Children’s Specialized Hospital Opens State-of-the-Art Outpatient Center in Union, NJ

New location provides access to intensive and highly specialized services to improve the quality of life for children

CSH Union Building

Union, NJ (October 25, 2021) – Children’s Specialized Hospital (CSH), an RWJBarnabas Health facility, opened the doors of its newest outpatient center located at the Kenneth Esdale Pavilion at 2840 Morris Avenue in Union, NJ on Monday, October 25. The opening of this 66,000 square foot facility is a critical step in expanding access to intensive and highly specialized services to improve the quality of care for children with special healthcare needs throughout New Jersey.

As the preeminent provider of specialized healthcare for infants, children and young adults, Children’s Specialized Hospital has seen an increased demand for outpatient services as rates of emotional, developmental and behavioral disorders in children and adolescents continue to rise. The Union facility, which encompasses all outpatient services from both the CSH Warren and Mountainside locations, enhances program offerings to meet the growing needs of area children in one convenient location. Additionally, the facility’s central location on Morris Avenue, and its proximity to major highways and bus routes, makes access to CSH’s unmatched programs and services easier.

“We are fully committed to improving the quality of care for children with special healthcare needs. This facility offers a comprehensive range of services focused on their unique needs and will provide our beloved patients and families an amazing environment to receive expert, family-centered care,” said Matthew B. McDonald III, MD, President and Chief Executive Officer of Children’s Specialized Hospital. “Our vision has always been a world where all children can reach their full potential – the development of this site is another step towards making that vision a reality.”

As the gold standard of pediatric rehabilitation centers, the Union Outpatient Center offers the latest technology and a full suite of therapy and physician services, including:

  • Physician/Medical Services: Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics, Neurology, Orthopedics, Psychiatry, Physiatry and Special Needs Primary Care
  • Therapy Services: Audiology, Neurorehabilitation, Occupational Therapy, Physical Therapy, Psychology and Speech & Language Therapy

“As the needs of children grow, we must continue to expand access and provide the highest level of care. This outpatient center in Union will give us the opportunity to connect with new patients and families that need us,” added Dr. McDonald.

To schedule an appointment or to learn more please visit or call 888-244-5373.

About Children’s Specialized Hospital

Children’s Specialized Hospital, an RWJBarnabas Health facility, is the nation’s leading provider of inpatient and outpatient care for children and young adults from birth to 21 years of age facing special healthcare challenges – from chronic illnesses and complex physical disabilities like brain and spinal cord injuries, to a full scope of developmental, behavioral, and mental health concerns. At 14 different New Jersey locations, our pediatric specialists partner with families to make our many innovative therapies and medical treatments more personalized and effective so each child can reach their full potential. For more information, visit

Contact: Megan Granozio