Member Hospitals and Partners

Beads of Courage, Inc is a global organization that values:

  • Collaboration of clinicians advancing the science of caring
  • Human connectedness
  • Restoration of self-worth by inclusion into a worldwide psychosocial and emotional support program

Beads of Courage supports over 300-member hospital partners in caring worldwide including:

  • The United States
  • England
  • Wales
  • Scotland
  • Northern Ireland
  • Republic of Ireland
  • Canada
  • Japan
  • New Zealand
  • Australia

The Beads of Courage Flagship program is currently available in over 180 hospitals with over 330 programs in the United States.

The Flagship Program is available to children and teens experiencing a multitude of medical issues. Programs are available specific to Hematology/Oncology, Cardiology, Neonatal Intensive Care (NICU), Burn, and Chronic Conditions. The Chronic Program encompasses a variety of medical challenges including chronic illnesses, trauma recovery, rehabilitation, and more. Fusion Programs are tailored for smaller medical facilities to combine some of these programs to provide continuity of care to their patient population.

The Beads of Courage Flagship Program continues to grow annually. We are grateful to all of the dedicated Beads of Courage Ambassadors who have incorporated these programs into their patient support practices.

If you are interested in starting a Beads of Courage Flagship Program, please contact Krista Burgbacher, MS, CCLS, Beads of Courage Program Director at krista@beadsofcourage.org.