Construction in Menlo Park - VA Palo Alto Health Care System
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VA Palo Alto Health Care System

 

Construction in Menlo Park

Menlo Park Division

Today, the 96-acre Menlo Park Division (MPD) campus provides a broad range of Veteran services, including a National Center for Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), National Center for Teleradiology, homeless domiciliary programs, inpatient substance abuse and rehabilitation programs, extended care, and specialized mental health services. The MPD of the VA Palo Alto Health Care System (VAPAHCS) is Northern California’s primary referral site for Veterans who are elderly and may suffer from serious and chronic illnesses, chronic schizophrenia, PTSD, bipolar disease, and/or dementia-related disorders. The MPD campus is also undergoing construction and renovation, including new state-of-the-art facilities such as a Community Living Center (CLC), Homeless Resource Center, National Teleradiology Center, Consolidated Warehouse, and Engineering Building.

Current Campus

Welcome Center at the Menlo Park Division
795 Willow Road, Menlo Park, CA 94025
Phone: 650-614-9997

Menlo Park Campus Construction

Underway:

National Center for Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder Expansion and Renovation

VA Palo Alto Health Care System (VAPAHCS) is home to one of seven (1 of 7) National Centers for Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) within the Department of Veterans Affairs. Today, the National Center for PTSD is located within two separate buildings at VAPAHCS' Menlo Park Division (MPD). This project will allow VA to collocate all National Center for PTSD staff into a single, state-of-the-art center within Building 334. This project will renovate 17,000 Gross-Square-Feet (GSF) to house the National Center for PTSD. The MPD National Center for PTSD specializes in research and education. 

Other key project facts include the following:

  • Size of renovation: Approximately 17,000 GSF
  • Construction start: Winter 2016-17
  • Construction is complete as of Winter 2019-20

New 5,000 GSF Police Annex

The Emergency Service Annex will include an identification and registration area, open office clerical area, two enclosed offices, a large conference and training room, an operations room, and equipment charging room. A lounge for staff with male and female restrooms/showers/lockers room will also be provided. Audio visual as well as state of the art temperature control of the building are also included. The building is designed to match the architectural design of the Welcome Center.

Other key project facts include the following:

  • Size of Building: Approximately 5,000 GSF
  • Project on hold

Completed Construction:

MPD Parking and Perimeter Road Construction Project

This project improves campus car and pedestrian circulation and provides additional parking. It connects the Recreation Field with the campus.
Construction completion: Winter 2018-19

New 3,000 GSF Pharmacy

This project includes a 3,000 Gross-Square-Feet (GSF) addition to Community Living Center (CLC) 360H. This addition provides a new location for Pharmacy. This project will consolidate the outpatient and inpatient Pharmacy services.

Other key project facts include the following:

  • Size of Building: Approximately 3,000 GSF
  • Construction start: Fall 2016 View photos
  • Construction completion: Winter 2018-19

New Pharmacy Building

Willow Housing

New Willow Housing 60-unit permanent housing facility for Veterans and their families who are preventing or overcoming homelessness.

Willow Housing is a partnership between the VA, Core Affordable Housing and EHC LifeBuilders that developed and is managing a 60-unit permanent housing facility for Veterans and their families who are preventing or overcoming homelessness. Veterans living in the mix of studios and 1-bedroom apartments will also benefit from social work, employment and housing services provided onsite.

Field House:

This project will decommission and raze seismically deficient Building 323 currently listed 20th on VA's Exceptionally High Risk (EHR) list. The project would include site infrastructure improvements, lighting, perimeter fencing, site restoration including landscaping and the construction of recreation playing fields as well as associated support facilities and parking at the Menlo Park Division.

View photos

Field House at the Menlo Park Division

Contact

VAPAHCS Construction Outreach
Office of Facility Planning and Development
3801 Miranda Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94304
650-493-5000
V21PALConstruction@va.gov