Brain Center | Patient Resources

Directions, accommodation information, tips on what to bring and more.At Boston Children's Hospital, we strive to make your and your child's experience coming here-and staying here-as pleasant as possible. We understand that a hospital visit can sometimes be difficult and overwhelming, and we offer many amenities that we hope will make your time here more comfortable.

On this website, you'll find all you need to know about getting to Children's, accommodations, navigating the hospital experience and resources that are available for your family. 

Here are some helpful links: 

  • Find the Boston Children's location closest to you.
  • Get directions and parking information.
  • Learn about the healthy and delicious options from our cafeteria; room service and special dietary options are also available.
  • Our chaplaincy offers spiritual support 24 hours a day to people of all traditions and those with no religious affiliation.
  • Take advantage of our library to research any medical topic using the same resources that our physicians and other health care professionals use.
  • Here for an overnight and not sure where to stay? Our guide to staying in the hospital, hotels and special accommodations.
  • Want to take a break from the hospital routine? Here’s a list of area attractions and restaurants.
  • Know where to turn when you still have questions.

Welcome Information

Information about your child's stay

If you'd like more information about your child's stay, you can download a print version of our brochures.

Pre-admission guide PDF
Directions, accommodation information, tips on what to bring and more.







Welcome packet PDF
Hospital services, neighborhood activities, a who's-who glossary and special section for teenage patients.




Outpatient guide for patients under 18






Outpatient guide for patients over 18