Welcome to Friends House!

Nestled on seven acres in Santa Rosa, California, Friends House is a caring community of elders created in the Quaker tradition of equality and simplicity. In an atmosphere of informality and vitality, residents are engaged in activities of everyday life here as well as in the outside community.

Open to all older people, Friends House is composed of four interrelated programs: Independent Living apartments and houses, an Assisted Living facility, a Medicare / Medi-Cal certified Health Services and Rehabilitation Center.

The Rehabilitation Center at Friends House is available for inpatient and outpatient services and provides state-of-the-art rehabilitation resources in a spacious, well-lit, welcoming set of rooms designed to help patients reach their rehab goals. Physical therapists, occupational therapists, and … [Read More]


Support the Mission of Friends House You can help improve the quality of life for the Friends House community. For thirty years community support has been an integral component of Friends House and the generosity of supporters continues today. All gifts, large and small, are welcome and … [Read More]


Friends House Health and Rehabilitation Center Get Better, Return Home At Friends House, we provide skilled nursing healthcare services in a warm, residential environment. Our Health Services and Rehabilitation Center offers an array of rehabilitation services, short-term health care for … [Read More]

Skilled Nursing with Therapy Dog

The Friends House Assisted Living Center is warm and inviting with a family-like atmosphere. It is located across from Friends House main building and accommodates six individuals. The Assisted Living Center offers 24-hour per day help with activities of daily living, medication management, and … [Read More]

Enjoying Lunch at Friends House

Welcome to Friends House Independent Living! Four clusters of one and two-bedroom garden apartments and a few multi-bedroom houses on seven beautiful acres in Rincon Valley make up the Independent Living community at Friends House. All homes are one-story at ground level. Each of the four … [Read More]


Important Information from the Attorney General


The Attorney General is reviewing a proposed affiliation between Friends Association of Services for the Elderly (FASE), a California nonprofit public benefit corporation, and Pacific Retirement Services (PRS), an Oregon nonprofit public benefit corporation. FASE is the owner of Friends House, a continuing care retirement community that contains a licensed 34-bed skilled nursing facility. The proposed affiliation will make PRS the sole corporate member of FASE. The proposed transaction is being reviewed as required by Corporations Code section 5920 et seq.

The terms of the proposed affiliation agreement are set forth in a written notice to the Attorney General. A copy of the written notice is available for public inspection in the resident library at Friends House, 684 Benicia Drive, Santa Rosa, CA 95409. If you would like to request a copy of the written notice on CD, please contact Deputy Attorney General Jami Cantore at jami.cantore@doj.ca.gov or (213) 897-2569 and provide your name and mailing address.

Human Race 2015

Take a Walk on the Wild Side!

Friends House at the 2014 Human Race
Join with Team Friends House in this year's Human Race.

Once again, we are participating in one of the largest Sonoma County fundraisers, the Human Race. This year's event is on Saturday, May 9, we hope you will join with us on race day.

Click here for more information about this year's Human Race and how you can be involved.