Eligibility and Referrals Am I eligible to stay in the Fisher House?

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Eligibility Requirements: (exceptions approved by the Manager)

  • Guests must be medically stable and able to care for themselves and/or family members independently.
  • Guests should live 50 miles and/or have a 2 hour or more commute to the SLC VA Medical Center.
  • Minor children must be supervised at ALL times.
  • Veterans or military patients must be hospitalized at the SLC VA Medical Center or receiving care in a community hospital paid by the VA. Exceptions are made if we have available rooms not being used.
  • Veterans or military patients may not stay at the Fisher House without being accomodated by someone at all times.

Will I be charged to stay at the Fisher House?

No. By law, there is no charge for any family to stay at a Fisher House operated by the Department of Veterans Affairs. The SLC Fisher House depends on donations to help support its home. Guests are welcome to provide a donation.

How do I make a referral?

A consult has been developed to make referrals for families to stay at the SLC Fisher House. Contact us directly to make that referral.