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Programs & Services


Family Room, The

Provides computer access (with Internet), community resources, support, and information for children being treated at the Stollery Children's Hospital and their families.

Offers a quiet environment with a place to relax, take care of personal business and learn more about childhood diseases and conditions and community resources. The Family Room is dedicated to helping families find the information and resources they need to understand their child's medical conditions and take part in their care.

Resources and services offered at the Family Room include:

  • books, newspapers and magazines
  • pamphlets and websites about diseases and conditions
  • community support services and local events and information
  • a phone for making local calls
  • computers with Internet access. (Wireless internet access for families and children who are inpatients at the Stollery)
  • small play area for children
  • a fish tank
  • photocopier and fax machine
  • a comfortable sitting area with couches and chairs in which to relax and re-charge

The mission of the Family Room is to support families before, during and after their hospital experience by building capacity in families, health professionals and hospital staff for informed, collaborative decision-making and care of the pediatric patient.

Contact Details

Stollery Children's Hospital

This facility provides a range of healthcare services for children including a 24/7 emergency department.

Facility Address
8440 112 Street
Edmonton, Alberta
T6G 2B7
Telephone
780-407-7255
Fax
780-407-6472
Email
thefamilyroom@albertahealthservices.ca
Accessibility

Includes washrooms, drinking fountains, ramps, elevators, doorways, and designated disabled parking spaces underground (Level O) of the East parkade on 83 Avenue

Getting There

Bus stops are located on 112 and 114 Streets NW, and an LRT station is located just west across 114 Street NW. Parking available in a number of parkades and parking lots in the University Hospital area.

Hours of Operation
Facility Hours of Operation

Visiting Hours Monday - Sunday 11:00 am to 8:00 pm.

Monday
8:30 am - 9:00 pm

Tuesday
8:30 am - 9:00 pm

Wednesday
8:30 am - 9:00 pm

Thursday
8:30 am - 9:00 pm

Friday
8:30 am - 9:00 pm

Saturday
10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Sunday
10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Access
Eligibility

For patients and their families at the Stollery Children's Hospital.