Supporting Spiritual Care

Supporting Spiritual Care

Patients at Swedish and their families and friends are often struggling with pain, suffering and life-threatening illnesses.

Providing comfort

At Swedish, our chaplains make nearly 8,000 visits a year to patients and their families, providing emotional and spiritual support through compassionate listening and presence, ritual and/or prayer. Our chaplains also provide individual or family counseling. We offer assistance in contacting spiritual leaders in all faith traditions.

Our chaplains also provide bereavement support to patient and their families, and to the broader community.  We are available to provide care and comfort while you are at Swedish, and to guide you to community resources.  Our chaplains also extend support and counsel to Swedish staff.


For more information, call the Swedish Spiritual Care department at 206-386-2082.