Ronald McDonald House in Christchurch provides support to families of patients up to and including the age of 18 seeking medical treatment at any Christchurch Hospital.
Any family who lives 100 kms away and needs to travel so their child can receive treatment in Christchurch is eligible to stay.
This can include, but is not limited to:
Ronald McDonald House Christchurch provides families with:
Every room in the House has a phone. Your friends and family can call you directly on this. Your phone extension will be given to you on arrival.
Please ask your family and friends to send mail for your attention to:
c/- Ronald McDonald House Christchurch
33 Cashel Street
You will only need to bring your personal items such as toiletries, clothing, communication devices etc.
Our Family Dinner Programme runs most evenings with members of the community preparing a meal and dessert for families staying at the Christchurch House. We have fully stocked freezers and pantries which you are welcome to.
For any additional food requirements, there is a New World Supermarket at South City Mall on Colombo Street, just a 2-minute drive away, or Fresh Choice on Lichfield Street, a 9-minute walk from the Christchurch House.
We welcome families bringing siblings and grandparents (approved by NTA) to stay at the House where possible, but we do not provide childcare services. Children under the age of 18 cannot stay in the House unattended.