PPCC strives to provide comprehensive, up-to-date information on pediatric palliative care/hospice options, as well as support organizations and self-help groups in Pennsylvania and the country.

Lightning Bug App

The new PPCC Lightning Bug App gives caregivers a suite of indispensable tools to manage, store and share information.

PA Resource Map

Use our interactive map to find PA Children’s Hospitals with Pediatric Palliative Care Support & Hospices that Serve Pediatric Patients

COVID-19 Resources

View a list which includes COVID-19 specific links from organizations across the globe


Keep up to date with PPCC resources, events and topical information created for medical professionals and families/caregivers...

Care Plan Book & Flash Drive

The PPCC Care Plan Book and Flash Drive is designed to be a comprehensive reference guide to be used by families, caregivers and medical...

Activities for Siblings

PPCC has assembled a number of activities designed to engage children and teens in thought-provoking, imaginative, playful and expressive...

Additional Resources

NHPCO E-Journal: Sustainability in Pediatric Hospice/Palliative Care, Feb 2022


Courageous Parents Network Blog  – posts for parents and professionals


PPCC presents the Funeral Service Foundation’s information about children and the grieving process.


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PPCC is not a health care provider and does not give medical advice or treatment. PPCC does not endorse or recommend any listed facilities, service providers, or support groups herein. PPCC offers the list and information as a resource only. PPCC does not pre-evaluate, or consider the Medicare/Medicaid status of the providers.

The Pediatric Palliative Care Coalition is a registered 501(c) (3) not-for-profit organization.  Donations are tax-deductible according to the IRS’s rules and regulations.  The official registration and financial information for PPCC may be obtained from the Pennsylvania Department of State by calling toll-free within Pennsylvania 1-800-732-0999.