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Office of Decedent Affairs

We, the staff of the University of Michigan Health System wish to extend our condolences to you for the death of your loved one.

We hope this information will be helpful for you and your family throughout the transitions that lie ahead. We know that this information is unable to give you the answers to every question you may have. Therefore please contact us with your questions or concerns related to the death of your loved one.

Our thoughts are with you. Please call if you need our help.

Decedent Affairs:  734-232-4919
For questions and resource information about after death follow-up issues

Spiritual Care:  734-936-4041
For spiritual care; and referrals to local clergy and trusted community leaders

Social Work:  734-764-6893 or 800-888-9825
For emotional support, counseling, and referrals to community resources

Patient Relations:  734-936-4330
For questions regarding UMHS policies and procedures

Security Services:  734-936-7890
For questions regarding personal belongings

Business Office:  734-936-6939 or 800-992-9475
For questions regarding medical bills

Contact the Hospital Operator:  734-936-4000 24 hours per day to be directed to any of these or other department within UMHS.

Guest Assistance Program:  (734) 764-6893 or (800)-888-9825
Offers End of Life support & resources to patients and their families