs and Services
Our Child Life team collaborates with programs and services throughout Children's National as they help patients and their families receive the best care possible.
From our program to help keep kids calm to sibling support resources, guidance for children before undergoing an MRI and more, Children's National Child Life experts are here to make the health care journey easier on patients and families.
Kids being treated at Children's National have a way to enjoy fresh air, the outdoors and inspiring views of the nation's capital at our Healing Garden.
Children’s National offers a broadcast studio for children, donated by the Ryan Seacrest Foundation.
The Family Resource Center at Children's National Hospital offers a range of support services for families and staff including providing books and magazines for children and adults, as well as computers for Internet access.
Our pre-surgical tour video helps families understand our process for surgery preparation.
The Animal Visitation Program provides trained therapeutic dogs that visit patients at Children's National.