Many families travel far from home to get the best treatment for their seriously ill or injured children. For children facing a serious medical crisis, nothing seems scarier than not having their moms and dads close by for love and support. The Ronald McDonald House of Dayton is a “home-away-from-home” for these families with hospitalized children, keeping parents just minutes away from their children’s bed-sides.
Located across the street from Dayton Children’s Hospital and just minutes away from Miami Valley Hospital, our House provides families with many of the comforts of home, such as hot meals, on site laundry facilities and private guest rooms at little or no cost to them. The House has a nominal suggested room fee, but no family is ever turned away due to inability to pay.
We provide transportation options to our guest families to and from any local hospital that provides pediatric care. This is possible thanks to transportation funds provided by the Henny Penny Corporation and McDonald’s Owners Miami Valley.
To utilize overnight services at the House
- Families must complete a referral form signed by a medical professional involved in their child’s treatment
- Referrals can be downloaded or are available upon request at area hospitals
- Referrals can be submitted to the House through fax or e-mail
937-496-2476 or Info@RMHCdayton.org
- All guests over 18 will be required to provide a valid, state issued, photo ID upon registration.
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Once the referral is received, a Guest Service Manager will contact the family regarding their eligibility and the availability of a room. When determining availability, the House considers several factors, including the criticality of the child’s condition and the distance their family must travel to and from the hospital.
For more information, contact Guest Services at 937-224-0047, ext. 10.
Fax: 937-496-2476 | Info@RMHCdayton.org
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