Pastoral Care

at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital New Brunswick

1 Robert Wood Johnson Place
New Brunswick, NJ 08901
Inside RWJUH:
Ext. 8504
Outside RWJUH: 732-937-8504
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About Us

The RWJUH Pastoral Care Department provides spiritual and emotional care to people of all faiths or no faith tradition.

A clinically-trained chaplain is available 24/7/365 for emotional and spiritual care. Chaplains focus on patients' and their families' own spiritual and religious resources, offering a comforting presence and a listening ear. On-site chaplains are available for:

  • Spiritual and emotional care
  • Prayer/Blessings
  • Conversations about your spiritual needs
  • Various holiday services
  • Assistance with, and education about Advance Directives, as requested

How to Contact a Chaplain

To contact a chaplain, you may:

  • Ask anyone on staff to contact the Pastoral Care Department for you
  • If you are in the hospital and wish to see a chaplain, please call the in-house number of Pastoral Care Department at ext. 8504
  • After 4 p.m. and on weekends, contact the on-call chaplain through the operator
  • To speak with the office of Pastoral Care from outside of the hospital, please call 732-937-8504.

We Are Here to Help

Clergy of all faiths are welcome to visit their hospitalized congregants and are extended courtesy parking at the Hospital parking deck. Clergy are asked to please take the parking ticket with you and have it stamped at the Information Desk.

If your Congregant is hospitalized at RWJUH, please let us know how we can assist the patient, significant other, and/or their family. We are happy to visit your Congregant when it may be logistically difficult for you.

Patient Stories

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