Ronald McDonald House & Hospitality Homes

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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.

Hospitality Homes
P.O. Box 15265
Boston, MA 02115
888-595-4678 (toll-free)

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 individuals and families. There is a suggested donation of $25/night for host housing.

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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 Boston Children's Cancer and Blood Disorders Center. Patients must be under 21 years old, receiving treatment for cancer or other life-threatening hematological diseases and must live more than 30 miles outside of Boston. Rates are $10/night or $200/month. 

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- Sandra L. Fenwick, President and CEO

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