Our Family Room

Offering a place to rest and regroup at the hospital

Ronald McDonald House Charities Curaçao Foundation has been serving children and their families since April 2012. Through the Ronald McDonald Family Room, one of the three core programs of Ronald McDonald House Charities (RMHC), we have served more than 13,232 families to date. We also have alliances with other nonprofit organizations that share a common mission to serving children and helping their needs through our partner hospital, Saint Elisabeth Hospital.
The Ronald McDonald Family Room provides a welcoming homelike environment for families, just steps away from their child in the hospital. Any family with a child receiving treatment, whether hospitalized patients or outpatients, is eligible to use the Ronald McDonald Family Room facilities. Registration is required and Ronald McDonald House Charities house rules and Curacao Medical Center house and admittance rules apply. The Family Room is open daily between 8 AM and 8 PM.
Our Family Room has an inviting reception area for registration, a comfortable and modern living room fully equipped with a kitchen, ample seating options for families to enjoy, TV and WiFi throughout.  There is also a large multi-functional room which is an excellent recreational and educational area for kids. This multi-purpose room includes an interactive wall and sensory area. The interactive wall allows kids to draw on a screen and make their creations come to life while the sensory area is a calm and soothing environment beneficial for kids with different conditions.
Furthermore, the Family Room amenities include a laundry and pantry area and 3 bedrooms offering accommodation for up to six parents, each room with its own bathroom. Accommodation in one of our bedrooms is completely free of charge thanks to our sponsors and supporters. The bedroom is eligible for use by one parent and for the duration of the child’s stay, depending on availability and house rules apply.

The Ronald McDonald Family Room is operated by the RMHC Curaçao Foundation staff. The staff consists of one operational manager that coordinates the Family Room in its entire aspect, also guiding a pool of family room volunteers that provide hospitality to families in the space during operating hours.

The Ronald McDonald Family Room Program has served 13674 families to date!