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  • Dana-Farber, Brigham and Women's Hospital, and Boston Children's Hospital are accessible to people with disabilities, and comply with the provisions of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).

    All buildings are wheelchair accessible, and parking assistance is available if special services are needed. There are wheelchairs at the main entrance of all buildings, and security staff can provide personal assistance.

    Cancer educational materials are available in large print and audiotape formats.

    Service animals at Dana-Farber

    A service animal is any dog that is trained to do work or perform tasks for the benefit of an individual with a disability. Find out what you need to know about bringing a service animal to Dana-Farber.

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  • Disability Services for Adult Patients

    If you have accessibility questions, please contact the ADA coordinator.

    Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
    ADA coordinator main number:  617-582-7100
    TDD: 711     
    Email: ACA_ADA@dfci.harvard.edu

    Disability Services for Pediatric Patients

    Boston Children’s Hospital patients are eligible to use THE RIDE, an MBTA service that provides transportation for people with physical or mental disabilities that prevent them from using public transportation.

    THE RIDE is operated in compliance with the federal Americans with Disabilities Act and is a shared-ride service, which means you will be traveling with other people. Lift-equipped vans are used to serve persons with disabilities, including those who use wheelchairs and scooters.
    Learn more about THE RIDE

    If you have questions about accessibility, please contact the ADA coordinator.

    Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
    ADA coordinator main number: 617-582-7100
    TTY/TDD: 711
    Email: ACA_ADA@dfci.harvard.edu