LANDSTUHL FISHER HOUSE MISSION

The two Landstuhl Fisher Houses provide a “home away from home” for families and patients receiving medical care at Landstuhl Regional Medical Center, Landstuhl, Germany. Families served are from the US European Command, US Central Command, US Special Operations Command, US Africa Command and 72 Embassies in Europe, Africa, and the Middle East. As of today, we are proud to have supported over 20,600 families; 2,868 of those families came from Operation Enduring Freedom (OEF-Afghanistan) or Operation New Dawn (formerly OIF). We are also proud to say we have assisted 27 coalition countries in their families’ time of need.

Landstuhl Fisher House Eligibility and Cost

Eligibility and Cost: Landstuhl Fisher Houses prioritize their rooms according to the severity of the medical condition. All active duty, retired military, military family members, DoD civilians and members of the coalition forces receiving medical care at LRMC, and who live at least 50 miles away from the hospital are eligible. In order to serve our families in crisis, we are unable to make reservations. Referrals can be made 5 calendar days in advance. Confirmation is normally given one business day before arrival. There is no charge to stay at the Fisher House and demand for our rooms are high; because of this, families should make a backup plan and be prepared to stay in a local hotel (average/80 Euro/night), if the Ramstein Inn (single and family) is not available. The billeting reservation number is 06371-45-4920 or DSN 480-4920 or contact us for a list of local hotels. For combat casualties, service liaisons: Army DSN 590-4826; Marine DSN 590-7100; Air Force DSN 486-7660; Navy DSN 590-5205.

LANDSTUHL HOSPITAL INFORMATION

Landstuhl Regional Medical Center (LRMC) is the largest American hospital outside of the United States, and the only American tertiary hospital in Europe. It is a fully accredited health care facility which serves approximately 100,000 primary care beneficiaries and 245,000 total beneficiaries in the European Command. LRMC has treated more than 58,000 military, and civilians, which include DoD civilians, contractors and coalition military members from 44 countries. LRMC’s specialties include Hematology/Oncology, Pediatric Cardiology, Rheumatology, Burn Stabilization, Neurosurgery, Ultrasound/CAT Scan, Addiction Treatment Facility, Neonatal Intensive Care, and Magnetic Resonance Imaging. The Family Assistance Center is available to help families who come from the USA on orders and military ID holders.

LRMC has a Dining Hall, Burger King, Subway, and Java Coffee/Sandwich Shop for meals. There is a Shoppette, gas station, bank, and post office in the complex.

FISHER HOUSE INFORMATION

Landstuhl Fisher Houses (LFH) I and II are both located across the street from the hospital. The two houses provide a total of 19 rooms with private bathrooms, TV/DVD, Wi-Fi, and international calling at no cost to the families. There are also two family suites with two bedrooms and a shared bathroom to accommodate larger families who need the services of the LFH. The houses each have a large living room, dining room and kitchen; these common areas are shared by all the families. The LFH provides most amenities to include toiletries, towels, linens, high chairs, futons, bassinettes, and ‘pack and plays’. Families are responsible for their meals and the kitchen is well furnished with the items needed for food preparation. Each family will have some refrigerator space and freezer space plus a cabinet for their food. Laundry area and detergent are provided.

  • Families do not pay to stay at a Fisher House.
  • There is no child care provided by the Fisher House, but as space allows, it is available at the LRMC Child Development Center. Please have your child’s shot record available.

LANDSTUHL TRAVEL INFORMATION

We are located in the southwest area of Germany 1.5 hours south of Frankfurt airport. Families coming from the USA on Invitational Travel Orders will be picked up by official personnel. There are shuttle services for approximately $80/round trip (cash or credit card) that will bring families directly to the Landstuhl Fisher House; the meeting area is the American USO in Terminal 1, Hall C. Flight information and names of passengers are needed to make a reservation. The USO will assist service families without a reservation as well. The airport and train station are co-located. The train costs about the same as the van shuttle service. Take the train to “Landstuhl” and then take a taxi from the train station to the Fisher House (additional 10 Euros).

  • Please make sure to get a taxi that has on-base/post privileges.
  • Rental cars are available at the airport from all major companies, however, driving on the German autobahns is not recommended if you are not familiar with them.

LANDSTUHL FISHER HOUSE DONATIONS

The Landstuhl Fisher Houses receive a significant portion of their funding through charitable contributions. The donation goal is $300K; individuals, spouses’ clubs, military organizations, and chapel designated offerings contribute to this total. The Landstuhl Fisher Houses operates as a Non-Appropriated Fund Instrumentality of the United States Army. Donations made to the Landstuhl Fisher Houses are tax deductible. Donations can be mailed to: LRMC Fisher Houses, Unit 33100 , APO AE 09180, or If you have questions, please email or phone: Civilian 06371-9494-7430 or DSN 590-7430 or you can make donations on-line at www.armyfisherhouses.org and scroll down to Donation and then click on the block “Select a Place to Send Your Donation” then select Landstuhl Germany. Donations made on-line are forwarded to our Command Administration Office point of contact. You should receive an email within 24 to 72 hours confirming we received your donation.

Charitable contributions are an important source of funding for Army Fisher Houses

CONTACT INFO

LRMC, UNIT 33100, ATTN: SARAFINA BUCHANAN, APO AE 09180 (OFFICIAL BUSINESS)

In Germany: Fisher House, US Hospital Landstuhl, 66849 Landstuhl/Kirchberg, Germany

OPERATING HOURS: MON – FRI: 0830 – 1630

Weekends & US Holidays: Closed

DSN 314-590-7430 OR CIVILIAN 06371-9464-7430 FROM USA: 011 49 6371 9464-7430

CHECK IN: LANDSTUHL FISHER HOUSE II DURING DUTY HOURS AND THROUGH THE HOSPITAL AOD AFTER HOURS AND ON WEEKENDS: DSN 590-4100 OR CIVILIAN 06371-9464-4100

NO RESERVATIONS ARE TAKEN BECAUSE OF THE UNCERTAINTY OF ROOM AVAILABILITY.

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