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Programs & Services


Child Life Services

Provides psychosocial, developmental and educational support to children and families regarding illness and hospitalization.

Supports children and families in the hospital by:

  • developing strategies to help adapt to, cope with and adjust to illness or hospitalization
  • addressing anxiety or misunderstandings using various strategies (e.g. expressive art, therapeutic or medical play)
  • collaborating with families and other healthcare providers in the hospital and community
  • teaching children and families what to expect with treatments, illness and hospitalization
  • providing safe and fun places to play and learn through normal life experiences and special events
  • running play and teen group programs ("The Beach" and the "Teen Room")
  • providing other supportive therapeutic programs such as Music Therapy and Pet Therapy

 

Contact Details

Stollery Children's Hospital

Address
8440 112 Street
Edmonton, Alberta
T6G 2B7
Telephone
780-407-6818
Getting There

Parking and Public transportation available.

 

Hours of Operation
Days of the Week

Monday
7:00 am - 4:00 pm

Tuesday
7:00 am - 4:00 pm

Wednesday
7:00 am - 4:00 pm

Thursday
7:00 am - 4:00 pm

Friday
7:00 am - 4:00 pm

Note

Check calendar located outside of WMC 4B1.08 for updated program times.

Tuesday and Wednesday night family night programs and the beach is open on weekends on Saturday and every 2nd Sunday.

Access
Service Providers May Include
child life specialists, music therapists
Service Access

Healthcare providers should consult the Alberta Referral Directory for service referral information.

Referrals also by request support staff or families on nursing units or outpatient clinics.


Wait Times

An estimated wait time will be provided at the time of appointment booking.

Service Languages
Interpreter/Translation services