Defenders Lodge - VA Palo Alto Health Care System
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VA Palo Alto Health Care System


Defenders Lodge

The Defenders Lodge is a high-quality, warm and inviting environment, befitting our nation’s heroes. It is located next to our two Fisher Houses near the entrance of the campus.

Patients undergoing extensive treatment or procedures, such as an organ transplant or chemotherapy, are eligible for temporary lodging for the duration of the episode of care.

Read the Defenders Lodge Guest Guide to find out if you are eligible.

Please note: Only service animals specifically trained to aid a person with disabilities are permitted at the Defenders Lodge. We require up-to-date immunization records for service animals.

Defenders Lodge at Palo Alto Division

Contact Info


  • 3801 Miranda Ave
    Palo Alto, CA 94304

Contact Number(s)

  • 650-493-5000 Ext. 61333
  • 650-493-5000 Ext. 62824

Hours of Operation

  • 24/7