Patient Resources

​​​​​Nutrition counseling sessionThe Resource Center at Harborview offers a healing and supportive environment. It provides information about general wellness and specific illnesses and injuries. As part of UW Medicine, it also offers a wide variety of health education classes and support groups.

Center staff helps connect clients with resources – from nearby lodging, laundry services and restaurants to social services – at Harborview, UW Medicine and in the community. The center offers computers with e-mail and Internet access, as well as a fax machine and copier. Wireless internet access is also available at Harborview.


The center is open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays. It is located on the ground floor of the Center Tower wing, near the outpatient pharmacy and gift shop.


A free internet service called CaringBridge is also available to help families, friends and loved ones stay in touch during times of crisis.

For more information, call 206.744.2000 or e-mail

Looking for a bite to eat? Harborview’s full-service cafeteria facility is located on the basement floor of the West Hospital and serves a range of foods for breakfast, lunch and snacks. For lighter fare, the Ninth Avenue Café in the Norm Maleng building serves sandwiches and coffee drinks. Open 7 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. on weekdays. An ATM is located in the Ninth Avenue lobby of the main hospital building.

For more information, refer to the Harborview ​hospital amenities​​​​ page.

Visiting hours are based on specific units and the condition of the patient.  Each nursing station can give specific advice regarding the best times for visits to a specific patient.  Quiet time is from 8am-10am daily during which telephone calls are not transferred to the rooms, but in person visits are allowed.​



Harborview Medical Center is a King County owned property