"Hear We Go" 5K 

May 3, 2014 • Wilmington, Del.

Join us for the Sixth Annual "Hear We Go" 5K & Family Fun Day to improve the quality of life for children and families affected by hearing loss. View Details »

A Night at Nemours

June 13 • Wilmington, Del.

Enjoy an evening on the magnificent grounds of Nemours Mansion and Gardens at our ninth annual gala. Proceeds will help build a Healing Garden in the Hospital Expansion.
View Details »

Nemours Physician Named AAP President-Elect

Sandra Hassink, MD, FAAP, an internationally recognized expert in child obesity prevention at Nemours/Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children, will serve as president of the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) in 2015. Read More »

Nemours/Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children


1600 Rockland Road, Wilmington, DE 19803 | Get Map & Directions »
Information: (302) 651-4000 | Visiting Hours: 24 hours a day, 7 days a week*

Important Information for Your Visit

  • Temporary inpatient visitation restrictions are in effect. Get Details »
  • Patients and families may experience construction noise and vibrations during their visit. Get Details »


Our Promise: Compassionate, Excellent Care

What began in 1940 as a pediatric orthopedic institute is now a world-renowned full-service children's hospital. Today, families from all over the globe turn to Nemours/Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children to care for their kids.

As the first location of one of the nation's largest pediatric health systems, we're considered one of the safest children's hospitals in the country with some of the best doctors and best nurses around. U.S. News & World Report ranks us among the nation's Best Children's Hospitals in eight specialties, including Cardiology and Orthopedics. And we've been named one of the country's top workplaces. We strive for excellence in everything we do. We want your family to have an exceptional experience and receive compassionate, comprehensive care — every time.

At duPont Hospital for Children you can expect:

Watch How We're Making a Difference

Our Children, Our Hospital Campaign

When you give to Nemours, you are helping us build a state-of-the-art facility that not only has a larger Emergency Department, but also includes thoughtfully designed features for a family's comfort.

Watch More

Health Care Safety Hotline: Help Us Make Health Care Safer

Nemours is committed to making health care better by making it safer. We’re working with researchers to collect patient safety information from anyone who uses health care services. You, your family, friends and caregivers can confidentially share any health care safety concerns you have. Researchers will analyze the reports and summarize lessons to help providers make health care safer. Learn More »

Report a Concern

*Once they receive a badge, parents, guardians and other identified family care providers or visitors are welcome in the hospital 24 hours a day, 7 days a week (in accordance with patient and family preferences and the clinical judgment of the patient’s care team).