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.

Grand opening of the new 52,000-square-foot Ronald McDonald House at Stanford

Families are filling the new and expanded Ronald McDonald House at Stanford after 10 years of planning, $40.5 million in fundraising and countless hours of operation prep and planning. The new House is one of the largest of the 357 Ronald McDonald Houses in the world and provides a home away from home for an additional 65 families. Designed by a volunteer army of interior designers, the house is not only beautiful but highly functional with 67 family suites, homelike kitchen and dining areas, age-specific activity rooms, fitness center, private consultation rooms, laundry area, underground parking, storage and more.

  • 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 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. 

Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital Stanford Housing Office

Phone: (650) 498-7971
Fax: (650) 498-8007

Hours of Operation
Monday – Friday
9:00am – 6:30pm