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Bereavement Resources

Our Chaplaincy Services team recognizes that when a child dies, families need compassionate and skilled help in their journey through the grieving process. We hope the brochures linked below are helpful to such families.

Contact Information

Our chaplains are available 24 hours, seven days a week.

  • The senior chaplain and manager, Rev. Kathleen Ennis-Durstine, is on site at the main hospital campus Monday – Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., room 4201, 202-476-3321.
  • Reverend Eliezer Oliveira, staff chaplain, is fluent in English, Spanish and Portuguese. Contact him in room 4155, 202-476-5050.
  • Reverend Matthew Schlageter, M.Div., BCC-APC, staff chaplain, can be contacted in room 4155, 202-476-6736.
  • Reverend Lavender Kelley, M.Div., BCC-APC, staff chaplain, can be contacted in room 4115, 202-476-4638.