Hospital for Women and Children

Incorporated 1884

<1890>: South Orange Avenue near Bergen Street

<1902> - <1932>: 540 Central Avenue & 10th Street

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From: Social Services Directory of Newark, 1912

Supported by the general public and admitting patients of all faiths. Offers medical and surgical aid and nursing to the women and children who are sick and disabled, suffering from acute, curable, and non-contagious diseases. Will not admit tubercular patients. Capacity, 28, ten private rooms and eighteen ward patients. Admission to the hospital is by direct application. Charity cases taken by application to the Overseer of the Poor and on the written permit of a City Physician.

The hospital had a free clinic that operated from 10:30 AM to 12:00 PM on Tuesdays and Saturdays. The hospital is for diseases peculiar to women and children.