Additional Parking Information (Talent Acquisition, Valet, Handicap and other)

Parking Map 2023

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Parking Areas

Self-parking is available in one of five visitor parking areas for a minimal fee.

  • Blue Parking (633 Children’s Dr.)
    Blue Parking, an underground parking garage located immediately in front of our main hospital on Children’s Drive, is the ideal parking spot for Emergency Department visits and those visiting inpatients.*
  • Orange Parking (555 S. 18th St.)
    Orange Parking, our garage located at the corner of Mooberry Street and 18th Street, is the ideal parking spot for those having an appointment with many of our clinics.*
  • Emergency Parking
    The Emergency Department entrance and drop-off is next to the main hospital entrance at 630 Children’s Dr. Valet parking is offered at this entrance, along with short-term, 15-minute parking. Self-parking will be available in the Blue Parking Garage.
  • Urgent Care Parking
    Urgent Care Parking is a surface lot located off Children's Drive next to the Urgent Care entrance.
  • Yellow Parking (420 Butterfly Gardens Dr.)
    Yellow Parking, our garage on Butterfly Gardens Drive near Grant and Livingston Avenues, is the ideal parking spot for those visiting clinics within the Livingston Ambulatory Center.

Visitors parking in these areas will be issued a ticket when entering. Visitors can pay their parking fee inside the hospital by using the various “pay-on-foot” stations or as they exit.Visitors parking in these areas will be issued a time-stamped ticket when entering.

Handicap Parking Options

All of Nationwide Children’s parking lots offer handicapped parking. Those requiring handicapped parking for high-top vans are encouraged to speak with Patient Relations by calling (614) 722-6593 for more information.

Valet Parking

Valet parking is available for $5 at the main hospital entrance, the Children's Gateway Entrance and the Outpatient Care entrance. When you park, you will receive a valet stub. When you are ready to leave, you may call five minutes ahead and they will have your vehicle ready for you at the valet parking area. Call-ahead information will be printed on your stub.

The Center for Family Safety and Healing Parking

Traffic patterns in and out of the have changed. Entry to The Center for Family Safety and Healing is South of Livingston on Wager Street. To exit the center, visitors will use Ann Street. Print Map & Directions to CFSH.

Talent Acquisition Applicant Parking

Nationwide Children's Talent Acquisition office is located at 611 E. Livingston Ave., across the street from the hospital. Applicants should park in the adjoining garage located 635 E. Livingston Ave.

*Please Note: If you receive specific parking instructions with your hospital appointment, please follow those and know that they may differ to the general information above.

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Outpatient Care Clinics

  • Outpatient Care Parking Garage* (Mooberry Street and 18th Street)

Education Center

  • Outpatient Care Parking Garage* (Mooberry Street and 18th Street)

Human Resources/Applicant Parking

  • Job Applicant Parking Lot (635 E. Livingston Ave.)

Emergency Services

  • Blue Parking Garage (633 Children’s Dr.)

Heart Center, Hematology/Oncology Unit, Surgery Center

  • Valet Parking* or Hospital Parking Garage* (Off Children’s Drive, near Parsons Avenue)

The Center for Family Safety and Healing (CFSH)

  • CFSH Parking Lot (Behind CFSH Building on Livingston Avenue)


Families and visitors will be able to navigate the hospital by following our new subway-style wayfinding system that features clear and obvious paths of color in the floors. View wayfinding map