The Believe in Tomorrow Children's House at Johns Hopkins is located across from the Hospital's Wolfe Street entrance (1915 McElderry Street).Tel: 410-614-2560.
The four-level, 15-unit, brick building provides an inexpensive home-away-from-home for patients and their families. Amenities include communal kitchen and dining rooms, children’s game rooms, and living room. Volunteers help provide meals. The Believe In Tomorrow National Children’s Foundation runs the facility with major support from the Children's House endowment. It is available to families with critically ill children through referral by social workers and nurses.
The Foundation offers additional housing in the area and state for families, also referred by social workers and nurses:
St. Casimir in Canton, Md. - Eight apartments accommodate up to eight families with children undergoing bone marrow transplants.
Housing in Ocean City, Md. - Two houses (one by the sea and one by the bay ) for respite, vacation for families of critically ill children.
Housing on Fenwick Island, Md. - House for respite, vacation for families of critically ill children.
Housing in Towson, Md. - Apartment for the family of a critically ill child, provided in partnership with the Lane Company.
Housing on Wisp Mountain - House in McHenry, Md.
The foundation offers special entertainment package, funded by participating corporations and private donors, staying in its related housing. Donated passes to the National Aquarium in Baltimore, the Science Center and other destinations are available.
For more information, visit: www.Believeintomorrow.org.