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VA Palo Alto Health Care System

 

Visitor Information

Palo Alto Campus with Flags

Directions / Phone Numbers / Hours of Operation

Palo Alto

Phone: 800-455-0057 or 650-493-5000

Menlo Park

Phone: 650-614-9997

Livermore

Phone: 925-373-4700
Services & Driving Directions | Interfacility Shuttle Schedule

Capitola

Phone: 831-464-5519
Services & Driving Directions | Interfacility Shuttle Schedule

Fremont

Phone: 510-791-4000
Services & Driving Directions | Interfacility Shuttle Schedule

Modesto

Phone: 209-557-6200
Services & Driving Directions | Interfacility Shuttle Schedule

Monterey

Phone: 831-883-3800
Services & Driving Directions | Interfacility Shuttle Schedule

San Jose

Phone: 408-363-3000
Services & Driving Directions | Interfacility Shuttle Schedule

Sonora

Phone: 209-588-2600
Services & Driving Directions | Interfacility Shuttle Schedule

Stockton

Phone: 209-946-3400
Services & Driving Directions | Interfacility Shuttle Schedule

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ATM / Bank

A Meriwest Credit Union branch and ATM are located on the Palo Alto campus, on the 1st floor of Building 101. ATM fees may apply.

Branch hours:
Monday-Friday: 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Payday Friday: 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
(Closed daily from 1:00 - 2:00 p.m. for employee lunch break)
Saturday & Sunday: Closed

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Cafeteria:

Palo Alto
Building 101, 1st Floor
Monday - Friday
 6:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
except holidays
Menlo Park
Building 334, 1st Floor
Monday - Friday
7:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
except holidays
Livermore
Building 64, 2nd Floor
Monday - Friday
7:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
except holidays

Coffee Shop:
The Patriot Brew Café is located in Building 101, next to the Cafeteria. The café serves Starbucks coffee drinks, pastries, bottled drinks and snacks.

Hours:
Monday - Friday: 6:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Weekends: 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Closed all federal holidays

Vending machines are also located at each campus.

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Lodging

Defenders Lodge Palo Alto
Find out if you are eligible to stay at the Defenders Lodge.

Defenders Lodge Visitor Guide

Fisher House Palo Alto
The Fisher House is located on the Palo Alto Division campus, and is available for qualified families of Veterans who are receiving medical care.

Fisher House Brochure

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Parking

Parking is free at all sites. Please allow extra time to find parking.

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Public Transportation

The following links are provided only as informational links. VA does not endorse and is not responsible for the content of these sites.

Public Transit and Commuting Resources
Detailed information on the most highly used transit systems and transit options in specific regions

CalTrain
Train system serving Palo Alto and the Bay Area. The nearest station to the Palo Alto Division is California Ave.

Valley Transit Authority (VTA)
Bus system serving Palo Alto and the South Bay

Outreach
A nonprofit organization serving seniors and disabled persons in Santa Clara County

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Retail Store (Gift Shop)

Palo Alto
Building 101, 1st Floor
Monday - Friday, 7:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Saturday & Sunday, 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
except holidays
Menlo Park
Building 334, 1st Floor
Monday - Friday
7:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
except holidays


The retail store contains a number of everyday items, snacks, and gifts which are duty-free. The store does NOT sell books, magazines, or balloons.

There are newspaper stands located on campus.

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VAPAHCS Interfacility Shuttle Bus Schedule

The VA Palo Alto Health Care System has a shuttle bus that provides service in-between its facilities (Capitola, Fremont, Livermore, Menlo Park, Modesto, Monterey, Palo Alto, San Jose, Santa Cruz, Sonora, and Stockton). It also provides service to Oakdale and San Benito by appointment only.

Interfacility Shuttle Schedule

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U.S. Post Office

There is a United States Post Office located on the Palo Alto campus on the 1st floor of Building 6 (Directions).

Hours:
Monday - Friday, 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

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