Role of Hospitals: Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital Stanford

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Quality, accessible and affordable health care is critically important for a child’s physical and mental health which is why Stanford Children’s is committed to improving access to primary care for children, teens and expectant mothers. Through programs like the Care-A-Van for Kids that provides no-cost transportation for low-income children receiving medical treatment; Gardner Packard Children’s Health Center that offers pediatric care, physical exams, acute care, education, social services and mental health and nutrition counseling; Mobile Adolescent Health Services Teen Van that offers high-risk youth ages 10-25 free primary and mental health care including family planning, prenatal care, STD testing, immunizations, nutrition and counseling; and the Peninsula Family Advocacy Program that provides no cost legal representation to low-income families that need disability support, advocacy and education.

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