Patients & Visitors
Nantucket Cottage Hospital's Social Service
Department has a licensed social worker available to help
you and your family address any issues that arise during
We offer confidential, supportive counseling and referrals to help you cope with
illness, family concerns, mental health or substance abuse issues and other situations
that may affect your recovery.
Our Social Service Department can also assist in addressing financial or insurance
matters and can help in enrolling you or a family member in public health insurance
(i.e. Mass Health) or other appropriate programs. The staff works collaboratively
with all other departments as well as agencies within the Nantucket Community.
There is no charge for these services.
A social worker is available Monday through Friday from 8:00a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
You may request a visit through your nurse or by contacting the Social Services Department.