LOW COST LODGING
For families presenting to the SMart Center for treatment or for conference attendees for our upcoming Selective Mutism “In the School” Conference in Philadelphia, PA
To apply on-line for lodging at a Hosts for Hospitals host-home click here
Participants stay in the private suburban homes of volunteer hosts living near to the SMART Center (surrounding Phila. area).
Accommodations vary from host to host. Guests share household facilities with host families and are matched with host-homes chosen to meet each guest family’s specific lodging needs. All homes have been visited by program staff to ensure guest safety and comfort.
Families, spouses, and friends of patients from all Philadelphia-area medical institutions. Patients considered on a case-by-case basis and may be required to be accompanied by a family member or other support person.
There is a minimal fee, but tax-deductible donations to the program are encouraged.
Length of stay
For whatever length of time lodging is needed while patient is receiving treatment or medical care.
With more than 150 hosts, this program has a highly successful placement rate. While same-day placement is often possible, guests should apply with as much lead time as possible to ensure placement.