Whether you self-park, valet park, or need to drop off a patient, you should enter the parking garage under Dana-Farber's Yawkey Center for Cancer Care. You can enter the garage from Jimmy Fund Way. See maps.
You may park your own car, but keep in mind that there is no extra charge for valet parking. If you are only dropping someone off and then leaving, you will not need to pay for parking.
The Dana-Farber garage is open 6 a.m. to 10 p.m., Monday through Friday, and during clinic hours on weekends and holidays.
Please pick up a parking barcode sticker by showing your patient ID card to staff at one of these locations:
After you have your parking barcode sticker, you should use your patient ID card (with barcode sticker) when you enter the Dana-Farber garage:
As of October 2010, parking rates for patients are:
There is no extra charge for valet parking.
If you have financial hardship, please talk with your care coordinator about parking fees.
When you are ready to leave, you can pay for parking at these locations:
Be sure to keep your paid ticket. You will need to show it to an attendant when you exit the garage.
If you use valet parking and pay at the self-pay parking kiosks on floors 1 or 2 in the Yawkey Center, remember to swipe your valet claim ticket at the Valet Ticket Reader on these floors. This will let valet staff know that you are ready to pick up your vehicle.
There is no extra charge for valet parking. You are welcome to park your own car, or you may use our valet parking program by leaving your car and keys with a parking attendant.
After you park, please take your garage ticket with you. You will need it when you pay for parking.
If you self-park, please follow patient parking signs to access Yawkey Center parking levels and elevators.
Yes. Security officers and parking attendants can help patients who need wheelchairs, help getting into the building, or assisted (valet) parking. Attendants are available during clinic hours.
If you have general questions about resources for people with disabilities or need an accommodation, call an ADA coordinator at Dana-Farber at 617-582-7100. If you have a hearing impairment, use the Massachusetts TDD/TTY relay line at 800-439-0183.
When you have appointments at Brigham and Women's or Boston Children's Hospital, please park there. Space in the Dana-Farber garage is limited.
The Dana-Farber parking garage can accommodate most cars, trucks, and vans. The height limit to enter the garage is 8 feet 2 inches. If you have an oversized vehicle, please talk with the parking attendant near the parking entrance on Jimmy Fund Way.
Parking staff can help with flat tires, dead batteries, and towing. Security can help you get a taxi voucher to nearby locations.
If you have questions about parking at Dana-Farber, please call our General Services department during regular business hours at 617-632-3134.
For recorded directions to Dana-Farber, call 617-632-3400.
Parking staff and volunteers are also available to answer your questions. Find them on level P1 of the parking garage and on floors 1 and 2 of Dana-Farber's Yawkey Center for Cancer Care.
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, 450 Brookline Avenue, Boston, MA 02215 | Call us toll-free:
(866) 408-DFCI (3324)