Covenant Children's Opens Family Resource Center

Published 08/21 2014 10:21AM

Updated 08/21 2014 10:25AM

LUBBOCK, TX (PRESS RELEASE) –  The Family Resource Center, located on the third floor of the hospital, will provide support for families and caretakers of patients at Covenant Children's. The center will offer a comfortable, non-medical environment where parents or caretakers can obtain education, information and support while their child is treated at Covenant Children's. The center offers a library and computer center, a relaxation/meditative space, an education area, a hospitality area and a family learning center. Amenities include journaling classes, lunch and learn sessions, parent-to-parent support and provision of toiletries for unexpected hospitalizations.

Covenant Children's Hospital is the region's only licensed children's hospital, and one of only eight in the state of Texas. The Children's Hospital serves a 62-county area, including West Texas and Eastern New Mexico, and is a Level II Trauma Center. In fact, Covenant Children's Hospital is the only licensed children's hospital between El Paso and Ft. Worth. Family Resource Centers are an integral part of other top level children's hospitals across the country.

WHAT: Covenant Children's hosts a ribbon cutting and reception for the Family Resource Center.
WHEN: 11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m. Thursday (Aug. 21)
WHERE: Covenant Children's, 4000 24th St., third floor

(Press release by Covenant Health System)

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