Safe, comfortable housing is available for families of Veterans receiving health care at Dallas VA Medical Center. Fisher House, similar to Ronald McDonald House, provides free temporary lodging for families of VA patients.
A "home away from home," Fisher House has 21-suites complete with common kitchen, laundry facilities, spacious dining room, living room, library and picnic pavilion. All areas are wheelchair accessible. The newest addition to the Fisher House is a luxurious outdoor kitchen that includes a relaxing water feature.
Veterans or active duty military personnel may stay at Fisher House only if they are accompanied by a family member or caregiver while they receive long-term outpatient treatment. One room will be assigned to each family, and all guests must meet the following eligibility requirements:
Referrals to Fisher House should be completed in advance. The health care professional assigned to the patient will conduct an initial screening to determine appropriateness.