What Cancer
Can and Can't do
New findings on type 2 diabetes and colorectal can ...
March 16, 2018 Nana Ohkawa, University of Hawaii at Manoa Researchers from the University of Hawai?i Cancer Center and Office of Publi ...more
FDA Considers Lowering Nicotine Levels in Cigarett ...
THURSDAY, March 15, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- In an unprecedented move, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Thursday said it plans to cu ...more
Study Confirms Lifesaving Value of Colonoscopy
WEDNESDAY, March 14, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- A large study has confirmed what many public health experts have long believed: Colonoscopy sa ...more
View All 
HV Cancer Resources - Lodging During Treatment - Rockland County Back   
American Cancer Society’s Hope Lodge -New York City
(212) 492-8400
132 West 32nd Street
New York, New York 10001

Staying at the Hope Lodge

Eligibility Requirements for Patients

Must have a one-hour or longer commute to their treatment center
Must be receiving active outpatient cancer treatment
Must be able to care for themselves, evacuate the premise in case of
an emergency and cook and clean for themselves (or do so with the
assistance of their caregiver)
If staying without a caregiver, must have a signed letter from the doctor
indicating ability to care for self.

Eligibility Requirements for Caregivers

Must be able to care for patient including preparing meals and cleaning, helping patient get to and from treatment, assisting in evacuation from the premise in case of emergency, and secure medical assistance in case of emergency

Eligibility Requirements for All Guests

Must be at least 18 years of age
Must have a permanent home address
Must be free of communicable diseases and determined to be
Must sign a general release and waiver of liability form
Must adhere to all Hope Lodge policies
If potential guests meet the eligibility requirements, they should contact
their social worker. A social worker will complete a referral form and
send it to Hope Lodge. A completed referral form does not guarantee a
reservation. Once the referral form is received at Hope Lodge, the
potential guest will be contacted regarding their status.

All patients and caregivers must sign liability release and policy/rules forms upon arrival. Residency at Hope Lodge is a courtesy extended at the sole discretion of the American Cancer Society Hope Lodge. Such courtesy may be withdrawn or a room change may occur without notice should Hope Lodge circumstances so warrant.

Admission Process
To stay at the Hope Lodge, you must be referred by your medical center's social worker. Your social worker will need to fill out a referral form to coordinate placing your name on our waiting list. It is advisable to initiate the referral process well in advance of the first date of treatment, as patients are accepted on a first-come, first-served basis.Once the referral form is received at Hope Lodge, the potential guest will be contacted regarding their status.

What to Bring

Food and drink
Hair dyer
Transportation to and from treatment
Personal items, such as pictures or mementos to make your room feel like home
3/19/2018 Coping Skills for Cancer: Finding Ease & Inner Balance
3/28/2018 Ladies Night Out: Paint Your Own Wine Glass
View All
Doctor-patient relationships would die without this one thing
The Flu Vaccine Does Not Cause the Flu
View All
App of the week
Stupid Cancer Peer to Peer App ...
Stupid Cancer's mobile app connects you to a network of peers who understand what you're going through. They've been there, too. You have a right to  ...more