St. Gabriel's Hospital was founded by the Franciscan Sisters of Little Falls in 1891 and received its first patients in January 1892. It is a 25-bed acute care Critical Access Hospital located in Little Falls, Minnesota. St. Gabriel's Hospital serves as the cornerstone of Unity Family Healthcare, a multi-facility health care organization that includes St. Camillus Place, Little Falls Orthopedics, Family Medical Center and Alverna Apartments in Little Falls as well as Albany Area Hospital & Medical Center in Albany and Randall Lakes Area Clinic in Randall. St. Gabriel's and its UFH affiliates offer a wide range of traditional inpatient and outpatient services as well as home care and more. It has a 25-member medical staff in the following specialties: family practice, general surgery, internal medicine, OB/GYN, orthopedics, and pediatrics. It is owned by Catholic Health Initiatives, a national Catholic health care organization based in Denver, CO.
Bridges: Youth, Family, Community won the CentraCare Health Foundation's 2007 Spirit of Caring Award and was selected to present at the 2008 Catholic Health Association's National Assembly.
Celia Nieman, RN, MHA's 2006 Caregiver of the Year