Captain James A. Lovell Federal Healthcare Center

Future Home of the 2nd Illinois Fisher House

The Captain James A. Lovell Federal Health Care Center (FHCC), opened Oct. 1, 2010, and is the United States' first federal health care center that partners the United States Department of Veterans Affairs and the Department of Defense into a single, fully integrated federal health care facility.

Lovell FHCC Location: 3001 Green Bay Road, North Chicago, IL 60064-3049

This center is a system of facilities throughout Northeastern Illinois and Southern Wisconsin that provide medical and dental services to U.S. military veterans, recruits, active duty and eligible beneficiaries.

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Criteria established by Hines VA Hospital allow for veterans’ families who live more than 50 miles from Hines Fisher House to access this humanitarian aid. Veterans can also stay at the Fisher House when accompanied by a family caregiver. To date, Hines Fisher House has hosted thousands of military families during loved ones hospitalization for injury, illness, disease and rehab. This is completely free of charge with the help of Friends of Fisher House-Illinois.


Military Families Express Heartfelt Appreciation

Fisher House is a Godsend. So many of us want to be with our family members but can’t always afford it with the cost of travel, lodging and food. Thanks to Fisher House we can!

What a blessing! The Fisher House has relieved me of so much stress. Don’t know what I would have done.

This is such a great opportunity for families of veterans affected by war and illness. It warms my heart to see the government, community, families and those who serve out nation working together for the greater good.

My grandmother and I stayed at the Fisher House to keep my father company during his long treatment/recovery… If not for this home, my father would have been a sad and lonely man.

…The Fisher House provides peace of mind for the patient as well as their family…the manager and staff are a true blessing…

Military Families Hosted