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How to Stay

Two Houses to provide support.

Ronald McDonald House Charities Ann Arbor has two Houses that provide a supportive home away from home for families of children 21 years of age and younger receiving treatment at a local health care facility.

The Main House, located a short walk from C. S. Mott Children’s Hospital, has 31 guest rooms available to families who live a distance from Ann Arbor, for as long as their child is receiving treatment. Learn More about the Main House.

The Mott House, located on the 10th floor of C S. Mott Children’s Hospital, has 12 guest rooms available for a short-term stay for adult caregivers of patients being treated in one of the intensive care units. Living distance from the hospital is not a factor considered for a room, as parents need to be just steps away from their child’s bedside. Learn more about the Mott House.

Arranging Your Stay

The Ronald McDonald House staff and hospital social workers work closely together to meet the unique needs of each family. If you do not have a social worker, please call the RMHC Ann Arbor Main House at (734) 994-4442 for assistance.

Families are offered a room based on availability. Your social worker will be contacted when there is a room available. Once a room is offered, it is available to you for the duration of your child’s hospitalization.

We do our best to accommodate all families. However, we are not able to guarantee a room for everyone on the waitlist. Alternate accommodations are available through the University of Michigan Patient Accommodations Department. You may contact them by calling (800) 544-8684.

Covid-19 Guidelines and Restrictions

We are working closely with our hospital partners to protect the health and safety of patients while still providing access to lifesaving medical care during the pandemic.

To provide a safe environment for our guests and staff, the following are the COVID-19 Conditions for Stay: 

Eligible guests:

  • Limited to two registered parents or legal guardians of the patient.
    • In the absence of a second parent, the hospital-approved caregiver is eligible.
    • Available only to the person(s) referred before check-in for the duration of stay.
  • Siblings are allowed to stay and/or visit
  • Masks: A mask must be worn in the public areas of the house.
Happy family.
Ronald McDonald House Charities has been keeping families close in Ann Arbor since 1985.