To stay at the Ronald McDonald House potential families meet the following criteria.
The Ronald McDonald House serves families with ill children 21 years or younger.
Both new and returning families must be referred by a hospital social worker.
All overnight guests 18 years of age and older must complete and pass a background check. Upon passing the background check, the family will be placed on the Wait List for the desired check-in date. The cost of a background check for up to 4 adults will be paid by RMHFW. Any additional background checks will be $10.00 each at the family’s expense.
If it has been more than one year since your last visit, all overnight guests 18 years of age and older must complete and pass a background check. (see above statement)
Check-in/Check-out times are from 8:30 a.m. to 8 p.m. unless prior arrangements have been made with the Director of House Operations or the Resident Manager. Office is closed from noon to 1 p.m.
Please call 817.870.4942 for room availability on the day you wish to check in.
Each adult staying at the Ronald McDonald House must present a photo ID upon check in.
After 45 days of stay (90 for bone marrow patients and premature babies), a family must leave the House for a period of two weeks before re-application can be made for another stay.
Rooms can only be occupied by immediate family members and those extended family members who are directly involved in the care of the patient. No more than 5 persons per room.
A donation of $20/night is requested from the family.
A family can be asked to leave at the discretion of House staff.
If any family member has been diagnosed with a communicable disease while staying at the House, or if any visitor is believed to have exposed residents at the House to such a disease, it is most important to notify one of the staff members immediately. At the discretion of our Physician’s Advisory Board and/or House staff, it may become necessary for the family to leave the Ronald McDonald House.
All patients under the age of 18 who stay at the Ronald McDonald House must be accompanied by an adult or guardian.
If both parents are under 18 and unmarried, only one parent may stay and must be accompanied by his or her parent/guardian.
If either or both parent is under 18 and married, proof of marriage is required to stay.
The following trademarks used herein are owned by McDonald's Corporation and its affiliates; McDonald's, Ronald McDonald House Charities, Ronald McDonald House Charities Logo, RMHC, Ronald McDonald House, Ronald McDonald Family Room, Ronald McDonald Care Mobile and Ronald McDonald House of Fort Worth.
RMHFW is an IRS-recognized 501(c)3 corporation, and contributions made to RMHFW may be tax-deductible to the fullest extent allowable by law. Please consult with your tax advisor. A copy of the RMHFW determination letter is available upon request.
Ronald McDonald House of Fort Worth | 1001 8th Avenue | Fort Worth, TX 76104 | 817.870.4942