Ronald McDonald House

Ronald McDonald House Charities® of Oregon and Southwest Washington

Kids at Doernbecher

We're pleased to provide overnight accommodations for our patients' families traveling long-distance.

Portland's two Ronald McDonald Houses® provide a "home away from home" for families and their seriously ill children who travel from out of town to receive treatment at Doernbecher and other Portland hospitals. 

How do I qualify to stay at the Ronald McDonald House?

To stay at a Ronald McDonald House, families must:

  • Have a child 21 years of age or younger being treated at a Portland area hospital.Please note:
    • Patients under the age of 18 must be accompanied by their parent or legal guardian.
    • Patients age 18 and above must be accompanied by a support person who is age 18 or older, and knowledgeable about the patient’s medical care.
  • Live 30 or more miles from Portland.
  • Have a permanent physical address.

How do I make arrangements to stay?

You will need a referral from your child's doctor, hospital case manager or social worker. For more information about getting a referral and to check availability at the Ronald McDonald house, please visit Ronald McDonald House, or call  971 230-0808.