Find out more about Lucas’s namesake charity: www.lucashouse.org
Every day, families receive the news that their child is diagnosed with a life threatening/limiting illness. This journey can be the most difficult one imaginable.
Right this moment, loving parents are providing round-the-clock demanding care for their seriously ill child. They are exhausted, and need a chance to emotionally and physically recharge.
Lucas House will be a place that offers opportunities for relief, rest, comfort, and end-of-life care for children with life-limiting and life-threatening conditions. Lucas House will be a safe short-stay overnight facility for children providing unique play-based experiences, individualized daily care, and supportive relationships.
Lucas House will provide family-centered resources, information, and supportive services. Lucas House will support the whole family through the journey of a child’s diagnosis to end-of-life.
The goal of the house will be about LIVING and making the most of life, no matter the circumstances.