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Women & Children's Hospital of Buffalo
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219 Bryant Street
Buffalo, NY 14222

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Pastoral Care

Women & Children's Hospital of Buffalo's pastoral staff is here to care for the spiritual and faith-based needs of families and patients, as well as employees and volunteers, while they cope with the emotional and spiritual impact of illness, injury or crises.

  • Someone from the department is available 24/7 for emergent needs.
  • Someone from the department is in the hospital Monday through Friday and Sunday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • Services are available to all people regardless of faith/culture/age.
  • Chaplains may notify patients' faith community, if this is requested.
  • The department provides on-going and supportive visits.
  • Holy Communion is available on Sundays, Holy Days, and upon request.
  • Grief and Bereavement services are available.
  • Chaplains are available for ethics consults/end of life discussions, etc.
  • DNR support/Health Care Proxy information is also available.