Family House

Located in the Shadyside/Bloomfield area of Pittsburgh, Family House serves as a "home away from home" for patients and their families traveling to Pittsburgh area hospitals for evaluation or treatment of serious or life-threatening illnesses. 


Family House is within close proximity to major Pittsburgh healthcare facilities and hospitals. A variety of restaurants, shops and grocery stores are nearby. In the Family House facility, guests can find the comforts of home, including:

  • Comfortable guest lounges on each floor
  • Large communal kitchen with cookware and 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 Available October 2022
  • 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.
  • Volunteer Groups regularly cook and serve communal meals to Family House guests.
  • Programming for seasonal holidays, movie nights, pancake breakfasts, spaghetti dinners and similar events are regular features at Family House.
  • Complimentary Tickets to museums, art institutions, and sporting events are often donated and distributed to guests.

Address and Contact Information

Family House
5308 Liberty Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 1522

Reservations: 412-647-7777
Office: 412-578-8650