The University of Connecticut Health Center’s John Dempsey Hospital is located off I-84, about 7 miles west of Hartford. From I-84 East or West, take Exit 39. Turn right onto Farmington Avenue (Rt. 4).
To reach the main complex, continue three more lights (1 mile) and turn right into the Health Center entrance at 263 Farmington Avenue. Go past the first stop sign and bear left at the fork. Then proceed up the hill to the parking area in front of the main building.
The Family Birthing Center is located on the Ground Level of the Hospital building. After parking in the Hospital lot, enter the Main Lobby and proceed straight back to the windows to Hallway C. Take a right and proceed to the elevators (you are on the Main Floor), and take the elevator to the Ground Level. Follow the signs to the Family Birthing Center.
If you visit your baby after 9 p.m., the Main Lobby doors are locked. You must use the entrance near the Emergency Department and park in the top right lot. As you enter (door and stairs on right of parking lot) proceed straight to the end of the hall and take a right to the elevators.
Family Birthing Center: 860-679-3310
Parking is free of charge and easily accessible to all services. Handicapped parking is also available.