At Ulman House we provide free housing for young adult cancer patients, and their caregivers.


If you do not have access to the referral form
please email our staff at [email protected]

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Ulman House is uniquely designed with young adults in mind!

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We’re proudly located in East Baltimore steps from our city’s world-renowned hospitals.

Ulman House
2118 E. Madison Street
Baltimore, MD 21205
Street parking is available in front of Ulman House on E. Madison Street, as well as along N. Chester Street and N. Collington Avenue. A parking lot is located off of N. Chester Street.
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From Our Residents

95% of respondents reported reduced stress
75% of respondents experienced a reduced financial burden
95% of respondents reported increased ability to access care
“Staying at Ulman House did two things for me; it gave me a support system of individuals who were going through similar experiences to engage with and provided me a way to decompress through volunteer activities after I completed treatment each day.”
“What Ulman has done for us is: to help us use our resources to care for our daughter, to give us a place where we feel safe, and to give us a place that we don’t feel alone in the really frightening battle to save her life. We are so grateful!”
“Thank you so much for supporting me and my family during this difficult time. My prolonged treatment plan would have necessitated the need to find housing for at least 2 consecutive months. Not only did Ulman provide housing & financial assistance but indirectly, emotional support by connecting me to a community & second family during treatment.”

When Sophia Garber first visited the Ulman Foundation headquarters in 2018 in the midst of her preparation for the @4kforcancer , she admittedly became “a little bit obsessed” with the organization and its mission.

Not only did she cycle 4,000 miles from Baltimore to San Francisco that summer raising $9,700 in the process, she also unknowingly charted a course that would lead her to fulfill a lifelong dream (hiking the Appalachian Trail) while paying tribute to a beloved teammate a few years down the road.

Read part 1 of Sophia’s story with the link in our bio.

#AYAcancer #YoungAdultCancer #Cancer #AppalachianTrail #Hikers #DIYfundraising #4KforCancer #4K #4000miles #4KOK #Ulman #UlmanHouse #UlmanFoundation

Today, I am sharing a little sunshine at the ulmanfoundation house!

The Ulman Foundation is a nonprofit that helps young adults impacted by cancer. This organization provides resources such as patient navigation, scholarships & housing, as well as exercise programs for survivors to help take charge of their health.

For every Sunshine Box purchased & shared on social media, another box will be donated to a patient staying at the Ulman House while receiving treatment. It’s a great way to give a little self-care to yourself & to someone in need.

Thank you to everyone who has already shared their box - you are truly helping to make a difference in these young adults’ lives.

Learn more on my blog (link in bio).

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Some of our board got the great privilege of attending the Ulman Foundation Blue Jeans and Bow Tie Gala last night. The Ulman house provides a safe and free place to stay during treatments for young cancer patients and their families. It was obvious last night they not only provide a valuable service but a loving community too. Here’s to lifting each other up 💛 Thank you ulmanfoundation

⚠️We’ve got a HUGE announcement about Ulman’s next step!⚠️

Tune in to our virtual House Party on Saturday night to find out what it is! We can’t wait to share it with all of you! Register with the link in our bio.

#AYAcancer #YoungAdultCancer #Cancer #UlmanHouse #UlmanFoundation #NextStep #HouseParty #VirtualHouseParty #VirtualEvent #NextSteps

Anyone else find cutting machines highly relaxing to watch? 😂 #GlassForGood etching projects & testers in the works! Need some custom etched glass? DM me or click the Glass For Good link in my bio to inquire—all proceeds are donated to ulmanfoundation to support young adults fighting cancer!
#EtchedGlass #GlassEtching #CricutProject #CricutMachine #CricutCrafts #AYAcancer #YoungAdultCancer #UlmanFoundation #UlmanHouse #UlmanGameChanger

Help us put on the greatest gala of the year!

We’re looking for some awesome volunteers to sign up for the Blue Jeans {& Bow Ties} Ball on October 28th! Help us set up for the event, be a friendly greeter at the door, help out with the live auction, and more! Click the VOLUNTEER button in our bio to view other volunteer opportunities and to sign up!

