If you are spending time with us, regardless of how long, we want your visit to be as comfortable as possible. The following resources are available at Sentara Norfolk General Hospital if you need support or additional assistance while visiting with us.


Chaplaincy services are available for patients, families, physicians and staff at Sentara Norfolk General Hospital 24 hours a day, seven days a week, including the emergency department. The chapel is located on the first floor across from the Corner Market and is open to all faiths. In the chapel, you will find a prayer journal where you may write your prayers and petitions.

Contact a chaplain Monday - Friday 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. at 757-388-3181757-388-3181. All other times, please call: 757-388-3000757-388-3000.


Sentara Norfolk General Hospital offers assistance for patients with limited English proficiency and patients who are hearing impaired. Please advise your nurse if you need assistance and they will contact the hospital patient advocate or nursing supervisor.


The work of volunteers at Sentara Norfolk General Hospital can be seen throughout your stay.