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At Shriners Children’s, our compassionate, skilled social services team is with you every step of the way, helping you deal with challenges and providing the resources you need to feel encouraged and empowered.

We know challenges can occur at any moment and we’re here to support you during those tough times. Our dedicated social services team can help you manage any crisis by providing emotional support, connecting you with other families who have a child with a similar condition and enhancing communication with your medical team. They can also provide resources for financial counseling, assist in arranging housing, as well as cultural, religious, language/interpreter needs.

When your child leaves our care, our caring doesn't stop. Social services can help you plan for what happens after your child’s discharge. We coordinate with community providers and refer you to resources for transportation, equipment and anything else you may need to feel comfortable and supported for the journey ahead.

We understand your child's health and well-being is important and it should be. Let us take care of those twists and turns that life can bring.

Here you can learn more about the social services we offer while your child is in our care and transitioning out of our care.

Specific treatments and services may vary by location. Please contact a specific location for more information.

How We Support Your Child’s Total Health and Well-Being

Families and patients say Shriners Children’s feels like home to them, and it's no wonder to us. We know a child's needs go beyond the physical. Our care teams support their social, emotional and developmental health with patient programs and activities.

A few examples include:

Not all programs are available at every location. Contact your child’s care manager or any member of your child’s care team to learn more.

I am an advocate and the voice for my patients and their families. I will do whatever is in my power to help them in any way possible.
Mayra, Social Worker, MA
female patient and nurse

Care Management

The care management team at Shriners Children’s consists of registered nurses and social workers who understand the challenges that dealing with health conditions and medical procedures can cause. Their main goal is to be a resource for the family throughout their treatment plan and help them navigate the process so that the family can focus on their child and helping them recover.

Next Steps

Request an Appointment

Families and caregivers seeking treatment should start by contacting us for an appointment.

Log in to the Patient Portal

Parents and guardians of existing patients can email, request records, schedule appointments and more.

Refer a Patient

Physicians and healthcare providers can request appointments, start transfers or contact us with questions.