Child Life

Parent Organization: Blank Children’s Hospital

Location Information

1200 Pleasant St, Des Moines, IA, USA

Phone 515241KIDS

Blank Children's Child Life Teen Support group is for teens to have fun during social events and connect with others experiencing a chronic illness.


  • Teen support group
  • Social events


  • Teens, ages 13 to 19 years old
  • Current or former patients at Blank Children's Hospital
  • Teens experiencing a chronic illness, such as: cancer, diabetes, epilepsy, Crohn's disease, ulcerative colitis, sickle cell disease, blood disorders, cystic fibrosis and nephrotic syndrome.

Intake Process:

Sign up online.


Teen Group will meet monthly on the second Monday of each month from 6 to 8 p.m.

Social events will take place on the hospital campus as well as off campus.


No Cost to Participant

Handicap Accessible: Yes

Appointment Needed: No

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