Lodging and Housing Assistance

Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital Stanford has a Housing Office available to assist out-of-town families arrange accommodations near the hospital. The Housing Office works directly with each child’s family to ensure the best possible accommodations. When families contact the Housing Office, they are provided with information regarding possible options such as:

  • Ronald McDonald House - Ronald McDonald House at Stanford provides a "home-away-from-home" and support for the families of children with life-threatening illnesses receiving treatment at Lucile Packard Children's Hospital Stanford.  Ronald McDonald House provides a haven these families can call home, allowing them to give their ill child complete attention and support.
  • Hotels with a Heart- Hotels with a Heart is a program that places parents whose children are suffering from life-threatening illnesses in hotels that provide a discounted rate.  There are a very limited number of hotel complimentary hotel rooms designed to help those who need it most.  Families qualify for the complimentary placement based upon financial need and distance traveled.
  • Homes with a Heart - Homes with a Heart Program brings families of patients from out of town together with volunteer hosts who live near the hospital. 
  • Corporate Apartments - there are a few local corporate apartments that provide a discounted daily rate to families whose child is receiving treatment at Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital.

Lodging information and placement services are available whether your family needs a single night of lodging or many months. Please contact the Housing office at (650) 498-7971 for assistance.

Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital Stanford
Housing Office

700 Welch Road, Suite 114-B
Palo Alto, CA 94304
Phone: (650) 498-7971
Fax: (650) 498-8007

Hours of Operation
9:00am – 6:30pm