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The Department of Social Work provides licensed social workers and other social service professionals to support families in nearly every inpatient and outpatient setting across the health system and into the community. Social Work staff is available for consultation 24 hours per day 7 days per week.

Ronald McDonald House

The Ronald McDonald House Charities provides lodging for families who do not live in the Kansas City area. Please contact the Department of Social Work for additional information or a referral to the Ronald McDonald House at (816) 234-3670.

Additionally, the Department of Social Work makes other referrals to patients and their families, and information is provided below on some of the agencies to which we refer.

If you still have questions, please contact the Department of Social Work for further assistance.

Support groups

Connecting with others in similar circumstances can help children and families through difficult times. See a list of some of the many Children's Mercy hosted support groups and programs.