Chaplaincy Services at Reading Health System

Chaplains at Reading Health System provide spiritual care and counseling to patients and families of all ages. The Department of Chaplaincy Services routinely receives referrals from doctors, nurses, other clinical service providers, clergy, patients, and family members.

Chaplaincy Services is located at the Reading Hospital on R1, adjacent to R-Building elevators. To contact a chaplain, call 484-628-8210, or simply call 484-628-8000 and the Hospital operator will assist you.

History & Education

The Department of Chaplaincy Services was established in 1978 to support and advance the mission of The Reading Hospital and Medical Center to provide quality, compassionate care to patients and their families. Since 1992, the Department of Chaplaincy Services also supports the Hospital’s educational mission through its accredited Clinical Pastoral Education Program.