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 



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.