Doernbecher Spiritual Services

OHSU DCH Chaplains provide spiritual and emotional support for your child, friends and family. Our chaplains are available to help you cope with difficult transitions, fears, death and grieving, and other sources of stress. We can also assist you in locating clergy of your faith.

How do I contact a chaplain?

If you would like a visit from a chaplain, please ask a member of your healthcare team to contact us. You may also call 503-418-5392.

We are available Monday-Saturday between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. and on an emergency basis during evenings and Sundays.

Sacred spaces

Available for prayer, meditation, and quiet reflection:

  • Meditation room: located in Doernbecher Children’s Hospital 10th floor, room 10301
  • Interfaith Sanctuary: located on OHSU 9th floor, room 9C05, across from the surgery waiting room

How can I obtain information about financial aid, housing assistance and other support?

Please ask a member of your healthcare team to contact a social worker for you.

Locations and contact information

OHSU Doernbecher Children’s Hospital Chaplains Office

DCH 10th floor, next to the Meditation Room
Hours: Monday-Friday
9 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Bridges Palliative Care Chaplain


OHSU Hospital Chaplains Office

OHSU 9th floor, room 9C07, behind the colorful glass
Hours: Monday-Saturday
9 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Spiritual materials

Available in the Interfaith Sanctuary and Chaplains offices.