Social Work & Case Management

Contact Information

Office Hours
Monday - Friday

(except holidays)
8:00am - 4:30pm

Phone: 
(650) 723-5091

There is coverage available for urgent and emergency social work needs 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.

The Social Work and Case Management Department responds to referrals for inpatient and clinic patients at Stanford Hospital & Clinics.

  • Case Managers assist patients and their families with discharge planning and insurance issues. 
  • Social Workers focus on providing short term counseling and community resources.

The Department of Social Work and Case Management is committed to:

  • providing discharge planning
  • assistance and referrals to lodging resources
  • supportive and adjustment counseling
  • crisis intervention
  • utilization management in support of our internal and external customers.

Services & Responsibilities

  • Discharge Planning
  • Utilization Management
  • Insurance Questions
  • Medicare and Social Security information
  • Medi-Cal information
  • State Disability information
  • Case Coordination
  • Psychosocial evaluations and treatment planning
  • Supportive and adjustment counseling
  • Advanced Directives
  • Crisis intervention
  • Provision of concrete services
  • Hotels, Motels and Extended Stay
  • Financial assessment and referral services
  • Support Groups
  • Abuse assessment and reporting
  • Education and consultative services

Short-Term Housing

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