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Women's Institute For Family Health - Pa Sids Center

Formerly Pennsylvania SIDS (Sudden Infant Death Syndrome) Center

Contact Information

Contact Person(s)

Laura Roache, Administrator

Contact Number(s)


215.763.4016 - FAX

800.258.SIDS - Toll-free - 24 hour Emergency Hotline

Contact Email(s)


Primary Address

1632 W. Diamond Street
Philadelphia, PA, 19121

Additional Addresses

1632 W. Diamond Street
Philadelphia, PA, 19121

Service Information

Service Area


Service Description

Twenty-four hour emergency hotline - 1-800-258-SIDS (7437)

Crisis Intervention

Telephone counseling within 24 hours of a sudden death

Information resource center

Referral of high-risk infants for evaluation of breathing disorders

Referral Center for specialized services

In-home SIDS counselor visits provided by area public health nurses for 1 year following the loss

Education/training of professionals and the public

Peer Support Coordinator - offers support and information on available services

Available Hours

9:00 am - 5:00 pm weekdays24-Hour Hotline

Fees/Cost for Services

All services are free and available to anyone who has experienced the sudden death of a child 2 years or younger

Eligibility Requirements

SIDS parents and families, medical, health, and human services professionals working with SIDS families, any interested individual or group.