Children's Hospital is part of the UPMC family.
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To find a pediatrician or pediatric specialist, please call 412-692-7337 or search our directory.
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For more information about research, please call our main office at 412-692-6438.
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The Pet Friends Volunteer Program is an extraordinary program that brings the comfort and support of very special dogs and their owners to hospitalized children.
Patients are able to connect with the Pet Friends through:
All dogs must receive a series of screenings and evaluations to become an approved Pet Friends volunteer.
Dog handlers must join the Hospital Volunteer Program.
Dogs and their handlers act as a team and together work with members of our Child Life staff to coordinate visits to hospitalized children.
View the Well Dog Evaluation Form (PDF).
If your child is a patient at UPMC Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh and you would like to coordinate a visit, contact our Child Life Department at 412-692-5022.
To learn more about Pet Friends through Volunteer Services, please contact us via email at firstname.lastname@example.org
At this time, our schedule and roster are full and we will not be bringing any new dogs in for evaluations for the next several months.
Check back for an updated formalized process and inquiry form for all new Pet Friend volunteer applicants if you are still interested in having your dog be part of our program.
Children's Hospital's main campus is located in the Lawrenceville neighborhood. Our main hospital address is:
UPMC Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh
One Children’s Hospital Way
4401 Penn Ave.
Pittsburgh, PA 15224
In addition to the main hospital, Children's has many convenient locations in other neighborhoods throughout the greater Pittsburgh region.
With myCHP, you can request appointments, review test results, and more.
For questions about a hospital bill call:
To pay your bill online, please visit UPMC's online bill payment system.
Interested in giving to Children's Hospital? Support the hospital by making a donation online, joining our Heroes in Healing monthly donor program, or visiting our site to learn about the other ways you can give back.