Ronald McDonald House Charities of Oregon & Southwest Washington

To qualify to stay at RMHC of Oregon SW Washington, the following criteria must be met:

  • The patient is 21 or younger
  • The family resides 30 or more miles away from the treating hospital
  • All family members must be free of contagious illness
  • The family can function independently in our community living environment
  • All family members over the age of 18 must answer "no" to the following safety questions:
    • Are you or anyone that will be staying on the National Sex Offender Registry? (Please note our staff do run all party names against this list)
    • Have you or anyone in your family been convicted of or are currently facing charges for a felony or violent criminal offense?
    • Are you or anyone in your family currently involved with Child Protection Services or under investigation for child abuse, neglect, domestic violence?
Please contact our Family Placement Office at (971)230-6702 for special instructions on the following:
  • If you are a parent under the age of 18
  • If patient diagnosis may be considered contagious  
  • If you are party to a current restraining order or no contact order  
  • If the patient is still in utero  
  • If you answered “yes” to any of the above safety questions but would like to discuss an exception
  • If you have a question about any of the above criteria
Each family will sign a stay agreement at check-in, and must be able to comply with the following guidelines.