Social Work at HSHS St. Joseph's Hospital Breese

St. Joseph's Social Work Department offers comprehensive services for inpatients, outpatients, and the community as a whole.

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The Social Work Department is located in the 1 South Medical Unit of the hospital, and is staffed from 8 am to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday. For more information, call 618-526-5330

Services offered

  • advocating for patient concerns
  • situational counseling and referrals, adjustment to illness counseling
  • protective service assessment and referral
  • transition of care plan development
  • information and referral to community agencies
  • ensuring patients receive safe and timely discharges.