The Janeway Family Resource Centre 

Janeway Resource Centre, Room 434 in the Janeway Hostel Building at the Health Sciences Centre, 300 Prince Philip Drive, St. John’s, NL A1B 3V6 

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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.

Highlights of Programs/Services Offered:

  • We can provide you with age-appropriate information on many topics, including 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. 
  • If you have requests for information on pediatric and women’s health topics, please email or phone us. You can also search the library catalogue using our website
  • 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. 
  • Our space: Please check our website or call us to find out if our space has reopened. During normal operations, our family-friendly space offers families visiting the hospital a comfortable space to relax, including a child play area, a quiet room, and a small kitchen. We also have computers with internet access, printing, faxing, and photocopying. 
  • Finding us: We are located in the Janeway Hostel building (the Janeway Hostel is now closed but we are still located in the existing building). It is a brown brick and glass building across from the Adult Emergency entrance at the Health Sciences Centre.
    • Please contact the Janeway family resource centre if you need help or would like more information on services and programs we currently provide.