For Patients and Families
Many local agencies provide free or low cost accommodations specifically for families whose children are being treated in the Boston area. Please call each agency directly to find out about eligibility criteria and/or to make a reservation.
PO Box 15265
Boston, MA 02115
Hospitality Homes provides temporary housing in volunteer host homes and other donated accommodations for families and friends of patients seeking care at Boston-area medical centers. Since 1983, Hospitality Homes' unique, home-away-from-home lodging option has provided a caring response as well as relief from emotional and financial challenges for these individuals and families.
For more information, visit www.hosp.org.
Ronald McDonald House
229 Kent Street
Brookline, MA 02446
The Boston Ronald McDonald House provides low-cost accommodations for families and patients receiving oncology treatment at Boston Children’s Hospital and Dana-Farber Cancer Institute. Patients must be under 21 years old, receiving oncology treatment or a bone marrow transplant, and must live more than 20 miles outside of Boston. Rates are $10/night or $200/month. For more information, visit www.ronaldmcdonaldhouseboston.org.