The Family Resource Center provides user-friendly access to quality medical and consumer health information for patients and families in a peaceful and supportive environment.
Staffed by a family librarian, the Family Resource Center serves as a valuable source of health and wellness information for patients, families and the community. The librarian is available to assist with specific research and information needs.
The Family Resource Center is conveniently located on the first floor of The Bristol-Myers Squibb Children’s Hospital.
Hours of Operation
- Current hours are Monday to Friday, 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
- For more information, please the contact the Family Librarian at 732-253-3502.
- Complimentary Wi-Fi spot for parents and families
- Complimentary use of computers with internet access
- Access and assistance to CaringBridge, a free online space to connect to family and friends
- Age-appropriate medical information
- Consumer health and parenting information
- Story books, chapter books and dictionaries
- Complimentary use of fax machine and photocopier
- Local maps and information:
For additional amenities and services, please contact Concierge Services by visiting their desk in the main RWJUH lobby Monday to Friday, from 11 a.m. to 7:30 p.m., or by calling 732-729-7004 (Ext. 7004 on a hospital phone).
Additional Website Resources
MedlinePlus (English | En Español)
Consumer Health Information includes unbiased consumer information; easy-to-read materials; medical and health organizations and directories; health information in many languages.
KidsHealth Parenting and Health Information (English | En Español)
Includes unbiased medical, parenting, and family information for parents, teens, and kids at three distinct reading levels; also includes teacher and educator information.
Official website for the state of New Jersey includes road conditions and maps; New Jersey news; government information; community and wellness information; children and family services information.
USA.gov (English | En Español)
Official U.S.A. government information “USA Gov is your online guide to government information and services.” Includes A-Z index of U.S. government agencies; health information; housing and community information; travel and immigration information; Federal agencies and branches of government; state, local and tribal information; elected officials information.
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