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For Patients and Families

Welcome to Seattle Children’s! Whether you’re coming for a clinic appointment or a hospital stay, our focus is on the unique needs of your child and family. Use the sections below to learn more about us and our services, and find out what to expect and how to get involved.

What You Should Know About …

Your Childs Clinic Visit

Find easy-to-use checklists and information about coming for a clinic visit.

About the Appointment

Your Childs Stay

We’ll do everything possible to make you and your child feel included, safe and comfortable.

What You'll Need

Your Childs Surgery

What to expect before, during and after your child’s surgery or procedure.

How to Prepare

You are part of our team

Partnering with us

Your Childs Healthcare Team

Meet our team members

Main Campus Visitor and Family Guide

GiftNeed directions? Wondering when siblings, family and friends can visit? Looking for hospital services like an interpreter? We have quick answers to your most immediate questions.

Stay in Touch

Here are ways to help family and friends stay connected during your child’s hospital stay:

Were Here to Help

Summer 2014: Good Growing Newsletter

In This Issue

  • Understanding the Power and Influence of Role Models
  • Legal Marijuana Means Greater Poisoning Risks for Children
  • Why Choose Pediatric Emergency Care?

Download Summer 2014 (PDF)

Flu Vaccinations

Flu vaccinations for current patients and families begin September 15.


Health Insurance Changes and Your Child’s Coverage

Health insurance changes may affect your child’s coverage at Children’s.