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We understand that personal situations interact with a patient's medical condition, treatment, recovery, or safe transition to another care environment. Our licensed social workers are available during working hours seven days a week and are on call for emergencies only after hours and on holidays and are assigned to all areas of the hospital. Staff members assist patients and their families by providing information and referral for preadmission and discharge planning. Social workers address a variety of patient needs including psychosocial counseling; patient and family advocacy; financial concerns; support groups; relationship problems; problems related to care and activities of daily living; and problems of physical, sexual, and emotional abuse.

Our social workers support you through surgery, cancer care, pediatric specialty clinics, and with a high-risk pregnancy, special care infants, postpartum depression, and pastoral care.

Social Services Support Groups
Regular support group meetings allow families to share ideas and gain understanding about complex situations faced daily.

NICU Support Group
To care for your emotional needs, a Woman’s social worker can partner you with our NICU support group. You will be able to interact with parents who have gone through or are going through similar situations as you and your family. For more information, call Social Services at 225-924-8456.
Pregnancy/Infant Loss Support Group
Meets 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM on the first and third Wednesday of each month at Woman’s Center for Wellness.  Sessions are free and adult family members and friends are welcome. For more information, call Social Services at 225-924-8456.

Cancer Support
Woman to Woman Support Group
Woman’s provides a monthly support group for women with gynecological cancer. Regular meetings provide support and education for survivors and their families. For more information, view the Cancer Care Event Calendar or call 225-924-8456.
Contact Information

PH: (225) 924-8456
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100 Woman's Way
Baton Rouge, LA 70817
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Tracy Johnson Breast Cancer Patient Navigator PH: (225) 924-8925

Beth Manning Director — Social Services/Outpatient Clinics PH: (225) 924-8456