Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt
Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt
Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt
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2200 Children's Way
Nashville, TN 37232


(615) 936-1000

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Helpful Places at Children's Hospital
 

Things to help you during your stay

ATMs

On the second floor near Children's Way Café.

Family business centers

Located throughout the hospital. Ask your nurse for specific locations.

Computers are also in the Junior League Family Resource Center on the second floor. You can access the Internet on your wireless device as well. Call the help desk at (615) 343-HELP (4357) for wireless access information.

Parking

This is most convenient in the South Garage (next to Children's Hospital). Valet service is also available Monday through Friday at the first floor main entrance under the awning.

Friends Shop

The Children's Hospital's gift shop is on the second floor. The Friends Shop is open Monday through Friday 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. and Saturday noon to 2:00 p.m. Call (615) 936-6185.

Junior League Family Resource Center

Includes a free business center and health library with information on children's medical conditions, disabilities and other health topics. It is on the second floor. The Family Resource Center is open 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Mondays, and Wednesdays through Fridays; Tuesdays 8:30 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. Call (615) 936-2558 or toll-free at (888) 288-0391.

Champ's Corner Store

On the second floor in the Junior League Family Resource Center. The store has low-cost home safety products and provides families car seat safety education. It offers the Safe Escape program for education on emergency preparedness and evacuation by appointment. Champ's Corner Store hours are 10:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. Call (615) 936-1869.

Lactation/breast pump rooms

Located throughout the hospital. Ask your nurse for specific locations.

Laundry facilities

Located throughout the hospital. Ask your nurse for specific locations. Machines are free. Please stay with your laundry, or check on it often.

Outside areas

On the first, fourth, and sixth floors.

Pharmacy

On the second floor, serving outpatient visitors. Personal toiletry items also are available. Call (615) 936-6337 for Pharmacy hours (closed on weekends). 

Playrooms

Adjacent to the elevators behind the greeter's desk on each floor. If your child is restricted to his or her room, you may borrow toys and activities from from the playroom. We have a special area for brothers and sisters to play on the second floor. Volunteers may be available to play with your child in playrooms.

  • Sixth-floor playroom: Ages Birth through 4
  • Seventh-floor playroom: Ages 5 to 11

Monday through Thursday: 10:00 a.m. to Noon, 2:00 to 4:00 p.m., 6:00 to 8:00 p.m.
Friday: 10:00 a.m. to Noon, 2:00 to 4:00 p.m.
Saturday, Sunday, and Holidays: 10:00 a.m. to Noon

  • Eighth-floor teen room: Ages 12 and older
  • Second-floor sibling playroom: Ages 18 months and older

Monday through Thursday: 10:00 a.m. to Noon, 2:00 to 4:00 p.m., 6:00 to 8:00 p.m.
Friday: 10:00 a.m. to Noon, 2:00 to 4:00 p.m.
Saturday, Sunday, and Holidays: 2:00 to 4:00 p.m.

Ronald McDonald House Family Room

On the fifth floor behind the greeter's desk. Snacks and drinks are available. Hours are 9:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. Monday through Sunday, when volunteers are available. More information about Ronald McDonald House.

Commodore Concierge Service is on the second floor outside the doors near the information desk. The service sells postage, gift cards, notary and more. For all services, call (615) 936-8253 or visit their website.


Last Edited: June 14, 2016
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