Shriners Hospitals for Children is a network of 22 hospitals across North America that provide excellent medical care to children with orthopedic problems and burn injuries regardless of a families ability to pay. There are 18 Shriners Hospitals providing orthopedic care, three providing burn care, and one providing orthopedic and burn care. Additionally, three Shriners Hospitals provide rehabilitative care to children with spinal cord injuries. Shriners Hospitals have been helping children since 1922.
Admission to a Shriners Hospital is based on medical need. Children from infancy to their 18th birthday are eligible for admission to a Shriners Hospital if treatment would benefit the child. Applications may be obtained by calling 1-800-237-5055 in the United States, or in Canada call 1-800-361-7256. All calls are toll-free.