About Us

The Family Home is owned by the board of Parents and Friends of Children and Adults, Inc. The Family Home is staffed by our Executive Director, Gina Newman and our House Manager, Ronnie Fehrenbach who oversees all daily operations. It is a spacious 13,500 square foot house with two guest wings: one has a kitchen, laundry, and five bedrooms and baths for parents who have babies in the UAMS Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) and the other has two kitchens, laundry and 10 bedrooms and baths for patients receiving cancer treatment and their caregivers. In addition to an office, conference room, meditation area, and manager’s apartment, the home also includes the Winthrop P. Rockefeller Cancer Institute Auxiliary Cancer Support Center comprised of a library and activities room, kitchen, covered porch and great room where functions for cancer patients are held.

For more information, download our Fact Sheet 2020 with logo

Board of Directors and Officers

December 2019 

Emily Paul | President
Rusty Mitchell  | Vice President
Jennifer Cate | Treasurer
Brenda Barrett | Secretary
Scott Johnson| Ex officio and Immediate Past President

Evelyn Behrle
Dr. Sarah Bone 
Lynne Dickey
Ken Hammonds
Michal Harris
Chris Johnson
Margaret Payne

Jordan Powell
Dudley Shollmier, Jr
Cari Summers 
Cale Turner
Dr. Misty Virmani
Laquita Whitfield           
Peyton Woodyard

Executive Director

Gina Newman
The Family Home
4300 West Markham
Little Rock, AR 72205
501-978-2900 office


Emeritus Board Members

David A. Atkins

Richard W. Hall, M. D.

Sam Perroni