Shelley Jacobs, LCSW is a pediatric palliative social worker on the Pediatric Advanced Care Team (PACT) at Maine Medical Center. Before joining PACT in 2018, Shelley provided in-home pediatric palliative social work services for children living with medical complexities and their families through Maine Health Care at Home.

Shelley completed her undergraduate degree at Wheelock College in Boston, MA and received her MSW from University of Michigan Ann Arbor School of Social Work in 2005 with a concentration in interpersonal practice. She earned her Social Work Certificate in Palliative and End of Life Care from Smith College in 2020. Throughout her career, Shelley has worked with children and families in a variety of settings including private practice, home based care, school and community based organizations.

Shelley resides in Yarmouth with her husband and three children. She enjoys trail running, paddle boarding and gardening.

Project Name (Collaboration with Rachael Burgess): Pediatric Respite Care for Children with Medical Complexity: Advocating for policy change in Maine