#Volunteer #VolunteersNeeded #VolunteerOpportunities #WeLoveVolunteers #AYAcancer #YoungAdultCancer #BJBT #BlueJeansBall #BlueJeansAndBowTiesBall #BlueJeansAmdBowTies #Ulman #UlmanHouse #UlmanFoundation

The ulmanfoundation opened the Ulman House to provide a ‘home away from home’ for young adult cancer patients.
Located in the 2100 block of E. Madison Street, it’s also the latest revitalization project within the 88-acre East Baltimore Development Inc. renewal district.

Ulman House was built to fill a need felt by a certain group of cancer patients who travel to Baltimore and Washington for medical care.

Baltimore had the rmhcmaryland
for patients younger than 18 who were receiving medical treatment and needed temporary housing, and it had the Hope Lodge for older adults.

But there was nothing specifically for people in the middle, adolescents and young adults ages 15 to 39. There was also nothing exclusively for people receiving cancer treatment. And there were no options free of charge for young adults who can’t afford to stay at a hotel, on top of their medical expenses.

To read more details about the Ulman House, follow the link in our profile.
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In order to be eligible to stay at Ulman House you must meet these requirements:
  • be between the ages of 15-39
  • be in active treatment for cancer
  • have a caregiver who will be able to stay with you at the house
  • have a permanent address that is at least 35 miles away from your treatment facility (there are no mileage requirements for transplant recipients)
*If you have any questions regarding your eligibility, please contact [email protected] or have a member of your care team reach out.
For patients and caregivers, staying at Ulman House is FREE! Shout-out to our donors who make it possible for you to pay nothing!
A member of your care team will need to fill out our online referral form. Once we’ve determined you are eligible to stay at Ulman House, we will reach out to confirm your reservation. Any questions about referrals can be directed to h[email protected]
Regular check-in hours are 3pm to 8pm the day of your first appointment. Check-in details will be determined when your reservation is confirmed.
Nope! Our communal areas are open for use during the day for patients and caregivers to use as well. We have laundry facilities and a full bathroom available for day use for guests, so if you need a quick break from the hospital come on down and ask for a guest pass.
Get a load of this – we have no maximum! As long as you are still eligible, you can make a reservation for as long as you are in treatment.
We require a check-out date, but we understand things may come up, so we do our best to accommodate extension requests. Communication is key! The earlier you let us know you may need to extend, the higher the likelihood we can make it happen.
Each family suite can fit four people.
You betchya! For day guests, you may have people visit from the hours of 7:30AM to 8:00PM and they are required to stay in common areas of the house (first two floors). For overnight guests, be sure to register them with an Ulman House Staff member a day in advance. For the safety of all of our guests, we will be doing background checks on all overnight guests.
Yep! We have ample street parking, but if parallel parking isn’t your thing, we also have spots available in a nearby lot for our guests.
At Ulman House, along with our stocked communal kitchen, you will be assigned your own mini fridge with a lock and a dry food container just for you.
Yes! We love getting mail and we’re sure you will too. Packages will be held at the front office and mail can be collected from the mail cart.
Want to cook your own food? Power to ya! You can use our communal kitchen. Want to never touch a pot? We’ve got you covered! Volunteers will cook family-style meals and breakfast options are available in the morning.
Our wonderful housekeeper works everyday to ensure that our House is looking its best. Private suites are not our housekeepers responsibility, so don’t forget to clean your own space.
Ulman House has a laundry room stocked with detergent for personal use.
There sure are. We have a fitness center, music room, and library all ready for you to use.
We also have monthly Young Adult support groups that we call “Where YA Meet”s and monthly activity hours. Stay updated on the schedule by stopping by the Ulman House Staff office (to say “hi” of course) and to check out the schedule of events.

Contact Us

Got questions? We’ve got answers!
[email protected]
410.964.0202 x 124

Inclusivity Statement

Cancer affects us all. The Ulman Foundation supports and recognizes each individual as a whole before, during and beyond their diagnosis.

You’re welcome no matter where you’re from.
Your beliefs are respected.
You’re recognized for who and how you love.
Your identity is honored.

At Ulman, you are welcomed, respected, and supported within our community.