Jackson Friendly Home is a 'real home' for aged ladies where they can spend their years in peace and happiness.

Mission Statement

The Jackson Friendly Home is a licensed home of the aged for ladies 55 years of aged and older. Jackson Friendly Home provides a high quality lifestyle for ladies who do not need a nursing home, yet are unable to completely care for themselves.

A Long History of Caring

Established in 1878 in a small home on Oak Hill, the original "Home of the Friendless" opened its arms to widows and children of Civil War era veterans. The current building and grounds were established in 1908 and is an historic icon.

Jackson Friendly Home Core Values

Provide affordable living to the residents
Uphold the care, respect, and dignity of the residents
Provide a supportive family environment
Maintain a well-trained, high-quality  caring staff
Respect the history and traditions of the Jackson Friendly Home
Meet and exceed the highest standards of care and service

Provide accurate and honest information to residents, staff and supporters


    Fully furnished private rooms
    3 meals daily
    Evening snack
    3 Day rooms
    Daily housekeeping and linens
    Daily personal laundry
    Activity schedule

    Financial planning support        

    Medication administration
    Home health services available
    24-hour staffing
    Visiting exercise therapists
    Onsite beauty shop
    Onsite podiatry (Billed through insurance)
    Onsite lab testing (Billed through insurance)

    The Jackson Friendly Home offers a variety of services to meet our residents needs.  We recognize that each resident has unique needs and some require more services than others.  Please contact us to discuss how we can assist you or your loved one.  To set up a tour, please contact our office.  

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    Living At the Jackson Friendly HOme

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    Affordable Quality Senior Living

    The Jackson Friendly Home is a licensed home of the aged for ladies 55 years of aged and older. Jackson Friendly Home provides a high quality lifestyle for ladies who do not need a nursing home, yet are unable to completely care for themselves.

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    Professional and Caring Staff

    Our loving staff considers Jackson Friendly Home more than a job. They truly care about each resident and perform their duties with caring professionalism.

    • Licensed Administrator on duty Monday through Friday and on-call.
    •  Resident Supervisor on duty 24 hours to assist with medications.
    • Building maintenance on staff .
    • Laundry and Housekeeping staff maintains a clean, quality environment.
    • Cooks and kitchen staff work to provide a pleasant dining experience.
    • 24 hour respite care available.

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    Active and Enjoying Life

    The Jackson Friendly Home is full of life, as residents are encouraged to live each day to the fullest. There are plenty of activities in-house, and close proximity to major city bus routes allows easy access to residents' favorite community activities.

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    The Peace and Comfort of Home

    Our residents truly do enjoy all of the peace and comfort of home with the added benefits and safety of 24-hour staffing. It is a goal of the Board and Staff of Jackson Friendly Home to provide for the total needs of the residents and assistance with medications to physical, social, and spiritual activities.

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    44 Private Furnished Rooms

    Residents are encouraged to personalize their rooms as much as possible with their cherished belongings. All rooms are fully furnished.

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    Dining Room
    Three delicious meals per day are served in our dining room where residents enjoy each other's company.

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    Activities for All

    There's simply no shortage of activities for resident participation. Bingo, Movie Day, Special Entertainment, Bible Study, Crafts, and monthly lunch outings. Volunteers assist in activities which help ensure a high quality of life.

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    Comfortable Sitting Parlors

    Located on each floor these spacious rooms each feature a television where residents may gather to watch their favorite programs. Residents are welcome to bring their own television and phones for their rooms. Cable and private phones are available at the resident's expense.

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    Sunday Service

    Residents gather weekly in our assembly room for Sunday services with visiting clergy. Hymns played on our piano and sung by the group provide a wonderful worship setting.

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    Beauty Shop

    Residents quickly fill the appointment book for weekly shampoo, cut or styling in our on-premises beauty shop. A visiting stylist provides these services at a minimal charge.

    Contact us

    Address: 435 W. North St., Jackson MI 49202
    Phone: 517-784-1377
    Email: info@jacksonfriendlyhome.org

    Administrator:  Jess Weber, NHA


    For questions regarding donations, programs or how you can get involved with the revolution please contact us.

    The Jackson Friendly Home is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization

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