Our 5W Wednesday series highlights a variety of health care organizations, professionals and programs that keep our community healthy.
What is the Women’s Health Resource Center?
The Women’s Health Resource Center (WHRC) provides access to quality health information to women and their families in a supportive environment. Established over fifteen years ago, staff and volunteers are available to help clients select health and wellness information and to connect women to other resources within the University of Michigan Health System and community agencies.
Who can use it?
You can! The WHRC is open to the public.
Where is the Center?
The WHRC is in the University of Michigan Hospital System. It is located on the first floor of the Taubman Center in the waiting area of the Obstetrics and Gynecology Clinic. View map here – the WHRC is marked with the number 7.
When is the Women’s Health Resource Center open?
The Center is open Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. When the WHRC is closed, messages may be left on a 24-hour voice message system. To obtain information from the Women’s Health Resource Center, please call 734-936-8886, or submit a question online.
Why is the Center open?
The Women’s Health Resource Center is part of the UMHS Women’s Health Program. The following services are offered by the Center:
- Computer access to reliable consumer health information Web sites
- A lending library with more than 500 books
- Pamphlets, handouts, articles and newsletters on hundreds of health and wellness topics
- Educational classes and seminars
- Support for breastfeeding mothers
- Connection to UMHS programs, services and physicians.