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Family House Maintains Masking Policy

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During this time of COVID and in solidarity with our immunocompromised guests and their family members, Family House continues to stay masked in all indoor common areas. Our goal is to promote respect and kindness for all who walk through our doors. Read More

From the Desk of our Executive Director - March 2022

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The Family House kitchen is a favorite gathering space for our guests and our meal providers. The delectable scents from the kitchen spread throughout the House, sometimes all day! Recently in the kitchen, House guests, April, Debbie and Cricket have been cooking up a storm (cakes, oh m… Read More

Guest Spotlight: Laura Clontz

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Family House guest Laura Clontz knows a lot about caring for a loved one. In 2009, her husband died after a courageous battle with kidney cancer. Now, 13 years later, she finds herself in similar circumstances as she cares for her son Luke who is battling liver disease. When she’s n… Read More

Volunteer Spotlight: Miral Hassan

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Local businesswoman Miral Hassan recently volunteered her interior organizing business, The Tidy Trail, to help SECU Family House at UNC Hospitals create a practical system for our new common areas. Miral and her assistant, Andrea Hubble, are giving back and helping Family House help other… Read More

Guest Spotlight: Gary Williams

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Every weekday around 6:30 a.m., Gary Williams takes the elevator in the main building of Family House down to the first floor with his fiancé of two years, Darlene Anderson, and they head towards the kitchen for their first cups of coffee and breakfast. Hailing from Star, North Caro… Read More

Volunteer Spotlight: Meagan Hall

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Our volunteer spotlight for February highlights one of our young kitchen volunteers, Meagan Hall. Meagan grew up in Wilmington, North Carolina but recently moved to the Chapel Hill/Carrboro area as a student getting her certification in phlebotomy. She is interested in natural sc… Read More

2021 Year in Review

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What a year for SECU Family House at UNC Hospitals! We welcomed 2,461 guests, and together, with our dedicated volunteers, we learned so much about our strength to adapt when we are met with adversity.  We enter 2022 a stronger organization. One of the integral aspects of our … Read More

COVID-19 Response - January 10, 2022

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Due to the highly transmissible Omicron variant of COVID-19, SECU Family House will be scaling back house operations and guest admittance beginning January 10, 2022 until further notice. If you need assistance in securing a discounted hotel, please call our front desk at 919-932-… Read More