The Healthcare Hospitality Network, Inc. (HHN) is a nationwide professional association of nearly 200 nonprofit organizations that provide lodging and support services to patients who are receiving medical treatment far from their home communities. HHN's Location Locator can help you and your family find lodging options for your destination city or hospital.
The American Cancer Society's Hope Lodges offer adult cancer patients and their caregivers a free place to stay when their best hope for effective treatment may be in another city. If your cancer treatment is far from home and you need a place to stay, the American Cancer Society may be able to help.
Joe's House is a nonprofit organization that helps cancer patients and their families find a place to stay when traveling away from home for medical treatment. Joe's House's Lodging Locator can help you find lodging options and discounts by state or cancer center/ hospital location. They also have negotiated special medical travel rates with hotel partners.
The Open Arms Foundation is the corporate charity of MAA and provides a home away from home at no cost for those who must travel to receive medical treatment. Open Arms homes are fully furnished, two-bedroom, first-floor apartment homes stocked with linens, kitchen items and other miscellaneous necessities and may be available to you if your stay is one month or longer. The entire rent, along with basic utilities and all furnishings are paid for by MAA and the Open Arms Foundation.
ALSF’s Travel For Care program is to ensure children battling childhood cancer have the financial assistance needed to travel to clinical trials, experimental therapeutics, or treatment innovations not currently available at their local institution. Funding for transportation and lodging is available for eligible families who are financially burdened by traveling away from their home hospital for care that is only available elsewhere.
Ronald McDonald House was founded to provide a “home-away-from-home” for families with children receiving healthcare at nearby medical facilities.
Additional Lodging Resources
Please check with your oncology social worker for additional lodging resources relevant to your treatment location or particular type of cancer that may be also available.
For questions or additional support, please visit our Patient Support Request page.