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  • Jackson Friendly Home Jackson Friendly Home The Jackson Friendly Home (JFH) is dedicated to providing quality healthcare to women over the age of 60, in a home-like atmosphere, which encourages independence.  The Home has a rich history dating back to 1878 when the “Home of the Friendless” first opened its doors to orphans and widows of the Civil War.  Our current building was designed by Clare Allen, and was erected in 1908. On August 12th of that year the ladies moved from the original home on Oak Hill Drive to our current address at 435 W. North Street, Jackson, Michigan.  Thankfully, the name of the ... Read more