Staying At Gift of Life Family House

Complete the form below if you are interested in staying at Gift of Life Family House. Please read all information carefully.

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Guest Information

Due to the nature of the transplant process, a referral is not a reservation and we cannot guarantee a room to a family prior to their requested arrival date.

Guest room at Gift of Life Family House in Philadelphia
Guest room at Gift of Life Family House.

Because of the unpredictability of the transplant process and the length of time families may need to stay with us, room availability changes on a daily basis. We are regrettably unable to accommodate all of the referrals we receive.

Once a room is requested, a member of the Family House team will contact you within 24 hours of your request to discuss eligibility and room availability. This is not a room confirmation.

The Family House team will then contact you the day of your request between 11am and 12pm to inform you about room availability.

Complete the form below or call 855-6-FAMILY and ask to speak with the Social Worker or Manager on Duty. You may also email with any non-urgent questions.

See Frequently Asked Questions for more details. Read Family House rules and policies here.

The Family House can assist in helping to find alternative lodging facilities that may provide discounted daily rates if a room is not available. We encourage you to make other lodging arrangements whenever possible as we cannot guarantee a room will be available.

Request a Room

  • Please note that this is not a reservation and we cannot guarantee a room to a family prior to their requested arrival date.
  • Please include first and last names.
  • Please note that this is not a reservation and we cannot guarantee a room to a family prior to their requested arrival date.
  • Family House Staff understands that check-out date may change based on a family's needs.
  • By clicking Yes, I the patient, authorize the release of Protected Health Information to Gift of Life Family House for the purpose of evaluating eligibility for lodging at their facility. I request that the transplant social worker of the transplant hospital or their designated representative disclose and release the above information, and any other information requested by Gift of Life Family House including, but not limited to: treatment dates and ongoing treatment requirements. You are authorized to release this information to the Gift of Life Family House social worker or their designated representative via telephone, facsimile, electronic mail, or standard mail. I understand that: (1) I have a right to revoke this authorization in writing at any time, except to the extent information has been released in reliance upon this authorization; (2) the information released in response to this authorization may be re-disclosed to other parties; (3) my treatment or payment for my treatment cannot be conditioned on the signing of this authorization.*

News & Events

#VolunteerSpotlight: MTF Biologics

MTF Biologics has been spending a lot of time in our kitchen cooking meals for transplant families.

Hand Prints of Hope

NASRCAR's Joey Gase visited the Family House to help raise awareness of organ and tissue donation.

My First Home was Gift of Life Family House

When he was finally able to leave the hospital's care, the Family House became Asher's first home.

Thomas Jefferson University Hospital Pledges to Support Family House

Jefferson Hospital made a $250,000 pledge to support transplant families at the Family House.

We've Got You, Mom

Nicole became her mother Donna's caregiver and together, they navigated the transplant journey.

Corporate Spotlight: Laundry Made Easy

Our friends from Hercules Laundry generously donated five new washer and dryer sets!

Getting by With a Little Help From our Friends

As part of our Caregiver Lifeline Program, we bring in therapy dogs to spend time with our guests!

The Flight For My Life

Karen's life-saving transplant relocated her and her family over 350 miles from home.

#FacebookFUNdraiser: Anthony Vetrano

Learn why Anthony decided to host a Facebook fundraiser for the Family House!

From Hospital to Home

"My stay at the Family House gets better each time," says Lauren, a past Family House guest.

Grown Up and Giving Back

Read about Mya, a liver recipient and employee, and her experience here at the Family House.

Families Joined by Love and Life in Family House Kitchen

The Hess and Palmer families come together to celebrate the life of Mason Hess.

Family Close By

“Having my wife nearby was especially helpful to my recovery,” Tim says.

#SupporterSpotlight: Facebook Fundraisers

Did you know you can hold an online fundraiser to support the Family House on Facebook?

Gift of Life Volunteer Recognition Ceremony

Gift of Life Family House honors volunteers at the Gift of Life Volunteer Recognition Ceremony.

Peter Mansaray, father of a heart recipient and past Family House guest.

A Father & Son Journey

"...by the time we left [the Family House], I left with a whole family.”

Legacy Society members Elizabeth and David Kennedy.

Leaving a Legacy

David and Elizabeth are leaving a legacy with planned gifts to the Family House.

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