Detroit Receiving is staffed by several chaplains who can help members of any faith with spiritual care. The Interfaith Meditation Room is located on Level 2, on the main corridor near the hospital's main Information Desk. This quiet space allows patients and families a peaceful room for spiritual reflection and thoughtful solitude. Call (313) 745-2905 during business hours or ask the Surgical Lounge receptionist to place the call for you. After hours call (313) 745-3000 and a nursing staff member will page a chaplain for you.
DMC Harper University Hospital and Hutzel Women's Hospital
Spiritual Care Services provides spiritual and emotional support to patients, family members, friends and staff members at Harper University Hospital and Hutzel Women’s Hospital. Chaplains and volunteers are available 24 hours a day when you need:
Someone to listen to you
Open-hearted conversation about hope, gratitude, fear, connection and meaning
A calm presence
Prayers and blessings
Connection to your faith and referrals to community resources
24-hour confidential care
Care and support during times of illness, injury, crisis, and loss
Rituals such as baptism, communion, blessing and anointing of the sick
Faith community support available through staff and volunteers who are: Buddhists, Christians, Hindus, Jehovah’s Witnesses, Jews, Muslims, and Seventh-day Adventists
Assistance contacting a faith community, minister, priest or rabbi
Consultation with the healthcare team
Inspirational books and pamphlets
Bereavement support and counseling
Interfaith opportunities for worship, celebration, learning and reflection
Interfaith Reflection Center
Patients, family members, visitors and employees of any faith are welcome in the Interfaith Reflection Center. This peaceful sanctuary is available 24 hours a day for prayer, reflection, and meditation. It was built by donations from Harper University Hospital employees and physicians.
Available 24 Hours a Day An on-call chaplain is available 24 hours a day. Call (313) 745-8040 or call the in-house pager from a house phone by dialing 122, then pager 5066 when prompted.
Contact Information Spirtual Care Advisor: Chaplain Portia Lockett Diversity Liason: Eide Alawan (313) 745-4800 Office hours: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday.