Family Hospice Leadership

Matt Brauss RN, CHPN is the Executive Director of Family Hospice with over 30 years experience in Hospice. He has served in several state and local committees to advocate for better end of life care, meeting with government officials, church leaders and community service organizations to help identify the needs of the terminally ill and resources for care.

Stephen Raben MD, FAAFP, DABHPM is Board Certified in Palliative and Hospice Care and provides administrative and medical oversight for Family Hospice for over 20 years. His participation and input with the Hospice Interdisciplinary Team improves access to a quality program and assures patients receive the right care at the right time. He meets with the staff to review patients’ condition and provides expertise in pain and symptom management.

An all volunteer Board of Directors governs the activity of Family Hospice. They establish the Mission Statement, Code of Conduct, annual goals and approve budgets to ensure patients and families are satisfied in their decision to choose Family Hospice.



In supporting our Tree of Memories program through the holiday season, we make ornaments available at our kiosk at St. Clair Square from November 30 through December 22.


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We truly value our volunteers and the passion they bring to our family. Our 150 volunteers are dedicated to furthering the mission of hospice and supporting your family during this trying time.


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We appreciate the love and support shown by our donors. Gifts are used to support our programs and provide assistance to patients struggling with the cost of care.


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map5110 W. Main St.
Belleville, IL

P: 618-277-1800
F: 618-277-1074


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