The Janet Orttung-Morrow, MD, Family Health Information Center is located within the Children’s Hospital Library on the second floor of the Education Building. This center is a multimedia library providing child-related health information to the public. The Family Health Information Center is open Monday through Friday from 12-5 p.m. If you need to contact the Family Health Information Center, please call (614) 722-3200.
The Columbus Blue Jackets Foundation Family Resource Center was designed by families and professionals to support patients and families during their time at Nationwide Children's Hospital, both inpatient and outpatient. It is located adjacent to the main hospital cafeteria and close to the gift shop and chapel, which allows families to quickly access all major public areas of the building.
The Family Resource Center is staffed Monday through Thursday from 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m., Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. and weekends from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. When it is not staffed, security can assist families with access to the Center.
If you need to contact the Family Resource Center, please call (614) 722-2252.
American Childhood Cancer Organization
Provides information, advocacy, support and awareness for children and adolescents with cancer.
Service of the Children’s Oncology Group and the National Childhood Cancer Foundation, providing online information about specific diagnoses, treatments, and effects of treatment.
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society
Provides information, ongoing education programs, and printed materials for children diagnosed with blood cancers and their families.
National Brain Tumor Foundation
Information for patients with brain tumors, their families, and caregivers.
National Cancer Institute at the National Institutes of Health
Information about the diagnosis and treatment of different kinds of cancer.
Ohio Coalition for the Education of Children With Disabilities
Provides information, training, and assistance to parents of children with disabilities throughout Ohio.
Ohio Department of Education
Information related to children with special needs can be located in the Operating Standards section of the website.
Disability Rights Ohio (formerly Ohio Legal Rights Services)
Provides advocacy resources, publications, and links to guide parents through process of obtaining services for their children in the public school system.
Starlight Starbright Children’s Foundation
Information and resources for critically ill children and their families, including interactive programs for children and teens. On-line community for teens available also.
Teens Living with Cancer
Designed specifically for teens to find cancer information and connect with other teens about issues important to them.
Information about special education law and advocacy for children with disabilities.
Contact Hematology, Oncology & BMT
Psychosocial Services Leadership
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