What We Offer
What RFFH Offers to Firefighters and First Responders

RFFH offers temporary, short-term housing for firefighters and first responders who are receiving out patient treatment at the Texas Medical Center (TMC) in Houston. These apartments are made available at no cost

The RFFH apartments all located in the Texas Medical Center area are fully-furnished, one bedroom apartments.

The only cost is a one-time cleaning fee of $125 is required, payable by cash or check at the time of occupancy of the apartment.

To request a reservation, review the requirements below and then complete and submit the online Lodging Request Form. Also, for your application to be considered, a copy of your official work ID and driver’s license must be uploaded along with the application.

Upon receipt of the application and accompanying ID, you will be contacted by our Immediate Care Occupancy Manager within 48 hours, to discuss the application and the apartment availability.

Lodging Request Form
Application to the Rotary Fire Fighters Home Program

Applicant Requirements

  • Applicant must be a firefighter or first responder or immediate family member undergoing active out patient treatment at the Texas Medical Center (TMC). There are no other restrictions based on gender, patient age, religion, national origin, financial status or language.
  • Applicant acknowledges that the length of stay is a minimum of three days and a maximum of three months, based on need.
  • RFFH reserves the right to refuse housing to anyone whom they believe would be disruptive to the Guests or operation of the Rotary Fire Fighters Home or detrimental to the purpose of the Rotary Fire Fighters Home.
  • Applications to RFFH are kept confidential, but the applicant agrees to the release of this information to RFFH staff or volunteers for purposes of placing an applicant in an apartment.
  • Applicant agrees to have an adult Caregiver with them 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, during their entire stay at our apartment. There are no exceptions on this requirement.

Note: To protect our Guests, we do not admit patients with communicable diseases.

Certain approval criteria must be met. Therefore it is important that the Application Form be completed in its entirety, to ensure timely processing of all requests.

For any questions concerning the required application information, the timing of an application’s approval or general assistance concerning an applicant’s admission please call:

Homero Ponce Lopez
hfdcaptain@gmail.com or (713) 819-6281

Gayle Jircik
djircik@sbcglobal.net or (713) 594-6305

Personal Information

Department Information

Medical Information

Travel Information

Other Information (Please upload an image of your official ID to complete the application)

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We want to hear from you. Contact us!

Email us at
or call us at
713-594-6305 for information pertaining to accommodations;
or 713-819-6281 for general information

Our Info

Rotary Firefighters Home
P.O.Box 541905
Houston, TX 77254
(281) 693-7162

The Rotary Fire Fighters Home appreciates the support over the years from the following corporate sponsor: