About Us

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The Unverferth House serves as a temporary residence for
The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center patients and families
who live outside Franklin County.

So what’s at the house?

  • 8 fully furnished 2 & 1 br apartments
  • Each apt. has private kitchen & bathroom
  • Community room, bathroom and shower
  • Private telephone w/answering service
  • Free Wifi
  • On-site parking
  • Television, games, books & movies
  • Linens & towels provided

Who is helped by the House?

Priority is given to families of patients receiving a heart transplant at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center (OSUWMC), but the House welcomes families of other patients as space allows. All guests must be referred to the Unverferth House by a OSUWMC social worker.

Guests must live outside of Franklin County to stay at the House.

What’s not covered?

Pretty much everything is covered! However, families do need to provide their own food. (Volunteers are always welcome to guest cook!) And guests are responsible for cleaning their own apartments and apartments must be cleaned at check out for the next guests.

If they’ve forgotten their soap, toothpaste, or deodorant we have those covered!

Our Trustee Board

Barb Unverferth, President

Dr. Ayesha Hasan

Leslie Johnson

Lynette Justice

Mike Kelsey

Kelli Lynn, Secretary

Mack Hartwell

Katie Unverferth Hurley, Treasurer

Jody Gerbig Todd

Jack Russell

Megan Unverferth Glosser

Pete Fox

Carole Schuller

Josh Harrison

Susan Montgomery

Linda McGuire