Patient Resources – Division of Urology

Pediatric urology conditions can affect every part of a child’s life. That’s why we offer pediatric urology patient resources to support your child and family’s well-being throughout your care—and beyond.

Resources for Children and Families with Pediatric Urology Conditions

Our whole-child approach gives families access to support throughout their care. We offer:

Child Life Program

Urology tests and procedures can be stressful for children and their families. But our Child Life specialists are there to help.

These trained practitioners become part of your child’s care team and communicate with your child’s other providers. Child Life specialists can:

  • Explain treatment to children using toys and age-appropriate language
  • Relieve stress in children with games and crafts
  • Provide coping strategies or distraction during or before procedures

Find out more about our Child Life program.

Financial aid resources

CHLA offers financial assistance to families who have difficulty paying medical expenses or don’t have health insurance. Find out about paying for care and financial aid for pediatric urology services.

Social Work Program

Our Social Work Program helps your child and family navigate life with a urology condition. Our trained social work professionals can address concerns with:

  • Emotional health
  • Finances
  • Mental health needs
  • School and academic resources

Support groups

Support groups help families connect with others who understand their situation and challenges. But it can be hard to find groups that fit your needs.

Our social workers have the knowledge and connections to help you find the right children’s urology support group for your child or family. To get started, ask your doctor or nurse practitioner to connect you with a CHLA social worker.

Information for Pediatric Urology Patients and Families 

We offer many of our pediatric urology patient education handouts online. You can view or print these helpful resources from the comfort of your home.

Urology Care at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles

At CHLA, your child receives excellent care from world-class experts. Learn more about our nationally ranked pediatric urology care.