For Families: Ronald McDonald Family Room

Relax and recharge during downtime on campus

Ronald McDonald Family Room® welcomes families and friends at Rogers Behavioral Health in Oconomowoc, Wisconsin

Located inside the Ladish Co. Foundation Center on Rogers’ Oconomowoc campus, the Family Room provides a welcoming environment where parents and families visiting a loved one at Rogers can take a break from the clinical environment of the hospital – grab a snack, enjoy a nap, watch a movie, get some work done, entertain a younger sibling, or simply relax with a cup to tea.

  • Open seven days a week from 9 am – 5 pm
  • No reservations needed – come on in!
  • Amenities are complimentary for Rogers’ families and friends
  • Current patients must have an off-grounds pass  to enter. Minor patients must be accompanied by their parent/guardian.

Family Room amenities:

  • Complimentary snacks and beverages
  • Private bathroom and shower
  • Laundry facility
  • Internet access
  • Entertainment options
  • Indoor play area
  • Kitchen and dining area
  • Quiet Room
  • Creativity Room
  • Outdoor patio and garden

34700 Valley Road
Oconomowoc, WI 53066
Phone: 262.303.0224

Need overnight accommodations?

The Ronald McDonald House® in Milwaukee provides accommodations for families who have a child receiving treatment. Contact the Family Services team at 414.475.5333 to learn more or visit here.

Ronald McDonald House in Wauwatosa, WI

Who is eligible to use the Family Room?

The Family Room may be used by parents, grandparents, guardians, siblings or other support persons of current patients at Rogers Behavioral Health. Children under the age of 18 are not allowed to visit the Family Room without a parent or guardian present. Patients who receive a visitor pass from their treatment team may visit the Family Room accompanied by a parent or guardian. For more information about patient visitor passes, families should speak with their therapist or unit manager.

Why is it important for RMHC® Eastern WI to operate a Family Room?

The Family Room is one of the first within the RMHC® Global Charity System to partner with a behavioral health hospital. The Family Room provides family members and other caregivers, including those currently staying at the Ronald McDonald House in Milwaukee, a place to rest and recharge on Rogers’ campus while their loved one is in treatment.

How can I support the Ronald McDonald Family Room?


The Family Room is operated by Ronald McDonald House Charities® Eastern Wisconsin staff and volunteers.

Take part in “Meals from the Heart”

A great team bonding activity for your next family gathering, church group, business, or community organization. Schedule a time to come to the Family Room kitchen to make a meal for families to enjoy during their time at Rogers.

Read about Emily’s story to learn why she volunteers in the Family Room or watch her story above.

Learn more about mental health and addiction challenges and the work of Rogers Behavioral Health Foundation on our YouTube channel.