Pediatric palliative care is integrative, whole person care for children and young adults with serious illnesses. Pediatric palliative care can help with pain, stress, and other symptoms and can be provided at any time during a young person's illness.

Similar to hospice, palliative care is provided by a team of doctors, nurses, therapists, and others. Also similar to hospice, pediatric palliative care provides support to the family and loved ones of a child or young adult facing a serious illness.

Palliative care can be provided to a patients at home or in hospitals with palliative care teams, outpatient clinics, long term care facilities, or other treatment facilities.


Click the links below for more information about pediatric palliative care

Find a Palliative Care Provider

Frequently Asked Questions About Pediatric Palliative Care

The Pediatric Palliative Care Team/Pediatric Palliative Care Services

Paying for Pediatric Palliative Care

Pediatric Palliative Care Coalition of Minnesota

Questions to Ask When Meeting Your Child's Health Care Team

Pediatric Care Policy & Concurrent Care

Contacts and Resources about Pediatric Palliative Care