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Hospital Helpline

Self Help Clearinghouse

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National Association of Hospital Hospitality Houses

Makes referrals to hospital hospitality housing programs that provide lodging for families of hospital patients and/or hospital outpatients.

Voice: 1-800-542-9730

Verified: 1/30/2013

Hill Burton Hotline

Using a touchtone phone, caller can get information about free hospital care for low income eligible persons. Directory of medical centers that are part of Hill Burton program throughout US.

Voice: 1-800-638-0742

Verified: 1/30/2013

Believe In Tomorrow Children's Foundation

Provides retreat housing services to critically ill children and their families. Offers 'Hands on Adventures' program for critically ill children. Hospital housing is available for patients at Johns Hopkins Children's Center.

Voice: 1-800-933-5470


Verified: 1/30/2013

Shriners Hospital

Information on free hospital care available to children under the age of 18 needing treatment for burns, spinal cord injury, cleft palate or orthopedic care. If line is busy, leave your phone number including area code.

Voice: 1-800-237-5055


Verified: 1/30/2013

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