Delaware Valley

We offer a variety of services to support and complement the medical treatment many patients receive at Nemours/Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children.

Our Services

  • Adoption Consultation Service
    Adoption Consultation Service

    Our physicians and social workers can evaluate your child’s physical and emotional health before and after you bring your child home.

  • Advisory Councils
    Advisory Councils

    We value your perspective as a parent of a child in our care and welcome your advice and unique understanding of what it takes to help make your child’s hospital experience less stressful.

  • Animal-Assisted Activities
    Animal-Assisted Activities

    Animal-assisted activities can reduce stress, improve self-esteem, lower blood pressure, improve overall well-being and much more.

  • Camp Molly
    Camp Molly

    Camp Molly is designed specifically for children and teens ages 8–17 who have experienced the death of a sibling.

  • Child Life Program
    Child Life Program

    Certified Child Life specialists are trained to help children develop coping strategies specific to their individual needs.

  • Children's Advocacy Center of Delaware
    Children's Advocacy Center of Delaware

    We’re proud to play a part in this important program to reduce the devastating effects child abuse has on children, families and the community.

  • Cystic Fibrosis Advisory Council
    Cystic Fibrosis Advisory Council

    This group of parents with children living with cystic fibrosis (CF) works with the care team to help improve the care of this condition.

  • Family Advisory Council (FAC)
    Family Advisory Council (FAC)

    Our FAC is made up of a diverse group of families and Nemours Associates (employees) who play key roles in developing and enhancing our family-centered care.

  • Family Resource Center
    Family Resource Center

    Relax, unwind and take a moment to yourself. Grab a cup of coffee or tea, watch TV, check your email and even shower while you’re still close to your child’s room.

  • Hospital Committees
    Hospital Committees

    You can make a huge difference in the life of a child by joining forces with Nemours Associates and parents just like you to improve experiences for all of the kids we see – and their families.

  • Integrative Medical Therapies
    Integrative Medical Therapies

    Pediatric integrative medicine works in conjunction with medical care, which blends traditional and alternative medical therapies for children to help them feel better physically and emotionally.

  • Language/Interpreter Services
    Language/Interpreter Services

    To make sure you understand everything about your child's care, we provide interpreter services for families who don't speak English as well as American Sign Language (ASL) interpreters.

  • Pastoral Care
    Pastoral Care

    Our Pastoral Care team is here to provide you and your child with strength and support when you need it most.

  • Ronald McDonald House of Delaware
    Ronald McDonald House of Delaware

    The Ronald McDonald House offers families a safe and affordable home away from home with all the amenities to keep you focused on the care of your child.

  • School Program
    School Program

    Our hospital school program helps your child continue to progress academically and relieves some of the stress of a lengthy hospital stay by providing a little bit of normalcy.

  • Social Work
    Social Work

    Social workers provide compassionate, professional and culturally-sensitive assistance to help patients and families cope with illness, injury and disability.

  • Youth Advisory Council (YAC)
    Youth Advisory Council (YAC)

    Each month, kids, ages 10 to 18, come together to work on projects and share opinions, concerns, and ideas for improving our care in all kinds of ways.