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Family House in the News

An Oasis for Families in Healthcare Crisis

Healthcare hospitality houses are havens for family members who have loved ones in the hospital far from home. They aim to prevent stress pile-up by providing home-like accommodations and amenities for families facing health crises. The benefits to individuals who stay at such houses include reduces stress, an increased sense of normalcy, and support from staff and other guests facing similar situations. Read more.

Family House Receives Award from OSF

Family House was honored as the recipient of the 2017 OSF Children’s Hospital of Illinois Community Advocacy Awards Group Award.  We are grateful to all who partner with us to provide caring hospitality services and a home away from home for children and their families during a difficult time.

Family House Recognized by Peoria Mayor

Mayor Jim Ardis presented a proclamation to recognizeFamily House and National Hospitality House Week at the July 25, 2017 Peoria City Council Meeting. Thank you to the Mayor and Peoria City Council members for recognizing Family House and our mission to provide affordable, home-like accommodations for families of patients or individuals receiving health care services in the Peoria area.


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Interview with Peoria Life

Family House Featured on In The Neighborhood

Laura Blackaby, Family House Executive Director, visits with Stacy Borho and Tim Johnson for a segment of In The Neighborhood on Peoria Life. Laura talks about Family House, our guests and how we are a home away from home for families whose loved ones are receiving medical care in Peoria, Illinois.