Request a Room

To qualify for a room at the Durham House:

  • A family must reside 50 miles or more away from the medical facility where treatment is being received.
  • The patient receiving medical treatment is 21 years or younger.
  • The medical treatment is occurring in a facility where caregivers are not able to stay bedside or the treatments are on an outpatient basis.
  • Be deemed appropriate for residing in a community environment, with all adults over 18 passing a background check screening.

New & Returning Families:

  1. A referral must be completed by your child’s social worker or case manager.

    If your child is being treated at Duke Hospital, you can contact the Duke Social Work Office at (919) 681-4722.

  2. Once the referral is received, our Family Care team will verify your qualifications and contact you with additional instructions.
  3. The Durham House does not take reservations and is unable to guarantee room availability more than 24 hours in advance.
Medical Professional Referral Form