La Jolla Family House

La Jolla Family House believes that families are stronger when they are together. Studies show that having family nearby is crucial to a patient’s recovery. Opened in October 2020, La Jolla Family House offers a welcoming refuge for families of patients seeking care at our La Jolla medical campus. The new house is within walking distance to clinical facilities at UC San Diego Health in La Jolla, including Jacobs Medical Center, Moores Cancer Center, and Sulpizio Cardiovascular Center.


As with our sister facility, Bannister Family House in Hillcrest, our goal is to provide all the comforts of home: a place to sleep or rest, a kitchen to prep meals, a spot to do laundry, volunteer-hosted meals and community spaces where guests can interact with other families facing similar situations. Donations help keep our doors open to families from around the world in need of UC San Diego Health’s exceptional expertise and care, easing the burden for those facing the challenges of having a loved one hospitalized far from home.


Double The Power of Your Gift!


YOU are able to double the power of your gift through a 1:1 matching campaign. The La Jolla Family House team wishes to thank Dr. John and Penelope West for championing their mission with a matching gift of up to $80,000.  For every dollar that is raised the Wests will match dollar for dollar.  No amount is too small. Your gift establishes a legacy of hope and healing that inspires our community, while ensuring our patients and their families receive the very best holistic care.


For UC San Diego Team Members, make your first gift through the link above and consider signing up for future payroll deductions. For any questions regarding staff giving, please contact Tammy Blevins, Associate Director, Faculty and Staff Giving at 858.822.6617 or

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