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Amenities

Phones, Food, and More

We provide a variety of amenities to our patients, families and visitors to make your stay at Maria Fareri Children's Hospital more comfortable.

Telephone
TV Service
Kosher Refrigerator
Laundry

Restaurants
Shopping
Movie Theatres
ATM

Banks
Relaxation
Family Resource Center
Religious Services

Telephone
There is no charge for local telephone service from your child's room phone.   Long distance calls need to be made collect, with a phone card or by dialing 30 and having the call charged to your home phone number.

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TV Service
TV service is complimentary for all pediatric patients in the children's hospital.

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Kosher Refrigerator
On the third floor of the Maria Fareri Children's Hospital there is a refrigerator stocked with kosher food by Bukur Cholim. The refrigerator is located in room 3421.

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Laundry
We have a laundry room for the families of MFCH. It is staffed by volunteers and is located in room 3519. The hours of operation are listed on the door.  Laundry detergent and fabric softener are provided free of charge.

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Religious Services and Locations
Our chapel is located on the first floor of the Macy Pavilion, next to the Burn Center. It is always open as a quiet place for meditation and prayer and is available for memorial services, weddings and special religious observances of all faiths.  Special needs can be accommodated by calling the Pastoral Care Office at (914) 493-7125.

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Restaurants
An Au Bon Pain cafe is open from 7 a.m. to 9 p.m. and located on the main floor of the Children's Hospital, off of the main lobby.  A cafeteria is located on the lower level of the Westchester Medical Center tower. An additional Au Bon Pain café is on the main level of the tower.

Other restaurants are within a 2-mile radius of the hospital:

  • Cabin Restaurant (914) 592-6682, 1172 Knollwood Rd. White Plains
  • Tramontos ( continental) (914) 347-8220, 27 Saw Mill River Road (Route 9A), Hawthorne
  • Applebees (American) (914) 592-9144, 20 Saw Mill River Rd,(Route 9A), Hawthorne
  • Beefsteak Charlies (914) 592-2444, 540 Saw Mill River Rd. (Route 9A), Elmsford
  • Gasho of Japan (Japanese steakhouse) (914) 592-5900, 2 Saw Mill River Rd. (Route 9A), Hawthorne
  • Executive Diner (914) 592-5415, 26 Saw Mill River Rd. (Route 9A), Hawthorne
  • Oriental Diner - Chinese (914) 769-0038, 58 Saw Mill River Rd. (Route 9A), Hawthorne
  • Wendy's, 91 Saw Mill River Rd, (Route 9A) Elmsford
  • Dunkin Donuts, Saw Mill River Rd, (Route 9A), Elmsford
  • McDonalds, Saw Mill River Rd, (Route 9A), Elmsford

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Shopping
There are several shopping malls in White Plains which are easily accessible by car or bus from the hospital. Directions and bus schedules are available at the information desk in the Westchester Medical Center tower.

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Movie Theaters
There are two cinemas located within a mile of the hospital:

  • Saw Mill Multiplex, 151 Saw Mill River Rd, (Route 9A), Hawthorne
  • Greenburgh Multiplex Cinema, 320 Saw Mill River Rd, (Route 9A), Elmsford

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ATM
A Chase Bank ATM is located in the Westchester Medical Center tower lobby, next to the gift shop.

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Banks

  • JP MorganChase, Saw Mill River Rd, (Route 9A), Elmsford
  • Fleet Bank, Route 119, Tarrytown
  • Bank of New York, 1150 Knollwood Rd, White Plains

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Relaxation
There are several outdoor gardens located on the hospital campus for relaxation and quiet getaways-one outside the Children's Hospital, and another off of the main floor of the Westchester Medical Center tower.

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Family Resource Center
Located just off the Children's Hospital lobby, this is a centralized place for patients, families, health professionals and the community to obtain health information. It is also a space for support groups and a comforting place to get away from the stress of the nursing unit.

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