Banks, Mail, Essentials


In the hospital:

There are two Bank of America ATMs and one Citizens Bank ATM located on the first floor of the Fegan Building right outside the elevators. The hospital Cashier’s Office, located on the 1st floor of the Farley building across from the Prouty Garden, is open Monday - Friday from 8am - 4:30pm and can make change.

Banks within waking distance:

  • Bank of America
    333 Longwood Avenue (across the street from the main hospital entrance)
    Boston, MA 02115
    Monday - Friday: 9am - 4pm (open until 4:30pm on Thursdays)
    24 Hour ATM
    (There is also a BoA ATM outside of the Fegan elevators on the 1st floor in the hospital as well as in the Longwood Galleria)

  • Citizens Bank
    435 Brookline Avenue
    Boston, MA 02215
    Monday - Wednesday: 9am – 4pm
    Thursday and Friday: 9am – 5pm
    24 Hour ATM 

  • Santander Bank
    6 Francis Street
    Boston, MA 02115
    Monday - Wednesday: 9am - 4pm
    Thursday and Friday: 9am - 5pm
    Saturday: 9am - 1pm
    24 Hour ATM
    (There’s also a Santander ATM in the Longwood Galleria)    

Mail and Postage

Friends and relatives can send mail to your child while he or she is the hospital. Ask your child's Child Life specialist for the exact mailing address. If you need to send a letter or a package:

  • You can buy stamps from the Cashier’s Office across from the Prouty Garden on the 1st floor of the Farlery Building.
  • There is a UPS mailbox on Longwood Avenue right outside of the main entrance.
  • The UPS Store
    423 Brookline Avenue
    Open Monday to Friday, 8am - 6:30pm
    Saturday, 10am - 4pm
  • U.S. Post Office
    1575 Tremont Street
    Open Monday to Friday, 7am – 7p
    Saturday: 9am - 12pm

Fitness Center

Parents and guardians have free access to a local gym, BodyScapes, during your stay at Boston Children's. To use the facilities, just show the front desk your yellow ID badge. The gym is located a stone’s throw from the hospital at 77 Avenue Louis Pasteur, and is open from 5:30am - 10pm Monday through Thursday, 5:30am - 9pm on Friday, 9am - 7pm on Saturday, and 9am - 6pm on Sunday. Please call 617-738-9229 for more information.

Toiletries and Essentials

  • There is a CVS Pharmacy located on the first floor of the Fegan Building. This location only provides pharmacy services. Please call 617-731-5753 for more information.
  • There is a full-service CVS Pharmacy around the corner from the hospital at the Longwood Galleria (400 Brookline Avenue, 617-232-8277). This location has a pharmacy as well as an extensive selection of personal care items, over-the-counter medications, cosmetics, film, batteries, magazines and other items for your convenience.    


Trinkets and Treasures, our gift shop, has a wide selection of gifts for kids of all ages. You can also find toiletries and Boston Children’s Hospital clothing. It is located next to the CVS Pharmacy on the first floor of the Fegan Building. The gift store is open Monday - Friday, 8am - 8pm; Saturday and Sunday, 10am - 6pm. Please call 617-232-1147  or click here for more information.