Visitor Restrictions In Effect. Due to the significant increase in flu and other respiratory illnesses in the community, St. Joseph's/Candler has implemented our annual Flu and Respiratory Illness Restrictions effective Friday, Nov. 24.  View all restrictions here.

Pastoral Care at St. Joseph's/Candler

St. Joseph's/Candler Pastoral Care services provide spiritual counseling and support to patients and their families. The Pastoral Care departments respect all religions and maintains multi-denominational relationships throughout the community. They provide appropriate patient and family education and comfort resource materials related to issues of spirituality, health and well-being. We also have a regional chaplain at the Bluffton Campus. St. Joseph’s/Candler has one of the largest Pastoral Care Departments throughout the region and employs 10 chaplains.

The mission statement for St. Joseph’s/Candler, Rooted in God's love, we treat illness and promote wellness for all people, is at the core of patient care and pastoral care at St. Joseph’s/Candler and the Nancy N. and J.C. Lewis Cancer & Research Pavilion.

If you'd like to contact our Pastoral Care department call:

St. Joseph's Hospital: 912-819-2129
Candler Hospital: 912-819-6001

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