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Pediatric Hospice and Palliative Care

NHPCO is committed to improving access to hospice and palliative care for children and their families - both nationally and internationally.


ChiPPS (Children’s Project on Palliative/Hospice Services) serves as NHPCO’s pediatric advisory council. Learn more about ChiPPS history and membership, here. For more information about NHPCO’s pediatric resources and ChiPPS, contact pediatrics@nhpco.org.

To support pediatric hospice and palliative care, donate online.

ChiPPS E-Journal

Read ChiPPS Quarterly E-Journal for pediatric healthcare professionals – current and archived issues.  

Palliative Care Resource Series

Download professional educational resources for hospice and palliative care professionals working with life-limiting illnesses.

Pediatric Concurrent Care

Learn about the Concurrent Care for Children provision in the Affordable Care Act (ACA) – Briefing and Implementation Toolkit available from NHPCO.    

Pediatrics Professional Resources

Access NHPCO’s Pediatric Standards of Practice, Facts and Figures and other resources.  

Brochures for Families

Download educational brochures for families with seriously ill children – available in English and Spanish.