Comfort for Kids at UNMCH

The University of New Mexico Children’s Hospital is the only hospital in the state of New Mexico with the specialized providers and staff that are able to provide complete medical assessments of children and adolescents who are alleged victims of physical and sexual abuse as well as neglect. Additionally, UNMH provides a primary care clinic that specializes in serving children in foster care to meet their unique medical needs. Sadly, the children seen in all of our clinics have had to suddenly leave their home environments without an opportunity to take their belongings. Our goal is to give these children necessities, such as clothing, under clothes, hygiene products, etc… as well as personal comfort items, such as blankets, books, journals, stuffed animals, and a travel bag to carry these items. This helps to provide our children with a sense of self-worth and comfort during highly stressful times.