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  • Family Hospice serves more than 4,000 patients annually and is the largest not-for-profit hospice in Pennsylvania. provided care for more than 2,700 patients with life-limiting illness.
  • Family Hospice's inpatient unit, 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 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.
  • More than 200 trained volunteers help with patients, families, office work, and fundraising.
  • Family Hospice is the recipient of the American Hospital Association's Circle of Life Award for innovation in end-of-life care.
  • As a 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.