Child Protection Program | Frequently Asked Questions

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Where are we located?

The Foster Care Clinic is housed in the Children's Hospital Primary Care Clinic (CHPCC) at 300 Longwood Avenue. Parking is located across the street at the Patient and Family Garage. Parking is free for the 7-day and 30-day visits.

Who is eligible for the services at the Foster Care Clinic?

Any child, 0-18 years old, who is newly placed in foster care from the area offices within the Boston and Metro-Boston regions. Referrals are made to the clinic within seven days of placement by simply calling 617-355-7979. DCF workers and foster parents may initiate referrals.

Foster Care Clinic
300 Longwood Avenue
Boston, MA 02115
617-355-7979 p
617-730-0432 f

We are grateful to have been ranked #1 on U.S. News & World Report's list of the best children's hospitals in the nation for the third year in a row, an honor we could not have achieved without the patients and families who inspire us to do our very best for them. Thanks to you, Boston Children's is a place where we can write the greatest children's stories ever told.”
- Sandra L. Fenwick, President and CEO

Boston Children's Hospital
300 Longwood Avenue, Boston, MA 02115
For Patients: 617-355-6000
For Referring Providers: 844-BCH-PEDS | 844-224-7337