Social Services

Social Services Phone: (906) 635-2969

Social Services Email:

The Social Services Department works as part of the War Memorial Hospital healthcare team in order to support and serve acute care patients and WMH Long Term Care residents with a variety of healthcare-related issues.

These issues include:

  • dealing with psychosocial concerns related to diagnosis and illness,
  • bereavement and grief,
  • Advance Directives,
  • planning for care and follow-up after discharge (discharge planning),
  • referrals to community-based services,
  • hospice services, and
  • assistance with assisted living or nursing home placement.

For further information or assistance please contact a member of the Social Services healthcare team. Regular hours of operation are Monday through Friday, excluding national holidays, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.