Delaware Valley

We offer a variety of services to support and complement the medical treatment many patients receive at Nemours Children's Hospital, Delaware.

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.

  • Bereavement Support Services
    Bereavement Support Services

    The bereavement program at Nemours Children’s Hospital, Delaware offers support to families when faced with the loss of a loved one.

  • Breast Milk Donation Program
    Breast Milk Donation Program

    Nemours provides breastfeeding moms in Delaware Valley an option to help premature infants by donating their excess breast milk to our milk donor program, Nemours Breast Milk for Babies.

  • 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.

  • Creative Arts Therapy
    Creative Arts Therapy

    Creativity of any kind – doing arts and crafts, listening to music, or writing a story – helps kids explore and identify feelings, deal with emotions and even get better, faster.

  • 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.

  • Ethics and Patient Rights Committee
    Ethics and Patient Rights Committee

    The Ethics and Patient Rights Committee provides medical ethics consultation, ethics education, policy review and encourages ethics research.

  • 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 to help children feel better, including massage therapy.

  • Lactation Support Program
    Lactation Support Program

    At Nemours Children’s Hospital, Delaware, in Wilmington, Del., we recognize that breastfeeding is the optimal nutrition for infants. As a baby-friendly facility, we’re devoted to providing support and...

  • 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.

  • Massage Therapy
    Massage Therapy

    The massage therapy program at Nemours Children’s Hospital, Delaware offers a soothing break from difficult medical treatments.

  • Nemours CARE Program
    Nemours CARE Program

    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.

  • Newborn Screening
    Newborn Screening

    Newborn screening is the practice of testing every newborn for certain harmful or potentially fatal disorders that aren't otherwise apparent at birth.

  • Newborn Screening Program Update

    Nemours Children’s Hospital, Delaware partnered with the State of Delaware to manage the newborn screening program. We would like to take this time to provide an update to our partners in the communit...

  • 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.

  • Patient Navigation
    Patient Navigation

    The patient navigation team at Nemours Children’s Hospital, Delaware helps coordinate appointments for families of children with complex medical conditions.

  • Patient Relations
    Patient Relations

    Share a complaint or a compliment about the care you received with the Delaware Valley Patient Relations team. Your comments and feedback help us as we strive to deliver safe, respectful, and exceptio...

  • 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.

  • Teen Advisory Council (TAC)
    Teen Advisory Council (TAC)

    Each month, teens, 13 and up, come together to work on projects.

  • Therapy Wellness Programs
    Therapy Wellness Programs

    Nemours Children’s Hospital, Delaware has created therapeutic wellness programs designed for children of all ages and abilities.