Frequently Asked Questions

Is there a certain distance from the KCVA campus I need to be to qualify?

The permanent address of a guest must be more than 50 miles from the KCVA campus, located at 4801 Linwood Blvd., Kansas City, MO, 64128

Does the Veteran have to be a VA patient for his or her family to stay at Fisher House?

The Veteran must be receiving services from the VA or authorized by the VA to receive Care in the Community.

Is there assistance for the guests?

Fisher House guests must be capable of self-care and be independent in activities of daily living.

What is expected from the guests?

Guests must be actively involved in Veteran’s daily treatment plan and provide ongoing support during episode of care.

How many people can stay in a room?

One room per family per Veteran with max of 4 occupants is the allowed number of guests.

Is there a limit to how long I can stay?

All requests will require a length of stay recommendation from the treatment team.

What are items I can donate to the Fisher House?

Our greatest needs at this time are:

  • Shop our current Amazon wish list here.
  • Amazon, Visa and local grocery Gift Cards (these are used to purchase weekly groceries for the guests)
  • To volunteer or be a sponsor, contact GKFFH here.

Please note: COVID-19 requirements could affect policies listed above.