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ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

Ronald McDonald House of BC and Yukon exists to provide support for seriously ill kids and their families who must travel to Vancouver for critical medical treatment. The families who stay with us simply need to meet a few basic requirements:

  • All stays at RMH require a referral from a Social Worker who will submit a request form.
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  • Families must live at least 50 km outside the Vancouver Lower Mainland
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  • Guests must be the parents/legal guardians of a child under the age of 19, receiving medical care for a serious/life-threatening illness at BC Children’s Hospital.
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  • A pregnant woman whose baby will need urgent care at birth or whose unborn child is undergoing treatment,  and who needs to be near BC Women’s Hospital is also eligible. (Must travel with a caregiver.)
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  • Families agree to provide supervision of all children under the age of 19 at all times. Siblings and extended family members of the patient child are also welcome to stay in one guest room (limits apply).

Booking your stay

Booking your stay

All stays at RMH BC require a referral from a Social Worker who will submit a request form to RMH BC.

 

Families contribute $12 per night, per family, when they can.

 

Some families may qualify for funding through the BC Family Residence Program. Please contact them to register by email:  bcfrp@variety.bc.ca.

 

Help is Right Next Door

Ronald McDonald House BC is as close as it gets to the best children’s medical teams and facilities in the province. Located in Vancouver at 4567 Heather Street (Heather and 31st Ave), BC Children’s Hospital and BC Women’s Hospital + Health Centre are right outside our front door, so the special care your child requires is always there for them.

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A Piece of Home in the Hospital

For parents of kids receiving care at Surrey Memorial Hospital, being with their child during a critical time means everything. Conveniently located outside of the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit in the hospital’s new Critical Care Tower, the Family Room keeps parents steps away from their sick kid, day or night, with bedrooms, showers, and hot meals made available throughout their stay.

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