These are stressful times. If you would like to contact a social worker, psychologist or child life specialist for information on community referrals or coping resources, you can call 312.227.4118 and leave a message. Your call will be returned within 24 hours, Monday through Friday. Non-urgent questions only. For emergencies, call 911.
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Almost Home Kids (AHK) cares for children with complicated health needs by providing short-term transitional care in a home-like setting, family training and respite care. With locations in Naperville and at Ronald McDonald House near Lurie Children’s, AHK is staffed with medical professionals and volunteers to make sure every child and their families are prepared for the return home.
AHK offers transportation, transitional care and respite services for Lurie Children’s patients.
Lurie Children's affiliation with AHK allows for more coordinated treatment across the care continuum, helping our patients and their families transition back to everyday life safely. AHK helps parents adjust to meeting their child’s complicated healthcare needs in a homelike setting, to make the transition to home care smoother and more successful. Watch our video about the transition process to learn more:
Patient Perspectives: Almost Home Kids
Watch the video below to learn more about Almost Home Kids and hear what past patients have to say about their high-quality care.