A Gift Of Community and Healing
Sacred Heart Medical Center offers inexpensive lodging in a supportive environment for families of hospital patients whose home is outside of Eugene-Springfield. The Children's Miracle Network-Lion's Patient Family Guest House is at 1057 Patterson St., just two blocks from Sacred Heart Medical Center, University District. It provides two-room suites with full bath or private rooms with shared bath. It also functions as a tranquil, supportive retreat for families in a time crisis or concern. Cost is modest, and no one is ever turned away because of inability to pay.
Who uses the Family Guest House?
A guest may be any individual who is the biological or adoptive parent, legal guardian, primary caregiver, sibling, grandparent, or other support person of a patient who is undergoing evaluation or treatment at a PeaceHealth facility. Guests must be able to function and care for themselves or be accompanied by a caregiver. The house is wheelchair accessible.
How can families use the Family Guest House?
For home-away-from-home lodging. The guest house is open 365 days a year. Guests may stay a day or several months, but preference is given to those with longer-term needs. Guests have use of all common areas, including kitchen, laundry, den and playroom, living room, and library. Call the guest house at (541) 685-1970 up to 48 hours in advance of the need or as an immediate emergency request. If no rooms are available, staff can help families find other discounted lodging.
For respite hospitality. Families not needing overnight lodging may take a shower (toiletries and towels provided), fix a snack, and rest in the comfortable common areas; available by appointment weekdays 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. and weekends 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at no cost. To arrange a visit, ask your hospital nurse, chaplain, or medical social worker to call the house and confirm a convenient time.
1057 Patterson Street
Eugene, OR 97401
For more information, or to volunteer, please email Paulette Dutchak or call: 541-685-1970.