Community Resources for Patients at Stanford Medicine

Hospital resources

Spiritual Care Services at Stanford Health Care

Guest Services at Stanford Health Care

Chaplaincy Services at Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital

Patient Services at Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital

Local synagogues

Mileage is distance from Stanford Hospital

Hillel at Stanford, Stanford Campus, 650-736-1199, 1.8 miles


Chabad of Stanford, 650-494-3274,1.8 miles

Congregation Emek Beracha, Palo Alto, 650-857-1800, 3.5 miles

Chabad of Greater South Bay, 650-424-9800, 4.5 miles

Jewish Study Network, Palo Alto, 650-493-5764


Congregation Kol Emeth, Palo Alto, 650-948-7498, 4.75 miles

Congregation Beth Jacob, Redwood City, 650-366-8481, 4.8 miles


Congregation Beth Am, Los Altos, 650-493-4661, 4.8 miles


Congregation Etz Chayim, Palo Alto, 650-813-9094, 4.8 miles


Keddem Congregation, Palo Alto, 650-494-6400, 5.4 miles

Jewish organizations

Jewish Family and Children’s Services—JFCS offers a broad spectrum of services for children, youth, adults and seniors. We can help with everything from disability services to community-based palliative care and grief counseling, including specialized support for those experiencing miscarriage or baby loss.

Seniors At Home—The award-winning senior services division of JFCS helps older adults live safe, healthy, more independent lives. Seniors At Home provides home care, dementia care, care management, fiduciary services, and more.

Sinai Memorial Chapel—non-profit offers Jewish funeral home services providing planning and care for the deceased and comfort for the bereaved.

J Weekly’s Resource Guide—helps you connect with the local Jewish community and find all the resources you may need.

Bay Area Jewish Healing Center—Provides a wide-range of spiritual support, education and religious services including Grief and Growing weekend that helps individuals and families with mourning.

Jewish Community Center in Foster City: Peninsula Jewish Community Center.

Jewish Community Centers in Palo Alto: Oshman Family Jewish Community Center JCC and Moldaw Family Residences for seniors at the Taube Koret Campus for Jewish Life, a multipurpose, intergenerational Jewish campus that serves all age groups and welcomes everyone.

Hebrew Free Loan—provides interest-free loans to Jewish residents of Northern California for personal and emergency needs.

Kosher food and restaurants

Izzy’s Brooklyn Bagels—477 S. California Ave., Palo Alto, 650-329-0700

Mollie Stones grocery store—164 S. California Ave., Palo Alto, 650-323-8361

Trader Joe’s grocery store—855 El Camino Real, Palo Alto, 650-327-7018


Kara—offers emotional support and information to adults, teenagers and children who are grieving a death or coping with a life-threatening illness.

Caring Bridge—allows patients to create a free website to keep connected to family and friends during a serious health event.


To learn more about Jewish Chaplaincy Services, upcoming events and volunteer opportunities, contact Dana Doctorow, Program Coordinator, at [email protected] or 650-723-3808.


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