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Useful/Fast Facts

  • During 2016, Family Hospice and Palliative Care provided care for more than 2,700 patients with life-limiting illness.
  • Family Hospice provides hospice care to more patients in the region than any other hospice and is the leading hospice provider in Western Pennsylvania.
  • Family Hospice's Inpatient Center, located at 50 Moffett Street in Mt. Lebanon, houses 12 home-like patient rooms, administrative and clinical offices, and an Education Auditorium and is located in the South Hills of Pittsburgh.
  • Family Hospice's second Inpatient Center - Canterbury, located in  Lawrenceville, has 12 home-like patient rooms on the campus of Canterbury Place, a UPMC Senior Living facility.
  • Family Hospice serves twenty counties in Western Pennsylvania.
  • Family Hospice offers Camp Healing Hearts, a one-day bereavement camp for kids who are coping with the loss of a loved one. 
  • Family Hospice acquired UPMC Hospice in 2002.
  • Family Hospice is non-denominational and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, disability, gender, age, sexual orientation, marital or Veteran status in any respect, including but not limited to, employment, the admission of patients and/or the treatment available to patients.
  • Contracts are in place to provide care within 70 skilled nursing facilities and 25 hospitals. Our long-term care program is dedicated to providing specialized end-of-life care in skilled nursing facilities.
  • An active corps of more than 300 trained volunteers helps with patients, families, office work, and fundraising.
  • Two volunteer Boards, comprised of community leaders and professionals within and beyond health care, support the organization.
  • Family Hospice is the recipient of the American Hospital Association's Circle of Life Award for innovation in end-of-life care.
  • As not-for-profit organization, Family Hospice relies upon donations from benefactors, businesses, families, foundations and individuals to develop and sustain patient programs.
  • During FY 2015, Family Hospice provided more than $96,000 in uncompensated care to patients and families, and more than $138,000 in bereavement services.