Patients & Visitors

Social Services

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 your hospitalization. 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.


The Social Services Department also offers free, confidential, one-on-one appointments for people with questions about health insurance and public health insurance (Affordable Care Act). We can help you review insurance options, determine enrollment costs, and apply for the plan that's right for you. We can also assist in addressing financial matters related to insurance billing. The staff works collaboratively with all other departments as well as agencies within the Nantucket Community.

A social worker is available Monday through Friday from 8:00 amto 4:30 pm You may request a visit through your nurse or by contacting the Social Services Department at 508-825-8196.




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Nantucket Cottage Hospital is an affiliate of Massachusetts General Hospital and a member of Partners HealthCare.