The Houses

There are currently two Fisher Houses located at Wright-Patterson AFB, Dayton, Ohio, and the newest, third house located at the Dayton VA Medical Center.

WPAFB Fisher House I

Fisher House I, located at 415 Schlatter Drive, Wright-Patterson AFB opened in May 1990 and is a two story approximately 6,000 square foot home. On the first floor, to the right of the entry hall, is the dining room and to the left is the living room. Straight ahead are the stairs to the second floor. There is a chair lift with the stair case, but the only individuals who can use the guest rooms on the second floor are those who can get out of the house on their own (without the chair lift) in the event of a fire or power outage. There is also a full kitchen with a subzero refrigerator and subzero freezer, a sink, a dishwasher, a stove, double ovens and a microwave on the first floor as well as a laundry room and a half bath. At each end of the first floor is a two-bedroom suite with a handicapped bathroom in between the two rooms. On the second floor, there are five bedrooms, each with a private fully-appointed bath.

WPAFB Fisher House II

Fisher House II, located at 417 Schlatter Drive, Wright-Patterson AFB opened in April 2011 and is a single story approximately 10,000 square foot home. To the right of the entry hall is the living room and to the left is the large community dining room. There is also a very large kitchen with a two subzero refrigerators and subzero freezer, two sinks, two dishwashers, two stoves, two double ovens and two microwaves. There is large laundry room with two washers and two dryers and a half bath as well as a family room. Off of the family room is a large patio with a pergola. At each end of the first floor are six bedrooms, each with a fully handicapped bathroom. Eight of the twelve bedrooms are connecting rooms, allowing large families to utilize adjoining room. The managers operate out of this Fisher House, so check-in and check-out is accomplished at Fisher House II. (Note that Fisher House II replaced the Nightingale House, which was returned to the Air Force and demolished in February 2011.)

Dayton VA Fisher House

Dayton VA Medical Center Fisher House

The Dayton VA Medical Center Fisher House I, located at 4100 West Third Street, Bldg 425, Dayton, Ohio, opened in October 2018 and is a two-story, approximately 13,500-square-foot home.

On the first floor, to the right of the entry hall, is the living room and to the left is the dining room. Straight ahead are the stairs to the second floor (there is also an elevator). There is also a full kitchen with a three Subzero refrigerators and three Subzero freezers, two sinks, two dishwashers, two stoves, two sets of double ovens and two microwaves on the first floor, as well the family room, a laundry room (with three large capacity washers and three large capacity dryers) and a half bath. At each end of the first floor are four suites, each with a handicapped accessible bathroom.

On the second floor, there are eight bedroom suites, each with a private fully-appointed handicapped accessible bath.