Children's Institute
The Children's Institute - Respite Care Program
Provides families of medically fragile children an option for highly trained specialists to provide care during periods of conflicting family demands. Provides the special support their children require for their often complex medical needs.
1405 Shady Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15217
Eligibility: Cerebral palsy, brain injury, ventilator dependence, spinal cord injury, seizure disorders, Prader-Willi & cancer & dev delays
Hours: Hospital: Weekdays, 24-hr inpatient & outpatient services, weekdays; The Day School: Weekdays, 9:00am to 3:00pm
Project STAR: Weekdays 8:30am to 5:00pm
Phone/FAX Numbers
  • (412) 420-2400 Main
Email Address:
Intake Procedure: Call.
Service Contact: Pat Quirk, Nurse Liasion, 412-420-2115
  • Out of Home Respite Care
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Children's Institute
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