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Chaplain and Pastoral Care

Arkansas Children's Hospital Pastoral Care, Chaplain

The chaplains in the Pastoral Care Depart­ment are here to assist all patients and their families from any faith background with reli­gious and spiritual needs.

A chaplain is available to serve you through:

  • Providing Spiritual resources
  • Contacting your local church or pastor.
  • Setting up a visit from a minister/representative from your faith community such as a pastor, Roman Catholic priest, a Jewish rabbi, a Muslim imam, etc.
  • Listening to your concerns.
  • Meeting with you for prayer.

Chaplain Availability:

  • A chaplain is either in the hospital or on-call 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. You may call a chaplain or have a nurse call a chaplain for you at any time.
  • Office Hours: Mon-Fri, 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
  • Office Location: Second floor, between the chapel and the Capitol Café
  • After Hours: Have a nurse or the hospital operator contact a chaplain for you.
  • Phone: 501-364-1824 (in-house: 41824)
  • E-mail:

For Quiet and Prayer

  • The Pamela Friday Freeman Chapel is locat­ed on the second floor near the Capital Café. It is open 24 hours a day/ 7 days a week for patients, families, and staff.
  • A prayer journal is available in the chapel for you to share prayer concerns. A chaplain will look at the journal daily and pray for your request.
  • A Prayer Request Card is also available from a chaplain or in our chapel to add your name to the Prayer List which is distributed to lo­cal congregations weekly.


  • Devotionals are held Monday – Friday at 9:30 a.m., in the Pamela Friday Freeman Chapel. (Devotionals may be cancelled without notice if the chaplain is needed somewhere else in the hospital.)

Arkansas Children's Hospital
1 Children's Way
Little Rock, AR 72202-3591

Call: 501-364-1824

Related Links:

» Center for Good Mourning

» PalCare

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