Accommodations and Services


Family House is within close proximity to the major Pittsburgh healthcare facilities and hospitals—including Allegheny Health Network, UPMC, and the VA hospital systems, with grocery stores and restaurants nearby. Guests can find the comforts of home, including:

  • Private guest rooms of varying sizes, with private bathrooms
  • Comfortable guest lounges on each floor
  • Large communal kitchen with cookware and stocked food pantry
  • Large dining area
  • Individual pantry and refrigerator cubbies for long-term guests to store groceries
  • Cable television
  • Basic wireless internet access and a guest computer
  • Hair dryers
  • Bed and bath linens
  • On-site laundry facilities
  • Game and library areas
  • Secure building – Keycard access only
  • Manager on premises at all times


  • Transportation to and from hospital systems, including a courtesy shuttle that operates regularly throughout the morning and early evening. UBER transportation is also provided to guests.
  • Daily healthy breakfast program
  • Diagnosis-specific support group sessions held weekly
  • Regular visits by pet therapy dogs
  • Weekly yoga classes
  • Meals prepared and served by volunteer groups
  • Programming for seasonal holidays, movie nights, pancake breakfasts, cookouts, spaghetti dinners, and more
  • Complimentary tickets to art and cultural attractions as well as entertainment and sporting events

Note: Family House does not provide medical services, although visiting nurses may come to Family House by appointment. Each patient must have an adult caregiver.