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Transportation and Lodging Pediatric Oncology

There are a number of places at and near Johns Hopkins that families traveling from out of town can stay. Our social work staff assist families with these arrangements. To obtain a referral, please contact:

Kathleen M. Orr, MSW, LCSW-C

The Children’s House

The Children’s House at Johns Hopkins is located across from the Hospital’s Wolfe Street entrance (1915 McElderry Street). The four-level, 18-unit, brick building provides an inexpensive home-away-from-home for patients and their families. Major support comes from the Grant-A-Wish Foundation and the Children’s House endowment. It is available to families through referral by social workers and nurses. 410-614-2560

Ronald McDonald House

The Ronald McDonald House, located at 635 West Lexington Street, is available to families through referral by social workers. The nearby Baltimore Inner Harbor area also offers a variety of hotels that provide discounted rates to Johns Hopkins patients and their families. 410-528-1010.

The Children's House at St. Casimir

The Children's House at St. Casimir is located at 2712 O'Donnell Street, Baltimore, MD 21224. This is about a five to seven minutes from hospital by car. 410-614-2560. Read Baltimore Sun Article on St. Casmir's


Johns Hopkins Shuttle Services
(410) 502-6880

Shuttle service within the Johns Hopkins Medical Campus in East Baltimore is available by dispatch 24 hours per day, 7 days a week. Service between East Baltimore, Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Campus and Green Spring Station is available during weekdays only. Information on shuttle schedules, wheelchair accessibility and other information is available by calling the Transportation Office between 6:00 a.m. and 11:30 p.m., Monday-Friday.

Taxicab service is available at the Meyer Wolfe Street entrance and the Johns Hopkins Outpatient Center Caroline Street entrance. If a cab is not immediately available, you may use a courtesy phone located at each information desk which will enable you to connect directly to the dispatcher for service.

Public Transit
(410) 539-5000
The Mass Transit Administration (MTA) provides a network of affordable and accessible transportation services throughout Maryland. The complex of Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions is located along more than one bus route, is minutes away from two MARC train stations and the Light Rail, and is a stop on the METRO subway line located between the Outpatient Center and the Hospital on the Concourse Level.

Guest Services

For assistance with directions, local hotels and attractions, and special requests. 410-614-5100


Johns Hopkins Children's Center

Pediatric Oncology facilities are located in the Johns Hopkins Children's Center.




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