Janeway Resource Centre

300 Prince Philip Drive
St. John’s, NL
A1B 3V6

Tel: (709) 777-2946
Fax: (709) 777-2948

Email: family.resource.centre@easternhealth.ca
Online Resource Portal:  http://jch.daphnis.opalsinfo.net/bin/home
Hours: Monday to Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. (Usually closed 12:00-12:00 p.m.)

 

Mandate:

The Janeway Resource Centre provides pediatric and women’s health and wellness information for patients and families in our community.

Target Population:

Families, individuals, and organizations – anyone with a need for child and youth health information

Highlight of Programs / Services Offered:

The Centre has a Lending Library on Pediatric and Women’s Health and Wellness and Parenting.

  • Topics include: medical conditions (e.g. ADHD, autism, cancer, cerebral palsy, eating disorders, and more); breastfeeding; child development; mental health; nutrition; parenting children with special needs; grief and loss, and more. The library catalogue can be searched using the Online Resource Portal.
  • Anyone in Newfoundland and Labrador may borrow materials from the Centre. Borrowers must provide their name, mailing address, email and phone number.
  • Free mail delivery is provided anywhere in Newfoundland and Labrador. Return postage is also provided.
  • Requests for information on pediatric and women’s health topics may be submitted in person, by email, phone or fax.
  • A Family-Friendly Space: For families visiting the hospital, the Centre provides:
    • A comfortable space to relax, a child play area, a quiet room, and a small kitchen
    • Computers with Internet access, printing, faxing, and photocopying

Note: The Janeway Hostel is the brown brick and glass building across from the Adult Emergency entrance at the Health Sciences Centre