OUR HOUSE IS YOUR “HOME”

The Ronald McDonald House is a home-away-from-home that keeps families together when it matters most. When you and your family stay at one of our three Ronald McDonald Houses, we want you to find the comfort and care of a home. Most importantly, we want you to find the support you need to focus on what matters most – helping your child heal.

How to Stay: 

  • A family must reside 50 or more miles away from the medical facility where treatment is being received  

 

Families who have never stayed at Ronald McDonald House St. Louis: 

  • A room request must be completed by your child’s social worker and submitted no more than 5 days prior to the date you need to stay at the Ronald McDonald House. The patient’s nurse or physician should be able to direct you to social services, or you can go to the hospital information desk 
  • All family members 18 years and older will need to complete a Background Check Authorization and pass the Background Check screening
  • Once a referral has been received and the background check has been passed, you will be placed on a waitlist and will be contacted when a room becomes available

 

Returning Families who have stayed at Ronald McDonald House St. Louis: 

  • You may complete the Returning Family Room Request no more than 5 days prior to the date you need to stay  
  • All family members 18 years and older will need to complete a Background Check Authorization and pass the background check screening. This must be done yearly  
  • Once your room request has been received and the background check has been passed, you will be placed on a waitlist and will be contacted when a room becomes available  

 

Social Worker Room Request

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Returning Family Room Request

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Background Check Form

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