Navigating a hospital and managing a child’s health condition can have a profound effect on families. When you choose Riley Children's Health, you have access to a supportive team of people who are ready to help you meet these special challenges. At your child’s most vulnerable time, we not only provide the best possible healthcare—we also anticipate your family’s needs. As partners in your child’s health, we offer comfort, education and practical resources that can make life better for the whole family.
We are here to help you and ensure that your child receives the best care possible. Please don't hesitate to ask us for assistance. Our main local phone number is 317.944.5000, or you can call us toll free at 800.248.1199 (option #2 on recorded menu).
Riley Hospital for Children at Indiana University Health was one of the first hospitals in the country to offer Patient- and Family-Centered Care, which means you are a partner in your child's care. We encourage you to be a part of your child's treatment, to ask questions and talk to us about any concerns you may have.
By guiding your child through art exercises, our art therapists help kids understand their feelings about illness and treatment.
We hold this camp once a year to give children with craniofacial anomalies a chance to let their guard down, connect with each other and enjoy summer camp activities.
Our Child Life team uses therapies and activities to help children have a normal childhood despite illnesses and hospitalization.
Our Circle of Care Program helps you manage your child's care at Riley at IU Health, giving you an extra layer of support.
The Edward A. Block Family Library is like a small public library for patients and families at Riley at IU Health.
Regardless of your ability to pay, Riley at IU Health believes in caring for all patients.
Our program provides compassionate, individualized support for families who have lost a child at Riley at IU Health.
We provide a variety of translation and interpreter services as well as assistive devices for those who have vision or hearing impairments.
Using music, our therapists create a safe environment where patients and families can share their thoughts and feelings.
Our nutrition team will work with you and your child to make sure you have the tools you need to make sound dietary choices and manage your child’s condition at home.
Our patient advocates and social workers work with you at every step of the care process to make sure you have the tools you need to make care decisions for your child.
Regular visits from therapy animals can help your child deal with the stresses of illness and treatment.
Our pharmacy delivers prescription medicines to our patients.
The Ronald McDonald House of Indiana provides free, comfortable housing to families of children being treated at Riley at IU Health.
The Safety Store at Riley at IU Health provides safety items, like car seats, bike helmets and child-proofing devices, at low cost to the public.
With our school program, your child does not have to miss out on important education while receiving treatment.
We regularly provide our patients with the opportunity to participate in a variety of special events, such as celebrity visits, holiday celebrations and cultural events like museum visits.
Available around the clock, our chaplains provide emotional and spiritual support and can help you find a spiritual leader of your faith.